Can Xerox save the printing page?

It was an interesting contrast last week when I attended two conferences where one believed the concept of the “intelligent document” stops being intelligent as soon as you print it. Then at Xerox’s

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee’s brand switch is nothing new

McAfee’s brand change was like watching the 1993 movie Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. I can safely say I’ve seen this movie before. Back in 1997, I reported on an interesting four-way merger

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Why the new Red Hat APP program is not in Canada, yet

LAS VEGAS – Yesterday CDN published a news story on the new Red Hat Application Platform Partner (APP) Initiative – code named “Franchise”. This new program is as innovative as it gets in

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Citrix up for sale, again?

Really? Can’t we leave any of these high-tech vendors alone. Does Citrix Systems Inc. really need to be sold? So here are the facts. Bloomberg and Reuters have reported that Citrix has hired

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

How service provider adoption of SFDC Einstein will impact partner deal registration

As individuals, we are all too familiar with how consumer-focused, predictive marketing affects us - ‘No, thank you. I know you think I do, but I do not wish to see any more ads

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Maire Kushner

LG is here to play with the G6

TORONTO - As an indecisive consumer, shopping for a smartphone was already difficult before LG announced the G6 at this year's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. For the longest time, it has felt

Published on: March 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian city cracks top 10 digitally innovative cities ranking

In Canada’s quest to become internationally known as a digitally innovative country, its largest city Toronto placed 8th in the annual list of best digital innovative cities index produced by the Australian-firm 2thinknow.

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The four Vs of big data and the questions you should be asking

When people start thinking about big data and how they can use it to run their operation or to bring in business profits, they should really be thinking about the four Vs, which

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Nabeel Sherif

Cisco rewriting the networking rulebook

TORONTO – Cisco Systems in 2016 drove the narrative for digital transformation. As the calendar turned to 2017 the networking giant wants to bring more attention to a new kind of transformation –

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Six future trends involving cloud

Anytime, anywhere computing is here to stay and it’s only becoming stronger in the realms of rapidly growing data and analytics gathering. Companies and individuals alike are finding the benefits of cloud to

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Nabeel Sherif

Will the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Office politics: Do half as much selling internally as you do externally

My philosophy the first ten years in IT sales: Do your job exceptionally well and sell yourself to your customers, and don't worry about doing so to internal execs and co-workers - the

Published on: December 5th, 2016 David Dorey

Make the most of the last of 2016

If you’re like most resellers, you’d appreciate a final burst of revenue before business winds down for the year. Here’s a list of five activities to bring in the bucks before breaking out the bubbly.

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Mark S A Smith

5 ways that cloud helps grow business

When talking about Cloud as a business methodology and basic philosophy, it can drive specific outcomes for a company. It can be elastic, it can be self-served, it can be metered, and it

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Nabeel Sherif