Veeam makes changes for hybrid cloud push

Veeam Software plans to release to the channel its Availability Platform product for the hybrid cloud this October. The company, known for its backup and disaster recovery software mainly for VMware and Hyper-V virtual

Published on: August 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Computer Doctors prescribing free WiFi

I recently read an article on baytoday.ca, a Web site sharing community news throughout North Bay, about an IT firm offering up free WiFi in downtown North Bay, Ont.  IT specialist Sheldon Forgette

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Q9 to offer private cloud services with Nutanix

Q9 Networks Inc. is expanding its offerings with the launch of its dedicated private cloud service. It’s powered behind the scenes by Nutanix and built on Q9’s enterprise grade elastic infrastructure service that enables

Published on: August 11th, 2016 Gary Hilson

No ‘easy button’ for cloud migration decisions

Cloud migration is a hot topic as more enterprises look to take their on-premise or data centre applications to the public cloud. It's an area where channel partners can play an important role, but helping customers decide

Published on: August 11th, 2016 Chris Talbot

MSPs integrating into the Apple world

Traditionally, the world of IT management and technology in general is dominated by the PC. Ever since Microsoft's rise to power, it has remained the go-to choice for the majority of businesses in

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

A decade of AWS hurting perpetual licensing?

CHICAGO – A full decade after Amazon introduced Amazon Web Services - also known at the time as the elastic cloud or E3 - and AWS has some interesting channel facts to share.

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sage reshaping itself for the cloud

CHICAGO – “No forced migrations!” Sage CEO Stephen Kelly told that to partners. Sage Channel Chief Alan Laing said the same thing. Company EVP of Product Marketing Jennifer Warawa echoed the same statement.

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

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