Millennials in the channel: Why bringing more women into IT won’t solve the gender gap

This is the final part of a CDN series on millennials, the IT skills shortage, and the evolving workforce, which include five articles.  How do  you fix a problem that has been decades in the making? For

Published on: May 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

BitTitan CEO tries to shed all barriers for the cloud

Geeman Yip is probably one of the fastest talkers I have ever interviewed. I too have been labelled a fast talker so I can appreciate the founder of BitTitan, a Kirkland, Wash.-based cloud

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top 100 Workshop: Windows Server 2003 end of life

TORONTO - While Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will reach end of life in July, new research shows more than half of Canadian business are still running at least some of their workloads on

Published on: May 11th, 2015 CDN Staff

EMC unleashes the flash beast

LAS VEGAS - EMC released its all-flash array XtremIO 4.0 at the EMC World conference. Besides new capabilities such as supporting larger all-flash array configurations and consolidating workloads at higher levels XtremIO has

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetSuite partners welcome closer Microsoft integration

SAN JOSE – NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson is known for his, shall we say, frank assessments of the business decisions of his enterprise resource planning (ERP) software competitors. During his keynote this year

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft refers to Windows 10 as “Software-as-a-service”

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a passing reference to Windows as a “service” during the opening keynote at Build, but it was fleeting and easy to miss. The references he

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

I looked through the Microsoft HoloLens and saw the future

SAN FRANCISCO – The first thing that Microsoft handed to me when it was time for my demo with the HoloLens was a pad of paper and a pen. They were taking away

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

CDN Digital Edition features a Malware Map of Canada’s Top 10 most infected cities

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition we are featuring a Malware Map of Canada's Top 10 most infected cities. These rates were determined by comparing to the national average.  You may be surprised to learn

Published on: May 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

SAP Canada makes a major channel leadership change

Multiple sources to CDN have confirmed that former Microsoft Canada channel chief Rob Stevens has taken the same position at SAP Canada. Current SAP Canada channel chief Mary Peterson is transitioning out of

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

A time for change: the server edition

As the age old adage goes – change is good. At this point in time I’m certain that most readers are well aware that in July 2015 Microsoft will be pulling the plug

Published on: April 27th, 2015 NPD Group

These girls are a minority in tech and it suits them just fine

Tech is supposedly a boys thing, but someone forgot to tell that to Rajvi Chavada and Saman Khan. The girls, both 17 and in grade 12, already have university programs picked out and

Published on: April 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

HP introduces new service for the Microsoft ecosystem

HP has added Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to its mobility portfolio. This addition offers the channel a set of end-to-end, enterprise-grade services for the Microsoft ecosystem that will have HP service accountability.

Published on: April 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian business still looking for channel help on Windows Server 2003 migration

While Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will reach end of life in July, new research shows more than half of Canadian business are still running at least some of their workloads on the soon

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Solution provider introduces Cloud Management-as-a-Service

TORONTO - Multiple CDN Channel Elite Award winner CMS Consulting is heading into a new direction. CMS president Brian Bourne has launched a brand new company called Infrastructure Guardian to offer what he calls

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto