Microsoft/Red Hat broaden partnership

TORONTO - The Microsoft Red Hat partnership became one of the more attention-grabbing alliances of 2015. The two became chummy after years of fierce rivalry when Red Hat solutions were made available on Microsoft

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix makes its play for the enterprise cloud

LAS VEGAS – At the .NEXT Conference Nutanix saw another growth spurt from its hyper-converged roots towards the enterprise cloud. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform now enables data centres the ability to replicate

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung acquires cloud computing company

Cloud provider Joyent out of San Francisco is not your high profile born-in-the-cloud vendor, but that’s about to change as it was acquired by Samsung Electronics Co. This deal gives Samsung its own

Published on: June 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Open Source’s digital future linked to IoT, mobility and cloud

TORONTO – Railroads may be one of the best examples of a traditional industry that could get lost or displaced in the digital transformation journey of business. The railroad industry was at one

Published on: June 15th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan plans Canadian expansion after major round of funding

Cloud services vendor BitTitan has raised $15 million in series A financing from two sources. The Kirkland, Wash.-based company plans to use the money to enhance its MSPComplete solution as well as rapidly expand its

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE to push IoT to the Edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise says it’s extending the data centre out from the back office right to the edge with its new converged systems for the Internet of Things (IoT). With the new systems

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Cloud provider COMPAREX comes to Canada

Born in the cloud solution provider COMPAREX has set up shop in the Canadian marketplace as part of a global roll-out strategy to expand its business worldwide. The company founded in Leipzig, Germany has

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nick Tidd talks up Mitel/Polycom deal

Nick Tidd is one excited executive these days. His excitement comes from the opportunity in front of him to finally be working for a Canadian company in Mitel. Unless you have been living

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP rebrands cloud analytics solution

ORLANDO - SAP is rebranding its Cloud for Analytics offering to SAP BusinessObjects Cloud, the company announced at the Sapphire Now 16 show. The new product merges business intelligence (BI) analytics capabilities into

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

NetSuite’s big new idea is SuiteBilling

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cloud software vendor NetSuite Inc. revealed a slew of new products and updates, including a new billing offering along with a new version of its OneWorld platform, during the SuiteWorld 2016

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

SAP CEO backs Azure and wants to bring more empathy to business

ORLANDO - Listen up enterprises: SAP‘s Bill McDermott wants to “keep it real” with you when it comes to the changing needs of IT. In fact, the CEO for the business applications provider used the

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

BitTitan puts focus on OneDrive to unlock dollars for Microsoft partners

Cloud services vendor BitTitan of Kirkland, Wash., has unveiled a OneDrive extension for its Office 365 Starter Kit product. OneDrive is arguably the top Office 365 workload that a channel partner needs to pay

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The channel gets its chance at the two Microsoft Canada data centres

They are finally here! The two Microsoft Canada data centres are officially open for business and according to Jean Cheng, director of cloud computing and Public Sector for Microsoft Canada, they are data

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HDS adds new features to storage line for monetizing data

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has taken a new approach to introducing new features for its Virtual Storage Platform G series released last year. Instead of publicizing the new specs HDS is positioning the

Published on: April 26th, 2016 CDN Staff