Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire Avnet

It’s the biggest IT distribution deal in history. Tech Data has acquired the Technology Solutions group of Avnet for $2.6 billion. Avnet is an extremely important acquisition for Tech Data. The distributor was

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram executive shake up includes Canada

About a year after Ingram Micro Canada regained its independent status instead of being part of the North American region, its president Mark Snider has accepted a job to be the Executive Vice

Published on: August 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Splunk puts the focus on operational intelligence

TORONTO – One of the big four mega trends is Big Data or put in other terms business intelligence. At the Splunk Live Conference today the San Francisco-based machine-generated data software vendor is

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro Canada to partner with Under Armour and others

TORONTO – At the Ingram Micro Canada Partner Experience event Dave Mason, the vice president of sales informed the audience of about 250 channel partners that the distributor would be entering into a

Published on: April 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada gives helping hand to Daily Bread Food Bank

President's Club members from Tech Data Canada participated in a team building activity supporting the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto. Thirty of Tech Data Canada’s President’s Club members spent the day along

Published on: April 25th, 2016 CDN Staff

Cisco introduces a new style of security

SAN DIEGO, CA. – Security is not exactly what Cisco is known for in the marketplace, but its chief security lead David Goeckeler considers the networking giant to be the largest enterprise security

Published on: March 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro sold to Chinese conglomerate for $6 billion

This morning there are several reports of the sale of Ingram Micro, the world’s largest distributor to HNA Group of China. HNA is multinational conglomerate with more than $90 billion in assets in

Published on: February 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Drones invade CES 2016 says D&H Canada leader

Greg Tobin, the general manager of D&H Canada has been attending the CES show in Las Vegas for many years and has seen numerous innovations from the event. But in 2016, he told CDN

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lessons from Harley Davidson that could help the channel

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Technically there is very little difference between a Harley Davidson motorcycle and one made by Honda or BMW. According to former communications director for Harley Davidson Motor Co. Ken Schmidt,

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro to stack partner benches with new program

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Ingram Micro introduced a new professional services program at the Ingram One show aimed at augmenting a channel partner’s services bench. “We created this program as a virtual bench for

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell adds several new elements to PartnerDirect program

AUSTIN, TEX. – Dell channel chief Cheryl Cook opened Dell World 2015 by informing approximately 1,000 channel partners on new enhancements to the PartnerDirect program highlighted by a Scale Ready Payment solution intended

Published on: October 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Veritas channel chief launches new strategy for 2016

Veritas Technologies' Americas channel chief Rick Kramer dropped by the ITWC studios to discuss what the company's vision will be after the separation of Symantec becomes official. Kramer was interviewed by CDN Editor

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Women 2015: How diversity adds value to an organization

Rose MacKinnon, the senior director of retail sales at Ingram Micro Canada, the founding sponsor of the CDN Women of the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon, had nearly 130 attendees at the event in

Published on: August 21st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro expands its storage offering for Canada

Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor Ingram Micro Canada has inked a deal with Tegile Systems, which solution providers will get access to the company’s flash storage options. Tegile is a vendor of flash-driven storage arrays

Published on: July 13th, 2015 CDN Staff