Sage partners with Microsoft for Office 365 integration

CHICAGO – Sage followed up its 2015 strategic partnership with Salesforce by forging an alliance with another industry giant in Microsoft. The Microsoft partnership will see Sage integrate Sage 50 and Sage 50

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sage releases a Siri-type assistant for accounting named Pegg

CHICAGO – Sage unveiled an accounting chat bot called Pegg today at the Sage Summit that will act as your personal trainer for your business. Pegg does not need to be installed nor

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sage consolidating channel programs for the cloud

CHICAGO – In one fell swoop Sage whittled down the number of regional channel programs to the bone. Sage Channel Chief Alan Laing announced that the 54 regional channel programs the company ran

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Skincare line moves to cloud with help from solution provider

Spa and skincare brand Skoah created its products by drawing on feedback from actual skincare trainers and coaches. The company’s philosophy is unlike others in the skincare field. The Vancouver-based Skoah provides more

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Moving from MSP business to the cloud

During lunch a few weeks ago overlooking the beautiful English Bay in Vancouver with Nick Nouri and Joe Martin from Compunet Infotech, a North Vancouver managed I.T. services company, I learned that Compunet

Published on: July 18th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

StorageCraft has a new look and a new direction

TORONTO – StorageCraft Technology Corp. participated in the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference under a new look and approach to the market. The backup and disaster recovery vendor has gone through a corporate rebranding

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco aims for 100 per cent security

LAS VEGAS - On Day 2 of Cisco Live, the vendor focused on the issue of security, digital transformation and the network with a rather bold claim that it is actively working to

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Microsoft’s 2017 roadmap to focus on six priorities

TORONTO – It may have been the last keynote of the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference, but Judson Althoff’s presentation was certainly the most highly anticipated for the partner community. CDN learned that

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Azure to make sensitive documents more secure

TORONTO - “As soon as you print your document it no longer becomes intelligent.” That’s what Julia White, the general manager of product market for Office at Microsoft, told CDN at the Worldwide

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada makes largest partner investment in a decade

TORONTO – Microsoft Canada channel chief Jason Brommet announced at the Worldwide Partner Conference that the subsidiary is embarking on the biggest investment in the channel ecosystem in 13 years. The Microsoft partner

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan to disrupt the MSP ecosystem

TORONTO – As the industry deals with business transformation, BitTitan is too making its own disruptive moves in the managed services provider (MSP) marketplace. Company founder and CEO Geeman Yip told CDN at

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Microsoft structure changes has everyone interested

TORONTO – It came in a flash just a few days before the Worldwide Partner Conference was about to kick off in Toronto. The resignation of Microsoft COO Kevin Turner essentially removes a

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Connected car may be the next innovation lab

The great thing about living in Silicon Valley is that all of the car companies have advanced technology labs here so you hear about all the new gee-whiz stuff before it appears in

Published on: July 8th, 2016 Max Spindle

Microsoft Canada president: Let’s change the world together

Two years ago when Microsoft Canada President Janet Kennedy looked at the marketplace, all she saw was a sea of competitors. Today, when she looks at the same companies, she sees partners. “It’s

Published on: July 8th, 2016 Steve Proctor