A new year, a new leader for Dimension Data Canada

For the first time in almost a decade Dimension Data Canada will be led by someone other than Wendy Lucas. Former Unis Lumin executive Mike Utsal takes over for her as the new

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM expands Green Horizons program to help cities curb pollution

IBM today announced that it is expanding its Green Horizons initiative to help address climate change. The company had been collaborating with the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau (BEPB) to create detailed air quality

Published on: December 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM unveils security analytics app platform

It’s been a while since we heard IBM and security mentioned in the same breath, but Big Blue is hoping to change that. IBM Security has unveiled QRadar, a new security analytics platform

Published on: December 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

New technologies enable different work/life issues

You may not realize it, but there’s a correlation between the Me Gen’s fascination with zombies, the rapid growth of smartphones/tablets, the rejection of having a computer at every desk and finally, the

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Max Spindle

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

Big data and IoT headed for a collision

With the end of the Mad Men series I wanted to get another jolt of those good old days, so I read a couple of books on David Ogilvy, often called the father

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Max Spindle

IBM buys up the Weather Company, forecasts more cloud for Watson

In a surprise move, IBM has announced it would be acquiring the Weather Company's B2B mobile and cloud-based web properties. These include WSI, weather.com, Weather Underground and the Weather Company brand, which make up

Published on: October 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle tries to cut through the data mess at OpenWorld 2015

Oracle unveiled the Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service on day two of the weeklong conference in San Francisco that is meant to make data mining a self-service. This new offering is the latest

Published on: October 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell adds several new elements to PartnerDirect program

AUSTIN, TEX. – Dell channel chief Cheryl Cook opened Dell World 2015 by informing approximately 1,000 channel partners on new enhancements to the PartnerDirect program highlighted by a Scale Ready Payment solution intended

Published on: October 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 10 high tech predictions for 2016: Gartner

ORLANDO - It wouldn’t be the Gartner Symposium without the Gartner Top 10 predictions. This year, three trends are driving the predictions  — the relationship of machines to people; “smart-ness” applied to the work

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Jim Love

Pat Finerty interview: Big data analytics with SAS on Hadoop

At this week's SAS Live event in Toronto, we caught up with Pat Finerty, the vice-president of alliances and business development at SAS Canada. He discusses how SAS sees itself in the middle

Published on: October 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to focus on four go-to-market areas

TORONTO – HP is about a month away from becoming two separate entities in HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. And, the senior leadership team at the Canadian operation of HP Enterprise wants

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Xerox printing memory solution thwarts counterfeiting

Printing labels normally is a menial office task, but Xerox is trying to change that with the release of a series of new products called Printed Memory. Printed Memory attempts to produce electronic

Published on: September 15th, 2015 CDN Staff

SAP Canada puts in interim leader

Multiple sources have told CDN that SAP Canada managing director Bob Elliott is no longer running the Canadian subsidiary. CDN has also learned that SAP Canada COO Leagh Turner has been put in charge

Published on: September 8th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto