Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesMichael Cowpland

Michael Cowpland is determined that Corel will not be the only thing for which he is remembered. For several years he has been building Zim, which connects users through short message service (SMS)

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Shane Schick

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesJulia Conn Watt

In 1989, Tech Data wanted to cross its border northward, so it acquired the Canadian operation of ParityPlus for just over $1 million. Renamed Tech Data Canada, all it needed was a strong

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Adam Pletsch

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesDoug Cooper

The face of Intel in Canada for the last 11 years, Doug Cooper believes one of the major milestones in his career is the twice-yearly channel media briefing he and senior staff began.

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Kathleen Sibley

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesFrank Clegg

Frank Clegg is probably best known for his role as the president of Microsoft Canada from 1991 to 1996 and again from 2000 to 2004, periods of high growth for the company and

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Colour approaches affordability

Monochrome laser printers are old hat. Every office has them. But colour lasers are a different matter. Typically they have been large, expensive beasts, closely guarded by cost-conscious office managers and IT personnel

Published on: August 15th, 2006 Lynn Greiner

IBM resurrects PC-on-a-chip

A lot of companies look to IBM for microprocessors, but arguably none are looking to the company more ardently this month than manufacturers of embedded systems.That’s because it has agreed to manufacture the

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Howard Solomon

Ex-Ingram Micro GM takes over top spot at Lenovo Canada

Lenovo said it has replaced the president of its Canadian arm less than a year after IBM’s historic sale of its PC business with the former general manager of one of its key

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Shane Schick and Neil Sutton

Jimmy’s back

Jimmy Davlouros is back at the helm of BenQ Canada after a brief stint running the North American operation as executive vice-president, based in Los Angeles.Davlouros moved to the California area in April

Published on: October 12th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

CEOs complete companies

The first job of a "real CEO" is to complete their company. The results of ChannelCorp's research on top performing partners is clear: the key characteristic of mediocre businesses is that they are

Published on: September 13th, 2005 Bruce Stuart

The many peaks and valleys of the MFP/copier market

The Canadian MFP/Copier market is a mix of peaks and valleys, with some product categories soaring skywards and others at times falling precipitously. Although the market is by and large mature, it is

Published on: September 13th, 2005 Ivar Kangur

NAS for the home

While the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) wishes it were so, home PC and entertainment networks don't simply get dropped into your home. If yours is like ours, they arrive slowly through a

Published on: September 13th, 2005 Max Spindle

Kyocera Canada signs with Ingram Micro

After four years without a distributor, Kyocera Mita Canada has inked Ingram Micro Canada to be its exclusive distributor.Kyocera Mita's original strategy was to be distribution free so that they could pass on

Published on: September 13th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Coming soon, to a card table near you

ATI's newest version of its All-in-Wonder card, the 2006, lets you capture TV programs and burn them to a DVD that can be played in your own computer or a regular DVD player

Published on: September 13th, 2005 Bob and Joy Schwabach