The Ehang 184 drone was the biggest drone on display at CES 2016. The Ehang drone is a low altitude aerial vehicle that can take a person on a medium to short distance flight

Published: January 8th, 2016


CenturyLink has plans to go fully virtual by 2018

CenturyLink has announced it is going virtual. The communications company today unveiled plans to build a network platform with software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) capabilities for self-service application and on-demand service

Published on: October 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Weak Canadian dollar forces Cisco to hike prices

Cisco Canada told CDN that it plans to make a major price adjustment on all Cisco products and services starting Oct. 25 of this year. On Oct. 25 expect to see list prices

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP PartnerOne program to separate on company lines

TORONTO – HP PartnerOne has been supporting channel partners since 2002. Going forward the program will also separate on company lines: PartnerFirst for HP Inc. and Partner Ready for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. PartnerOne

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Barracuda Networks acquires Intronis, eyes the SMB market

Security, networking and storage vendor Barracuda Networks has announced it is acquiring Intronis Inc., an online backup and disaster recovery solutions provider. With this move, Barracuda is looking to extend its reach into the SMB

Published on: September 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell Canada makes its profitability pitch

TORONTO – At the 3rd annual Dell Canada Partner Summit Canadian subsidiary president Kevin Peesker told a crowd of channel partners from across the country that the vendor plans to expand its salesforce

Published on: September 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya Canada will have a new channel chief this fall

Miles Davis, the channel chief of Avaya Canada, has been promoted to the position of vice president of sales for Eastern Canada. No replacement has been announced, but the post is expected to be filled by

Published on: August 5th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco names a new leader for its partner organization

The Bruce Klein era at Cisco’s Worldwide Partner Organization has officially ended. After three years at the helm, Klein has decided to leave the networking giant to pursue leadership opportunity at another company.

Published on: July 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco acquires cloud, data analytics vendor

As the channel continues to evolve into a recurring revenue business from a fixed transaction model, Cisco Systems announced it has acquired Carlsbad, Calif.-based vendor of cloud and data analytics software called MaintenanceNet.

Published on: July 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

My first live experience with BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Last week I got a chance to attend a press conference featuring BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Chen was on hand at the launch of Mackenzie Health’s second phase of its Innovation Unit that

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell blueprints its future-ready enterprise strategy

Take today’s workloads and try to fit them into a digital-first environment. Not as easy as it sounds. The reality of today is activities such as crafting emails or Tweets, developing digital content,

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco goes internal for new Canadian channel chief

Mark Collins is the new channel chief of Cisco Canada. As the Canadian subsidiary takes the wraps off a brand new headquarters, the networking giant began a search for the departing Dave DeAbreu,

Published on: June 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

New networking tips for the mobile sales person

Sellers nowadays are on the move. Those in B2B solution sales are hitting the road or hopping airplanes an average of one to two weeks each month for client meetings. Even inside sellers

Published on: June 26th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Internet of Everything on display at Pan Am Games 2015

It was almost one year ago today that Jeff Seifert stood next to a giant, colourful, and connected clock in Toronto’s Nathan Philips Square. The chief technology officer of Cisco Canada posed for

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry and Cisco ink long term deal

After reporting a Q1 loss, Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone vendor BlackBerry Ltd. struck a long term deal with networking powerhouse Cisco Systems Inc. Cisco and BlackBerry have signed a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff