Ex-Cisco Canada President Bernadette Wightman: Exit Interview Part 2

In part one of CDN’s Exit Interview with outgoing President of Cisco Canada Bernadette Wightman, the leader talked about Rola Dagher, the new chief executive who will be replacing her and what advice she

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

CDN Top Newsmaker for 2014: Ross Pellizzari of Avaya Canada

Editors note: When CDN announced its annual Top 25 Newsmakers Ross Pellizzari was still with Avaya Canada. He has since left the networking and collaboration vendor. Avaya Canada President Ross Pellizzari always wanted

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Avaya and VMware partner on hybrid cloud offering

CANCUN, MEX. – Avaya has added to its “Big Friends” vendor partnership strategy by adding VMware; announced at its Avaya Executive Partner Forum. Late last year the Santa Clara, Calif.-based networking and collaboration

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top dollar for these IT professions: 2015 predictions

IT World Canada's  Nestor Arellano offers some insights into what IT careers will see demand in 2015.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSZyQ26P7T8 Ninety per cent of Internet of Things will be hosted on service provider platforms and

Published on: December 24th, 2014 CDN Staff

3Quotes are better than none in IT procurement

Getting quotes from a provider sounds simple enough. However, this critical part of the IT procurement process tends to trip up a lot of implementation projects. For starters, searching or calling up providers

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Cisco Canada president leaves for Rogers; replaced by GM of Russian subsidiary

Nitin Kawale, the long-time president of Cisco Canada has left the subsidiary to become the president of Rogers’ Enterprise Business Unit. This position takes effect on Dec. 1st and it follows the recent

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP announces global network of cloud service providers

LAS VEGAS – There are many ways technology companies muscle their solutions into the increasing demand by customers for cloud computing. Hewlett-Packard Co.’s latest effort is to line up service providers around the

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

NComputing rolls out desktop as a service for SMBs

NComputing Inc., a client virtualization solutions provider, has unveiled a new desktop-as-a-servic e (DaaS) solution aimed towards small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and delivered through service providers. The new solution is geared towards helping

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Candice So

Cisco broadens virtualization solutions for service providers

Networking vendor Cisco Systems has expanded its portfolio of virtualization offerings for service providers by introducing the Cisco Evolved Services Platform (ESP). According to Cisco, with the rapidly increasing number of people, devices,

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Smart displays finally getting a clue

Today’s smart displays, like some of LG’s units, are not only being bought by consumers, they are finally being connected to the Internet with streaming media players like the Nuvola as people begin

Published on: January 7th, 2014 Max Spindle

JDS Uniphase buys itself a channel

JDS Uniphase has remade itself several times after the former Canadian carrier optical networking component giant crashed when the dot-com bubble burst a dozen years ago. On Wednesday it made another move, this

Published on: December 13th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Avaya makes significant organizational changes in Canada

CANCUN, MEX. – The big news coming out of this year’s Avaya Executive Partner Conference from a Canadian perspective is that the Canadian subsidiary has a new channel chief in Myles Davis. Avaya

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto