Cisco Live! 2018 at a glance

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Nyansa launches network analytics solutions, searches for new Canadian partners to distribute them

Proactive network analytics are becoming increasingly important as more applications move to the cloud, and Nyansa Inc. is hoping its latest products in the infrastructure management space, announced this week at Cisco Live,

Published on: June 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

The strategic significance of Synnex/Westcon-Comstor deal for Canada

The acquisition of Westcon-Comstor by Synnex will have a large impact in many global markets, but it may have its most significance in Canada. In an interview with the President of Synnex Canada

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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