Canadian businesses are finally moving to the cloud: Research

Over half of Canadian businesses say they are working towards using the cloud, according to new research from Microsoft Canada. This, according to the computing giant, is up from the previous trend where

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

New Microsoft Canadian data centres to align with Ingram Micro

NASHVILLE, TENN. – As Microsoft Canada readies two data centres for launch in the Canadian market (early 2016) the software powerhouse has confirmed a partnership for the two new facilities with Ingram Micro

Published on: November 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS Canada hires marketing wiz as its new president

Analytics software vendor SAS has gone the unconventional route in hiring a marketing executive as its new Canadian subsidiary President. Usually subsidiary leaders come from finance or sales, but Cameron Dow bucks that

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cloud vendor appoints first MSP channel chief

Artisan Infrastructure is a channel-centric provider of cloud infrastructure, cloud management and business continuity products. Artisan’s managed services channel program has recently gone through a significant growth cycle and its has prompted the

Published on: November 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro CEO addresses recent terror attacks

NASHVILLE, TENN. – You have to give Alain Monie, the CEO of Ingram Micro, credit for showing the courage to actually talk about the recent terror attacks in Paris. Normally senior level executives

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC introduces Data Lake 2.0 to push data to the edge

EMC has moved Data Lake from 1.0 to 2.0 and with that announcement the company plans to address the data needs of the mobile workforce on the edge of the data centre. The

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Bruce Stuart Partner Pivot Workshop coming to Toronto

The Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) is bringing channel guru Bruce Stuart of ChannelCorp back to Toronto for two interactive sessions where he will lay out the blueprint for how successfully transform reselling and

Published on: November 10th, 2015 CDN Staff

New Signature acquires another Canadian solution provider

New Signature has acquired one of the more well-known solution providers in Microsoft’s Canadian partner ecosystem in Imason Inc. just five months after the Washington, D.C.-company bought CMS Consulting of Toronto. Imason is

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Five new ways to find a winning sales team

There are millions of great sellers out there in the marketplace. And yet sales VPs and business owners are always complaining to me their searches for strong candidates are coming up short. Why

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Intel Security raises requirements in partner program

LAS VEGAS – Intel Security’s partner program has entered the next phase of the revamp begun earlier this year, and it involves higher expectations. The changes, announced here at the Partner Summit at

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

New Intel Security products aimed at cloud

LAS VEGAS – Intel Security announced a series of new and updated products to support its corporate strategy concentrating on the endpoint and the cloud as its control points to address the expanding attack

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Toronto solution provider signs partner to address digital transformation

One of Microsoft Canada’s cloud solution providers NetDexterity has inked a deal with DocuSign Inc. to help the company develop digital transformation solutions for Office 365. With DocuSign, NetDexterity will be able to

Published on: October 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle extends its SaaS channel marketplace

Oracle used its OpenWorld 2015 showcase to announce it has expanded its partner ecosystem specifically for Software-as-a-Service through the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. The company cited the channel has introduced customers to new applications

Published on: October 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle tries to cut through the data mess at OpenWorld 2015

Oracle unveiled the Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service on day two of the weeklong conference in San Francisco that is meant to make data mining a self-service. This new offering is the latest

Published on: October 26th, 2015 CDN Staff