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

Veeam/Veritas patent suit is over

The four-year saga of the Veeam/Veritas patent infringement suit has come to an end. And, the final result saw the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed all eight asserted

Published on: November 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Want to sustain a lifetime of growth? Look at your company arc

LAS VEGAS - Mark Leslie took the stage on the last day of the Nutanix .Next Conference to talk about the Arc of a Company Life. As a company Nutanix is just in

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canada is world’s second worst offender with “dark data”: report

What is dark data? According to Veritas, it's data that sits in an environment whose value is unknown. In Canada, the company suggests, it makes up 64 per cent of IT environments -

Published on: March 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 9: Sean Forkan

Overshadowed by the massive HP separation was the Symantec/Veritas split. While some portion of the market waited to see what this particular company would do internally Sean Forkan made moves that saw his

Published on: March 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

Two views of the Veritas Symantec separation

As Xerox announced its split, Veritas Technologies officially begins its journey as an independent company today led by CEO Bill Coleman. While Coleman’s first day on the job is today, it was announced

Published on: February 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

HPE 3Par makes the move to all-flash data centre

Almost forgotten in the split up between HP Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is the 3Par storage solutions. 3Par in Canada has superseded expectations since HP would the bidding war to obtain 3Par back

Published on: November 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Digital Edition recognizes the top solutions in the Canadian channel

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition we are featuring the winners of the annual CDN Channel Elite Awards. Some 200 solution providers from across the country attended the awards, which awarded the best solution providers

Published on: November 11th, 2015 CDN Staff

Veritas updates NetBackup with new Amazon S3 standard support

At this year's GTEC, Veritas has announced that its data protection solution NetBackup will support the new Amazon S3 standard, IA cloud platform, as well as improve on support for the AWS GovCloud.

Published on: October 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Veritas executives on channel conflict, the competition, and the EMC deal

ORLANDO, FL - Veritas' inaugural partner conference has wrapped up in Orlando, but many may be asking themselves, what now? For those in the channel who are still unsure where they fit in

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Here’s Symantec’s brand new executive team that’s driving its focus on security

ORLANDO, FL - Whatever dilution of focus there was from the information management business, Symantec wants the channel to know that the old company is gone. What has replaced it, as the company

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Veritas channel chief launches new strategy for 2016

Veritas Technologies' Americas channel chief Rick Kramer dropped by the ITWC studios to discuss what the company's vision will be after the separation of Symantec becomes official. Kramer was interviewed by CDN Editor

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Veritas unveils its first channel program but potential partners may need to look elsewhere

Orlando, FL - In a move that surprised no one, Veritas has unveiled a channel program at its first Partner Link Conference in Orlando, FL today. Dubbed "Veritas Partner Force," the program is

Published on: October 13th, 2015 Dave Yin