A study commissioned by Intel specifically in Canada found that most channel partners have suffered from the pandemic. There was a fair amount of optimism for the year ahead however, although many partners said they need help to realize emerging opportunities in the cloud, IoT and AI.
The Dell Precision 3240 Compact will compete with the HP Mini and the Lenovo Tiny, at a new low price point – unless a customer opts for the high end NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 option, which will be available in October.
Sharp’s new top of the line visual solutions display, the product of a partnership with Microsoft and Foxconn, recently became available in Canada, and Sharp is focusing on its capabilities to differentiate their technology from competitors.
Carmine Cinerari, who has led Sharp Electronics Canada since 2008, talks with ChannelBuzz about the company’s re-emergence since its acquisition by Foxconn, and particularly how channel-focused changes in Canada have grown the business.
Steelcase makes Steelcase Roam, a mobile cart and wall mounting system designed specifically for the Microsoft Surface Hub 2, and has launched a new program and new IT distribution relationships to help Microsoft partners sell it.
The follow-up to last year’s original ThinkSmart Hub 500, which was for Skype for Business, continues Lenovo’s strategy of building out their Smart Office portfolio, and in the teams space in particular.
The new Dell Precision 3540 provides a new low price point for Dell entry level workstations, while the more powerful Dell Precision 3541 becomes what Dell says is a new price-performance leader for the segment.