Gavin Struthers is the worldwide channel chief of McAfee.

Published: February 19th, 2014


Ricoh acquires Best Buy’s managed services arm

Printer vendor Ricoh has reached an agreement to buy managed services provider mindShift Technologies Inc., a company currently owned by retailer Best Buy Co. of Minneapolis, Minn. Best Buy uses mindShift for providing

Published on: January 21st, 2014 CDN Staff

Top solution provider hires veteran sales leader

Channel veteran Enza Alexander has been hired by CDN Top 100 Solution Provider FlexITy Solutions Inc. of Toronto to be its new executive vice president of sales. As FlexITy pushing towards its goal of

Published on: January 9th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Welcome to the data apocalypse

The best thing about conferences is that you get to hear about all the newest things and learn how great things are … going to be. At Storage Network World (SNW), we learned

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Max Spindle

Rogers to introduce a data centre solutions business

Service provider Rogers has launched a data centre solutions operating unit. Called Rogers Data Centres, the majority of the data centres will be in Western Canada specifically Edmonton. Rogers also comfirmed that a

Published on: November 20th, 2013 CDN Staff

Avaya Canada to make a huge channel recruitment push

CANCUN, MEX. – Miles Davis, the newly appointed channel chief of Avaya Canada, will be taking solution providers on a ROADS trip. ROADS stands for Recruit Onboard Accreditation Develop Sustain and its Avaya

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell makes its Canada-first play

TORONTO – When Kevin Peesker returned to the Canadian market back in January of this year to be Dell Canada president he was telling anyone who would listen about re-focusing the organization into

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian channel mourns the passing of a great leader

Dan Sottile was a shining example of the Canadian channel community is all about. While he was a fierce competitor in the marketplace as a senior executive at Calgary-based CDN Top 100 Solution

Published on: November 12th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

MSP vendor redesigns its services for the SMB

NetEnrich Inc. CEO Justin Crotty says managed services providers are having a hard time cutting through the noise created by their customers. The company based in San Jose, Calif., has just re-imagined is

Published on: November 12th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

The margin is not enough: Q&A with McAfee channel chief

The biggest message Fernando Quintero, McAfee’s vice president of channel sales for the Americas, wants to tell Canadian channel partners is that the formula for success is to be better connected. Quintero’s formula

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 25 women of the IT channel ecosystem

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Snowden & old sales model barriers for full cloud adoption

Palm Springs, Calif. – You may not know it, given all the cloud talk and buzz around the subject, but there are issues blocking the full acceptance of the cloud in several large

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM expands its cloud services

A little over 90 days have passed since IBM acquired Dallas-based managed hosted, cloud provider SoftLayer Technologies Inc. and Big Blue is already out with its biggest cloud portfolio to date. From the

Published on: October 9th, 2013 CDN Staff

Vancouver VoIP solution vendor launches master distribution program

Vancouver-based CounterPath Corp., a developer of desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, has launched a Master Distribution Program to help channel partners distribute its CounterPath Bria desktop and mobile softphones,

Published on: October 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The show must go on for N-Able

The upcoming N-Able 2013 Global Partner Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz., looks to be one of the more interesting conferences in the channel. Reason being is that N-Able as a new moniker: N-able by SolarWinds.

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 CDN Staff