Samsung Canada may bring a notebook to market

Ron Hulse, the head of Samsung Canada's IT division did not say “No” when asked if the subsidiary would introduce a notebook product to the Canadian market place.For Samsung Canada to bring a

Published on: May 14th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

The Dell trust factor

Many vendors consider partnering with solution providers to expand client reach, and move products into new markets.Within Canada, due partially to the geographical expanse of the land, and the significance of the relationship

Published on: April 24th, 2008 Michelle Warren

Dell confirms Ottawa customer service centre closure

Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL) has put the final nail in the coffin of its Ottawa-based customer service centre laying off approximately 500 people in the process.Dell spokesman Jess Blackburn said, in a previous

Published on: April 24th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Dell builds up its channel, but loses Canadian channel chief

Greg Davis, Dell's channel chief, has added the Canadian channel chief duties to his job after the sudden retirement of Frank Fuser.According to Davis, Fuser was supposed to run Dell's channel business in

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell gets into the IT-as-a-service market

I'm going to tell you something, and you're probably going to laugh, but try to contain yourself. Ready? Dell is getting into the IT-as-a-service business. So much for containing yourself. I'll wait till

Published on: March 25th, 2008 Don Tennant

Retailers increasingly boost notebook sales

The trend toward users buying notebook computers instead of desktop PCs is helping boost market share for companies that have a strong retail presence, such as Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Acer, according to

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Agam Shah

Dell expands Canadian retail play to Staples Business Depot

Nearly eight months after Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) entered the Canadian retail market with Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), the former direct darling is expanding its retail play through an agreement with <a href="" target="_blank" Staples

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Jeff Jedras

HP adds to its storage and channel line up

Las Vegas - Day one of HP's Americas Partner Conference, held here, was all about storage as the Palo Alto, Calif.-based IT vendor released two SAN product lines and a new channel program.Both

Published on: February 26th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell Partner Direct program comes to Canada

Frank Fuser has been promoted by Dell Canada to become the face of its channel in this country. The former services vice-president and one time Apple staffer officially launched the Partner Direct program

Published on: February 12th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell shuts 140 retail kiosks in U.S.

Dell on Wednesday announced the shutdown of retail kiosks in malls throughout the U.S. as it adjusts its evolving product distribution strategy. The closings comes at a time when Dell is repositioning its

Published on: January 31st, 2008 Agam Shah

Dell’s direct to partner program

They said it would never happen or that it would be a cold day in hell, but that day has come for the channel. They now have to at least listen to what

Published on: December 5th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP, Acer beat up on Dell in Q3 PC rankings

HP expanded its lead over Dell in the overall PC market during the third quarter, while Acer snatched the number two spot from Dell in notebooks, market researcher iSuppli said Thursday. HP's market

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Dan Nystedt

Dell Canada president to become channel chief

Greg Davis must really enjoy challenges. The president of Dell Canada Inc. has signed on to be vice-president of commercial channels for Dell Inc. and develop a channel business for the predominantly direct

Published on: August 15th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell to enter the retail channel

Dell is taking its first step into the retail channel through a partnership with Wal-Mart Canada.The predominantly direct seller will be offering one Dell Dimension desktop computer on Wal-Mart shelves starting June 10.According

Published on: May 25th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto