Cyber space is the new battlefield

SAN FRANCISCO – Calls for governments and info sec pros around the world to band together to fight nation-state and criminal cyber attacks increased here from keynote speakers at the opening of the

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

VMware introduces Horizon Cloud, apps, and more

VMware Inc.'s Horizon portfolio is getting a hefty upgrade this April with the introduction of Horizon Cloud, Horizon Apps, and updates to the Horizon 7 portfolio of solutions - Horizon 7.1. The new

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

System integrator pushing AI to the masses

System integrator Avanade is embracing artificial intelligence (AI)  in 2017, and it believes that you should be too. In its Technology Vision 2017, Avanade took a look at an increasingly over-saturated mobile market and

Published on: February 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Tablet market continues to go south: new IDC research

Spending money on tablets during the 2016 holiday season quarter of 2016 simply did not happen with intensification. According to International Data Corp., the tablet market continued to spiral in decline. The fourth

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

All Hands on Tech: Surface Book i7 (2016) Review

This week on All Hands on Tech Alex reviews the Surface Book i7 with performance base. Microsoft is aiming this latest upgrade to its notebook line directly at MacBook Pro users, hoping to

Published on: February 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Azure billing changes impacts channel partners

This January, Microsoft Corp. dropped one of its Azure cloud pay-as-you-go models for newcomers to the Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA). This move may be viewed as limiting Azure payment models, but

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Canada JumpStarts its digital transformation strategy

TORONTO – Microsoft Canada, at the Innovation Nation Summit, outlined a new national strategy on digital transformation where it hopes to bring together business leaders, IT professionals and people who do not traditionally

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft looks to expand into AI as cloud computing drives Q2 results

Growth in cloud services and Windows 10 adoption, expansion into new artificial intelligence (AI) territory, and declining Surface revenue are just some of the highlights of Microsoft’s second quarter earnings report. The company

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

7 partner opportunities in 2017 according to Microsoft

Between digital transformation and the cloud, there is plenty for partners to get excited about in 2017, and Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) executives have picked seven opportunities for Microsoft partners to take advantage

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Will the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Email security still requires a human behind the wheel

As more and more security solutions ditch the human element and turn to automation, security solution provider Harmon.ie is going in a different direction - putting the human at the center of it

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

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