#CDNCloud: A Computer Dealer News Twitter chat

Updated Aug. 28 at 2:41pm EST - We had a great Twitter chat with guest experts Robert Hart of the Canadian Cloud Council and Renee Bergeron of Ingram Micro. Thanks again to everyone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2014 Candice So

Nothing off the table in Microsoft revamp: Satya Nadella

Microsoft is definitely not doing it “Ballmer style” according to company’s new CEO. In an open letter to Microsoft employees yesterday, CEO Satya Nadella outlined his view of the technology giant’s place in

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

Microsoft joins Internet of Things alliance

Microsoft Corp. is the latest technology giant to sign up with the AllSeen Alliance, a wide ranging open-source Internet of Everything project. With the addition of the Redmond, Wash-based company, AllSeen Alliance’s membership

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

56Gbps circuit from Fujitsu doubles CPU speeds

Japanese technology company Fujitsu Ltd., said its latest receiver circuit doubles the communication speed between CPUs potentially boosting the performance of servers, cloud computing systems and supercomputers. At the 2014 Symposia on VLSI

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP announces global network of cloud service providers

LAS VEGAS – There are many ways technology companies muscle their solutions into the increasing demand by customers for cloud computing. Hewlett-Packard Co.’s latest effort is to line up service providers around the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Small providers thriving despite cloud price clash among giants

Cloud giants such as Amazon and Google may be locked in a tumultuous cloud services price war, but despite predictions that industry startups could be crushed in the clash some smaller cloud players

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

New profit impacts on cloud computing

The profit equation in the transaction-driven, traditional on premise business is well known. Revenue less cost of goods sold equals gross profit. Subtract selling, general and administrative expenses and you get net income

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2014 Bruce Stuart

Canadian cloud service providers remain vulnerable to Heartbleed

More than a month after the Heartbleed bug caused panic across the country, no less than 40,000 computer and network systems in Canada are still “exploitable” through the OpenSSL vulnerability, according to a

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

Advisory work, integration are top cloud money makers

There’s lots of money to be made in the cloud, if you know where to invest, according to a panel of industry experts who spoke recently at the CDN Top 100 Solutions Providers

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Dropbox takes partner program to Canada

A year after launching its partner program in the United States, cloud storage and file sharing company Dropbox Inc., is now offering Canadian service providers the opportunity to resell its Dropbox for Business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Citrix offers up cloud platform for mobile workspace

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Citrix Systems Inc. has announced a new cloud-based platform for its partners and customers, giving them the power to design and build their own mobile workspaces, as well as to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2014 Candice So

Lots of working capital key in cloud business

With software-as-a-service looming large with growth opportunities for channel players, at least one industry expert cautions that the price of playing in the new field can be quite steep. It is critically important

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

SaaS still dominates cloud market

While the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model remains dominant in terms of market share, growth and breadth of coverage, a new research report says other cloud computing models have established themselves as contenders and are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Partners pumping money into services to buoy cloud business

Channel partners in Canada are investing in new consulting services in an effort to boost their cloud computing business, according to recent study by IDC Canada and CDN. “Software-as-a-Service rather than infrastructure is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Nestor Arellano