Want to sustain a lifetime of growth? Look at your company arc

LAS VEGAS - Mark Leslie took the stage on the last day of the Nutanix .Next Conference to talk about the Arc of a Company Life. As a company Nutanix is just in

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry sets deadline for smartphone turnaround

BlackBerry has given itself the remainder of the current fiscal year, which ends next March, to return its handset division to profitability, CEO John Chen said during the company’s annual general meeting. Chen

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft/Red Hat broaden partnership

TORONTO - The Microsoft Red Hat partnership became one of the more attention-grabbing alliances of 2015. The two became chummy after years of fierce rivalry when Red Hat solutions were made available on Microsoft

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix makes its play for the enterprise cloud

LAS VEGAS – At the .NEXT Conference Nutanix saw another growth spurt from its hyper-converged roots towards the enterprise cloud. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform now enables data centres the ability to replicate

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto


Samsung acquires cloud computing company

Cloud provider Joyent out of San Francisco is not your high profile born-in-the-cloud vendor, but that’s about to change as it was acquired by Samsung Electronics Co. This deal gives Samsung its own

Published on: June 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Canadian startup offers Training-as-a-Service, Cisco CAIP enablement

It seems these days that everyone, including malware creators, are trying to come up with their own as-a-Service product (ever tried distinguishing between VDI, desktop and workspace-as-a-service?) but it's rare that a genuine

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Experts weigh in on LinkedIn’s future at Microsoft

Experts are divided over whether Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion USD acquisition of LinkedIn Corp., which the companies announced on June 13, is a good thing, with at least one Silicon Valley analyst saying it depends on whether

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


SAS Canada hires former Microsoft Canada head of marketing

Software company SAS Canada has hired Andrew Dixon as the new vice president of marketing for Canada and Latin America. Prior to joining SAS Canada, Dixon was senior vice president of marketing and operations

Published on: June 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26 billion, enters the social network business

Microsoft has announced it is buying social media company LinkedIn for more than USD $26 billion, making it one of the most expensive tech acquisitions of all time. At the price, the Redmond,

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Dave Yin

BitTitan plans Canadian expansion after major round of funding

Cloud services vendor BitTitan has raised $15 million in series A financing from two sources. The Kirkland, Wash.-based company plans to use the money to enhance its MSPComplete solution as well as rapidly expand its

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud provider COMPAREX comes to Canada

Born in the cloud solution provider COMPAREX has set up shop in the Canadian marketplace as part of a global roll-out strategy to expand its business worldwide. The company founded in Leipzig, Germany has

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The handwringing that’s for show and why we need laws around data access now

Be it through compliance or through resistance, it seems that every day a new major tech company is becoming embroiled with a government over data access. After both Apple and BlackBerry made headlines

Published on: June 1st, 2016 Dave Yin