CDN’s Top Newsmakers of 2010, Part Two

 

Published on: December 9th, 2010 CDN Staff

In Goodwin’s hands

Keith Goodwin, the new head of Cisco’s worldwide channels, has the unenviable task of trying to improve upon the company’s highly successful partner profitability strategy.In fact the author of that program, Paul Mountford

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Concept PCs

If a personal computer is an extension of one’s character, then many business and home users are guilty of being unstylish and perhaps even a little dull.Run-of-the-mill black, beige and grey desktops and

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Buket Oktem

managed service providers: A beacon to VARs?

There’s a sea change happening in the world of value-added resellers. While there’s still a market for traditional VAR services, many companies are beginning to feel pressure to redefine their offerings and emerge

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Matthew Friedman

Making a referral

Sometimes it's not what you know but who you know that counts.Take for example the referral that lead a Burlington, Ont., Lotus solutions provider to the Brain Tumour Found-ation of Canada, a project

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Howard Solomon

Trends

CIOs in high demand Toronto — Nine per cent of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed for the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report plan to add full-time information technology (IT)

Published on: January 31st, 2006 ITBusiness Staff

A young team takes to the field

When Wes Pollock graduated from university he opened a baseball camp for kids dreaming of making the major leagues.Today he’s pitching as general manager of a small Concord, Ont., distributor of storage consumables

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Howard Solomon

People

Microsoft Research hires Canadian Redmond, Wash. — Bill Buxton, a Toronto-based computer scientist and designer specializing in the human aspects of technology, has joined Microsoft Research as a senior researcher. Buxton will collaborate

Published on: January 31st, 2006 ITBusiness Staff

Locked addresses

If there’s anything positive about the infestation of spammers who are cluttering up our in-boxes with garbage, it’s the assortment of creative approaches that people come up with to fight back. In fact

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Grant Buckler

Technology 2.0 has gone amuck

One really is the loneliest number, but you have to work in the technology industry to realize just how lonely.For years, pundit and futurist Esther Dyson has published an influential newsletter for IT

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Shane Schick

Microsoft dealt leadership blows

In a matter of a few days Microsoft Canada’s past and future disappeared.First, current president David Hemler sent a letter to CDN confirming he was leaving Microsoft Canada to be with his family

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

RIM hopes to bury patent dispute soon

For Research In Motion, 2006 could be the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning of its legal battle with NTP Inc.The two adversaries have until Jan. 17 to submit

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Avnet pushes partners towards growth areas

In a bid to drive growth for Hewlett-Packard VARs, Avnet Partner Solutions completed a multi-city tour across Canada last month focusing on the benefits of virtualization and consolidating to a blade server and

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Buket Oktem