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Adobe axes Canadian general manager

Kevin Dunal, the long-time general manager of Adobe Systems Canada of Toronto was one of the casualties of the company’s realignment strategy.On Oct. 30, Adobe announced that, based on lower-than-anticipated revenue in its

Published on: November 28th, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto

Merilus seeks VARs to grow VPN market

Merilus, a network security developer out of Chilliwack, B.C., wants to give resellers interested in developing virtual private networking (VPN) solutions a hand.The firm has created a channel plan, called the Preferred Reseller

Published on: November 22nd, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto

Borland signs Ensemble to train customers

Borland Canada aims to train more customers, developers and resellers on its JBuilder software by taking on more partners.Borland Canada's most recent training partner, announced this week, is Ensemble Systems, based in Richmond,

Published on: November 22nd, 2001 Neil Sutton

Microsoft points finger at 21 Toronto VARs in piracy sweep

Microsoft Canada has prosecuted six Toronto-area resellers as part of anti-piracy sweep that has identified a total of 21 channel partners as allegedly distributing unlicensed software.Three of the lawsuits have already been settled.

Published on: November 21st, 2001 Shane Schick

Compaq exec insists merger with HP is on track

Peter Blackmore, a member of the HP/Compaq integration team, sees the light at the end of the tunnel, but he can't necessarily tell you how to get there."Obviously we're still in the pre-merger

Published on: November 20th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Sangoma struggles for channel partners

TORONTO — Trawling for VARs and pushing for better days in its pursuit of the WAN connectivity market in Canada, Sangoma Technologies has rolled out network cards that company executives say offers complete

Published on: November 15th, 2001

Navision offers free reseller training

Navision Canada is looking for new channel partners to sell its latest software, but making the grade isn't easy.The Toronto-based integrated business solutions provider launched Navision Attain on Tuesday. The package targets mid-market

Published on: November 13th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Hi-tech takes a backseat to people for EDS chief

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Technology alone cannot provide solutions for success in the digital economy.That's one of the points Dick Brown, chairman and CEO of Plano, Tex.-based EDS, shared during his Comdex Fall

Published on: November 13th, 2001 Patricia Zyska

Notebooks smash the $2,000 barrier

TORONTO -- All of the major notebook OEMs have released mobile machines in the sub-$2,000 price bracket this year for the consumer market, the most recent arrival being Compaq Computer Corp.Compaq will deliver

Published on: November 13th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Network Appliance reaches Canadian channel milestones

When Network Appliance Inc. opened its Canadian subsidiary in June it said it wanted VARs to take on half of its business.So far so good, according to Jeff Goldstein, Canadian general manager for

Published on: November 9th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Macromedia teams with EMJ to boost VAR presence

In a bid to increase its channel presence, Macromedia has unveiled a volume licensing program and struck a deal with EMJ Data Systems to beef up its Canadian distribution and reseller network. The

Published on: November 8th, 2001

Ingram Micro merges North American operations

Beginning in 2002 Ingram Micro Canada will have a distinct American flavour to it, while the U.S. operation will be slightly more Canadian.The distributor, based in Santa, Ana, Calif., Monday announced that the

Published on: October 29th, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto

XP takes off on windy day

TORONTO -- Microsoft Canada's Frank Clegg was very nearly blown away by his own presentation at the XP launch in Toronto on Thursday.Clegg was to have unravelled an XP banner from a crane

Published on: October 25th, 2001 Neil Sutton

MOCA winds up for VAR triple play

At its annual Net@Work Conference in Colorado Springs, Colo., MOCA announced not one, not two, but three channel programs for its VAR network.At the top of the list is Hi-Rez, a marketing and

Published on: October 18th, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto

Colour creates competition in PDA market

Pocket PC players like Compaq and Hewlett-Packard are starting to gain on Palm devices in the colour personal digital assistant market, according to ACNielsen Canada.The Markham, Ont.-based research firm Monday released the first

Published on: October 15th, 2001 Shane Schick