HP creates a new product division

HP lately has been very good at creating new business units and today's announcement only continues company CEO Meg Whitman's re-building process. The hardware giant introduced HP Converged Systems and this new organization will

Published on: April 29th, 2013 CDN Staff

Security vendors make a leap for the cloud

Security rivals McAfee and Kaspersky Lab each made new product announcements today in their quest to make cloud computing safer. McAfee added onto its Security Connected portfolio with new Identity and Access Management

Published on: April 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Canadian cloud backup provider opens up a U.S. data centre

Multiple Channel Elite Award winner KineticD of Toronto is expanding its footprint in the U.S. by opening a data centre in Texas. The 10-year old company recently entered into an OEM partnership with

Published on: April 24th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

CA revamps global partner program for MSPs

CA Technologies announced key enhancements to the CA Global Partner Program to support changing business models of the channel and to meet new customer demands. According to CA, 33 per cent of enterprise budgets spent

Published on: April 22nd, 2013 CDN Staff

CentriLogic data centre is ready for the cloud

Hybrid hosting and data centre provider CentriLogic of Toronto is going international with a cloud services-based multi-zone Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering. The multi-zoned cloud service provides organizations with elastic and on-demand computing infrastructure featuring multiple cross-border

Published on: April 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

N-able forms partnership with IndependenceIT

Allentown, Penn.-based software vendor IndependenceIT (iIT) announced a new technology and business enablement alliance with N-able Technologies of Ottawa. Under the new alliance, iIT and N-able will collaborate to educate and train N-able’s managed services

Published on: April 15th, 2013 CDN Staff

Avnet to bring disaster recovery solution to Canada

Avnet Technology Solutions has unveiled a new data protection solution built using IBM and Brocade technology for solution providers in Canada and the U.S. The solution enables channel partners to address the disaster

Published on: April 12th, 2013 CDN Staff

Synnex pushing the channel to more mobile solutions

Fremont, Calif.-based distributor Synnex and its Global Mobility Solutions arm has launched a new channel mobility program called MobilitySolv. According to Synnex, MobilitySolv provides a roadmap for an entire mobility solution for the

Published on: April 12th, 2013 CDN Staff

New partnership to bring Cloud video services to Atlantic Canada

Telemerge Canada Inc. of Markham, Ont. and 3D datacomm Inc. of Fredericton, N.B. have formed a partnership to bring cloud-based video conferencing services to the Atlantic Canada market. This agreement will enable 3D

Published on: April 11th, 2013 CDN Staff

The cost and complexity of the cloud

Phoenix – The fact that Ingram Micro is hosting its 4th annual Cloud Summit should bring the channel to the conclusion that cloud computing isn’t new anymore. This was one of Renee Bergeron’s

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dropbox for Business gets single sign on

It’s reported as the feature most requested by business users, and now Dropbox has answered. The vendor said in a blog post on Wednesday that single sign on (SSO) will soon be coming

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Closing a cloud deal shouldn’t be about the solution

PHOENIX - Cloud computing may have added to the complexity of IT, but it also has added to the complexity of closing deals for solution providers. Mike Baer, managing partner for Franklin Covey,

Published on: April 9th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram puts professional services on steroids

PHOENIX - Ingram Micro’s 15 year-old professional services program IMSN (Ingram Micro Services Network) was in need of a makeover. Instead it got a complete transformation at the distributor’s Cloud Summit, held here.

Published on: April 9th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Solution provider introduces video-as-a-service

The marketplace has heard of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and many other X-as-a-Service offerings. Today comes another one -- VaaS, or video-as-a-service. VaaS comes from Columbus, Ohio-based solution provider iQ Solutions Group, which is

Published on: April 2nd, 2013 CDN Staff