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  • Cisco unveils training and developer programs for its new intent-based network June 27, 2017
    LAS VEGAS – Cisco announced a game-changing intent-based network earlier this month, and has now unveiled new training and developer programs to help its partners understand the technology and accelerate its adoption. The training programs will explore the impact intent-based networking will have on organizations, and help Cisco partners begin developing the evolved skills needed…
    Mandy Kovacs
  • Cisco Jasper expands connectivity platform to accelerate IoT success in businesses June 27, 2017
    LAS VEGAS – While businesses continue to recognize the importance of Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity, 60 per cent of IoT initiatives stall at the proof of concept stage. To help businesses better overcome these obstacles, Cisco Jasper has announced a new expanded model of its IoT connectivity platform, Control Center. The new Control…
    Mandy Kovacs
  • Converged infrastructure market takes another jump June 27, 2017
    The worldwide converged systems revenue increased 4.6 per cent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2017 with vendor revenue reaching the $2.67 billion mark, according to new research from IDC. International Data Corp. (IDC) has released its Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker on worldwide converged systems market revenues increased and consumed 1.48 exabytes of new storage capacity…
    CDN Staff
  • Dell EMC updates commitment to environment after merger June 27, 2017
    Dell EMC is reaffirming its commitment to the planet and the people who live on it with an update to Dell’s longtime 2020 Legacy of Good report. This is the first update since the report was originally launched during Dell’s fiscal year 2014 (Feb. 1, 2013 – Jan. 31, 2014). It primarily takes into account…
    Alex Radu
  • Cisco preparing for a world defined by connectivity June 27, 2017
    LAS VEGAS – The Internet has changed everything since its inception, from making it easier to access to information to expanding digital opportunity to everyone across the globe. IT networks, while often taken for granted, have always played a key role in this digitization, and while many predicted its position would decline in an era…
    Mandy Kovacs
  • Guide to complete mastery of your new Google Home unit June 26, 2017
    Google Home goes on sale in retail locations across Canada today, so let’s talk about everything you’ll want to do after unboxing your new smart home assistant to absolutely maximize its capabilities. Google Home is different from setting up a new smartphone, tablet, or laptop in that it doesn’t provide a visual interface. So you…
    Brian Jackson
  • CompuCom unveils SmartNOC-as-a-Service June 26, 2017
    CDN Top 10 Solution Provider CompuCom has introduced a SmartNOC solution that they plan to offer in an as-a-Service model for network management support targeted for mid-size and enterprise organizations. Compucom’s go-to market startegy on SmartNOC is that it can maintain reliability, availability and performance for client networks without the expense of equipping, staffing and…
    CDN Staff
  • Nominations for 2017 Channel Elite Awards now open June 23, 2017
    Do you have an innovative solution? Then it’s time to submit it to the Channel Elite Awards. CDN has opened the Channel Elite Awards submission site and is looking for your great entries. So make sure to look over all of your great, innovative IT solutions and submit them to this awards recognition program. It’s easy to enter. Just…
    CDN Staff
  • New leadership team named at Tech Data Canada June 23, 2017
    Its been close to two decades since Tech Data Canada went through a leadership change. But since the announcement late last year of the impending retirement of Rick Reid, president of the Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor, the company has changed its management structure and will focus on five key areas: Enterprise Solutions, Commercial Accounts & Retail Solutions, National Accounts, Cloud…
    Paolo Del Nibletto
  • Hiring more Indigenous ICT workers paramount in Canada: ICTC report June 23, 2017
    It’s time for partners in the ICT sector to take a look at the growing Indigenous population in Canada. According to Information and Communications Technology Council’s (ICTC) National Digital Talent Strategy, Digital Talent – Road to 2020 and Beyond report, 10,300 – 1.2 per cent of the Canadian Indigenous population – were employed in ICT…
    Alex Radu