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

Five ways technology can improve public safety management and save money

While governments often try and make do with existing systems, often delaying investments in technology infrastructure because of the expense, they might want to reconsider this approach.  Given the price of crime to

Published on: March 18th, 2015 jeff

CDN Digital Edition features new ways to sell to the line of business

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition there is a Feature Report on Selling to the Line of Business decision maker. IT budgets are shifting and developing a relationship with the IT manager or even

Published on: March 17th, 2015 CDN Staff

Final suspect arrested in Quebec IT channel corruption scandal

The anti-corruption squad of Quebec has arrested its final suspect in a $24 million government contract fraud case that has implicated two Revenu Québec employees and several officials of a local IT company and

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

New Open Data Platform will push big data technology through open source, not sales

When big names including GE, Hortonworks, IBM, Infosys, Pivotal, SAS, AltiScale, Capgemini, CenturyLink, EMC, Splunk, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Teradata, and VMware announce a new alliance to create and push for big data technology using

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

Informatique EBR president sheds new light on corruption allegations

The president of Quebec City solution provider Informatique EBR Inc. has gone on the record to shed more light on the arrest of its employees in connection with a Revenue Québec corruption scheme, including the fact

Published on: March 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Follow Friday: Big data experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing big data experts that can shed light on best practices.  First up is is Ann Cavoukian, the former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and the executive director of

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Top 100 solution provider and IBM tied to corruption scheme

Update 2: Informatique EBR president has gone on record to sheds new light on corruption allegations following initial arrests.  Since then, the final suspect, an IBM employee has been arrested by UPAC. Update: IBM Canada

Published on: March 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM opens Quebec cloud centre

Big Blue today took the wraps off its second SoftLayer data centre in the Montreal suburb of Drummondville. IBM Canada just eight months ago cut the ribbon on a Toronto-based SoftLayer facility. According

Published on: March 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM’s new z mainframe can handle an 8.0 magnitude earthquake

Las Vegas, NV - IBM has announced the next iteration of its line of mainframes, the z13, that integrates analytics, is able to process 2.5 billion transactions a day, encrypt mobile transactions in real-time,

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM says apps built on MobileFirst will be more secure than on BlackBerry

Las Vegas, NV – IBM has announced an update to its MobileFirst platform that makes the app-building solution modular, cross-platform and more secure than even BlackBerry’s offering. “The BlackBerry security experience is somewhat

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

The channel opportunity with IBM Watson

IBM announced a new channel strategy for the Watson Group at its 2015 Partnerworld Leadership Conference that will see the channel offered two new channel programs. Since the launch of the Watson Group,

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM’s latest partner wants to make you beautiful

IBM has announced two new partnerships with Juniper Networks and cosmetics company Shiseido, the former to go after real-time network behaviour analytics, and the latter to create personalized company mobile productivity apps. Juniper's

Published on: February 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

Bluemix Local coming in summer, Canadian companies among partners

Las Vegas, NV - IBM has revealed that Bluemix Local, the private cloud option of the company's platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering will see public rollout this summer and that Canadian partners are among the beta testers.

Published on: February 24th, 2015 Dave Yin