Actually, Canada’s tech sector is much larger than you think [infographic]

Technology plays a much larger role in Canada’s economy than is commonly believed, according to a new report by the Ryerson University-affiliated Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. As Canada’s fifth-largest sector, it

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Millennials in the channel: The missing link between IT grads and the companies that need them

This is part four of a CDN series on millennials, the IT skills shortage, and the evolving workforce, which will include five articles. Stay tuned to CDN for follow-ups exploring the role of  women in

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

More than half of you will get a raise in 2014, new study reveals

Good news first! According to a new IT survey more than half of the people working in high tech will get a raise in 2014. Hays Canada, an international recruitment consultancy with five

Published on: January 10th, 2014 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100: New ways to keep customers

In order for the channel to succeed in today's increasingly competitive marketplace, partners must concentrate on fostering good relationships with their customers. That's the message that James Alexander, senior vice-president of London, Ont.-based

Published on: April 23rd, 2009 Maxine Cheung

Video: CDN Predictions Roundtable

Topics such as virtualization, partner-to-partner collaboration and the poor economy where top of mind for resellers based in the National Capital Region of Canada.CDN along with Tech Data Canada hosted the 2nd annual

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data results are down even in Canada

If Rick Reid, president of Tech Data Canada, could void the month of January in the subsidiary's financial statement then he would have been able to provide more positive results for this quarter.But,

Published on: March 5th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Video: Cisco’s stimulus package for the channel

Miami -- Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) is about to offer the Canadian channel five to 10 per cent of extra margin on its routing and switching products in an attempt to help solution

Published on: March 2nd, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canada’s IT industry surprised by Intel-Microsoft layoffs

Thursday's twin salvo of massive layoff announcements from tech giants Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) was a "cold slap" of reality for many Canadian IT businesses still in denial

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Video: Microsoft partners don’t see an Impact from the economy

When Microsoft Canada (NASDAQ: MSFT) partners from across the country gathered in Toronto recently for the software vendor's 2008 Impact awards, along with the celebration of achievement in the partner channel over the

Published on: December 12th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Video: Poor economy does not stop Cisco’s talent goals

Lisbon, Portugal – During the Cisco Systems' (NASDAQ: CSCO) Channel Exchange conference, the networking giant announced many significant initiatives such as the Global Resale Agent program to boost more partner-to-partner collaboration and the

Published on: December 12th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Five tech companies that could use a bailout

Now that the government has pledged US$700 billion to bail out the financial banking industry and is considering lending $25 billion to help the auto industry avoid bankruptcy, many tech companies may be

Published on: November 19th, 2008 Brad Reed

It’s not all bad news for credit

The latest distie to feel the effects of a crumbling economy is Arrow, which missed third-quarter expectations (despite a restructuring fee that lowered earnings by six cents per share).Arrow attributed this to the

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Credit crunch hits the channel

The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street continues, and there's much debate on how that will affect the global economy.Prime Minister Stephen Harper, for example, maintains that Canada is not the United States and

Published on: October 2nd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach