Synnex hires former Ingram Canada GM

Synnex Canada Ltd. hiring former Ingram Micro Canada GM Martin Kalsbeek was all about maintaining momentum in the market place, according to company CEO Jim Estill.“It's a real coup for Synnex to bring

Published on: September 3rd, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

No new freight fees for Tech Data Canada

Not long after Ingram Micro announced it will increase freight charges next month in response to rising fuel and transportation costs, Clearwater, Fla.-based Tech Data also announced much of the same. In Canada

Published on: August 25th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Going green gets easier

It's not always easy being green. There are plenty of products out there that claim to be “green” – but what exactly does that mean? Just like organic food at the grocery store,

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

What’s hot for back to school 2008

For the retail IT channel, Christmas comes twice per year.In addition to the traditional holiday season in December, August tends to be the second-busiest selling season of the year as the summer comes

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Citrix gets exclusive with Ingram

If you're looking to buy Citrix, you're only going to have one choice: Ingram Micro.In a move that places all of its virtualization eggs in one distie basket, Citrix is dumping its other

Published on: July 31st, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Ingram Micro is the only place for Citrix Systems

Partners looking to purchase products from virtualization vendor Citrix Systems will have just one distribution partner to turn to effective August 30th: Ingram Micro.Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) announced Friday that it was naming Ingram

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Ingram’s Mark Snider goes on the record

Mark Snider may not have had a heads-up about his recent promotion to run the Canadian operation for Ingram Micro, but he wasn't surprised either.The subsidiary has been a shining light around the

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Varnex heads in bold new direction

Many of us have been wondering how things would play out when Synnex hired two former Ingram Micro execs – and now we're starting to see exactly that.Just recently, former Ingram president and

Published on: May 15th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Ingram’s loss is Synnex’s gain

I had to do a double-take when I first read that Kevin Murai was joining Synnex as co-CEO. After all, he just left the top-dog position at Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) to spend

Published on: April 10th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Ex-Ingram boss named Synnex CEO

It didn't take Kevin Murai long to get back in the game. Less than three months after officially stepping down as president and COO of Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM), Murai has joined rival

Published on: April 1st, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Ingram dives deeper into MSP business

For VARs looking to get into the the managed services business, it can be a tricky transition from hardware and software sales. Some have done this successfully, but others have struggled making that

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Converting the SaaS skeptics

Not that long ago, it seemed all we heard about was software as a service. SaaS this, SaaS that. Everyone and their dog were coming up with an on-demand business strategy. And disties

Published on: February 28th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

BitDefender chooses Ingram for Canadian distribution

BitDefender, a maker of antivirus and data security software, has serviced its 100 Canadian channel partners directly for several years.But when it came time for the company to choose a Canadian distributor it

Published on: May 15th, 2007 Howard Solomon

Ingram delivers a memorable Valentine’s Day card

Although it released its latest financial report on Valentine's Day, Ingram Micro didn't see red.Instead, it was solidly in the black.The broadline distributor reported a record fourth quarter of net income for the

Published on: February 15th, 2006 Howard Solomon