Tech Data to add four new services to cloud offering

Tech Data Corp. has added four new value-added service providers to its Tech Data Cloud. The four new service providers are: AvePoint, Conexlink, CloudGenera, and Webair. On top of these additions, Tech Data is

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Embracing the edge with predictive maintenance and industrial IoT

With the Internet of Things (IoT) on the mind, Dell Inc. has been fairly busy since it created a dedicated IoT division just over two years ago in 2015. That division has been working towards

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Systems integrator uses Cortana for Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service

Global systems integrator Wipro Ltd. has created Data Discovery Platform, the India-based company's big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure. The concept behind the Wipro Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service platform is to accelerate insight-driven

Published on: August 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

LinkedIn unveils new Tinder-like mentorship service

If you think Tinder (and related apps) is the scourge of the earth, you may not like that LinkedIn is taking a page from its book. The professional social network is launching a

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft introduces ‘Eye Control’ for Windows 10 to help those with disabilities

With Eye Control, Microsoft aims to help users with disabilities to operate an on-screen mouse, keyboard, and text-to-speech experience with their eyes. It is now in beta in what is now the ninth

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

Commvault targeting digital transformation with new group

TORONTO – Data management software vendor Commvault is working to position itself as a data insights company. Senior leaders of the Canadian subsidiary told CDN that while they are a few years away

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HoloLens 2 with custom AI chip expected in 2019

Microsoft isn't letting Google have all the fun. Less than a week following the announcement of the return of Google Glass in the enterprise the Redmond-based tech giant has unveiled the plans for

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Canada President goes deeper into reorg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It is Janet Kennedy’s job as Microsoft Canada President to reinforce how positive the company’s re-organization is to all stakeholders: customers, employees and channel partners. In case you have been

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft’s Q4 growth proves shift to the cloud is working

Microsoft has been steering right into the cloud and it appears to be working. At its Q4 earnings report, the company released that Azure revenue has increased by 97 per cent year over

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Glass returns for the enterprise

After two years in a limited trial period, Google Glass has come back to life with a new enterprise edition, Glass EE. Google Glass originally failed as a consumer product, but as reported

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Geeman offers his take on new Microsoft re-org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Geeman Yip, the CEO and founder of BitTitan, sits in a unique position in the marketplace. He runs the largest vendor of business process automation tools specific for managed services

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft channel chief’s personal moment of truth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gavriella Schuster now has a year under her belt as the worldwide channel chief at Microsoft. And, at the Inspire 2017 conference she let 15,000 or so channel partners in attendance

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps then reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto