Citrix deepens partnership with Microsoft, integrates solutions with Azure

Las Vegas, NV - It may have taken until mid-2016, but Citrix is all-in on the cloud. At its Synergy conference in Las Vegas, the desktop virtualization company took to the stage to deliver a

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft’s Canadian data centres are helping transform this solution provider

DMTI Spatial, some might argue, has reached phase three in its two decades of operations. The Markham, Ont.-based solution provider has a bit of a niche, in that it provides "Canadian location intelligence" solutions to

Published on: May 23rd, 2016 Dave Yin

SAP CEO backs Azure and wants to bring more empathy to business

ORLANDO - Listen up enterprises: SAP‘s Bill McDermott wants to “keep it real” with you when it comes to the changing needs of IT. In fact, the CEO for the business applications provider used the

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

BitTitan puts focus on OneDrive to unlock dollars for Microsoft partners

Cloud services vendor BitTitan of Kirkland, Wash., has unveiled a OneDrive extension for its Office 365 Starter Kit product. OneDrive is arguably the top Office 365 workload that a channel partner needs to pay

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top SAP Canada partner acquires American solution provider

Contax has confirmed the acquisition of Houston-based Onshore Partners, Inc. a technology consultant that specializing in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) software and services. Established in 2012 and with roughly 50 employees,

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung Canada makes big push towards the enterprise

Stop if you heard this story before. But Samsung is making a concerted effort to gain share in the business-to-business or enterprise space in Canada. There is a difference this time around, however.

Published on: May 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS Canada has hired a channel chief

Amazon Web Services Canada (AWS) has selected Rob Stevens as its first ever channel chief. Stevens, a board member of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4), recently left the same position at SAP Canada. Stevens

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The channel gets its chance at the two Microsoft Canada data centres

They are finally here! The two Microsoft Canada data centres are officially open for business and according to Jean Cheng, director of cloud computing and Public Sector for Microsoft Canada, they are data

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Cloud: Officially open for business in Canada

Microsoft Canada today announced that its Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform is now generally available in data centre regions located in Toronto and Quebec City. In addition, the company's Office 365 platform is offering

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

BitTitan adds smart upsell solution to MSPComplete

BitTitan has announced its latest addition to MSPComplete, and it's dubbed Upsell Engine. As you may remember, the company's MSPComplete platform is essentially an umbrella under which the company creates solutions to help

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff

New Signature acquires top UK Microsoft partner

New Signature, a Microsoft-focused solution provider, has announced it acquired Dot Net Solutions out of the UK. The former, which provides platform and directory services, systems management and cloud computing, was Microsoft's 2014 and

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft trials DNA storage, where a gram can hold a billion terabytes

You have to give props to Microsoft for toying with science fiction. The company, which was last seen experimenting with underwater data centres, is now looking into storing data in DNA. Yes, that would

Published on: April 28th, 2016 Dave Yin

HDS adds new features to storage line for monetizing data

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has taken a new approach to introducing new features for its Virtual Storage Platform G series released last year. Instead of publicizing the new specs HDS is positioning the

Published on: April 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Adobe, Microsoft work to end paper’s reign in the office

Despite the number of digitally-driven disruptions that have occurred in the workplace over the past half-decade or so, paper retains a stubborn presence in many business activities - a fact that Adobe Systems

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood