Cisco aims to be the No. 1 IT company in the world

BOSTON – According to Cisco CEO John Chambers, the dream started in the early 90s when he was just a lowly vice-president at the San Jose, Calif.-based networking company. While the goal internally

Published on: June 5th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Senior Tech Data Canada executive retires

Accolades have been pouring in from the Canadian channel community for the retirement of Frank Haid, vice president of sales for Mississauga, Ont.-based Tech Data Canada. Phil Soper, vice president and GM of CompuCom

Published on: April 18th, 2013 CDN Staff

Video: Cisco Canada president pushes video and green IT

Boston - It was Nitin Kawale's first time at the Cisco Partner Summit as Canadian subsidiary president and his main goal was to strengthen channel relations with the many partners in attendance.After one

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Eric Gales to be named the next Microsoft Canada president

The sweeping changes at Microsoft Canada have not stopped yet. The latest move sees Eric Gales being promoted to President, while Phil Sorgen leaves the country to return to headquarters (Redmond, Wash.) to

Published on: June 15th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Jim Estill reveals why he is leaving Synnex Canada

Jim Estill admitted to CDN that it is never a good time to resign from a big company especially when you are CEO. However, the 30-year veteran of the distribution wars said he

Published on: March 27th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

The future is now for Cisco CEO

John Chambers may be in the twilight of his tenure as CEO of networking giant Cisco Systems Inc., but don't expect an immanent ride into the sunset.Chambers revealed, “I'm here for the foreseeable

Published on: May 9th, 2007 Dan McLean

No holds barred

What you see is what you get with Steve Dallman, the new head of Intel's global reseller division.He's outgoing, thoughtful, witty and candid. Asked in an interview to name his biggest mistake, he

Published on: April 25th, 2007 Howard Solomon

Kicking some IT butt

Solution providers understand they have to be tough. The market is fierce and only the strong and the smart survive. Conamex International's Elizabeth Vanderveldt, vice-president of business development, has taken toughness to another

Published on: April 16th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Carol and company

Carol Terentiak wants to tell partners about all the changes happening to Microsoft's channel program, but doesn't want to steal anyone's thunder at July's Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver. So we'll have to

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

You don’t know Jack

Jack Sebbag McAfee Canada GM Jack Sebbag, for one, is happy with McAfee’s transition away from Network Associates. It stopped him from constantly explaining to customers and partners that the company was once

Published on: June 7th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

The transformation of Dan Fortin

MARKHAM, Ont. - It's been a little more than a year since Dan Fortin, took over as IBM Canada president from Ed Kilroy, and during that time the Quebec native said he has

Published on: May 4th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

The rise of Andy’s Sun

The new president of Sun Microsystems of Canada has had a busy five months.Since landing the job last November, Andy Canham moved his family from Calgary to Toronto and travelled cross-country to better

Published on: April 20th, 2006 Buket Oktem