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

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