Newsmaker No. 18 Mandy Shapansky, Xerox Canada

Under president and CEO Mandy Shapansky, Xerox Canada made a splash in 2012 with the acquisition of managed print services provider Laser Networks, and it continued that momentum into 2013 with a renewed

Published on: February 21st, 2014 CDN Staff

Do you need to make a cloud investment?

The short answer is probably yes. Cloud revenues are growing at 4-5 times the rate of the IT industry as a whole however only 25-30 per cent of partners are cloud ready.  Those

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Bruce Stuart

Canadian printing pioneer retires

Approximately 30 years ago no one in the IT channel, let alone the entire industry knew what managed print services or MPS was. Chris Stoate put managed print services on the map in

Published on: January 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP adds to product line, encourages managed print service providers

BOISE, ID. – For channel partners looking to boost sales among their customers, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has launched a new line of printers and accessories leveraging mobile printing. And if anyone’s questioning the

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Candice So

HP extends Managed Print Services for the channel

The HP Managed Print Specialist Resell program is now a cloud-based tool, according to the hardware giant. The company announced at its Discover conference that the Managed Print Specialist program has been extended

Published on: June 10th, 2013 CDN Staff

HP goes big into managed services

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) is launching a major push in the managed print services space with new products, new service offerings and channel programs, an expanded alliance with Canon and a new global business

Published on: September 16th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Synnex, Arrow focus on future

Finally, some good news: Synnex beat Wall Street estimates for its second fiscal quarter. The distie attributes this to gains in its global business services and a gradually stabilizing economy. But Synnex, like

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach

Customer reliance on ‘break-fix’ model holding back managed services

Dallas -- Jon DuFresne is all pumped-up about the value that managed services provide to his company's clients but he says many clients still need to get rid of their dependence on the

Published on: May 6th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Making a case for the cost per page model

Vancouver - “Printing is not sexy,” said Brian Stevenson, executive-vice president of Toronto-based LaserNetworks. “This is my reality,” he said with a shrug of his shoulders during a presentation to Tech Data TechSelect

Published on: May 6th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP Canada brings Print 2.0 to the enterprise

With an expansion of its enterprise printing and imaging portfolio, HP Canada (NYSE: HPQ) is making a new push in the large business market, trying to change the way companies print.Much like HP's

Published on: April 9th, 2008 Jeff Jedras