Say hello to Microsoft’s latest Azure IoT offering

Microsoft Corp.'s latest software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering is built on the Azure cloud and aims to reduce the complexity of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Called Microsoft IoT Central, it is the tech giant's

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN Top Newsmaker: Synnex Canada’s Mitchell Martin

A culture shift came to the Canadian operation of Synnex thanks to its longtime leader, president Mitchell Martin. Martin told CDN the services culture initiative is a North American wide strategy centered around

Published on: April 25th, 2017 CDN Staff

Hitachi creates its own IoT team

Is Hitachi creating its own IT consultancy for Internet of Things? That is the question out there as today, Hitachi announced the formation of Insights Laboratory. Hitachi is describing this organization as a

Published on: April 10th, 2017 CDN Staff

SAS and Cisco partner to launch new IoT platform

ORLANDO – SAS Institute Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc. are combining Cisco’s Unified Computing System and SAS’ Analytics to create an Edge-to-Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics platform. It will help organizations with

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Associate BlackBerry brand with security and ‘Enterprise of Things,’ not phones, COO says

Its partnership with Ford may have dominated recent headlines, but did you know BlackBerry is collaborating with 250 auto makers? Or that its software is now installed in 60 million cars? BlackBerry COO

Published on: March 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Open Source in the IoT world

When it comes to the Open Source opportunity within the potential of Internet of Things Matt Marlier, the director of ISV programs and partners for Red Hat suggests “follow the data.” How does Open

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware focuses on digital transformation at Mobile World Congress

Dell Technologies Inc. subsidiary VMware Inc. made several announcements at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but they all shared a common theme: Digital transformation. With this week's launch of vCloud NFV

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Dell delivers IoT to remote spaces with new Edge Gateway 3000 series

It may have permeated seemingly every corner of the office, but the trucks that deliver business supplies, the cabinets and refrigeration units that store them, and the remote buildings where they're often installed

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Avaya launches Surge, its revamped IoT security solution

LAS VEGAS - Avaya, Inc. has revamped one of its IoT security solutions to include a wider scope of application. Formerly SDN Fx Healthcare, the company has relaunched the platform as Avaya Surge,

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hackers aren’t just targeting data anymore, says RSA panel

If 2016 proved anything, it's that data breaches are the new normal across the board, said a group of security specialists at the RSA Conference 2017 Advisory Board roundtable. The roundtable, which took

Published on: February 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

New SAS Viya analytics platform embraces human element

TORONTO – SAS Canada’s next generation data analytics platform will focus on the human element of big data. Called Viya, this SAS offering is cloud-ready and open. What it also represents is the

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung showcases new IoT line up for 2017

Samsung will be entrusting its channel partners with its first round of Internet of Things products for 2017. The company announced that all of new IoT solutions will have a retail focus and

Published on: January 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 has new award categories

The CDN Top 100 Solution Providers list is back and now features five brand new categories: Internet of Things, Managed Print Services, Mobile, Security and Storage. These new categories will augment the CDN

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data COO addresses competition and IoT

MISSISSAUGA - After a long career at IBM, Rich Hume, the executive vice president and COO of Tech Data, has been on the job for eight months and made his first visit to his

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Alex Radu