SalesChoice helps sales reps target winning opportunities

Faced with a multitude of choices, it’s often difficult for sales professionals to home in on the winning opportunity that would guarantee a sale. Toronto-based software company SalesChoice has developed an advanced analytics

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SalesChoice helps firms make better sales forecasts

Many veteran sales professionals will tell you that for the most part, their job relies on gut instincts. It’s a method that has proven effective for centuries, but as any business owner will

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Stop the mindless pursuit of data and get closer to the customer

Despite what Amazon, Google, Yahoo and Facebook do to convince companies that they represent the pathway to the future; the success/failure of a company is not about the mindless pursuit of data. Successful

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2014 Max Spindle

HP bets $50 M on Hortonwork’s Hadoop

Hewlett Packard and Hortonworks have entered into a strategic partnership that will see HP pump US$ 50 million towards the coordinated development of big data solutions for enterprise businesses. The joint efforts of

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Fortinet rolls out 1 terabit per second firewall

Network security company Fortinet said its FortiGate 5144C firewall that exceeds 1 terabit throughput makes the device the fastest firewall in the world but the reason why it is needed is more important.

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Microsoft adds a fifth mega-trend: security

Washington – Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Social Business have been listed by several high tech vendors for many years now. Well, Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s COO added security to that list at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data firm releases cloud data warehousing service

A San Francisco-based software company known for its cloud-based business intelligence and big data analytics platform has rolled out a fully managed cloud data warehousing service. GoodData said its agile data warehousing service

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Dell Cookin’ IT Right event serves up SDN with a side of BBQ

“Sell the sizzle not the steak” is an old saying in the marketing biz, but channel partners and their customers got to the meat (figuratively and literally) of software defined networking at this

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Oracle Database 12c ready for the channel

SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle Corp.’s confirmed that its in-memory Database 12c, released today, was tested by channel partners and independent software vendors in the last nine months. For Oracle channel partners in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data myths and the dangers they pose

Precision is what most people strive for in using analytics. Crunching all those numbers with computing power that could run a small province has to generate an exact measure, right? No, says an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference Preview

There are only 50 days remaining before the biggest channel partner conference of the year kicks off in Washington, D.C. The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference attracts more than 15,000 channel partner companies each

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Data storage key priority for Canadian firms: CDW

Nearly half of Canadian organizations have identified data storage as a top priority for 2014, according to a recent survey by technology solutions provider CDW Canada. How to store corporate data is a growing

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New IBM Power servers tackle big data challenges

The current focus on big data has placed an emphasis on the need to mine large data sets for strategic information. This has brought about the need for hardware and software tools that

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Silicon Valley isn’t the real world

When you live in Silicon Valley, it’s sometimes tough to realize that this isn’t the real world. You know, high-speed Internet connections everywhere, enjoying 4G LTE (long term evolution) mobile service, everyone carrying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Max Spindle