The top CDN blogs of 2017

CDN’s 2017 roundup continues, this time with the most popular blog posts on the site in the last year. You can also find our most viewed slideshows, the CDN video roundup, top five leadership changes in 2017,

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

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

Westcon-Comstor sale spins a cautionary tale

Speculation has been swirling since the start of the year that value-added distributor Westcon-Comstor is for sale. Westcon-Comstor is owned by $6 billion South African conglomerate Datatec Ltd. What’s interesting about Datatec is

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Westcon-Comstor’s to be cloud or not to be cloud push

Approximately a decade ago, IDC predicted solution providers who did not embrace cloud would be falling off that preverbal cloud cliff by 2017. Well, it is 2017 and according to a new study

Published on: April 6th, 2017 CDN Staff

Westcon-Comstor bolsters security portfolio

Networking distributor Westcon-Comstor has expanded its current partnership with network solutions provider, Gigamon, bringing Gigamon solutions to Canada, the United States and also Latin American regions. With this addition, Westcon-Comstor's security portfolio now provides advanced network

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

Vertical voice solutions now available at Westcon-Comstor in Canada

Vertical voice solutions provider Speakerbus has expanded on its recently-signed distribution agreement with Westcon-Comstor to make its products available through the distributor in North America. In March, Speakerbus signed on with Westcon-Comstor for distribution of its voice

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Chris Talbot