A different way to look at government grants: are your customers eligible?

By Andrea McPhail When most businesses think about government grants, they consider it in the context of how much government funding they can obtain to directly fund their development, commercialization, marketing, and human

Published on: April 24th, 2018 CDN Staff

‘Okay Google’ are the first two words to unlocking AI business advantage: IDC analyst

While the science-fiction version of artificial intelligence may be decades away, businesses right now in 2018 can still get excited about AI algorithms that can be used to make their practice more efficient

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Alex Radu

Trust vs. Cost? What’s more important to SMB customers

NEW YORK – A new survey reveals that a whopping 80 per cent of small and mid-size customers would rather have a channel partner they can trust over lower prices. This study, conducted

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP moving towards an affordability over cost strategy

NEW YORK – At the 10th annual SAP SME Summit, SAP’s channel chief, Rodolpho Cardenuto said the No. 1 priority for global channels & general business group is to change the narrative from

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco puts a renewed focus on the SMB

DALLAS – If you ask any Cisco executive about the small and mid-size business market they will tell you it’s always been an important sector. But, Cisco Systems has had many priorities that

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Channel partner exclusive Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition revealed

Samsung has announced that it will be releasing a support- and security-enhanced, enterprise version of the Galaxy Note 8, and it will be sold exclusively through Samsung channel partners. The Galaxy Note 8

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft 365 Business for SMBs is available now

Microsoft's Office 365 solution built for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is now available worldwide. Designed for organizations with under 300 employees, Microsoft 365 Business includes Office 365 productivity and collaboration tools and

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Jack Ma and Justin Trudeau urge businesses looking for new markets to consider China

TORONTO – Canadian businesses – small, medium, and enterprise alike – looking for new markets should consider the 300 million middle class Chinese eager to purchase high-quality products from the Great White North.

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

SonicWall makes biggest product roll-out in its history

Small and mid-sized businesses with limited IT staff are constantly on the look-out for products that will improve their ability to secure networks. Today SonicWall announced what it says is its largest product

Published on: September 28th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Salary matters – and tech knows it, LinkedIn finds

Despite considerable rhetoric suggesting otherwise, salary remains the number one motivator when it comes to choosing a new job, LinkedIn says - and now the professional social network has the numbers to prove

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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

Veeam tags Cisco exec as first Canadian channel chief

Veeam Software's continued focus on Canada now includes a Canadian channel chief. The vendor has hired Damien Serjeant as its director of partner sales in Canada. With 14 years of experience in the

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Canada changes its leadership team & divisions

Microsoft Canada's SMS&P (small, mid-market solutions and partners) division is no more. The company has consolidated the group in its Enterprise unit. In a sweeping new look for Microsoft Corp., the software giant

Published on: July 4th, 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