Oracle’s Larry Ellison steps down as CEO

It’s the end of an era in the computer industry as long time Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, one of the most truculent leaders of the information age, is stepping down as CEO of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

CDN Channel Elite Awards – Best Enterprise Solution

Toronto-based Navantis Inc. was the winner of the Gold Award for Best Enterprise Solution at this year's CDN Channel Elite Awards. Navantis won by implementing a Dynamics CRM solution for the Financial Services

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

Two more board members poised to lose posts in Microsoft reshuffle

The sweeping revamp of Microsoft Corp. is likely to see four of the company’s board members leave before the year ends. Dave Marquardt, 65 and Dina Dublon,61, will not seek re-election to the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft recasts MSN, rolls out Delve search tool

Over the last few years Microsoft Corp’s MSN (Microsoft Network) has largely sat in the sidelines as the company pushed other Web-based services and solutions such as Bing and Windows Live. In a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft shaves $100 off price of Surface 2 tablet

About a month before it is expected to announce the next edition of its Windows operating system, Microsoft Corp. has cut the price of its Surface 2 tablet devices by as much US$100.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Ingram adding onto its cloud services in Canada

CDN has just learned that distributor Ingram Micro is planning to introduce six new cloud services as part of its Ingram Cloud Marketplace for the Canadian market. This will be one of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Stop selling solutions and begin to sell the experience

Washington – There is no one in the analyst community more in tuned with the channel that Tiffani Bova. Bova is the vice president and distinguished analyst with Gartner Research. She is a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft introduces the Internet of your things strategy

Washington – You have heard of the Internet of Things. Cisco Systems has coined its own term: Internet of Everything. Now Microsoft has come up with the Internet of Your Things. According to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft pushes channel incentives for cloud transformation

Washington - At the recently concluded Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the software giant introduced several new channel incentives to help ease the transition for solution providers with cloud. Spearheading this effort was Gavriella Schuster,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft marketing targets looming Chromebook threat

When it comes to personal computer market share, the dominance of Microsoft’s Windows operating system (OS) is legendary and unquestioned. There are signs, though, that it’s beginning to feel some Chromebook pressure. Low-cost

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft launches $25 Nokia; Huawei slashes budget phones

Chinese networking equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and Microsoft Corp. appear to have divergent views of the mobile phone market. As Huawei announced plans to phase out more than 80 per cent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft continues to lose money on Surface

Microsoft Corp. is banking on its new 12-inch tablet the Surface Pro 3 to lift the company’s profile in the tablet market but a closer look Redmond’s latest filing with the United States

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Digital Edition examines Apple-IBM partnership, Microsoft revamp

In the past few weeks there have been a few very interesting developments in the technology industry. Thousands of Microsoft employees found their jobs could be on the line as CEO Satya Nadella

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Start-up offers a new way to make money on Office 365

Washington – It’s no secret that the channel is struggling trying to make a buck with Office 365. According to BitTitan, many solution providers lose margins because of the complexity of migrating an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto