Bruce Stuart series on cloud transformation

This year CDN featured 25 insightful articles on the business transformation as a result of cloud computing by channel guru Bruce Stuart. Stuart the founder and president of ChannelCorp developed LivePlan and CDN teamed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2014 Bruce Stuart

Data migration service provider gives Dropbox users a way out

For businesses doubting Dropbox’ security measures and are looking for a way out for their data stored in the cloud service, one company says an easy solution is finally here. Software-as-a-service company BitTitan,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2014 Dave Yin

Bruce Stuart: Channel has to pivot to cloud

TORONTO – Channel guru Bruce Stuart of Vancouver-based ChannelCorp made his only Canadian stop at the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) event called Building Successful Cloud Channels. Stuart startled the crowd of channel

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian business is sold on hybrid cloud: survey

C-level executives are 32 per cent more likely than IT leaders to advocate immediately moving to hybrid cloud environment As many as 76 per cent of Canadian companies expect to have more than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP makes 10 major announcements at Discover conference

The rumour coming into the HP Discover conference in Barcelona was that the vendor would not be planning any announcements because it was still dealing with its split. That rumour was absolutely squashed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Tech Data partners to provide cloud services through Microsoft CSP

IT technology distributor Tech Data Canada has joined the list of distributors participating in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program, allowing its reseller network to directly provision cloud services. Among key benefits are the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2014 Dave Yin

CDN Debate: Should I abandon notebooks?

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 1 of the debate:  With notebook marketshare in decline, should I abandon this platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Azure vs. AWS

Amazon Web Services is largely considered a leader in the global infrastructure-as-a-cloud (IaaS) market but Microsoft Corp.’s Azure cloud computing platform has also been gaining some ground. Gartner recently conducted research on the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

End of Windows Server 2003 support is a SureStep for Microsoft

LAS VEGAS – Microsoft outlined the channel opportunity for the end of life situation with Windows Server 2003 at the VARnex Fall conference, organized by Synnex. According to John Kennedy, vice-president of OEM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP Business One comes to Amazon Web Services

Enterprise software maker SAP AG announced today  that SAP Business One, powered by SAP HANA, will be available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The pay-as-you go, subscription-based application will run on Amazon Elastic

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Dave Yin

Avnet to help partners get into the cloud ACT

Companies accessing the cloud need better ways to assimilate cloud usage data and decipher bills, according to technology distributor Avnet. The value added distributor based in Tempe, Az., with its Canadian subsidiary in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Dave Yin

IBM partners say time for new channel model

IBM hosted a Twitter chat on the “Future of the Channel” with channel leaders and observers.  Their main finding: the old channel model is broken. Panellist John McDonald, CEO, chairman and president of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2014 Dave Yin

Law enforcement arms itself with Dell rugged technology

AUSTIN, TEX. - At the Dell World Expo Hall one of the more crowded areas was the Dell police car. // // Just about a week before the opening of Dell World, an Atlanta-based solution

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP makes major revisions to ServiceOne program

Dubbed HP ServiceOne 2.0, the new program from HP promises a fast track to the company's "New Style of IT" business opportunity. Available immediately, HP ServiceOne 2.0 enables channel partners to gain access to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2014 CDN Staff