Microsoft adds a fifth mega-trend: security

Washington – Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Social Business have been listed by several high tech vendors for many years now. Well, Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s COO added security to that list at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data firm releases cloud data warehousing service

A San Francisco-based software company known for its cloud-based business intelligence and big data analytics platform has rolled out a fully managed cloud data warehousing service. GoodData said its agile data warehousing service

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Dell Cookin’ IT Right event serves up SDN with a side of BBQ

“Sell the sizzle not the steak” is an old saying in the marketing biz, but channel partners and their customers got to the meat (figuratively and literally) of software defined networking at this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Oracle Database 12c ready for the channel

SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle Corp.’s confirmed that its in-memory Database 12c, released today, was tested by channel partners and independent software vendors in the last nine months. For Oracle channel partners in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data myths and the dangers they pose

Precision is what most people strive for in using analytics. Crunching all those numbers with computing power that could run a small province has to generate an exact measure, right? No, says an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference Preview

There are only 50 days remaining before the biggest channel partner conference of the year kicks off in Washington, D.C. The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference attracts more than 15,000 channel partner companies each

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

Data storage key priority for Canadian firms: CDW

Nearly half of Canadian organizations have identified data storage as a top priority for 2014, according to a recent survey by technology solutions provider CDW Canada. How to store corporate data is a growing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

New IBM Power servers tackle big data challenges

The current focus on big data has placed an emphasis on the need to mine large data sets for strategic information. This has brought about the need for hardware and software tools that

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

Silicon Valley isn’t the real world

When you live in Silicon Valley, it’s sometimes tough to realize that this isn’t the real world. You know, high-speed Internet connections everywhere, enjoying 4G LTE (long term evolution) mobile service, everyone carrying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Max Spindle

U.S. firm rolls out big data cloud service in Canada

Colorado-based cloud content storage management (CSM) solutions provider Front Porch Digital has opened a new private cloud platform hub in Ontario that will provide big data cloud storage to firms in major Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Top Irish solution provider expands to Canada

TORONTO – Dublin, Ireland-based solution provider DNM Analytics chose today, St. Patrick’s Day, to announce its expansion into Canada. The company whose expertise is creating dashboards so their customers can get the best

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel to make big data more of a reality than it is

Chip making giant Intel Corp. want to help businesses maximize the value of big data investment by launching the Intel Data Platform software suite. Based on open source technologies, Intel Data Platform is designed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2014 CDN Staff

Why visual analytics may benefit from a dose of gamification

In Toronto for a company meeting, Jim Goodnight talks about upcoming applications The SAS Institute is known for business intelligence software used by the biggest corporations around the world. It isn’t known for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

What HP, NASCAR and wildlife have in common?

BARCELONA, SPAIN – In case you haven’t noticed I was in Barcelona, Spain for the HP Discover conference this week. Covering the high tech industry you get the chance to see a lot

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 13th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto