Freshbooks redesigns its offering to be more visually appealing

Toronto-based cloud invoicing software firm FreshBooks launched a complete overhaul of its platform. Aimed at independent small business operators who need a convenient and professional way to manage client invoices and track project

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Oracle outlines generational shift to the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO - There’s a feeling of déjà vu permeating the keynotes at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld — the company continues to tout achievements in porting on-premise applications to the cloud, and frequently references Amazon Web

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Docker looks to channel to expand container-as-a-service market in enterprise

Docker is still finding its place in the enterprise, but its presence within such organizations is growing rapidly. It's not only driving internal DevOps initiatives but also presenting a potentially lucrative opportunity for

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Chris Talbot

HPE adds major components to Partner Ready program

As Hewlett-Packard Enterprise approaches the first year anniversary of its historic separation, the new company has integrated the services program into the Partner Ready channel program at the 2016 Global Partner Conference in

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The 2016 summer of our discontent

This summer has seen the continuation of the rapidly evolving new business environment, and the inevitable ongoing struggle with moving the distribution and carrier channel in the new market direction, which is having

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Roberta Fox

VMware introduces virtualization for a digital world

LAS VEGAS - With updates to its OpenStack, Horizon and Workspace ONE products — in addition to a new endpoint management framework for managing Windows 10 in the enterprise — VMware Inc. is focused

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Ryan Patrick

VMware outlines its cross-cloud strategy

LAS VEGAS - As a company that has been boldly trumpeting a “cloud, mobile, and security” mantra, VMware Inc. revealed more details around its cross-cloud architecture strategy and the goal of transforming organizations into becoming

Published on: August 30th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Juniper reimagines its channel program

Juniper Networks has re -worked the top channel partner level of its program in new categories to try and drive more software and services profitability for solution providers. Matt Hurley, channel chief of

Published on: August 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

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