Cogeco Peer 1 GM positions company as a channel alternative

Jaime Leverton, the newly named vice president and GM of Cogeco Peer 1 for Canada, is now armed with four channel programs along with a new partner portal to get the attention of

Published on: November 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Tech Data offering will help customers move into new business areas

At a time when delving into next-generation technology markets like cloud, security, Internet of Things, analytics, and mobility can be complicated and expensive, Tech Data is making it easier for customers to move

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco consolidates channel specialization programs

DALLAS - When a channel partner wanted to on-board a new Cisco solution it would have to choose from 10 different Express specializations. This was creating a barrier to entry for the partner

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s profitability plan for Intent-based networking

DALLAS – Two months ago Cisco introduce its Network Intuitive strategy and product line. But that announcement did not come with a strategy for channel partners until now. At the 2017 Cisco Partner

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Amazon wants your house keys, Google and Cisco team up to control the cloud

Amazon wants the keys to your house, Apple’s never-ending issues with the iPhone 10, and Google and Cisco team up to beat Amazon in the cloud.   Trending on Twitter today is Amazon

Published on: October 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

What a week looks like for the new Microsoft Canada President

TORONTO - What does a work week look like for new Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker? Well, he revealed how he spends his time at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto. Peesker

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung reveals its IoT strategy

Samsung sees the connected world as a place that is widely accessible and open. And, this vision makes up the basis of the company’s first strategy for Internet of Things that they are

Published on: October 24th, 2017 CDN Staff

Two B.C. solution providers merge

CDN Channel Elite Award winner for Best Cloud Solution Compunet InfoTech of Vancouver has joined forces with Cascadia Systems Group, based in Surrey, B.C. This merger agreement essentially brings two Vancouver area solution

Published on: October 24th, 2017 CDN Staff

New President working to reshape Avaya Canada

TORONTO – November 15 will be an important date in Avaya’s history. On that day Avaya employees, channel partners and customers will learn the company’s fate as they expect to leave Chapter 11

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The fourth option for cloud

PARIS – Customers choosing what kind of cloud to go with have had three options: public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. But today OVH Group, who has one of its largest cloud

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

OVH positions itself as the cloud alternative to the Americans and Chinese

PARIS – Stephane Aisenberg, the co-founder of France solution provider Linkbynet was watching a TV news program recently where the host asked why Google was not in France? Aisenberg said, at the OVH

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco CEO talks about the three “S’s”

TORONTO - Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins was in Canada last week doing a keynote address at the Cisco Connect show and revealed three big issues for the channel: Scale, Simplicity and Security. The

Published on: October 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data outlines 30 Days to the Cloud program

Tech Data is now showing Canadian and U.S. solution providers its 30 Days to Cloud Analytics Program designed to provide the channel a consolidated approach to migrate, integrate and manage workloads to cloud business

Published on: October 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

2017 CEA Best Cloud Computing Solution Winners

This year’s gold award winner in the Best Cloud Computing Solution category is Compunet InfoTech. The company has been providing the Greater Vancouver business community with IT solutions and support since 1989. Their

Published on: September 29th, 2017 CDN Staff