Microsoft aiming to be consistent with Azure Stack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Microsoft is wrestling with two goals for its new Azure Stack offering. First the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant has a stated goal of $20 billion cloud run rate by 2018

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Public cloud pricing may be a double edge sword

At the recently concluded Dell EMC World in Las Vegas, company CEO Michael Dell said public cloud is twice as expensive as on-premise, especially for the predictable portion of workloads. Michael Dell based

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro shifts cloud focus to IaaS

PHOENIX - At its annual Cloud Summit, Ingram Micro wants to be the channel community's go-to cloud distributor by expanding its portfolio into the software sphere. While its venture into the cloud space began almost

Published on: April 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New Google worldwide channel chief to dial into the cloud

With Google's renewed focus on it's cloud platform, it's no surprise that the tech giant has drafted Bertrand Yansouni as its new worldwide channel chief. Yansouni joined Google this past November as the

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Intel getting closer to the cloud

Intel made several cloud-based announcements today in an attempt to aid the channel in deploying scalable cloud services. The chip making giant has introduced the Xeon E5-2600 v4 line based on 14nm process

Published on: April 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

A new year, a new leader for Dimension Data Canada

For the first time in almost a decade Dimension Data Canada will be led by someone other than Wendy Lucas. Former Unis Lumin executive Mike Utsal takes over for her as the new

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Who buys IT through the channel? Practically everyone

Orlando, Fla. – IDC released findings of a new study on the customer perspectives on the importance of IT solution providers at the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. The predominately North America study

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Solution provider introduces Cloud Management-as-a-Service

TORONTO - Multiple CDN Channel Elite Award winner CMS Consulting is heading into a new direction. CMS president Brian Bourne has launched a brand new company called Infrastructure Guardian to offer what he calls

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco and Microsoft extend partnership

Networking giant Cisco Systems has confirmed an extension of its partnership with Microsoft through a blog post on the company's Web site. The former rivals formed a new partnership last year through the Intercloud

Published on: March 12th, 2015 CDN Staff

HP targets enterprise with pre-configured IaaS solutions

Seven new pre-configured infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions from Hewlett-Packard Co. are targeted at enterprise customers looking to accelerate their transition to the cloud and are based on HP’s Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian business is sold on hybrid cloud: survey

C-level executives are 32 per cent more likely than IT leaders to advocate immediately moving to hybrid cloud environment As many as 76 per cent of Canadian companies expect to have more than

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP makes major revisions to ServiceOne program

Dubbed HP ServiceOne 2.0, the new program from HP promises a fast track to the company's "New Style of IT" business opportunity. Available immediately, HP ServiceOne 2.0 enables channel partners to gain access to

Published on: November 11th, 2014 CDN Staff

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

Tech Data to bring SaaS/IaaS platform to Canada

Tech Data’s StreamOne platform for cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) has arrived in Canada. As part of a global launch rollout, Tech Data Americas president Joe Quaglia told CDN that StreamOne will be made

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto