Is CDW’s Top 100 win really an upset?

The look of shock and surprise on people's faces when Rick Reid, the president of Tech Data Canada, announced that there would be a new No. 1 solution provider in Canada, based on

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

A new No. 1 Solution Provider is named at the CDN Top 100 show

TORONTO – Softchoice’s stay at the top of the CDN Top 100 Solution Provider list lasted only a year, as CDW Canada became the first subsidiary of a foreign company to win the No. 1 spot. Softchoice

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

IT organizations lack the “right stuff” to satisfy business needs

A new study from Softchoice, CDN’s Top Solution Provider of 2012, finds that most organizations lack the IT infrastructure to meet the growing expectations of front office workers and managers. The report –

Published on: April 1st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Newsmaker #10 Dave MacDonald, Softchoice

After taking the title of Top Solution Provider of 2012 in CDN’s Top 100 riding, Softchoice CEO Dave MacDonald seemed determined to ensure the company didn’t rest on its laurels in 2013, making

Published on: February 27th, 2014 CDN Staff

SaaS can mean risky business for organizations: report

A new report from Toronto-based solution provider Softchoice is raising concerns about the impact of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications on end user behaviour, and recommends steps that can be taken to mitigate the IT

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Getting the channel cloud ready: Partnering may be the answer

TORONTO – Infrastructure vendor EMC Corp. held its annual EMC Forum event here Tuesday. A survey of attendees showed big interest in cloud computing and big data, and it’s an interest the vendor

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft supporting select partners for Surface 2 launch

Microsoft Corp. is gearing its device distribution strategy to include its channel partners as a major cog just ahead of the anticipated launch of the Surface 2 tablet, according to one partner. Microsoft

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Citrix Platinum tier requirements don’t sit well with top Canadian partner

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Before Citrix Systems’ recent reforms to the Platinum tier of its partner program, the vendor had two Canadian partners in its top tier – IT Weapons and Gibraltar Solutions. Now

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Softchoice results are in and net income is down

Buoyed by is win last month at the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers event, Softchoice Corp. of Toronto reported first quarter earnings for the year that saw net earnings drop to US$4.5 million

Published on: May 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 Solution Provider of the Year winner

What a different a year makes. The Canadian channel remembers Softchoice Corp. of Toronto came in second last year after holding this title for an unprecedented seven straight years. So what did they do

Published on: April 26th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

The top solution provider in Canada wants to go private

Fresh off reclaiming the top spot on CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers list for 2012, Softchoice Corp. (TSX: SO) has announced its intention to become a privately held company. On Monday evening, Softchoice announced

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

A first timer’s look at the Top 100 Solution Providers event

Walking into a hall packed with the top people from the IT channel world is not something that you witness everyday. People were solemnly seated ready for the first workshop of the day.

Published on: April 19th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Canada moves past 50 per cent mark in BYOD

Solution provider and MSP Avanadereleased the results from a global survey of nearly 600 C-level executives and IT decision-makers in 19 countries that show widespread use of consumer technologies in the enterprise.   One

Published on: February 1st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Two solution providers tap into bring-your-own-cloud trend

More solution providers are bringing their own clouds to the table to tap into the Bring your own Cloud (BYOC) trend.Dimension Data and Softchoice have both launched their own cloudportals to offer one-stop

Published on: July 31st, 2012 Christine Wong