In one of the biggest mergers in the Canadian channel in recent history, Softchoice recently announced its intention to purchase Unis Lumin in a bid to add to its services offering.
Now, on the eve of the deal closing, Softchoice president and CEO Dave MacDonald joins the ChannelBuzz.ca Podcast to discuss the merger. On the agenda: Why Unis Lumin, how Softchoice intends to take advantage of its new acquisition’s momentum in managed services, how the deal came together, and much more.
In addition to the interview with MacDonald, the podcast features:
- Lenovo mature market chief Milko van Duijl on the PC vendor’s approach to consumerization of IT and the BYOD trend;
- Tech Data Canada marketing veep Greg Myers on the distributor’s newest vendor partnership with ATTO Technology;
- Bob Godgart and Jay McBain on their upcoming channel social media site, ChannelEyes; and
- Microsoft Canada’s Chris Tortorice on the company’s recently Fair Play Day and the software titan’s anti-piracy strategy in general.
Catch the podcast after the jump, or subscribe via iTunes.