This Ottawa company’s entire IT business is analytics for business efficiency

There are few channel companies with big data and analytics capabilities and fewer still that specialize in it. This makes RAPA Consulting a bit of a unicorn. RAPA is homegrown. The Ottawa-based company has

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Dave Yin

Tech Data opens up an IoT practice

TORONTO – When you look at the scope of the Internet of Things or the Internet of Everything you get a lot of numbers; numbers in the trillions of dollars. For example, Cisco

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

China has, of course, built the world’s next fastest supercomputer

China has beaten its own record with a new supercomputer that exceeds in both speed and efficiency. Findings from the TOP500 project, which measures supercomputer statistics regardless of architecture, suggest the 93 petaflop Sunway

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Dave Yin

Splunk puts the focus on operational intelligence

TORONTO – One of the big four mega trends is Big Data or put in other terms business intelligence. At the Splunk Live Conference today the San Francisco-based machine-generated data software vendor is

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP rebrands cloud analytics solution

ORLANDO - SAP is rebranding its Cloud for Analytics offering to SAP BusinessObjects Cloud, the company announced at the Sapphire Now 16 show. The new product merges business intelligence (BI) analytics capabilities into

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Digital intelligence vendor makes healthcare cool

As the Internet of Things trend continues to gain momentum in the marketplace; very few Canadian solution providers have specialized in this area. Toronto-based ThoughtWire Corp.'s platform is 100 per cent home grown with

Published on: April 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

Can’t go old school with hybrid cloud says top Dell executive

Toronto – At the Dell Power To Do More Summit 2016 approximately 500 customers and channel partners heard Dell’s hybrid cloud plan for the Canadian market. Jim Ganthier, Dell’s VP and GM of

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Solution provider opens up sports technology practice

SAN DIEGO, CA. – Dimension Data has created a sports technology practice. The global IT solution provider never actually planned to develop this specialized area, but after the success of its Tour Du

Published on: March 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM introduces three new channel programs

Orlando, Fla. – IBM rolled out three new channel programs to address the market opportunity with cognitive computing, cloud and data analytics at the annual PartnerWorld Leadership Conference. These programs are not what

Published on: February 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Two views of the Veritas Symantec separation

As Xerox announced its split, Veritas Technologies officially begins its journey as an independent company today led by CEO Bill Coleman. While Coleman’s first day on the job is today, it was announced

Published on: February 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

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