HPE introduces new managed hybrid server line targeting SMB and education

HPE is introducing a new lineup in the managed hybrid server space geared towards SMB, educational organizations and branch offices. The first solution in the new Easy Connect family will be called ProLiant EC200a,

Published on: April 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

HP announces ruggedized sub-$200 Chromebook

Hot on the heels of Acer's sub $200 Chromebook announcement and its own updated education notebook lineup, HP has unveiled the Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition (EE), also priced at $199. The 4G EE is

Published on: January 25th, 2016 CDN Staff

HP announces Sprout and updated hardware for education

Can classrooms afford the HP Sprout Pro when it has a price tag of $2199? HP Inc. sure hopes so. The personal computing company bearing the Hewlett Packard name has announced a series of

Published on: January 19th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft is jumping on the charity bandwagon with a new “Philanthropies” organization

Microsoft seems to be following the Mark Zuckerberg's example. Just days after the Facebook CEO made the controversial announcement that he and his wife would give away 99 per cent of their Facebook shares,

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Oracle extends its SaaS channel marketplace

Oracle used its OpenWorld 2015 showcase to announce it has expanded its partner ecosystem specifically for Software-as-a-Service through the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. The company cited the channel has introduced customers to new applications

Published on: October 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell to change its go-to-market strategy along geographic lines

AUSTIN, TEX. – Some times Dell account reps had to drive more than 150 miles to see a customer. Starting Feb. 1, 2016 those long drives will come to an end. Dell President

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

D&H Canada releases Chrome device management solution

D&H Canada has announced it is offering Google Chrome Device Management, aimed at Chromebook environments, under one pane of glass. Sold through the company's Licensing Desk, the hosted solution can be bundled with

Published on: August 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

School’s in for summer at Microsoft Canada

On a day when most elementary schools shut down in Canada, Microsoft Canada is introducing Camp 21, a two-day professional development experience for K-12 teachers to be held in Toronto early next month.

Published on: June 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Canadian education CIOs to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing Chief Information Officers in the education space, be it university or K-12.  First up is is Paul Stokes, Chief Information Officer at the University of

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Gender barriers continue to slow women entrepreneurs; even in Canada

TORONTO – At the Dell Power To Do More Summit the vendor introduced a Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard. The scorecard, commissioned by Dell, is intended to be a data driven diagnostic tool

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian notebook vendor cuts prices through program

Ottawa-based hardware vendor Eurocom has introduced a new program focused on the education market called Eurocom Education Discount Program. This program offers a 10 per cent discount on all Eurocom customizable and upgradable

Published on: July 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

Channel sees new digital classroom solutions

As the classroom doors close for the summer break, other doors are opening for channel partners who have a heightened focus on classroom solutions for the K-12 education market. At the International Society

Published on: June 30th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Six lessons from Disney that could help the channel

Yesterday, I took in a keynote presentation from former Disney University executive Doug Lipp. Lipp was part of Dell Canada’s IT Channel Summit in Toronto and he outlined a six step process that

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud impacting future skills needed for IT professionals

During the past thirty plus years, IT organizations were composed of professionals who were siloed in their knowledge, skills, expertise and experience in applications, systems, networks, telecom, security, operations practices, etc.   It

Published on: March 24th, 2014 Roberta Fox