CDN’s #3 Newsmaker of the Year – Kevin Peesker

Kevin Peesker began 2017 as the head of Dell EMC Canada, but stepped down from the position in the summer. His downtime didn’t last long, however; by September, he was the first Canadian-born

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs


The top CDN blogs of 2017

CDN’s 2017 roundup continues, this time with the most popular blog posts on the site in the last year. You can also find our most viewed slideshows, the CDN video roundup, top five leadership changes in 2017,

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft Canada President goes deeper into reorg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It is Janet Kennedy’s job as Microsoft Canada President to reinforce how positive the company’s re-organization is to all stakeholders: customers, employees and channel partners. In case you have been

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto


BitTitan CEO on the MSP “iceberg” effect and how to enable the channel [video]

TORONTO - What's the iceberg effect among MSPs? CDN sat down with Geeman Yip, founder and CEO of BitTitan to discuss the managed services landscape and how to best enable the transition. Why is it

Published on: August 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada on alternative lucrative business models for partners [video]

TORONTO - The Canadian channel has heard much about managed services and the cloud, but what other options are out there? CDN's Dave Yin sat down with Jen Sieger, senior business strategy analyst for partner

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft Canada on its LinkedIn acquisition and Surface-as-a-Service [video]

TORONTO - In Part 2 of CDN's interview with Microsoft Canada channel chief Jason Brommet, we discuss Microsoft's new types of partnerships, its recent LinkedIn acquisition and Surface-as-a-Service. Check out Part 1 of

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Microsoft structure changes has everyone interested

TORONTO – It came in a flash just a few days before the Worldwide Partner Conference was about to kick off in Toronto. The resignation of Microsoft COO Kevin Turner essentially removes a

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS Canada hires former Microsoft Canada head of marketing

Software company SAS Canada has hired Andrew Dixon as the new vice president of marketing for Canada and Latin America. Prior to joining SAS Canada, Dixon was senior vice president of marketing and operations

Published on: June 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft’s Canadian data centres are helping transform this solution provider

DMTI Spatial, some might argue, has reached phase three in its two decades of operations. The Markham, Ont.-based solution provider has a bit of a niche, in that it provides "Canadian location intelligence" solutions to

Published on: May 23rd, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft Cloud: Officially open for business in Canada

Microsoft Canada today announced that its Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform is now generally available in data centre regions located in Toronto and Quebec City. In addition, the company's Office 365 platform is offering

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 3: Janet Kennedy

It was called the worst kept secret in the channel, but when Microsoft Canada announced plans to have commercial cloud services from Canada featuring Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online delivered from

Published on: March 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft Canada deals with another leadership shuffle

Microsoft Canada, after nearly two and half years of stability under the leadership of Janet Kennedy, has seen the subsidiary’s two top executives depart the Canadian operation. Both Staci Trackey Meagher and Dennis

Published on: February 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto