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

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

Canadian IT legend Harry Hart dies at 87

It was almost fitting that Canadian IT channel pioneer Harry Hart passed on the Sunday before Labour Day. The 87-year legend didn’t take too many days off during his illustrious career. Hart, who

Published on: September 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN Women 2016 Honouree Norma Tidd

TORONTO - CDN is proud to honour for 2016 Norma Tidd. At the CDN 2016 Women of the IT Channel luncheon at the historic Weston Golf & Country Club Norma Tidd's contribution to the

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Mudeeha Yousaf

VMware outlines its cross-cloud strategy

LAS VEGAS - As a company that has been boldly trumpeting a “cloud, mobile, and security” mantra, VMware Inc. revealed more details around its cross-cloud architecture strategy and the goal of transforming organizations into becoming

Published on: August 30th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Norma Tidd: Canadian IT channel legend

CDN 2016 Women of the IT Channel honouree Norma Tidd's career in the IT channel parallels the launch of the IBM PC. The IBM model number 5150 was released back in August 1981.

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New solution provider wants to be your innovation lab

TORONTO – There is a new solution provider in the Canadian marketplace. Called TribalScale, the company has been in business for a mere seven months but the company has already made waves with

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco adds workplace solutions to the IBM partnership alliance

IBM and Cisco are adding Spark and WebEx to its 2015 historic partnership alliance. The two colossal corporations plan to concentrate on developing the knowledge-worker market with a suite of cloud-based tools and

Published on: June 30th, 2016 CDN Staff