Cisco Chairman John Chambers with Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage at  GSX in Las Vegas
Cisco Chairman John Chambers with Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage at GSX in Las Vegas

Published: August 31st, 2015

Behind the rise in Canada of managed security providers

It’s taken a while but Canadian CISOs are increasingly outsourcing elements of IT protection to managed security service providers (MSSPs). The logic is inevitable: Faced with attackers who are well funded — sometimes

Published on: August 25th, 2015 Howard Solomon

IBM brings Bluemix Garage to downtown Toronto incubator

It looks like Big Blue is stepping up development in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). IBM has announced the opening of what it is calling a Bluemix Garage at Ryerson University in downtown

Published on: August 5th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM goes internal for new Canadian Channel Chief

Update: IBM has confirmed the story. Industry sources have told CDN that the new channel chief of IBM Canada is Joe Sehl. Sehl, who was the former director of business partners at IBM Canada

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Dave Yin

Evolution of the modern keyboard


Published on: July 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft makes enhancements to Cloud Solution Provider program

Orlando, Fla. – At last year’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C., Microsoft gave partners a little taste of its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. But at this year’s show, Microsoft announced an

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell blueprints its future-ready enterprise strategy

Take today’s workloads and try to fit them into a digital-first environment. Not as easy as it sounds. The reality of today is activities such as crafting emails or Tweets, developing digital content,

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM’s first major Canadian offering on Bluemix improves access to public data

IBM has unveiled the first major Canadian application on its Platform-as-a-Service offering Bluemix, from Toronto-based startup ThinkData Works. The solution, called pulls public data from all levels of government in Canada into a searchable

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Dave Yin

The Partner Business Case for SoftLayer (IBM-Hosting)

In 2014, IBM Corp. commissioned research company Forrester Inc. to provide a total economic impact study for managed services providers (MSPs) partnering with SoftLayer, an IBM-owned hosting service with data centres in the

Published on: May 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM leadership program targets millennials in the channel

SAN DIEGO - Whether you like it or not, the so-called millennial generation has entered the workforce and is now in a position to move up into leadership positions at many organizations. In

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

IBM and Facebook announce social marketing partnership

Facebook and IBM Commerce today announced a new partnership to offer tailored social marketing. Under the agreement, IBM’s marketing cloud clients can now have access to Facebook’s ad offerings, including Custom Audiences to

Published on: May 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Line of Business will dominate short-term cloud spending: Survey

Line of business (LOB) will lead cloud adoption in as little as two years. According to a new survey called "Hosting and Cloud Study 2015
", the majority of marketing departments (57 per cent)

Published on: April 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM budgets $3 billion for new Internet of Things unit

According to IBM’s estimates, as much as 90 per cent of all data generated by devices such as connected vehicles, appliances, smart phones, and tablets are never analyzed or acted on. No less

Published on: April 1st, 2015 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry to make tablets again; with some help from Samsung/IBM

The BlackBerry Playbook didn’t last very long in the market, but the Canadian vendor is hoping a laser focus and some big partners will make its latest foray into the tablet market a

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Follow Friday: Millennials in the channel to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing millennials in IT that could put a fresh spin on the industry.  First up is is Laura Wittig, corporate consultant at Canadian managed network service provider Clear Concepts

Published on: March 19th, 2015 Dave Yin