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Top 5 vendors to watch 2010: Asigra

This Canadian data protection, backup and recovery software solutions vendor demonstrated its channel commitment last year with the introduction of its first-ever partner program for its business partners across the globe. Asigra Inc.

Published on: February 1st, 2010 CDN Staff

Top 5 Vendors to watch 2010: HDS Canada in transition

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) isn't exactly a vendor that is up-and-coming in the market place, nor are they under the radar. They are an established brand in the market place. So why should

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 10 Green Solution Providers: PrintersPlus

Alec Milne, president of PrintersPlus of Ottawa, says his firm's green initiatives around print management have become a competitive advantage.“It now plays into just about every agreement that we have now, and is

Published on: November 11th, 2009 Lawrence Cummer

Top 10 Green Solution Providers: Dimension Data Canada

Dimension Data Canada knows firsthand the green benefits from communications solutions and has been working to share that with its customers.Darryl Wilson, area practice director for Canada, says that Dimension Data internally turned

Published on: November 9th, 2009 Lawrence Cummer

Top 10 Green IT Solution Providers: Blue Curl

While the hype around green computing may ebb and flow, beneath the marketing buzz solution providers across Canada are doing impressive work on the ground every day, innovating and delivering real green IT

Published on: November 9th, 2009 Lawrence Cummer

Domain name deadline could lead to power struggle

With the joint project agreement (JPA) between the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the U.S. Department of Commerce set to expire at the end of this month, global Internet

Published on: September 4th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

The worst may be over for Canadian PC shipments

The second quarter was a disappointing one for Canadian PC shipments, but according to IDC Canada there is some reason for optimism as we move toward the end of 2009. However, the PC

Published on: September 4th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Computer chips from DNA? Are they kidding?

Scientists at IBM are experimenting with using DNA molecules as a way to create tiny circuits that could form the basis of smaller, more powerful computer chips.The company is researching ways in which

Published on: August 17th, 2009 Agam Shah

Cloud computing not secure enough, says RSA boss

Cloud-based services are being rolled out without enough attention being paid to securing these services and the information they handle. That was the finding of a recent study commissioned by RSA Security.While the

Published on: July 3rd, 2009 Sumner Lemon

Six considerations for SaaS in the channel

Rent or buy. For those entering into adulthood, this often marks the first of what will be a lifetime of major financial decisions. In the b-to-b world, many of those who once chose

Published on: June 16th, 2009 Laz Gonzales

SAP turns 20 in Canada with Explorer in mind

SAP (NYSE: SAP) had six employees and five customers in Canada back in 1989. That was surprisingly it for the software powerhouse.From that modest start SAP has built itself into one of the

Published on: May 27th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Software vendors say partnering is difficult

According to Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC's) recently released report titled, 2009 Report on emerging Canadian software companies: The CEO perspective, almost half of the survey respondents (48 per cent) stated their most challenging business

Published on: May 25th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

10 new ways to get more money from your customers

Toronto -- Paul Dippell has more than two decades of experience building, running and acquiring solution providers and in his opinion, customers in Canada are not spending on IT because they fear the

Published on: April 17th, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top Newsmaker: The Economy

With fuel, transport and business costs on the rise, and the economy heading into a recession, today's troubled economic times are at the top of everyone's minds.Due to a slowdown in the global

Published on: January 8th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

Murai’s move to Synnex makes IT distribution headlines

When Kevin Murai left Ingram Micro as president and COO of the broadline distributor in January, the question many had was how long would his retirement last. The answer turned out to be

Published on: January 7th, 2009 Jeff Jedras