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

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 24: Stefan Bockhop

In 2015 Stefan Bockhop, director of channel sales at Lenovo Canada, shifted everything to the open distribution model. Distributors who were selling select Lenovo or IBM System X products before now have access

Published on: February 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Toronto Raptors recruit IBM to build ‘digital war room’

During the grand opening of the BioSteel Centre, Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors guaranteed that an National Basketball Association (NBA) championship would come one day to the city.

Published on: February 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Vantrix showcases virtual reality video for the big game and meeting

On the show floor of IBM’s InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, Kjell Kolstad, vice president of cloud services at Vantrix Corp. discusses how this Montreal-based company is not only solving video transcoding problems

Published on: February 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

IBM makes major strategic alliance with VMware

LAS VEGAS - Users of VMware Inc.’s software-defined data centre stack will soon be able to push their workloads off-premises and onto IBM’s cloud network, comprised of 45 different data centres worldwide, the

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Business execs have a cybersecurity blind spot: IBM

Business leaders are worried about the threat posed by cyber-criminals to their organizations, but not as worried as they are about rogue actors, according to a study conducted by IBM's Institute for Business

Published on: February 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

IBM is making a new mainframe and it’s for the midmarket

Orlando, Fla. - Mainframes and channel partners just never seemed to mix well in the past. However, IBM is rethinking its mainframe strategy and offering and believes this is the right time for

Published on: February 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM CEO ushers in the era of cognitive computing

Orlando, Fla. - Ginni Rometty was on her way to the IBM Partnerworld Leadership Conference when she got an abrupt call from U.S. President Barack Obama to join him in California for the

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New next-gen firewall from Cisco, security mainframe from IBM

Two of the biggest names in IT have announced new products they say will help enterprises better secure their systems. Cisco Systems introduced a new next generation firewall line with an integrated management

Published on: February 16th, 2016 Howard Solomon