CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Anton Granic of Nutanix Canada

You could not ignore the buzz around software-defined network and storage in 2014. But in the same breath when customers and channel partners began to discuss vendor options the name Nutanix surfaced over

Published on: January 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers of 2014: Kevin Peesker of Dell Canada

After turning private and implementing a Canada first strategy for Dell, what could Kevin Peesker, Dell Canada president, do for an encore in 2014? Well how about setting a path for the vendor

Published on: January 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Arrow adds two solutions to its ArrowSphere cloud marketplace

Value added distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. has confirmed deals with CenturyLink and Cologix, two cloud providers which will be added to its ArrowSphere Cloud Services Marketplace offering. The biggest of the two is

Published on: January 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Avnet TS has a new president

Avnet, Inc. has promoted Patrick Zammit to serve as global president for Avnet Technology Solutions, one of two global operating groups within Avnet. Zammit replaces Phil Gallagher and was the president of Avnet

Published on: January 5th, 2015 CDN Staff

Lenovo updates Motorola, IBM System X plans

LAS VEGAS – Lenovo has said very little when it comes to its $2.91 billion Motorola acquisition, even after the deal closed on Oct. 30th. Today at Synnex's VARnex Conference, Lenovo confirmed Motorola will

Published on: November 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Americas president outlines value strategy

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - Tech Data Americas president Joe Quaglia was in Canada last week to meeting with senior executives at the Canadian subsidiary. He also made time for CDN to provide the details of

Published on: November 5th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell is not taking itself too seriously

The Dell Canada Partner Summit hosted more than 200 solution providers this week and the highlight for many was subsidiary president Kevin Peesker taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on stage. Peesker was

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dealing with Dell just got a bit easier for the channel

One of the main obstacles for the channel in dealing with Dell was its deal registration program. Many solution providers found themselves on the outside looking in when it came to registering new

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

VTN attempts to turn the page

LAS VEGAS – The VentureTech Network (VTN) has been around for more than 15 years and established the standard for unmanaged solution provider communities. And, not much has changed; until now. The group

Published on: September 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram furthers partnership with Dell in Canada

LAS VEGAS – Just one week after signing a major distribution deal with Tech Data Canada, Dell Canada announces another significant partnership with a distributor. This time it’s with Ingram Micro Canada. These

Published on: September 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Digital Edition explores Women of the IT Channel

CDN hosted the fourth annual CDN Women of the IT channel recognition luncheon in Toronto sponsored by Ingram Micro Canada. In this edition of the CDN Digital magazine, there are profiles of the

Published on: September 19th, 2014 CDN Staff

CDN Women Rising Star Laura Wittig of Clear Concepts

Toronto - CDN is proud to honour Laura Wittig, a corporate consultant at Clear Concepts of Winnipeg, Man., as the first time winner of the Rising Star of the channel award. The Rising Star award

Published on: September 8th, 2014 CDN Staff

Women in the channel: The Human Network Effect

Toronto – Cisco Systems Canada executive leaders Rebecca Leach and Trina Alexson delivered a highly effective and impactful workshop at the CDN Women of the IT Channel Recognition luncheon. The two executives called

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram adding onto its cloud services in Canada

CDN has just learned that distributor Ingram Micro is planning to introduce six new cloud services as part of its Ingram Cloud Marketplace for the Canadian market. This will be one of the

Published on: August 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto