Articles By CDN Staff

E-tailers loses millions to Cyber Monday fraud and BlackBerry pays iPhone users this week in channel history

Early December is a time for predictions, be they short-term or long-term. Has fraud prevention improved in the last two years?  In 2013, online retailers expected billions of dollars in sales, but also

Published on: November 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Worldwide mobile subscriptions have surpassed human population: Report

It was just over one year ago that the number of mobile devices in the world surpassed world population, which at the time was around 7.19 billion according to data from GSMA Intelligence.

Published on: November 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

New IBM Watson app tries to take the guessing out of gifting

IBM wants Watson to be omnipresent, and now it's coming after your holiday gifts. Well, sort of. IBM has launched what is arguably the analytics service's most consumer-oriented application yet, in the form of, yes,

Published on: November 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Hired, an IT-focused recruitment platform, launches in Canada

Have you heard of Hired?  The company, which aims to connect tech employers with talent launched this month in Canada. After a four-month beta in Canada, Hired claims it saw more than 250 companies

Published on: November 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

Li-Fi is here to replace Wi-Fi, and is 100 times faster

Scientists have unveiled a new wireless technology that is able to transfer data at speeds of 1 Gbps outside of lab settings. Called Li-Fi, the technology, invented in 2011, sends data using nanosecond

Published on: November 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian businesses are finally moving to the cloud: Research

Over half of Canadian businesses say they are working towards using the cloud, according to new research from Microsoft Canada. This, according to the computing giant, is up from the previous trend where

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadians may be lured by Black Friday, planning on spending less this holiday: Report

Retailers expecting Canadians to shop in droves this holiday seasons may need to think again. New research from market research firm SAS suggests that, while the prevalence of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Rugged tablet maker Xplore is taking on the spotlight and the Canadian market

Xplore Technologies does one thing, and one thing only - make rugged tablets. The company, based in Austin, Texas, is known in some circles such as the industrial and manufacturing space but has

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

SAS Canada hires marketing wiz as its new president

Analytics software vendor SAS has gone the unconventional route in hiring a marketing executive as its new Canadian subsidiary President. Usually subsidiary leaders come from finance or sales, but Cameron Dow bucks that

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN parent company ITWC win Gold & Silver COPA awards

IT World Canada’s (ITWC) staff enjoyed another winning night at the 2015 Canadian Online Publishing Awards, continuing the company’s history of success at the awards since its inception in 2009. ITWC won gold

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cloud vendor appoints first MSP channel chief

Artisan Infrastructure is a channel-centric provider of cloud infrastructure, cloud management and business continuity products. Artisan’s managed services channel program has recently gone through a significant growth cycle and its has prompted the

Published on: November 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

PCM makes another big acquisition

The ink on the paper for the Acrodex acquisition hadn’t dried yet and PCM – also known as PC Mall Inc. – has concluded another deal to obtain the business-to-business assets of Systemax's

Published on: November 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

HPE 3Par makes the move to all-flash data centre

Almost forgotten in the split up between HP Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is the 3Par storage solutions. 3Par in Canada has superseded expectations since HP would the bidding war to obtain 3Par back

Published on: November 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Big American company acquires Top 100 solution provider

More acquisition news in the Canadian channel. PC Mall Inc. better known as PCM who has a Canadian presence in Montreal has acquired Edmonton-based Acrodex Inc. who last year was No. 9 on

Published on: November 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Distie Report: Avnet’s new enablement network, D&H offers Windows 10 training and more

Tech Data Canada has announced it will now be offering Cisco’s Meraki cloud services. Cisco Meraki is a cloud-managed networking platform that offers edge and branch networking solutions, including wireless, switching, security and

Published on: November 13th, 2015 CDN Staff