Cortana’s coming out party

Orlando, Fla. - When last we caught up with Cortana, she was billed as a rival to Siri. Since her introduction, Cortana has grown up a lot. At the Worldwide Partner Conference 2015,

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IT security like pulling teeth

In today’s modern dental industry, most practices are trying to maintain optimal efficiency while getting used to working in a technology-dependent environment. As a result of their growing dependence on electronic data, dental

Published on: June 18th, 2015 Stuart Crawford

SAP Hana upgrades to service pack 10

Software giant SAP today launched the next major release of its database management platform SAP Hana. Specifically, service pack 10 (SP10), which was announced at SAPinsider HANA 2015 currently taking place in Nice,

Published on: June 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

No business as usual for hackers

The Internet of things, a cashless society and cloud-based everything are all great dreams. But we are beginning to see that the dream can quickly turn into one helluva’ nightmare. Up until the

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Max Spindle

Five digital disruptions from the Internet of Everything

TORONTO - When Joseph Bradley is asked if the Internet of Everything is real or if some of the astonishing infrastructure solutions currently deployed are a figment of someone’s fertile imagination he points

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Developing professional services with Big Data

MONTREAL - Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, in a wide-ranging interview conducted at the Cisco Partner Summit, discussed how big data is transforming the services market and how the channel

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC puts more muscle behind channel programs

LAS VEGAS - EMC Worldwide channel chief Greg Ambulos had a tough act to follow during the Global Partner Summit of EMC World. Ambulos addressed channel partners shortly after the crowd watched John

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data, big plans for Cisco’s services chief

MONTREAL – Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, was relatively unknown until the company put forth his name as a potential successor to the Cisco throne; currently held by John Chambers

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Scotiabank banking on data analytics

DALLAS - Imagine signing up for a bank loyalty travel card and finding out on your out of country vacation that you been locked out from using the card because you were travelling.

Published on: April 28th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Can big data thwart cyber attacks?

DALLAS - At its annual global forum event here, SAS Institute is focusing the spotlight on analytics and how it can be used to thwart cyber attacks and help organization combat fraud. The

Published on: April 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

What to expect at the Cisco Partner Summit in Montreal

It has arrived. The Cisco Partner Summit 2015 in Montreal is here. And, for the Canadian channel community it is one of most the anticipated conferences in years. Many solution providers have marked

Published on: April 24th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS unveils managed analytics service, new core infrastructure partners, desktop app market

Amazon Web Services has unveiled its own analytics service to rival that of IBM Watson, while also announcing four more partners to implement AWS as their core infrastructure platform. Named Amazon Machine Learning, the fully managed

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

Can Big Data reduce the IT gender gap?

The numbers for Women in IT in Canada are not encouraging. Canada currently has a ratio of 3:1 in the ICT sector in favour of men. If this trend continues it will lead

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Customers outline how to avoid big data mistakes

"My first big mistake was calling it big data,” said George Hamin, director of eBusiness and information for Subaru Canada. “Their eyes just glazed over.” Hamin was recalling the puzzled looks he got

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano