Shareholders approve big pay for Nadella

Microsoft Corp. shareholders voted Wednesday to approve CEO Satya Nadella’s $84 million in pay despite recommendations by an investor advisory group that shareholders vote against the compensation because it thought Nadella was being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Canadian business is sold on hybrid cloud: survey

C-level executives are 32 per cent more likely than IT leaders to advocate immediately moving to hybrid cloud environment As many as 76 per cent of Canadian companies expect to have more than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP makes 10 major announcements at Discover conference

The rumour coming into the HP Discover conference in Barcelona was that the vendor would not be planning any announcements because it was still dealing with its split. That rumour was absolutely squashed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff



VARnex: Managing the unmanaged

LAS VEGAS – It’s been a short four years for the VARnex community in the channel. But in that time, the reseller buying group from Synnex has accomplished more than a billion dollars

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Debate: Should I abandon notebooks?

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 1 of the debate:  With notebook marketshare in decline, should I abandon this platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

In photos: the grand opening of the Microsoft Store at the Eaton Centre

Microsoft knows how to throw a party.  In case you missed the grand opening of the flagship store at the Toronto Eaton Centre, here's a look at the festivities. Read our coverage of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2014 Dave Yin

Which wearable is right for your business?

  There’s debate as to whether the workplace is ready for wearables.  This is hardly surprising when most wearables seem to have fitness – rather than business – in mind.  Even among smartwatches,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2014 Dave Yin

End of Windows Server 2003 support is a SureStep for Microsoft

LAS VEGAS – Microsoft outlined the channel opportunity for the end of life situation with Windows Server 2003 at the VARnex Fall conference, organized by Synnex. According to John Kennedy, vice-president of OEM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft announces Skype for Business

Microsoft has announced that the next iteration of Lync, a communication client, will not be Lync at all.  It will be Skype for Business. “In the first half of 2015, the next version

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2014 Dave Yin

Dropbox and Microsoft announce partnership, app integration

In a surprise announcement today, Dropbox and Microsoft have revealed a partnership to bring the cloud storage service to Office on phones, tablets and web platforms. The deal will allow Microsoft Office users

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2014 Dave Yin

Microsoft to announce wearable cross-platform device

New details continue to emerge for Microsoft’s first modern wearable device to be unveiled in upcoming weeks, with the latest reports suggesting the accessory is more akin to a fitness band than a smart

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Dave Yin

Microsoft closes Windows 7 escape route for Windows 8 haters

Windows 7 has been a very convenient fall-back position  for computer users who don’t like to migrate to the touch-focused Windows 8 and 8.1 operating systems. However, Microsoft Corp. is shutting that escape

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2014 Nestor Arellano