Ten years of VARnex

SAN DIEGO – The 10-year anniversary of Synnex’s VARnex channel buying group sort of snuck up on the industry. VARnex was launched a decade ago when a reseller named GroupMobile of Chandler, Ariz.

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC plans to expand on its distribution strategy

Dell EMC’s first birthday since its blockbuster merger has come and gone, and the company is looking forward to expanding its distribution network with emerging technologies. David Miketinac assumed the newly created position

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Enclosures: the forgotten part of the cloud

As more organizations move valuable workloads to the cloud or to a hybrid cloud environment, they will and the cost savings and new productivity levels gained never knowing that beyond the curtain of

Published on: October 13th, 2017 CDN Staff

D&H Canada looks to be HPE’s SMB HERO

D&H Canada has inked Hewlett-Packard Enterprise for the Canadian market. The distributor plans on rolling out a new initiative in support of HPE’s new line of server and storage equipment along with Aruba’s

Published on: September 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

It’s official: Westcon/Comstor now part of Synnex

When the news broke three months ago that Synnex acquired Westcon-Comstor Americas, solution providers, specifically those in Cisco's partner network, waited in anticipation to see what if anything changed. Now that the deal is complete it

Published on: September 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data to give Cisco a BOOST

Tech Data Corp. has introduced the Tech Data Cisco Technical BOOST. BOOST is a one-on-one technical enablement training solution for the technical staff of channel partners for deploying Cisco data centre and wireless practices.

Published on: August 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Arrow pushes further into IoT distribution

Arrow Electronics, Inc. has signed a global distribution agreement with Bosch Sensortec to supply its MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) sensors worldwide. Bosch started in the automotive sector and is now providing MEMS devices for

Published on: July 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

New leadership team named at Tech Data Canada

It's been close to two decades since Tech Data Canada went through a leadership change. But since the announcement late last year of the impending retirement of Rick Reid, president of the Mississauga,

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex/Westcon-Comstor deal to go beyond Cisco

Bob Stegner, the senior vice president of marketing for Synnex in North America, said from a Canadian standpoint the new investment Synnex has made in acquiring Westcon-Comstor will provide solution providers north of

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex to acquire Westcon-Comstor Americas

It was anticipated that Synnex was the front runner for the Westcon-Comstor business since the start of the year. And, as of this morning Synnex has Westcon-Comstor’s Americas business, which includes Canada, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Arrow adds IoT & AI solutions to its line card

Arrow Electronics, Inc. is looking to stake its claim in the lucrative smart buildings market place. The value-added distributor has entered a partnership with Vimoc Technologies, a Mountain View, Calif.-based vendor of artificial intelligence

Published on: May 29th, 2017 CDN Staff

D&H Canada to open Western Canadian facility

D&H Canada is starting its 10th fiscal year in the country with three big investments. The first is the summer opening of a brand new Western Canadian distribution centre in Richmond, B.C. The

Published on: May 24th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data introduces new services for Microsoft Surface Hub

Tech Data Corp. will start to offer end-to-end support for deployments of Microsoft Surface Hub, a collaboration device, to its channel of solution providers in the U.S. through Signature Technology Group (STG), its

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data TS unit add VxRail and VxRack

Tech Data's brand new Technology Solutions unit will get a boost from Dell EMC VxRail appliances and VxRack Systems to its network of channel partners with add-on cloud services, including resource-saving plug-ins. These plug-ins, designed

Published on: May 10th, 2017 CDN Staff