MSPs integrating into the Apple world

Traditionally, the world of IT management and technology in general is dominated by the PC. Ever since Microsoft's rise to power, it has remained the go-to choice for the majority of businesses in

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

CareWorx/TUC merger now official; new look and place for solution provider

Perennial CDN Top 100 Solution Provider TUC Managed IT Solutions (TUC) back in February of this year merged with CareWorx Inc., a solution provider that specializes in the niche market of senior care

Published on: July 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Moving from MSP business to the cloud

During lunch a few weeks ago overlooking the beautiful English Bay in Vancouver with Nick Nouri and Joe Martin from Compunet Infotech, a North Vancouver managed I.T. services company, I learned that Compunet

Published on: July 18th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

What happened to the Mitel/Polycom deal?

TORONTO – There is a point of no return on most transactions but in the case of Mitel and Polycom that point in the road took a dramatic 180 degree turn. Polycom board of

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan to disrupt the MSP ecosystem

TORONTO – As the industry deals with business transformation, BitTitan is too making its own disruptive moves in the managed services provider (MSP) marketplace. Company founder and CEO Geeman Yip told CDN at

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

MSPs need to do more digital marketing

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are highly regarded in business sectors due to the efficiency and data security benefits they offer to small and medium-sized enterprises. These businesses have become increasingly popular, with their

Published on: June 28th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Lenovo and Nutanix partner for hyper-converge offering

LAS VEGAS - As Lenovo came close to fully integrating the IBM x86 business into the fold, the vendor’s leadership became looking to invest in a new IT opportunity. And, their path led

Published on: June 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan plans Canadian expansion after major round of funding

Cloud services vendor BitTitan has raised $15 million in series A financing from two sources. The Kirkland, Wash.-based company plans to use the money to enhance its MSPComplete solution as well as rapidly expand its

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud provider COMPAREX comes to Canada

Born in the cloud solution provider COMPAREX has set up shop in the Canadian marketplace as part of a global roll-out strategy to expand its business worldwide. The company founded in Leipzig, Germany has

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The secret to always getting great referrals  

Referrals! Many don't even think of this crucial part of doing business in terms of how to generate a continuous, effective referral system. But, it's much easier than you might think. Most may

Published on: May 31st, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Top 100 Solution Provider Commerx adds to leadership team

Commerx President and CEO Joanna Strong is removing one of her titles and appointing it to a new leader for the IT solutions and managed services provider. Commerx placed No. 69 on the CDN

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 100 solution provider F12 makes another acquisition

Last year Edmonton-based F12.Net Inc. made one of the more strategy mergers in the channel with the Insite Computer Group deal. Just over a year later, F12 has acquired XCEL Professional Services Inc.,

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS Canada has hired a channel chief

Amazon Web Services Canada (AWS) has selected Rob Stevens as its first ever channel chief. Stevens, a board member of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4), recently left the same position at SAP Canada. Stevens

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

How to get high-level productivity from millennials

In the sales world, there’s heated debate about the Millennial Generation. Do they really switch jobs constantly, never staying with companies for long? The verdict’s still out. But let’s - for the moment

Published on: April 11th, 2016 Stuart Crawford