Bob DeCrescenzo, senior vice-president of Dell EMC storage and Jeff Clarke, vice chairman of products and operations for Dell, present the new Dell EMC PowerEdge MX. Photo from Dell Technologies World 2018.

Published: August 21st, 2018


Dell EMC altering deal registration to be independent

TORONTO – Dell EMC’s on-going channel journey took an interesting side route. Dell EMC worldwide channel chief John Byrne told Canadian partners at the 2017 Dell EMC Canada Partner Summit the deal registration

Published on: October 27th, 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

CDN Top Newsmaker: Lenovo Canada’s Stefan Bockhop

Lenovo Canada’s channel chief Stefan Bockhop spent much of 2016 emphasizing the company’s interest in data centres and certification in Canada. The company announced a new partnership with Nimble Storage in October 2016

Published on: April 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CDN Top Newsmaker: HPE Canada’s Charlie Atkinson

2016 saw the one-year anniversary of one of the most significant splits in IT history between HP Inc. and HPE. HPE Canada's first year without HP, saw the Canadian operation shine in the

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Is Canada over distributed?

If you ask Mitchell Martin, the president of Synnex Canada if the Canadian market is over distributed his response is an overwhelming “Yes!” Martin is pleased with the ongoing consolidation in distribution starting

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco unveils three new Canadian-specific channel incentives

SAN FRANCISCO – Cisco Canada channel chief Mark Collins revealed three new profitability offerings for the Canadian channel. Those three incentives are called: The Whitespace Incentive Program targeting dormant accounts; Zero per cent

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

European cloud provider expanding in Canada

TORONTO - Canada has become Roubaix, France-based cloud provider OVH Group's starting point for North American business expansion. The company has opened its Toronto office to look after its client base not just

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel Canada leader going back home

Intel Canada country manager Graham Palmer is leaving the Canadian market after three-and-half years on the job. CDN has learned from sources that Palmer is heading back to the U.K. and will stay

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lenovo announces twelve new products in the data centre space

Lenovo is doubling down in its efforts to capture the data centre market with a slew of announcements today, including in software-defined storage, a partnership with Juniper Networks, servers, and hyperconverged appliances. Software-defined

Published on: June 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft Cloud: Officially open for business in Canada

Microsoft Canada today announced that its Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform is now generally available in data centre regions located in Toronto and Quebec City. In addition, the company's Office 365 platform is offering

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

New Lenovo NA president talks new server strategy, sees better performance in Canada over U.S.

Orlando, FL - The Canadian channel probably spent the good part of the past year learning to pronounce the name of the previous president of Lenovo North America - in fact, it was almost exactly a

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Dave Yin

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to focus on four go-to-market areas

TORONTO – HP is about a month away from becoming two separate entities in HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. And, the senior leadership team at the Canadian operation of HP Enterprise wants

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Highlights from the 2015 Dell Canada Partner Summit

TORONTO - More than 250 channel partner executives attended the 3rd annual Dell Canada Partner Summit this year. Canadian subsidiary president Kevin Peesker told a crowd of channel partners from across the country that the vendor

Published on: September 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto