Top 100 solution provider goes live with its Canadian cloud

In May of this year, Dimension Data Canada announced that it would expand its cloud offering to Canada with a facility in Toronto. Today, that facility went live as the company's new Managed

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Cisco Intercloud means channel needs to go to a new level

At 10:12 A.M. Pacific, Rob Lloyd, president of Cisco and fellow Canadian took the stage to discuss: Application Centric Infrastructure, and the now two month old Intercloud and its ecosystem. Two of Cisco’s largest

Published on: May 20th, 2014 David Machlis

Dimension Data Canada executive gets a big promotion

CDN has learned that Wendy Lucas has been promoted to country manager of CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Dimension Data Canada. Lucas was the area vice-president for Dimension Data Canada since 2007 and

Published on: December 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

Managed services for video-conferencing

Two years ago Top 100 Solution Provider Dimension Data launched an ambitious managed services offering centred on video-conferencing. The company has now released the next generation version of Managed Service for Visual Communications

Published on: August 19th, 2013 CDN Staff

When it comes to BYOD, Canada is No. 1

Canadian companies outpace their global counterparts when it comes to adopting the bring-your-own-device trend and deploying of consumer-type applications in the workplace, according to a recent study. More than 75 per cent of

Published on: April 5th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Dimension Data Canada pushing cloud migration

Dimension Data made a series of cloud service announcements focused on cloud migration. The company launched a new cloud readiness service designed to address four critical aspects of cloud computing: business alignment, organization,

Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dimension Data introduces desktop-as-a-cloud service

Dimension Data announced it has partnered with Desktone, Inc., a desktops-as-a-service (DaaS) provider, to offer virtual desktops as part of its cloud computing services.The plan is for Dimension Data to leverage the Desktone

Published on: January 8th, 2013 CDN Staff

Two solution providers tap into bring-your-own-cloud trend

More solution providers are bringing their own clouds to the table to tap into the Bring your own Cloud (BYOC) trend.Dimension Data and Softchoice have both launched their own cloudportals to offer one-stop

Published on: July 31st, 2012 Christine Wong

It’s time to build your managed services business

The phrase “managed service provider” (MSP) may conjure images of large data centres with 24-by-7 support, a daunting proposition and expensive investment for many solution providers. Particularly when a long-term customer with whom

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Dimension Data Americas CEO puts Canadian service providers on notice

On Thursday, Japanese telecommunications giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) announced a US$3.2 billion bid to purchase Dimension Data, a global IT services and solution provider with a strong Canadian presence as

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

NTT makes US$3.2 billion bid for Dimension Data

The Canadian channel community could soon have a new name in its competitive landscape: NipponTelegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). Japan's NTT, one of the world's largest telecommunications service providers, has made a US$3.2

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Seven steps to reducing desktop power consumption

According to international non-profit organization The Climate Group, PCs and related equipment consumed more than 40 per cent of the IT industry's global energy footprint in 2007. Yet one of the most-overlooked ways

Published on: December 7th, 2009 Wendy Lucas

Dimension Data in the middle of Cisco & Microsoft

Boston – As a major partner with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO), two companies attempting to navigate the ever tricky shoals of co-opetition around unified communications, Dimension Data is positioning

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Jeff Jedras