AWS re-imagines its channel program

LAS VEGAS – Amazon Web Services is evolving its channel reseller program to include new tiers and a new name: AWS Solution Provider Program. AWS worldwide channel chief Terry Wise at the sixth

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Demystifying AI for channel partners: New C4 Webinar

Not too long ago, “AI” was little more than a film title to most people. In terms of a description, you might have gotten the odd tech-savvy individual talking a bit about intelligent

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Selling Salesforce: Not your average channel partnership

SAN FRANCISCO - Consulting partners of Salesforce.com Inc. will tell you working with the cloud vendor is not your typical channel experience, but with the San Francisco-based firm hungry for certified administrators and

Published on: November 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson

What a week looks like for the new Microsoft Canada President

TORONTO - What does a work week look like for new Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker? Well, he revealed how he spends his time at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto. Peesker

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The death of the channel has been greatly exaggerated but it’s not entirely fake news

The transition to SaaS and an expanding buyer community are forcing many IT firms to rethink their sales and marketing strategies. Technology channels have proven to be remarkable change agents—from both a customer

Published on: September 15th, 2017 Jay McBain

Tech Data to add four new services to cloud offering

Tech Data Corp. has added four new value-added service providers to its Tech Data Cloud. The four new service providers are: AvePoint, Conexlink, CloudGenera, and Webair. On top of these additions, Tech Data is

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Systems integrator uses Cortana for Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service

Global systems integrator Wipro Ltd. has created Data Discovery Platform, the India-based company's big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure. The concept behind the Wipro Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service platform is to accelerate insight-driven

Published on: August 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Win10 & security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Close to 15,000 channel partners got a surprised announcement from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the Inspire 2017 conference. Commercial versions of Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility with Security

Published on: July 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Datto focused on helping MSP partners win with SMBs

Datto Inc. is focusing on helping its managed service provider channel partners win in the SMB space with its latest announcements. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company was busy at its annual DattoCon conference. Austin

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

NetApp enters the hyper-converged arena

In a wide-ranging announcement, NetApp unveiled its first enterprise-scale hyper converged solution (HCI) which leverages SolidFire technology. The launch was supported by a new consumption pricing model specifically set up to encourage customers

Published on: June 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Dell to deliver PC-as-a-Service

LAS VEGAS – Dell Technologies has launched a PC-as-a-Service (PCaaS) solution that will combine all of its client-devices, software along with deployment services that will include security and support in a per seat,

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker: Citrix Canada’s Michael Murphy

Multiple CDN Newsmaker Michael Murphy opened a brand new office for Citrix in Canada. He also helped to make the Canadian operation more of a cloud player than ever before. In 2016, Citrix

Published on: April 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Say hello to Microsoft’s latest Azure IoT offering

Microsoft Corp.'s latest software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering is built on the Azure cloud and aims to reduce the complexity of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Called Microsoft IoT Central, it is the tech giant's

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

Ingram Micro shifts cloud focus to IaaS

PHOENIX - At its annual Cloud Summit, Ingram Micro wants to be the channel community's go-to cloud distributor by expanding its portfolio into the software sphere. While its venture into the cloud space began almost

Published on: April 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs