Zayo to open fibre network stretching from Montreal to Albany this month

Communication infrastructure firm Zayo Group says it plans to deploy its third fibre network route from Montreal, Que., to Albany, N.Y., by the end of January.

Container space is crowded, but Red Hat is ‘very optimistic’ heading into 2020, says exec

IBM has frequently touted the $1 trillion hybrid cloud market ever since it purchased Red Hat, and Red Hat Canada’s country manager Claude Reeves is “very optimistic” about the opportunities channel partners will have next year to get in on that action.

Cisco launches Silicon One, enters component biz

At its Internet for the Future event, Cisco announced Silicon One, a single chip family that can handle both the complexity of routing and the high-speed, power-frugal requirements of switching; in the past, those extremely different functions have been performed by separate silicon architectures.

TeraGo partners with Nokia for 5G fixed wireless trials in Ontario

Using fixed wireless 5G millimetre wave equipment from Nokia, network solutions provider TeraGo is launching technical trials in the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area beginning in the first quarter of 2020.

Samsung to power Videotron’s 5G and 4G LTE-A networks

Videotron has selected Samsung Canada to power its 5G and 4G LTA-A services. Starting in 2020, Samsung will supply Videotron with Massive-MIMO and dual-band base...

AWS Outposts an ‘interesting proposition’ for enterprise clients, says partner

On Dec. 3, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it was ready to take orders and install Outposts racks, and enterprise clients should be...

Lenovo and Pivot3 team up to deliver new edge computing solutions

Modern, high definition IP video surveillance systems generate massive amounts of sensitive data. Capturing, securing, and making this data available poses a stark challenge...

AMD’s new 64 core Threadripper 3990X processor coming 2020

It looks like AMD has saved the best for last. Following its recent announcement of the third-gen Threadripper processors, AMD yesterday confirmed that its monstrous Threadripper 3990X will arrive in 2020.

Channel partners discuss Dell’s journey to record-high NPS

Dell Canada's channel chief recently revealed a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 78 in Canada, the seventh-highest score out of all the regions that Dell Technologies operates in. A couple of partners spoke to CDN about how that happened.

Pivot3 expands its global partner program

Hyperconverged solutions provider Pivot3 is updating its global partner program with a three-tier system, and expanding training to include online certifications, on-site workshops, and deep-dive training for professional services.

Softchoice launches Backup-as-a-Service

Softchoice recently debuted its Backup-as-a-Service offering, which includes a fully managed and cloud-connected backup and recovery solution for on-premises environments.

Bell petition to cabinet: cheaper wholesale internet ‘yield no real benefits for Canadians’

Bell doesn't believe that CRTC's new wholesale prices can help consumers save money.

NetApp unveils its Keystone

The keystone of an arch is the stone at the top that holds everything together, and that's what NetApp is aiming for with its Keystone program.

Dell combines its hardware into a single autonomous infrastructure called PowerOne

*This story was updated Nov. 13 to include additional information and quotes from John Roese and Scalar, a CDW Company   AUSTIN — Dell Technologies is...

Cisco Partner Summit 2019 at a glance

More than 3,200 Cisco channel partners walked the halls of the Aria Convention Centre in Las Vegas last week - and 12,000 people joined...

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