Janet Kennedy, president of Microsoft Canada
Janet Kennedy, president of Microsoft Canada

Published: March 26th, 2015


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

Top 10 Canadian cloud providers revealed: IDC Canada

Market research firm IDC has revealed the top 10 providers of infrastructure, platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) and storage with Canadian operations, and in alphabetical order, they are: Bell, CenturyLink, Cogeco, IBM, iWeb, Long View,

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

Open Text wins patent infringement lawsuit against Box

Waterloo, Ont.-based Open Text is reporting that it has won a judgment against high profile cloud services provider Box Inc. for patent infringement. The Federal Court of San Francisco found that Box of

Published on: February 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Digital Edition showcases the Top 10 Canadian Cloud Providers

In this edition of the CDN Digital Edition, we assembled the Top 10 Cloud Providers with operations in Canada.  This includes both multinational and Canadian companies offering Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Introducing Managed Services Providers 2.0

Two questions: Is Your MSP Ready to Keep Changing Your Identity to Impress Your Clients and Partners? Are you ready for the next big change in your business? Every company has the potential

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Stuart Crawford

Top 100 solution provider makes major acquisition

CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Quartet Service Inc.  of Toronto has acquired En Vogue Computers also of Toronto. Founded in 1998, Quartet reached 81st place on last year’s CDN Top 100 Solution Providers

Published on: February 4th, 2015 CDN Staff

Microsoft’s new acquisition targets big data analytics

Microsoft announced today its acquisition of Revolution Analytics, which specializes in software and services for R, a programming language used for statistical computing and graphics. "We are making this acquisition to help more companies

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin


Free upgrade to Windows 10, Cortana and project Spartan detailed at Microsoft event

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters today.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows 10

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

Google Glass was cool but it lacked purpose

The news that Google is bringing Google Glass eye-wear back into its development cave for more fine tuning reminds me of when the first tablets hit the market in Canada. It was 2001

Published on: January 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto