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

SonicWall launches new managed security service provider program

Security is an increasingly important aspect for any business, and SonicWall’s new offering is hoping to help organizations tackle the problem by giving new tools to channel partners. The security company has launched

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

IT Cloud Solutions named Microsoft distributor as it expands beyond cloud recovery services

IT Cloud Solutions may have started as a cloud backup solution provider in 2005, but almost 15 years later, it’s proved to be much more than that. The Quebec-based company just recently announced

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Rising ransomware attacks impact the channel, but most businesses still in the dark

While it’s no secret the number of cyberthreats, and in particular, ransomware attacks, have significantly risen in the last couple years, their impact on the channel has flown under the radar – until

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

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

Wells Fargo helping Canadian channel partners bridge the financing gap

US banking giant Wells Fargo & Co. expanded into Canada more than half a decade ago with a focus on building out a lending portfolio for commercial and corporate clients. The company wants

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

SMBs adopting UC becoming a big channel opportunity

Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are adopting unified communication (UC) services in much larger numbers than ever before. According to a Jabra market survey, approximately two-thirds of SMBs will either add UC

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Alex Radu

Dell’s latest X-Series switches are aimed at SMBs

Dell is rolling out a line of smart managed networking switches designed to provide small and medium-sized companies a configurable enterprise-class environment that is easy to set-up and maintain. Easy-to-navigate dashboards and step-by-step wizards

Published on: April 7th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Aruba Networks targets SMBs with new channel program

Network gear vendor Aruba Networks Inc. is lining up a set of new products and a new channel team to help its partners meet the needs of small and medium sized businesses. The

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft to revamp Office 365 SMB editions

Microsoft’s Office 365 versions for small and medium sized businesses are getting enhanced features to bring them closer to their enterprise counterparts. To make the SMB editions more attractive to small businesses, Microsoft

Published on: July 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Cisco invests $150M in Canadian tech startups

Cisco Canada is putting $150 million into venture capital funds, incubators and technology startups in the country. The company said its Cisco Canada Innovation Program will cover mix technologies, businesses and investment stages

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Epson says new WorkForce printers cut colour printing costs

Printer manufacturer Epson, is releasing 11 new models of its WorkForce printers which the company says will help small and medium sized businesses and work groups dramatically cut their colour printing costs. The machines

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

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