Cisco CEO John Chambers addresses attendees at Collaboration Summit in Los Angeles.

Published: May 19th, 2017


Solution providers respond to WannaCry attack

The ongoing WannaCry ransomware attack, including WannaCrypt, WanCryptOr and WannaDecryptor has been targeting organizations running the Windows OS since last week. Today, close to 250,000 PCs in more than 150 countries have been hit

Published on: May 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

BlackBerry channel chief outlines new strategy

TORONTO - BlackBerry's global channel chief Richard McLeod was at the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala to talk to solution providers about the pivot the company is making. McLeod presented at the

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CA Risk Analytics tool takes a bite out of fraud

Using behavior analytics, machine learning and global transaction data, CA Technologies latest tool can help prevent fraud for payment cards. Called CA Risk Analytics Network, the new tool is a cloud-based service that

Published on: May 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Symantec signs up with Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor is continuing to build out its Security Solutions Practice and have inked an agreement with Symantec. According to the distributor's spokesperson, the agreement was made possible as a result of Symatec's acquisition of

Published on: May 4th, 2017 CDN Staff

Highlight slideshow of 2017 CDN Top 100 gala

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data inks deals with Cisco and Ruckus

Cisco Systems is getting serious about security and they just enlisted Tech Data to broaden its reach. The distributor’s Technology Solutions unit will now be offering Cisco Security Incident Response Service for the channel in Canada and

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

BlackBerry expands cybersecurity channel reach

BlackBerry Ltd. has introduced a new initiative to expand its channels of distribution. In partnership with Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, BlackBerry intends to provide direct access to BlackBerry’s cybersecurity expertise to cyber policyholders. It

Published on: April 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

New HP MFPs get big channel rollout

HP has confirmed it will release the latest A3 multifunction printers (MFPs) to 80 major markets, worldwide all through the channel. HP has partnered with more than 500 solution providers for this launch. 

Published on: April 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Apps are cool, convenient, useful and dangerous

A few weeks ago, I had to visit my friendly smartphone store. I could do everything – send/receive texts, send/receive emails, access/use business and social media apps – everything but make a phone

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Max Spindle

CDN Top Newsmaker: Asigra’s David & Eran Farajun

After 30 years in the data protection software business, David and Eran Farajun, the father-son duo in charge of the Canadian vendor that is Asigra, aren’t slowing down. In fact, as the company

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

McAfee’s brand switch is nothing new

McAfee’s brand change was like watching the 1993 movie Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. I can safely say I’ve seen this movie before. Back in 1997, I reported on an interesting four-way merger

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The dawning of a new day for McAfee

After six years and eight months under the control of Intel, today McAfee has been officially set free and will be run as an independent operation based in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco announces three new partner incentives

MIAMI – At its Partner Conference Week, Cisco Systems, Inc. unveiled three new partner specific incents starting with the expansion of its Cisco Capital Easy Pay program across all architectures and products. Expansions

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Alex Radu

You may not think it, but Cisco is a security company

MIAMI - Chances are when you think of Cisco Systems, Inc., you’re not thinking about security. Well, that will change according to David Ulevitch, vice president and general manager of Cisco’s security business

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Alex Radu