Microsoft’s 2017 roadmap to focus on six priorities

TORONTO – It may have been the last keynote of the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference, but Judson Althoff’s presentation was certainly the most highly anticipated for the partner community. CDN learned that

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Channel Moves: New hires at Microsoft and AWS Canada

In this episode of Channel Moves shot on location at the CDN Top 100 show, looks at the changes at Microsoft Canada's senior leadership team. The two top senior executives have left. Staci Trackey

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya Canada makes a big switch at channel chief

Avaya Canada, who has been struggling with leadership issues recently, just got a big shot in the arm with the announcement of Ange Valentini as its new channel chief. Valentini is a 20

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE introduces new managed hybrid server line targeting SMB and education

HPE is introducing a new lineup in the managed hybrid server space geared towards SMB, educational organizations and branch offices. The first solution in the new Easy Connect family will be called ProLiant EC200a,

Published on: April 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Small and medium-sized business experts to follow Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing small and medium-sized business experts that could give tips and tricks on how to grow in this space. First up is is Melinda Emerson, known as SmallBizLady, who

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

SAP keeps talking about its new SMB solution it’s only made available in China

NEW YORK, NY - Something big seems to be coming from SAP. At its SME (small-medium enterprise) summit in New York City, the German software vendor spent much of its time discussing, yet

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

SAP brings Business One Cloud to its own data centres

NEW YORK, NY - SAP today announced that its Business One Cloud solution can now run on SAP data centres. To go along with what is now the third deployment option (private hosted cloud,

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

Best Mid-Market Solution Silver and Bronze at the CEA 2015

TORONTO - Clear Concepts of Winnipeg won the 2015 Channel Elite Award Gold prize in the Best Mid-Market Solution category with a heart-warming solution for the Macdonald Youth Services of Manitoba. But both Konverge

Published on: October 15th, 2015 CDN Staff

Best Small Business Solution Silver and Bronze winners at CEA 2015

TORONTO - Navantis won in the Best Small Business category at the 2015 CDN Channel Elite Awards. This category was hotly contested by runners up Digitcom and XCEL Professional Services. High-end appliance retailer Canadian

Published on: October 13th, 2015 CDN Staff

Kaspersky’s new price tags on data leaks may give sticker shock

We all know security breaches are costly, but just how much? New figures released by Kaspersky Lab on the budget required to recover from such a breach are oddly specific: $551,000 for enterprises and

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Dave Yin

A quick look at what’s new in AVG’s Business Edition 2016 software suite

Security vendor AVG has announced the 2016 release of its Business Edition software suite, including its AntiVirus and Internet Security offerings. The solutions continue to focus on the SMB market, with scalability beyond this space,

Published on: October 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

Best Small Business Solution at CDN Channel Elite Awards 2015

Gold Navantis is one of those solution providers who is effectively managing the channel transformation to Cloud and creating their own IP. This Toronto company has been on the stage several times before

Published on: September 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

Lenovo announces ISV and SMB combined offerings, partnership with Red Hat

Lenovo has announced that a new collection of ISV enterprise and SMB-oriented offering will be appearing on its hardware, including Red Hat OpenStack and VMware Software Defined Data Center. The solutions are aimed to

Published on: August 31st, 2015 CDN Staff

StorMagic partners with Lenovo for hyperconverged solution

Software-defined storage provider StorMagic has announced a partnership with Lenovo to offer a hyperconverged solution for small businesses. The solution, which referred to simply as the "hyperconverged Solution from StorMagic and Lenovo", is

Published on: August 17th, 2015 CDN Staff