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CDN Top Newsmaker for 2014: Bob Elliott of SAP Canada

Data sovereignty was an on-going issue in 2014 not just for channel partners but also customers. Customers often worry about the U.S. using the Patriot...

Death of MSPs may be just around the corner

It’s time for Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to take a lesson from the retail world – change or die. Target didn’t learn this lesson in...

VMware announces new professional services partner program and certifications

San Francisco, CA - VMware wants to show its commitment to professional services partners, and to do this, it's giving them their own partner...

Dimension Data adds to Canadian data centre

Dimension Data has confirmed its plan to hire 300 additional professionals for its data centre push in the next 18 months. Late last year, Dimension Data took...

CDN Top Newsmaker for 2014: Ross Pellizzari of Avaya Canada

Editors note: When CDN announced its annual Top 25 Newsmakers Ross Pellizzari was still with Avaya Canada. He has since left the networking and...

Reoccurring revenue streams should be independent of sales

CANCUN, MEX. – Reoccurring revenue streams have become a lucrative venture for many solution providers, but creating one from scratch is not as easy...

Symantec exec talks Veritas Partner Program and channel transition

Symantec has offered more details into its immediate plans for the channel in light of its unveiling of Veritas Technologies Corporation, the new entity that will...

Follow Friday: IT recruitment experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are are showcasing personalities and organizations in the field of IT recruitment.  First up is is Samantha Wong, IT recruiter for Stafflink Solutions,...

A secret trend in unified communications

I have learned of a secret trend that most people in the unified communications (UC) space are not even aware of. It’s this: customers are using...

Avaya channel priorities shift towards delivering customer outcomes

CANCUN, MEX. - Avaya channel chief Richard Steranka called on partners to focus on finding, defining and delivering customer outcomes at the 2015 Avaya...

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: James Politeski of Samsung

There was a lot of chatter on wearable technology in 2014. In fact, CDN thought about making it its own story for the 25th...

Microsoft’s new acquisition targets big data analytics

Microsoft announced today its acquisition of Revolution Analytics, which specializes in software and services for R, a programming language used for statistical computing and graphics. "We...

Intel outlines channel strategy for 2015, tells IT providers to specialize

Canadian IT providers are generalist compared to their American counterparts, and need to specialize to take advantage of the higher industry growth, according to...

Follow Friday: Unified communication experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are are showcasing personalities and experts in the field of Unified Communications.  First up is is Lynn S. Murphy, executive...

CDN News Roundup: Top newsmakers and new programs

It's a new year and vendors and distributors are marking it with new products and programs. A new year also means looking back at...

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