Six future trends involving cloud

Anytime, anywhere computing is here to stay and it’s only becoming stronger in the realms of rapidly growing data and analytics gathering. Companies and individuals alike are finding the benefits of cloud to

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Nabeel Sherif

New SAS Viya analytics platform embraces human element

TORONTO – SAS Canada’s next generation data analytics platform will focus on the human element of big data. Called Viya, this SAS offering is cloud-ready and open. What it also represents is the

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Vendor pushes digital transformation in hospitals

How technology will change hospitals and health care is something that science fiction has been tackling for decades. Whether it be futuristic hospitals or eliminating disease all together, writers have had an expansive

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

Samsung showcases new IoT line up for 2017

Samsung will be entrusting its channel partners with its first round of Internet of Things products for 2017. The company announced that all of new IoT solutions will have a retail focus and

Published on: January 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

North American data breaches at an all time high

If North American enterprises ever had any doubt they are the prime targets of cyber attackers, a new Kaspersky Lab report should erase them. According to the report, based on a global survey of

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Trump victory bad for big data?

One of the over-arching narratives in the big data movement is that data can provide the necessary insights for businesses to make good decisions. I'm not saying at all that isn't true. However,

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CA says there’s still lots of value in mainframes

LAS VEGAS – Back in the summer of 1990, IBM introduced its latest mainframe computer the System/390. The suped-up model would set an organization back more than $30 million. Last year, IBM released

Published on: November 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Top CIO investments revealed at 2016 Channel Elite Awards

TORONTO -   The issues of data security and privacy were revealed as the top concerns facing senior IT professionals as ITWC CIO Jim Love reviewed details of the newly released 2016 CanadianCIO

Published on: October 3rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Teradata takes a page out of Donald Trump’s book

ATLANTA — Conference swag is a given for any industry event. Here at the Teradata Partners 2016 user conference, some attendees can be seen with a red baseball cap adorned with a simple

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

HPE beefs up HPC portfolio through SGI acquisition

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has struck an acquisition deal that could boost its presence in the high-performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics markets. The vendor signed a definitive agreement to acquire SGI for approximately US$275

Published on: August 12th, 2016 Chris Talbot

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