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

Surface Studio First Impressions – All Hands on Tech

The Surface Studio is Microsoft's new all-in-one desktop, but the tech giant doesn't want you to call it that. To Microsoft, the Surface Studio is in a category of its own. This week

Published on: April 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Fourth largest U.S. solution provider enters Canadian market

St. Louis-based World Wide Technology, one of the largest systems and supply chain solutions provider in the U.S., is establishing roots in Canada. There has been plenty of speculation for several years that

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker: Red Hat Canada’s Luc Villeneuve

Luc Villeneuve took the Canadian operation of Red Hat to another level in 2016. Buoyed by the Microsoft partnership that made the once fierce rivals pivot to the benefit of customers and channel

Published on: March 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Major Windows 10 update and Surface Studio get a release date in Canada

After months of teasing the next major Windows 10 Update, the Creators Update, is finally upon us. Microsoft Corp. has announced its worldwide roll out of April 11. Likewise the Surface Studio will be

Published on: March 30th, 2017 Alex Radu

Ingram Micro adds hosting solutions to Web store platform

It’s been more than a year since Ingram Micro acquired the Odin Automation Essentials platform, a pre-configured, self-branded Web store and service automation platform that automates the delivery of Microsoft 1-Tier cloud service

Published on: March 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: AWS Canada’s Eric Gales

Probably the most exciting company in the channel in 2016 was Amazon Web Services Canada. Besides exciting AWS Canada may also be the quickest company in the entire IT industry in Canada. In

Published on: March 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: Microsoft Canada’s Janet Kennedy

Janet Kennedy is still living the dream. Kennedy told CDN on her first day as President of Microsoft Canada back in 2013 that her new position was her dream job. As she enters

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Adobe and Microsoft announce first three joint offerings

LAS VEGAS - Six months after announcing their partnership at Microsoft Corp.'s Ignite conference in September, the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant and Adobe Systems Inc. announced their first three joint offerings at the

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers #5-1

Published on: March 17th, 2017 CDN Staff

Linkedln cofounder on Microsoft board a necessary step, experts say

The much-publicized appointment of LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to Microsoft Corp.'s board of directors on Tuesday represents a necessary step for the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant, experts say. According to R. "Ray" Wang,

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Citrix up for sale, again?

Really? Can’t we leave any of these high-tech vendors alone. Does Citrix Systems Inc. really need to be sold? So here are the facts. Bloomberg and Reuters have reported that Citrix has hired

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The definitive review of Microsoft Teams

The developer preview period of Microsoft Teams is over. Microsoft Corps. new team collaboration tool is now available globally, adding a potentially new app to consider for your business. With competitors like Slack,

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Up-and-coming Channel Professionals: Kate Bergsma of Microsoft Canada

If you’re a channel partner and you don’t know Kate Bergsma; then you should connect with her immediately on LinkedIn. Why? Because Bergsma can make you money while you sleep. The partner channel

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto