Dell has announced the appointment of Andre Valiquette as the new Canadian Channel Leader. He succeeds Deanna Thomson, whose retirement was announced last month.
At its ChannelCon event, CompTIA reported results of research it commissioned on why the tech industry is increasingly failing to recruit suitable numbers of young players. Those findings indicated the industry has been using completely ineffective strategies, and needs to work on coming up with a different approach.
While Sage is doing well in Canada, new cloud initiatives should strengthen it further. A cloud option for their Sage X3 offering is now available. Sage Live, a new type of cloud accounting product is now available in the U.S., will soon be in Canada, and will require new types of value-added partners.