MicroAge Canada growing, digitally transforming its national partner network

There are hundreds and maybe even thousands of independent IT system integrators and value-added resellers across Canada, and it can be hard to choose which one would serve your business best. Hoping to

Published on: June 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canada holds new opportunities for Veritas’ new channel program, says VP of global channels

Establishing  consistency with its existing partners while attracting new ones is Veritas’ primary goal as it rolls out phase one of its new channel program - and Canada is rife with opportunity, said

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

2 Truths and a Lie with Symantec Canada’s Ajay K. Sood

At the helm of Symantec Canada, Ajay K. Sood has been responsible for pulling Symantec Canada out of the depths and back into the spotlight. But to get a better feel for Sood's

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Radu

New AWS program and partnership ahead of Re:Invent show

In front of the Re:Invent 2017 conference, Amazon Web Services made some pre-show announcements including a new program that connects machine learning experts from across Amazon with AWS customers called Amazon ML Solutions

Published on: November 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Symantec turns to deception as new security prevention tool

Symantec Corp. has introduced a fully-featured endpoint solution that adds new deception technology. This new development is part of Symantec’s line of tools such as mobile threat defense, endpoint detection and response (EDR),

Published on: October 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Worried about ransomware? Buy some insurance

It looks like the insurance industry is getting into the cyber security sector, but instead of protecting an organization or individual from getting hacked; they will be providing specialized insurance policies to help

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec selling website security business for almost $1 billion

Changes are coming to Symantec Corp. The Calif.-based cyber security company has announced it will be selling its web security and public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions business to DigiCert Inc. for $950 million

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sean Forkan wants ‘channel first’ sales model for VMware Canada

After five months settling into his country manager role for VMware Canada, Sean Forkan is ready to get down to business on the three things he thinks all leaders should be accountable for.

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Symantec signs up with Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor is continuing to build out its Security Solutions Practice and have inked an agreement with Symantec. According to the distributor's spokesperson, the agreement was made possible as a result of Symatec's acquisition of

Published on: May 4th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers: Symantec’s Keith Weatherford

Without the efforts of Keith Weatherford in 2016, Symantec Canada would be a shell of its former self. Symantec went through a lot in 2016 with the Veritas Technologies split becoming official in

Published on: April 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers #15-11

 

Published on: March 15th, 2017 CDN Staff

Symantec creates its own venture capital firm

Ask any channel partner today about access to capital and financing and they’ll tell you it’s a concern. Symantec Corp. is trying to do something about it. The security vendor has formed Symantec

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Former Veritas Canada boss gets chance to run VMware Canada

At one point VMware Canada looked rudderless. Now, in the span of a few months, VMware Canada has hired Dell Canada channel chief Tara Fine and today CDN has learned former Symantec and

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau featured in CDN Digital Edition

The December 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features a cover shot of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is spearheading his Government to dramatically increase investment in the country's technology sector. Beyond the Prime Minister,

Published on: December 12th, 2016 CDN Staff