Tech Data Canada offers cloud budgeting tool

Tech Data Canada isn’t done yet - today the Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor announced real-time consumption and budgeting tools for Microsoft Azure through its Cloud Solutions Store and StreamOne cloud platform. The upgrades, which launched

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Alex Radu

Trump could stifle global hiring for tech companies

President-Elect Donald Trump’s appointed Attorney General, Alabama Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, may be bad news for tech companies in the United States relying on importing talent from across the world, according to

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Alex Radu


Making money in the cloud comes in many ways

ORLANDO - The cloud is the present and future - no ifs, ands or buts. But just like every other time new technology comes out, many in the channel are worried they’re going

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Weekly Top 3 Highlights – Microsoft goes open source, AdultFriendFinder hack, Deloitte’s Fast 50

IT World Canada's Brian Jackson and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. This week, we discuss Microsoft's commitment to open source, the AdultFriendFinder hack and potential fallout,

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft expanding Bing partner program in Canada

Microsoft will be expanding its Bing partner program in 20 markets, including Canada, the company announced on Tuesday. In a Nov. 15 blog post, Microsoft search advertising general manager, Stephen Sirich, said the

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A third of organizations worldwide now use Office 365

Microsoft’s Office 365 is now deployed in just over a third of organizations worldwide, with Google’s G-Suite following behind at a quarter of organizations. Together, the two tech giants equate for 59 per

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

Synnex initiating culture shift towards services

LAS VEGAS – Synnex President of North America Peter Larocque told a crowd of approximately 700 attendees at the VARnex conference that the distributor plans to implement more of a services culture throughout

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SoftwareOne upgrades Microsoft UC offering with acquisition

SoftwareOne has acquired and integrated House of Lync, a Microsoft High Touch Partner and part of Microsoft’s Skype Operations Framework, creating an improved Skype for Business unified communication (UC) solution for its global

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft challenges Slack with a chat service in Office 365

The competition between office communication platforms is starting to get more and more crowded with Microsoft entering the race with Microsoft Teams, a new chat-based workspace within Office 365. Aimed at organizations that

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Cisco introduces a new way to buy collaboration products

SAN FRANCISCO – Cisco Spark, a communications and collaboration service for messaging, meetings and calls, is now going to be part of a subscription offering called Spark Flex. Spark Flex was announced at

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Quebec online backup solution provider partners with Microsoft

Quebec-based IT Cloud Solutions has become an official provider of Microsoft cloud business productivity solutions for Office 365 and Microsoft exchange online. As an official provider, IT Cloud Solution can offer its Canadian

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Google to open 14 “Experience” stores throughout Canada

Google shops have begun popping up in Best Buy locations across Canada, with a total of 14 “Experience Stores” to open across the country by the end of 2016. The online search giant

Published on: October 31st, 2016 Alex Radu