Microsoft projected to hit $20 billion cloud revenue target by FY2018

Wondering just how well Microsoft is doing in cloud? Platform giant this week announced its results from fiscal year 2016, earning $5.5 billion in profits and $22.6 billion in revenue, with both Windows

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Dave Yin

In photos: A look back at Microsoft WPC 2016


Published on: July 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Acronis announces Microsoft Azure extension for deeper backup integration

TORONTO - Cloud backup vendor Acronis is making a push into the Canadian channel this week with the release of a Microsoft Azure extension as well as a new distribution agreement. The new Acronis

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Tech Data opens up an IoT practice

TORONTO – When you look at the scope of the Internet of Things or the Internet of Everything you get a lot of numbers; numbers in the trillions of dollars. For example, Cisco

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

StorageCraft has a new look and a new direction

TORONTO – StorageCraft Technology Corp. participated in the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference under a new look and approach to the market. The backup and disaster recovery vendor has gone through a corporate rebranding

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft’s 2017 roadmap to focus on six priorities

TORONTO – It may have been the last keynote of the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference, but Judson Althoff’s presentation was certainly the most highly anticipated for the partner community. CDN learned that

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

A look at 6 major Microsoft partner and CSP enhancements coming this year

TORONTO, ON - A number of partner enhancements are coming out of Microsoft today both for regular and CSP partners as the software giant doubles down on its channel investment. These include enhanced certifications and

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Dave Yin

Azure to make sensitive documents more secure

TORONTO - “As soon as you print your document it no longer becomes intelligent.” That’s what Julia White, the general manager of product market for Office at Microsoft, told CDN at the Worldwide

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft announces new Windows 10 Enterprise edition for CSP and Surface-as-a-Service

Toronto, ON - Two major announcements are coming out of Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference today around subscription-based services, namely for Windows 10 and Surface devices. Windows 10 Enterprise E3 for CSP First, the

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft Canada makes largest partner investment in a decade

TORONTO – Microsoft Canada channel chief Jason Brommet announced at the Worldwide Partner Conference that the subsidiary is embarking on the biggest investment in the channel ecosystem in 13 years. The Microsoft partner

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan to disrupt the MSP ecosystem

TORONTO – As the industry deals with business transformation, BitTitan is too making its own disruptive moves in the managed services provider (MSP) marketplace. Company founder and CEO Geeman Yip told CDN at

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft says it has been and continues to be a platform company

Toronto, ON - It seems that to Microsoft the possibilities are only emerging. At Day 1 of the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in downtown Toronto, the software giant was light on

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

Follow WPC 2016 live with CDN’s staff

Follow Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 and our team on the ground in Toronto covering it live all week, right here. Watch the keynotes live: Follow the Computer Dealer News team on Twitter: A

Published on: July 11th, 2016 CDN Staff

New Microsoft structure changes has everyone interested

TORONTO – It came in a flash just a few days before the Worldwide Partner Conference was about to kick off in Toronto. The resignation of Microsoft COO Kevin Turner essentially removes a

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto