Start-up offers a new way to make money on Office 365

Washington – It’s no secret that the channel is struggling trying to make a buck with Office 365. According to BitTitan, many solution providers lose margins because of the complexity of migrating an

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

Microsoft channel changes and how they impact Canada

Washington – The 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference has come to a close for another year. Next year the Worldwide Partner Conference will take place in mid-July in Orlando, Fla. No word on if

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft CEO’s getting lean plan means 18,000 job cuts

Washington – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wasn’t kidding yesterday during his keynote that the company needed to get leaner. Nadella announced on the last day of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference that he

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto


NetApp partners with Microsoft on hybrid cloud offering

Washington – NetApp has introduced a private storage system for Microsoft Azure at the Worldwide Partner Conference. Previously NetApp only made this solution for creating hybrid cloud environments available for Amazon Web Services.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft adds a fifth mega-trend: security

Washington – Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Social Business have been listed by several high tech vendors for many years now. Well, Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s COO added security to that list at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft re-imagines the channel’s cloud investments

Washington - Microsoft got two things right yesterday during the opening of the Worldwide Partner Conference. The first was that they acknowledged their cloud strategy will be dependent on the channel ecosystem. And,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Bruce Stuart: How Cloud business impacts the balance sheet

The discussion of income statement impacts begs for a discussion of the impact on company balance sheets of the decision to develop a cloud or recurring revenue driven business.   The most material difference

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2014 Bruce Stuart

Cloud services adoption may fluctuate in future

New research on cloud adoption has some good news and a little bit if bad. On the good side, the demand for professional cloud services – essentially offered through a solution provider –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 CDN Staff

Beyond the magic of EMC’s VMax

London – EMC’s launch of the VMax 3 was supported by an announcement long magic trick performed by UK magician Ben Hanlin, the star of ITV 2 show TRICKED. I actually took part

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft tries to plug the CloudDAM

Microsoft Corp. has partnered with little known ADAM Software, a digital asset management (DAM) and product content management software provider, to provide the backbone for CloudDAM. CloudDAM is a new global DAM platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 6th, 2014 CDN Staff

Bruce Stuart: Crucial cloud financial contemplation points

What would Channelcorp like you to be thinking about as a result of reading about the income statement impacts of your engagement in a recurring revenue driven cloud or based business? As you

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Bruce Stuart

From Cloud Illusions to Cloud Realities: C4’s first professional development seminar

Professional development is a key part of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) mandate, and a very hot topic – cloud computing – will be the focus of the first C4 professional development

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Channel sees new digital classroom solutions

As the classroom doors close for the summer break, other doors are opening for channel partners who have a heightened focus on classroom solutions for the K-12 education market. At the International Society

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto