IBM CEO reasserts commitment to Watson and AI to partners

LAS VEGAS - At its annual PartnerWorld Leadership Conference, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty reasserted the company's commitment to Watson, and how its partners will succeed with it. Rometty praised IBM's channel partners in the

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Cisco rewriting the networking rulebook

TORONTO – Cisco Systems in 2016 drove the narrative for digital transformation. As the calendar turned to 2017 the networking giant wants to bring more attention to a new kind of transformation –

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware creates digital transformation with network virtualization platform update

VMware Inc. is dialing further into security with its latest upgrades to its network virtualization platform: VMware NSX. The network virtualization platform comes in two options: NSX for vSphere, meaning it can be

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Canada JumpStarts its digital transformation strategy

TORONTO – Microsoft Canada, at the Innovation Nation Summit, outlined a new national strategy on digital transformation where it hopes to bring together business leaders, IT professionals and people who do not traditionally

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

7 partner opportunities in 2017 according to Microsoft

Between digital transformation and the cloud, there is plenty for partners to get excited about in 2017, and Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) executives have picked seven opportunities for Microsoft partners to take advantage

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Healthy skepticism’s role in security

The biggest problems of today’s technology privacy, security – communications, understanding. Or to say it a little differently… privacy and security are an illusion in today’s world! But then, I’ve learned how to

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Max Spindle

Vendor pushes digital transformation in hospitals

How technology will change hospitals and health care is something that science fiction has been tackling for decades. Whether it be futuristic hospitals or eliminating disease all together, writers have had an expansive

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

Citrix channel focusing on cloud journeys

Day one of the Citrix Summit 2017 in Anaheim, Calif., could have been rebranded Citrix’ Cloud Day. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based software vendor made several announcements with a cloud focus starting with the

Published on: January 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Weekly Update – AWS Canadian data centres, Dell EMC, Toronto Mayor

IT World Canada's Paolo Del Nibletto and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. AWS Canada region open for business Dell EMC goes West for new Canadian channel

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

CA CEO outlines “built to change” agenda

LAS VEGAS – When Mike Gregoire took the reins of CA Technologies as its new CEO back in early 2013 he pledged to makeover the company into a software innovator. Nearly three-years later

Published on: November 18th, 2016 CDN Staff

SAP getting serious about the “S” in SMB

NEW YORK – Rodolpho Cardenuto, SAP’s worldwide channel chief, has put in new incentives for solution providers to drive more business throughout the small-to-medium sized business market. Cardenuto announced, at the 8th annual

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Weekly update – our top 3 stories: Trump, digital transformation, LOB budgets

Editors Brian Jackson and Paolo Del Nibletto discuss IT World Canada's top three stories of the week. Read more by following the links below. What Donald Trump’s surprise election win means for Canada’s

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Brian Jackson

CA makes a case for digital transformation

A new global survey from CA Technologies released today found that digital transformation can boost business performance, but there is still a lot of growing pains. The New York-based vendor released senior business

Published on: September 30th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft’s 2017 roadmap to focus on six priorities

TORONTO – It may have been the last keynote of the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference, but Judson Althoff’s presentation was certainly the most highly anticipated for the partner community. CDN learned that

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto