New President working to reshape Avaya Canada

TORONTO – November 15 will be an important date in Avaya’s history. On that day Avaya employees, channel partners and customers will learn the company’s fate as they expect to leave Chapter 11

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Three big profit drives for channel with Cisco intent networks

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Almost hidden in yesterday’s big Cisco announcement of new intent-based networks – code named Wolverine – was the networking giant’s subscription-based go-to market strategy. In a nutshell, Cisco has

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP offering an avenue to partner solutions  

ORLANDO, Fla. – At the Sapphire Global Partner Summit, SAP SE opened up its App Center to channel partners. Now customers will gain real-time access to channel partner solutions that complement and extend SAP solutions. SAP

Published on: May 15th, 2017 CDN Staff

Top 100 solution provider to donate software to fight drug addiction

Esri announced it will donate software to winners of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Grant to combat the national opioid and heroin abuse epidemic. The new partnership will promote Esri's mapping and

Published on: March 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

CA CEO outlines “built to change” agenda

LAS VEGAS – When Mike Gregoire took the reins of CA Technologies as its new CEO back in early 2013 he pledged to makeover the company into a software innovator. Nearly three-years later

Published on: November 18th, 2016 CDN Staff

The good and the bad of product reviews

Solar flares are awesome in their beauty, power and effect on us here on Earth. In a weird sorta’ way, they are similar to firms’ product review efforts.  Nothing warms the boss’ heart,

Published on: August 19th, 2016 Max Spindle

BlackBerry sets deadline for smartphone turnaround

BlackBerry has given itself the remainder of the current fiscal year, which ends next March, to return its handset division to profitability, CEO John Chen said during the company’s annual general meeting. Chen

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

NetApp Canada GM leaves for Veeam Software Canada

After almost 15 years running the show at NetApp Canada Jeff Goldstein was looking for a new challenge.  Goldstein told CDN that he left the storage and data management vendor for Veeam Software,

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Adobe Summit 2016 analysis

On the show floor of Adobe Summit 2016, Brian Jackson from CDN sister publication ITBusiness.ca interviews Bilal Jaffery, digital practice lead at Deloitte Digital. Jaffery comments and brings insight on the news and philosophies

Published on: March 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Dell unveils CloudRunner with Microsoft

Orlando, Fla. – As part of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Dell introduced an IT-as-a-service called CloudRunner targeted at managed service providers (MSPs). CloudRunner enables customers to bring licenses or rent licenses from

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian partners sizzle at Microsoft WPC in Orlando

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry and Cisco ink long term deal

After reporting a Q1 loss, Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone vendor BlackBerry Ltd. struck a long term deal with networking powerhouse Cisco Systems Inc. Cisco and BlackBerry have signed a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

New Juniper Networks CEO sets high expectations

Toronto - Rami Rahim, the newly appointed CEO of Juniper Networks, took a trip home to speak at the Telecom Summit. The Toronto-born executive has set a new course for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based networking

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft announces release date for Windows 10

Windows 10 will be available as an upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 and on new PCs starting July 29, Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday. While many were expecting a release of the

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson