Mitchell Martin, the president of Synnex Canada

Published: November 1st, 2017


Cisco CEO talks about the three “S’s”

TORONTO - Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins was in Canada last week doing a keynote address at the Cisco Connect show and revealed three big issues for the channel: Scale, Simplicity and Security. The

Published on: October 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

D&H Canada looks to be HPE’s SMB HERO

D&H Canada has inked Hewlett-Packard Enterprise for the Canadian market. The distributor plans on rolling out a new initiative in support of HPE’s new line of server and storage equipment along with Aruba’s

Published on: September 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Eva Kostiuk: Lanworks’ heart and soul

Gender inequality? This is something Eva Kostiuk, the 2017 CDN Woman of the Channel Honouree, has never experienced. And, Kostiuk came to Canada from Poland and English is not her first language. But

Published on: August 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data to give Cisco a BOOST

Tech Data Corp. has introduced the Tech Data Cisco Technical BOOST. BOOST is a one-on-one technical enablement training solution for the technical staff of channel partners for deploying Cisco data centre and wireless practices.

Published on: August 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Avaya looks to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Avaya’s long seven-month Chapter 11 ordeal seems to be coming to a successful conclusion for the networking and collaborations vendor. The New Jersey-based vendor entered a Plan Support Agreement with debt holders. Avaya

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Three big profit drives for channel with Cisco intent networks

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Almost hidden in yesterday’s big Cisco announcement of new intent-based networks – code named Wolverine – was the networking giant’s subscription-based go-to market strategy. In a nutshell, Cisco has

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco creates self-learning network

SAN FRANCISCO — Cisco Systems latest network will be able to recognize intent. For example, it will be able to automate incoming actions such as adding more capacity and track and eliminate security threats

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex to acquire Westcon-Comstor Americas

It was anticipated that Synnex was the front runner for the Westcon-Comstor business since the start of the year. And, as of this morning Synnex has Westcon-Comstor’s Americas business, which includes Canada, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Datto acquires channel focused networking solutions provider

Datto is bolstering its MSP networking solution capabilities with an acquisition and launch of new products. The Norwalk, Conn.-based data protection vendor has acquired Open Mesh, a cloud-based networking solution provider based out

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Going deeper into the Avaya Chapter 11 filing

As experienced technology analysts and consultants we spend a great deal of time tracking and analyzing a broad range of telecom, network and IT players.  We also work with many end user government

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Roberta Fox

Avaya enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but not in Canada

The Canadian subsidiary of Avaya is not part of the just announced Chapter 11 protection filing by Avaya Inc. Avaya’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection strategy was not a secret, nor a surprise to

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The 2016 summer of our discontent

This summer has seen the continuation of the rapidly evolving new business environment, and the inevitable ongoing struggle with moving the distribution and carrier channel in the new market direction, which is having

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Roberta Fox

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

Tech Data opens up an IoT practice

TORONTO – When you look at the scope of the Internet of Things or the Internet of Everything you get a lot of numbers; numbers in the trillions of dollars. For example, Cisco

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto