The four Vs of big data and the questions you should be asking

When people start thinking about big data and how they can use it to run their operation or to bring in business profits, they should really be thinking about the four Vs, which

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Nabeel Sherif

Bell MTS deal finally gets the green light

BCE Inc. will be able to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. under the $3.9 billion deal the telecommunication carriers made last year as federal regulators are giving the green light on the transaction,

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Cisco rewriting the networking rulebook

TORONTO – Cisco Systems in 2016 drove the narrative for digital transformation. As the calendar turned to 2017 the networking giant wants to bring more attention to a new kind of transformation –

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware creates digital transformation with network virtualization platform update

VMware Inc. is dialing further into security with its latest upgrades to its network virtualization platform: VMware NSX. The network virtualization platform comes in two options: NSX for vSphere, meaning it can be

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Tech Data Canada integration centres hit milestone

Tech Data Canada's two integration centres have received ISO 9001:2015 certification. The distributor has a 16,000 sq. ft. integration centre in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, Ont. and another one, 2,500 sq. ft.

Published on: January 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Microsoft Canada JumpStarts its digital transformation strategy

TORONTO – Microsoft Canada, at the Innovation Nation Summit, outlined a new national strategy on digital transformation where it hopes to bring together business leaders, IT professionals and people who do not traditionally

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Barracuda provides new security options for MSPs

Managed service providers (MSPs) have new security options to protect their virtual and public cloud environments. Barracuda Networks, Inc., an cloud-based vendor of security, networking and storage, has introduced two new versions of

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CA acquires IT automation software vendor

New York-based CA Technologies has completed the acquisition of Automic Holding GmbH, a vendor of business process and IT automation software. Under the terms of the agreement, the transaction is valued at approximately

Published on: January 18th, 2017 CDN Staff

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

Top cloud IT infrastructure vendors revealed: IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) has put out its latest growth numbers on cloud and despite the hype that surrounds this market the worldwide cloud IT infrastructure growth, based on vendor revenue, is in

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMWare to help customers move old PCs over to Windows 10 and the cloud en masse

A new collaboration between VMWare and Adaptiva will help VMWare customers move their older PCs over to Windows 10 and next-generation PC management in the cloud using Adaptiva's peer-to-peer (P2P) technology. The two

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Citrix channel focusing on cloud journeys

Day one of the Citrix Summit 2017 in Anaheim, Calif., could have been rebranded Citrix’ Cloud Day. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based software vendor made several announcements with a cloud focus starting with the

Published on: January 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

New Citrix worldwide channel chief sets the tone moving forward

Citrix has promoted long-time Citrix veteran Craig Stilwell as its new worldwide channel chief, and simplifying the Citrix channel programs is just one of the projects he'll be tackling throughout his first year

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

AWS Managed Services may not work for every enterprise

Amazon Web Services (AWS) upped its enterprise cloud offering this month with AWS Managed Services - but it may not be the right fit for every enterprise looking to move to the cloud.

Published on: December 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu