Cogeco Peer 1 GM positions company as a channel alternative

Jaime Leverton, the newly named vice president and GM of Cogeco Peer 1 for Canada, is now armed with four channel programs along with a new partner portal to get the attention of

Published on: November 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

2017 CEA Best Managed Services Solution Winners

Compugen is the gold award winner in the Best Managed Services Solution category for 2017 for its consumption-based, fixed-cost model for managed services to the highly volatile resource sector. This model allows for

Published on: September 29th, 2017 CDN Staff

Canada’s anti-spam law is hurting MSPs

First, we’ll tell you what it’s about. The Canadian Government wants to cut down on a number of spam people receive.  This is a good thing, right?  However, the way they’ve gone about

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Stuart Crawford

Are MSPs stuck in a cyber-security rut?

If you ask Kaspersky Lab if managed services providers may one day be stuck in a cyber-security rut? The Russian security software vendor will answer: Yes! Kasperky's latest MSP report, called Trends, Challenges

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Commvault targeting digital transformation with new group

TORONTO – Data management software vendor Commvault is working to position itself as a data insights company. Senior leaders of the Canadian subsidiary told CDN that while they are a few years away

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Geeman offers his take on new Microsoft re-org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Geeman Yip, the CEO and founder of BitTitan, sits in a unique position in the marketplace. He runs the largest vendor of business process automation tools specific for managed services

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CompuCom unveils SmartNOC-as-a-Service

CDN Top 10 Solution Provider CompuCom has introduced a SmartNOC solution that they plan to offer in an as-a-Service model for network management support targeted for mid-size and enterprise organizations. Compucom's go-to market

Published on: June 26th, 2017 CDN Staff

Systems integrator eyes agile procurement for cyber security

Outsourcers, managed service providers and cloud providers have increasingly been a part of a CISO’s portfolio for delivering service to the enterprise for years but procurement officers still don’t know how to deal

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

BitTitan signs first value-added distribution deal

BitTitan has announced its first partnership alliance with an value-added distributor in Arrow Electronics. BitTitan does have several distribution partnerships with broadline players such as Ingram Micro, Tech Data and Synnex. The Kirkland,

Published on: June 17th, 2017 CDN Staff

New BitTitan offering to automate MSP profit

The latest version of MSPComplete from BitTitan will add more process automation, turnkey managed services and intellectual property protection. But what it really tries to do is grow recurring revenue streams and increase

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS Managed Services may not work for every enterprise

Amazon Web Services (AWS) upped its enterprise cloud offering this month with AWS Managed Services - but it may not be the right fit for every enterprise looking to move to the cloud.

Published on: December 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Avnet unveils new partner programs for cloud business

Avnet Technology Solutions has added two new partner programs in support of its Avnet Cloud Marketplace. The two programs are called AWS CloudFront Reseller Program and Oracle Reseller Program. Both have been crafted to align with

Published on: December 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

Successfully manage the seven pillars of your – and your customer’s – business

Every successful business executive manages seven functional areas of their organization to scale and grow. Business growth becomes limited because of an underdeveloped pillar or two, often marketing or sales. Yet with the transition to cloud-based

Published on: November 22nd, 2016 Mark S A Smith

Juniper reimagines its channel program

Juniper Networks has re -worked the top channel partner level of its program in new categories to try and drive more software and services profitability for solution providers. Matt Hurley, channel chief of

Published on: August 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto