Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN Digital Edition

Each year since 2001, CDN’s editorial staff highlight the individuals who not only made major headlines throughout the year but whose impact is likely to be felt in the channel for years to

Published on: February 17th, 2017 CDN Staff

IBM partners with open-source solution provider

LAS VEGAS - At its annual PartnerWorld Leadership Conference, IBM announced a new partnership with open-source solution provider Hortonworks. The provider primarily deals in Hadoop deployments. This new relationship will bring the Hortonworks Data Platform

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Alex Radu

IBM and VMware further cement its relationship

LAS VEGAS - IBM and VMware are taking its relationship to yet another level. The two companies are expanding on the major strategic partnership that was announced almost a year ago by giving IBM channel

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

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

Sneak peak of MIT’s 10 breakthrough technologies for 2017

LAS VEGAS - MIT Technology Review's editor in chief Jason Pontin was at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas today to preview the release of the magazines annual 10 breakthrough technologies issue.

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

IBM partners with Bell to launch enterprise mobility platform in Canada

IBM has partnered with Bell Canada to bring its MobileFirst for iOS to Canadian enterprises. IBM MobileFirst is the product of IBM's partnership with Apple to create a made-for-business suite of apps that

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

EMC Canada channel chief announces his retirement

One of the real mainstays of the Canadian channel community Michael Kerr, channel chief of EMC – now Dell EMC, is retiring on Jan. 31 of next year. Kerr will be working with

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM adds three new services to Bluemix for cloud migration

In an age where businesses often have more data than they know what to do with it, IBM Corp. has released updates to its Bluemix cloud platform that will help accelerate the migration of

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

CA says there’s still lots of value in mainframes

LAS VEGAS – Back in the summer of 1990, IBM introduced its latest mainframe computer the System/390. The suped-up model would set an organization back more than $30 million. Last year, IBM released

Published on: November 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Big American solution provider enters Canadian market

Global IT solution provider Zones Inc. has arrived in Canada. Zameer Hussain has been hired to be Zones’ first ever country manager for the Canadian operation. Hussain was formerly with two CDN Top

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft launches AI and research team

Microsoft Corp. continues to go all in on artificial intelligence (AI) with the creation of a new Microsoft AI and Research Group that will be headed by executive vice president, Harry Shum.   The

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Alex Radu

Why IBM launched a startup incubator in the heart of downtown Toronto

IBM Corp. - the 105 year-old computing giant known for its cloud services, Watson analytics platform, and a decision to sell its personal computing division to Lenovo in 2005 - opened a startup incubator in

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New IBM servers could expand AI, deep learning and advanced analytics applications

New OpenPOWER-based servers from IBM could help to create new applications artificial intelligence, deep learning and advanced analytics. The new specialized line of servers was co-developed with members of the OpenPOWER community and were designed

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Fresche launches IBM i Power System-focused partner program

Montreal-based Fresche is looking to recruit IBM i Power System partners for its application management and modernization framework. The company launched the Fresche Power Partner Program and already has some partners signed up. The new partner program

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Chris Talbot