Are MSPs getting ubered?

You’re Going To Be Ubered Wow, I've been a real deer in the headlights this week. After 25 years in the IT channel, I am far behind many of my peers. "Wait, Stuart,

Published on: October 19th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Pinpointing MSP opportunities with Dell/SonicWALL

LAS VEGAS - One of the big questions coming out of the Dell Peak Conference is if there are huge opportunities for Managed IT Services companies who partner with SonicWALL? I asked that

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

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

Computer Doctors prescribing free WiFi

I recently read an article on baytoday.ca, a Web site sharing community news throughout North Bay, about an IT firm offering up free WiFi in downtown North Bay, Ont.  IT specialist Sheldon Forgette

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Stuart Crawford

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