Ten years of VARnex

SAN DIEGO – The 10-year anniversary of Synnex’s VARnex channel buying group sort of snuck up on the industry. VARnex was launched a decade ago when a reseller named GroupMobile of Chandler, Ariz.

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex to change direction on CloudSolv program

SAN DEIGO – At the 10th anniversary of VARnex, Synnex is looking to evolve its CloudSolv program into an Everything-as-a-Service offering. Synnex Vice President of Marketing Bob Stegner confirmed that to CDN at

Published on: November 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco puts a renewed focus on the SMB

DALLAS – If you ask any Cisco executive about the small and mid-size business market they will tell you it’s always been an important sector. But, Cisco Systems has had many priorities that

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The strategic significance of Synnex/Westcon-Comstor deal for Canada

The acquisition of Westcon-Comstor by Synnex will have a large impact in many global markets, but it may have its most significance in Canada. In an interview with the President of Synnex Canada

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE Canada names new channel chief

TORONTO – Just weeks after the departure of long time Hewlett-Packard Enterprise leader Charlie Atkinson and the Canadian operation has named a new channel chief. Zack Dickson will now hold the title of

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

It’s official: Westcon/Comstor now part of Synnex

When the news broke three months ago that Synnex acquired Westcon-Comstor Americas, solution providers, specifically those in Cisco's partner network, waited in anticipation to see what if anything changed. Now that the deal is complete it

Published on: September 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Synnex/Westcon-Comstor deal to go beyond Cisco

Bob Stegner, the senior vice president of marketing for Synnex in North America, said from a Canadian standpoint the new investment Synnex has made in acquiring Westcon-Comstor will provide solution providers north of

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex to acquire Westcon-Comstor Americas

It was anticipated that Synnex was the front runner for the Westcon-Comstor business since the start of the year. And, as of this morning Synnex has Westcon-Comstor’s Americas business, which includes Canada, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker: Synnex Canada’s Mitchell Martin

A culture shift came to the Canadian operation of Synnex thanks to its longtime leader, president Mitchell Martin. Martin told CDN the services culture initiative is a North American wide strategy centered around

Published on: April 25th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers #25-21

Published on: March 13th, 2017 CDN Staff

Synnex NA President wants to make IT cool again

LAS VEGAS – Synnex North American president Peter Larocque believes distribution is playing a key role in changing the direction of IT spending away from CapEx and OpeX decisions. He told the audience

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Is Canada over distributed?

If you ask Mitchell Martin, the president of Synnex Canada if the Canadian market is over distributed his response is an overwhelming “Yes!” Martin is pleased with the ongoing consolidation in distribution starting

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex initiating culture shift towards services

LAS VEGAS – Synnex President of North America Peter Larocque told a crowd of approximately 700 attendees at the VARnex conference that the distributor plans to implement more of a services culture throughout

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC puts distribution on pins and needles

AUSTIN, TEX.- Dell EMC worldwide channel chief John Bryne admitted to CDN that the combine organization has too many distributors. As it stands now Dell EMC is working with 300 distributors globally. While

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto