Microsoft closes Windows 7 escape route for Windows 8 haters

Windows 7 has been a very convenient fall-back position  for computer users who don’t like to migrate to the touch-focused Windows 8 and 8.1 operating systems. However, Microsoft Corp. is shutting that escape

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Digital Edition presents the Channel Elite Award winners

CDN hosted the annual Channel Elite Awards in Toronto sponsored by Tech Data Canada, Cisco Canada and Dell Canada. In this edition of the CDN Digital magazine, there is a profile of the solution provider

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Cisco to focus on the line of business with channel

Cisco Systems worldwide channel chief Bruce Klein told CDN that he wants to get on the same page with partners during a mid-year conference call. Klein, who took over from Keith Goodwin in

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

Salesforce.com rides a new Wave of analytics

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce.com announced a new product that capitalizes on the analytics software acquisitions it’s made in 2013. Wave is Salesforce’s analytics cloud, a big data engine paired with a visual, user-friendly

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Top Microsoft Canada executive leaving company

CDN has learned that Greg Barber, a 23-year veteran of Microsoft Canada will be leaving his position as well as the subsidiary before the end of this year. Barber’s departure was announced to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Finally, security becomes a priority

“You are being watched. The government has a secret system, a machine that spies on you every hour of every day. I know because I built it.” So says the Harold Finch character

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Max Spindle

Nadella apologizes for saying women should not ask for a raise

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was doing some serious backpedalling in social media on Thursday after incurring the wrath of scores of women around the world following his comments  (spoken at an event celebrating

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 10th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

MSPs see huge opportunity with Windows 10

Yes, another version of Windows. Doesn’t it seem like Microsoft has a pattern with their Windows operating systems? Great one, then a dud, then another great one, then another dud: XP, Vista, 7,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2014 Stuart Crawford

Video: Sneak peek at Windows 10

“Windows 10 represents the first step of a whole new generation of Windows, unlocking new experiences to give customers new ways to work, play and connect,” Terry Myerso, executive vice-president of Microsoft Corp.,

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

Microsoft skips right to Windows 10

Microsoft Corp. is putting the troubled Windows 8 era behind it with new operating system that will likely be more business-focused but will still retain the touch functions of its predecessor. At an event

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Channel Elite Awards – Best Small Business Solution

Toronto-based Navantis Inc. was the winner of the Gold Award for Best Small Business Solution at this year’s CDN Channel Elite Awards. Navantis won by implementing a database solution for the College of Registered

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2014 CDN Staff

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

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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