New Microsoft Canadian data centres to align with Ingram Micro

NASHVILLE, TENN. – As Microsoft Canada readies two data centres for launch in the Canadian market (early 2016) the software powerhouse has confirmed a partnership for the two new facilities with Ingram Micro

Published on: November 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lessons from Harley Davidson that could help the channel

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Technically there is very little difference between a Harley Davidson motorcycle and one made by Honda or BMW. According to former communications director for Harley Davidson Motor Co. Ken Schmidt,

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro to stack partner benches with new program

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Ingram Micro introduced a new professional services program at the Ingram One show aimed at augmenting a channel partner’s services bench. “We created this program as a virtual bench for

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

VTN will now be called Trust X Alliance

NASHVILLE, TENN. - After 17 years being know as VentureTech Network or VTN Ingram Micro’s International channel sales and service community has a new name and logo. At the Ingram One conference Ingram

Published on: November 18th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro CEO addresses recent terror attacks

NASHVILLE, TENN. – You have to give Alain Monie, the CEO of Ingram Micro, credit for showing the courage to actually talk about the recent terror attacks in Paris. Normally senior level executives

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex reaches agreement with Dell for Canadian distribution

It was well over a year in the making and the not the best kept secret, but officially Synnex Canada today became a Dell distribution partner. Dell entered into significant North American distribution

Published on: November 9th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Distie Report: Ingram acquires LATAM company and Avnet show coming soon

The world's biggest distributor just got bigger. Ingram Micro has announced its acquisition of Grupo AÇÃO, a Latin American value-add distributors. Based in Brazil, Grupo AÇÃO handles IT solutions from vendors including IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, EMC and

Published on: October 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell adds several new elements to PartnerDirect program

AUSTIN, TEX. – Dell channel chief Cheryl Cook opened Dell World 2015 by informing approximately 1,000 channel partners on new enhancements to the PartnerDirect program highlighted by a Scale Ready Payment solution intended

Published on: October 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Women 2015: How diversity adds value to an organization

Rose MacKinnon, the senior director of retail sales at Ingram Micro Canada, the founding sponsor of the CDN Women of the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon, had nearly 130 attendees at the event in

Published on: August 21st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Women in the channel asked to leave scarcity, embrace abundance and collaboration

It's easy to dismiss Ayelet Baron's message to the IT industry, one of change, as out of touch. After all, a "futurist" sounds suspiciously like another word for a motivational speaker. But then

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Dave Yin

Rising Star winner took a unique road to the channel

Toronto – This year’s Rising Star winner Aoife McMonagle took a chance on an up-and-coming solution provider back in 2011 and has never looked back. McMonagle, the director of marketing and communications at

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro unveils Microsoft Advisor to CSP license conversion program

Since its announcement last year, Microsoft has been expanding its Cloud Service Program (CSP) in the channel, but it has been getting much help from partners. One recent move that is aimed at

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft opens up the channel for Surface devices

Orlando, Fla. – When the Surface device was introduce more than two years ago the channel wanted its opportunity to resell it. Today, at the 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft has granted the

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro expands its storage offering for Canada

Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor Ingram Micro Canada has inked a deal with Tegile Systems, which solution providers will get access to the company’s flash storage options. Tegile is a vendor of flash-driven storage arrays

Published on: July 13th, 2015 CDN Staff