HP introduces new service for the Microsoft ecosystem

HP has added Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to its mobility portfolio. This addition offers the channel a set of end-to-end, enterprise-grade services for the Microsoft ecosystem that will have HP service accountability.

Published on: April 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian business still looking for channel help on Windows Server 2003 migration

While Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will reach end of life in July, new research shows more than half of Canadian business are still running at least some of their workloads on the soon

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Solution provider introduces Cloud Management-as-a-Service

TORONTO - Multiple CDN Channel Elite Award winner CMS Consulting is heading into a new direction. CMS president Brian Bourne has launched a brand new company called Infrastructure Guardian to offer what he calls

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft acquires Toronto-based data visualization solution provider

Microsoft today announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Datazen Software, a cross-platform mobile business intelligence and data visualization solution provider. The company said that the move is meant to help bring a data culture to

Published on: April 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Line of Business will dominate short-term cloud spending: Survey

Line of business (LOB) will lead cloud adoption in as little as two years. According to a new survey called "Hosting and Cloud Study 2015
", the majority of marketing departments (57 per cent)

Published on: April 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

Cloud stuffing and other challenging storage issues

I’ll bet when you were growing up someone told you: Too much of a good thing is bad for you. There’s a sucker born every minute. There’s no such thing as a free

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Max Spindle

Microsoft unveils the slimmer, lighter Surface 3 running full Windows

Microsoft today unveiled the next entry in the company's line of tablets, the Surface 3. Starting at $639, the Surface 3 is a lighter, slimmer but much more affordable version of its cousin,

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Dave Yin

Customers outline how to avoid big data mistakes

"My first big mistake was calling it big data,” said George Hamin, director of eBusiness and information for Subaru Canada. “Their eyes just glazed over.” Hamin was recalling the puzzled looks he got

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft Canada president is big on big data

TORONTO - Microsoft Canada president Janet Kennedy told a packed audience at the Big Data Debate event that she has faith in the technology talent and business innovation in this country. This despite

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IndependenceIT announces automated Microsoft RemoteApp virtualization

Why pay for two things when you only need one? That is the mindset behind IndependenceIT, a Software-as-a-Service vendor specializing in virtualized desktops and applications. Today, the company announced an update to its Cloud

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft partners face challenge of educating market on new approach

Atlanta - Microsoft Corp. pitched its software solutions and cloud offerings for business on the strength of its experience making consumer products, as it announced a slew of dates to core enterprise products including

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Top U.S. reseller with Canadian ops makes major acquisition

PCM, Inc., better known as PC Mall of El Segundo, Calif., has a pact in place to acquire the assets of En Pointe Technologies Inc., a solutions provider based in Gardena, Calif., for

Published on: March 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

SoftwareOne acquires CompuCom’s software business

CDN has been able to confirm from a Canadian source that SoftwareOne and CompuCom agreed to a deal that will see the Berlin, WI.-based direct market reseller acquire the software licensing business of CompuCom.

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco and Microsoft extend partnership

Networking giant Cisco Systems has confirmed an extension of its partnership with Microsoft through a blog post on the company's Web site. The former rivals formed a new partnership last year through the Intercloud

Published on: March 12th, 2015 CDN Staff