Articles By CDN Staff

BlackBerry Hiring, Microsoft losing money and a new smartphone maker this week in channel history

How much can change in a year? When it comes to the channel, quite a lot. In this look at channel history, we see BlackBerry arguably in a more optimistic position than today, Microsoft

Published on: July 31st, 2015 CDN Staff

HP announces Windows 10 migration service portfolio

Hot on the heels of the launch of Windows 10, HP has announced a new suite of migration tools and services for the operating system. New services include Test Drive, Transformation, and Roadmap servicess

Published on: July 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Intel’s new class of memory has speeds 1,000 times faster than flash

Intel Corp. and Micron Technology claim to have invented a new class of memory, and if the specs are to be believed, it could be the next big thing. Called 3D XPoint and now in

Published on: July 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Here’s what adaptive, contextually aware malware of today is capable of

Gone are the days where malware had a singular approach and purpose. A new report released by Cisco sheds light on some of the ways malware creators have used vulnerabilities like the recent Flash

Published on: July 28th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Digital Edition looks at Microsoft’s Cloud First, Mobile First strategy

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition we are featuring Phil Sorgen and Microsoft's Cloud First, Mobile First strategy. We look at how BlackBerry and Cisco team up to bring healthcare into the digital age.

Published on: July 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

SAP’s channel chief leaves company

Kevin Gilroy, senior vice president of global channels and senior vice president and general manager of global small & mid market segment has left SAP. According to reports, Gilroy has left to pursue other

Published on: July 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Ontario MSP buys up VoIP reseller

Oakville, Ont.-based managed services provider Mico Systems is expanding its solution portfolio with the acquisition of Value Added Computers Services (VACS), a St. Catherines, Ont.-based solution provider with expertise in Voice over IP.

Published on: July 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Security report finds DDoS attack-capable smartwatch among security vulnerabilities

A new study from HP on smartwatches has revealed significant lack of security features and encryption across the board. Among the key findings, the report found that data collected by a watch is

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Three mobile payment experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing experts in the mobile payments sector who could help us navigate this rapidly shifting industry.  First up is is Colin Bhimsen, CEO: Canada Mobile Payments, a

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Mobile money transfers set to spike in 2015: Juniper

Following up its findings that social media will help grow online retail by double digits this year, market firm Juniper Research has released findings suggesting mobile money transfers will also increase by nearly 150 per

Published on: July 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

CloudOps and Cologix launch Cloud.ca

Solution provider CloudOps has partnered with Cologix to launch a new Canadian virtual private cloud. Based in Montreal, CloudOps, which provides private, public and hybrid solutions has launched Cloud.ca with Cologix, a Denver, Colorado-based company.

Published on: July 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

Gartner report suggests weak dollar is dragging down PC sales

A new Gartner report indicates PC sales are in the worst slump since 2013, although it is temporary and expected to pick up. Sales fell 9.5 per cent from the same quarter last year,

Published on: July 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell updates Wyse line with Windows 10 IoT Enterprise

Dell joins the growing list of vendors offering Windows 10 on its enterprise devices, with the announcement today that two of its Wyse thin clients, the 7000 and 5000 series will feature Windows

Published on: July 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Former Cisco Exec to helm BlackBerry Global Sales

Carl Wiese of Cisco Systems will be replacing John Sims as the global head of sales at BlackBerry, the Canadian smartphone maker announced Monday. Prior to joining BlackBerry, Wiese spent almost thirteen years as

Published on: July 13th, 2015 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro expands its storage offering for Canada

Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor Ingram Micro Canada has inked a deal with Tegile Systems, which solution providers will get access to the company’s flash storage options. Tegile is a vendor of flash-driven storage arrays

Published on: July 13th, 2015 CDN Staff