The majority of hacks come from a company’s trusted insiders: Infographic

While hacks from outside perpetrators seem to make all the headlines, but what if the majority of bad actors already have legitimate access to your systems? IBM has collected data from 8,000 client

Published on: June 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro Canada adds IBM Power Systems to its portfolio

Some large IBM solutions are coming to Ingram Micro Canada. The Canadian arm of the distributor announced today that it's adding IBM Power Systems to its Advanced Solutions portfolio. IBM Business Partners will now have

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Dave Yin

Interac built its tokenization service on IBM Cloud to bring Apple Pay to Canada

Few technologies today are built by one company alone and it would seem to be the case for mobile payments in Canada. In order to bring the technology to Canada, Interac had to create

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Dave Yin

SAP rebrands cloud analytics solution

ORLANDO - SAP is rebranding its Cloud for Analytics offering to SAP BusinessObjects Cloud, the company announced at the Sapphire Now 16 show. The new product merges business intelligence (BI) analytics capabilities into

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Phase change memory inches closer to economic viability with storage capacity breakthrough

Scientists at IBM Research have managed to store 3 bits of data per cell using new phase change memory (PCM). The technology, which could one day replace DRAM, has demonstrated considerable increases of

Published on: May 18th, 2016 CDN Staff

New Lenovo NA president talks new server strategy, sees better performance in Canada over U.S.

Orlando, FL - The Canadian channel probably spent the good part of the past year learning to pronounce the name of the previous president of Lenovo North America - in fact, it was almost exactly a

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Dave Yin

Distie Report: IBM Canada and Tech Data Canada sever ties, Ingram Micro partners with Under Armour and more

In this week's roundup of distributor news, we have major developments from Tech Data, Ingram Micro and Westcon.   Tech Data Canada and HP Enterprise do BCS deal Tech Data Canada was named by Hewlett Packard

Published on: May 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM Canada ends distribution partnership with Tech Data Canada

CDN  has learned that after more than two decades of partnership, IBM Canada has severed its distribution ties with Tech Data Canada. Rick Reid, president of Tech Data Canada has confirmed the news, stating

Published on: May 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

IBM makes quantum computing widely available

Ever needed to tap into the processing power of a quantum computer — but didn’t quite know where to look? With the announcement of its cloud-based IBM Quantum Experience platform, IBM Corp. is

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Avnet now offers VMware on IBM Cloud and IBM Connections Cloud

IT distributor Avnet has announced it is offering VMware on IBM Cloud through the Avnet Cloud Marketplace as well as IBM Connections Cloud. This announcement follows a new strategic partnership that the VMware

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN Digital Edition looks at Cisco’s new multi-cloud architecture

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition we are featuring Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins and the company's multi-cloud architecture called HyperFlex. We look at IBM's, not one or two, but three new channel programs. Meanwhile, Ingram

Published on: March 29th, 2016 CDN Staff

Intel’s Andy Grove left more than a legacy

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Andy Grove at age 79. Intel did not release the cause of death, but it was widely known in the industry that Grove suffered

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE announces machine learning-as-a-service called Haven OnDemand

With Watson, IBM seemed to have a whole year's head start on the new cognitive computing wave of technologies, as seemingly the only company with a solution ready to those who want to stay

Published on: March 11th, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 10: Stephen Gold

In a year filled with mergers and acquisitions and vendor breakups there wasn't much on the technology innovation front except for IBM Watson and the new trend of cognitive computing. You may remember

Published on: March 10th, 2016 CDN Staff