IBM aims to end siloes with new One Channel Team

LAS VEGAS - IBM worldwide channel chief Marc Dupaquier has re-organized Big Blue's channel organization to take advantage of market trends and business units. IBM has even put a brand to this new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft’s new acquisition targets big data analytics

Microsoft announced today its acquisition of Revolution Analytics, which specializes in software and services for R, a programming language used for statistical computing and graphics. "We are making this acquisition to help more companies

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM Watson cooks up some interesting meals

TORONTO – IBM Watson has beaten Jeopardy champions like Ken Jennings and most recently is being used to improve patient treatments for lung cancer. But can Watson cook? Well, Watson can’t actually cook

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Websense’s new Triton APX platform to address security skills gap

Security vendor Websense Inc. has released a new flagship edition of its Triton APX platform that will be offered in the channel as module solutions instead of a suite of products. Newly appointed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Bad judgement with cloud could change the business landscape

Tell people there’s been an accident or a train wreck and they rush to the scene to survey the damage. They will watch for hours and say under their breath, “thank gawd that’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 5th, 2015 Max Spindle

The temptations of data may be too great to resist

Living online with all the free stuff (content, storage, data, assistance, education, health advice, whatever) is great as long as you don’t think too much about it. What happens when you ask and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 11th, 2014 Max Spindle

HP makes 10 major announcements at Discover conference

The rumour coming into the HP Discover conference in Barcelona was that the vendor would not be planning any announcements because it was still dealing with its split. That rumour was absolutely squashed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Dell security chief warns of insider attacks at GTEC

When he was on assignment for the FBI in its Los Angeles field office, John McClurg was charged with bringing down hacker Kevin “Dark Dante” Poulson. Poulson orchestrated a hack of Pacific Bell’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Cisco to focus on the line of business with channel

Cisco Systems worldwide channel chief Bruce Klein told CDN that he wants to get on the same page with partners during a mid-year conference call. Klein, who took over from Keith Goodwin in

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

SAS attempts to speed up cloud analytics

LAS VEGAS - Big data software vendor SAS Institute officially opened a facility on its Cary, N.C. campus that will house what could be called a rapid response cloud analytics. The opening of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Salesforce.com rides a new Wave of analytics

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce.com announced a new product that capitalizes on the analytics software acquisitions it’s made in 2013. Wave is Salesforce’s analytics cloud, a big data engine paired with a visual, user-friendly

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Flash (memory) saves big data

I have never understood why storage has never gotten the love and respect it deserves. The iNet has it with Vint Cerf (one of its founders). He fights for it, protects it, leads

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2014 Max Spindle

 EMC discussed possible merger with HP: Report

For nearly a year, cloud computing and big data software company EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) was engaged in merger discussion with Hewlett-Packard Co., according to a report by the financial publication Wall Street

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 22nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Social media’s instant reach threatens email

Just as the Internet turned 40, a “Wall Street Journal” article suggested email was “over the hill.” Today’s online tools enable folks to instantly reach a wider audience (Facebook, LinkedIn, other social networking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2014 Max Spindle