Lenovo makes further strides in server market, announces NetApp partnership at Transform 2.0

Lenovo and NetApp are joining forces to co-develop what they’re calling the largest range of new Lenovo-branded storage products. The new storage products will be manufactured by Lenovo and distributed through its own

Published on: September 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell EMC sets its sights on SMBs with new, smaller Integrated Data Protection Appliance

A smaller version of Dell EMC’s Integrated Data Protection Appliance that combines backup, replication and disaster recovery to the cloud is available now and aimed squarely at mid-market customers. The Dell EMC IDPA

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell storage business shines in Q1 2018

Dell EMC captured nearly 22 per cent of the worldwide storage arena, increased its lead over Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and for the first time since closing the EMC merger, experienced its first quarter

Published on: June 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

New software-defined servers released by Dell EMC

Dell EMC is continuing its flurry of activity in the new year with more products and updates. The company has expanded its 14th generation PowerEdge portfolio with three new servers – the PowerEdge

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Here’s a marketplace where hacked servers from almost every country can be sold over and over again

To understand the scale of hackers out in the world, perhaps this one example is all that is needed. Kaspersky Lab has released information on xDedic, a global forum that appears to be run

Published on: June 15th, 2016 CDN Staff

Dell bullish on the Quebec market

TORONTO – Dell Canada is putting more resources towards the Quebec market place. The Canadian subsidiary recently hired Mario Vitale, a long time vice president of HP Canada’s Eastern region based in Montreal.

Published on: September 18th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

Time to change your sales tactics for managed services

There’s a lot to admire about the way Michael Dell bounced back as a business leader. I think we can all learn from how Dell now focuses on what customer's want. And yeah, it’s

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Stuart Crawford

Dell boasts first week sales of PowerEdge FX2 converged infrastructure

At the official Canadian launch event last night, Dell Inc. officially showed off its PowerEdge FX2 line of converged infrastructure, with the company saying it has already sold some 1,000 units in North America

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

End of Windows Server 2003 support is a SureStep for Microsoft

LAS VEGAS – Microsoft outlined the channel opportunity for the end of life situation with Windows Server 2003 at the VARnex Fall conference, organized by Synnex. According to John Kennedy, vice-president of OEM

Published on: November 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian success likely for Lenovo’s x86 server business: IDC

The odds of success are in Lenovo’s favour in integrating IBM’s x86 server business, especially in Canada, where HP, Dell and Cisco should start looking over their shoulder, according to research firm IDC.

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Dave Yin

BlackBerry CEO forges new partnerships

When John Chen took over as executive chair and CEO of financially-troubled BlackBerry exactly a year ago, he decided the company had to focus more on serving enterprise customers. Today, the company released

Published on: November 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

AMD releases 2.53 TFLOPS server GPU

AMD claims its FirePro S9150 server card is the most powerful graphic processing unit (GPU) built for high performance computing. Built on the company’s Graphic Core Next architecture for high compute workloads, the

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP hammers ‘uncertainty’ message to partners on Lenovo’s x86 purchase

Regulatory approval of Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business is still pending but the world’s second largest server vendor has lost no time in warning channel partners of the uncertainties associated with

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano