New SAS Viya analytics platform embraces human element

TORONTO – SAS Canada’s next generation data analytics platform will focus on the human element of big data. Called Viya, this SAS offering is cloud-ready and open. What it also represents is the

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Navantis gets acquired by American MSP

For a very long time Navantis was a darling of the channel community winning multiple CDN Channel Elite Awards and rising quickly up the Top 100 list. Navantis has always been tied to Microsoft

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft patents a foldable phone-to-tablet device

A mobile device that can transform from a phone to a tablet in seconds might sound like science fiction, but could be on its way to market soon, courtesy of Microsoft Corp. Resembling

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix channel focusing on cloud journeys

Day one of the Citrix Summit 2017 in Anaheim, Calif., could have been rebranded Citrix’ Cloud Day. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based software vendor made several announcements with a cloud focus starting with the

Published on: January 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Everything you need to know about Trump’s meeting with the tech industry

You've probably heard of the 'Tech Summit heard 'round the world' by now. United States President-elect Donald Trump gathered the titans of the tech industry at Trump Tower in New York this week -

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Alex Radu

D+H stomps on risk culture with SaaS for financial institutions

Financial institutions are getting a new tool to combat risk culture with DH Corporation's newest Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. Dubbed Barometer, D+H’s new compliance assessment technology aims to help financial organizations

Published on: December 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau featured in CDN Digital Edition

The December 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features a cover shot of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is spearheading his Government to dramatically increase investment in the country's technology sector. Beyond the Prime Minister,

Published on: December 12th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft offering free Azure training for partners

Microsoft is addressing the skills gap that may be preventing partners from diving into the cloud with free Azure training for its partners. In a Dec. 5 blog post, Gavriella Schuster, Microsoft Worldwide

Published on: December 7th, 2016 Alex Radu


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