Hybrid cloud provider hires Microsoft channel exec

Rackspace Hosting has had a topsy-turvy start to its year in terms of leadership. Its year started with Taylor Rhodes, the company’s Chief Customer Officer (CCO), being taken away from his duties and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2014 CDN Staff

Meet Microsoft’s answer to Siri: Cortana

SAN FRANCISCO – We got a first look at Microsoft Corp.’s mobile digital assistant Cortana at its Build conference on Wednesday. Cortana, the name plucked from videogame franchise Halo in which an artificial

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Windows Phone winning more business users: Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO –Enterprise users are warming up to Windows Phone, according to Microsoft Corp. “Customers across different device form factors are very interested in the innovations we’re bringing with these two releases” that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon


Microsoft brings Office to your iPad, improves mobile experience

Microsoft is seeking to bring its Office productivity suite to more mobile devices and improve the experience for business users with a series of announcements, including support for the Apple iPad. A Microsoft

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Cisco to create channel ecosystem for the Internet of Everything

LAS VEGAS - The Internet of Everything in nine months grew from a $14.5 trillion worldwide profit and economic savings opportunity in the next decade to a $19 trillion one. For Canada it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 26th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

What John Chambers thinks of Satya Nadella

LAS VEGAS - Each year Cisco CEO John Chambers spends an hour fielding questions from the high tech press at the Partner Summit conference. And, this year is no different. Its one of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco introduces billion dollar Intercloud

LAS VEGAS - Cisco Systems is embarking on one of its most ambitious projects in company history. The networking giant announced at its Partner Summit conference a plan to build the world’s largest

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

Top Irish solution provider expands to Canada

TORONTO – Dublin, Ireland-based solution provider DNM Analytics chose today, St. Patrick’s Day, to announce its expansion into Canada. The company whose expertise is creating dashboards so their customers can get the best

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN’s March digital issue: Big Blue bets big on the cloud

IBM is betting big on the cloud, VMware on the software-defined enterprise and a new Microsoft store in Mississauga. These are just a few of the stories you’ll find in the March issue

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Western Canada partner merger equals one Microsoft Dynamics mega-partner

Winnipeg-based Encore Business Solutions acquired Burnaby, B.C.-based Candlewest Systems on Monday, leaving the newly merged entity as the largest Microsoft Corp. partner selling Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) in Canada, according to Brent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Canada celebrates International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women's Day, Microsoft Canada unveiled a portrait showcasing 10 aspirational Canadian women who have used Microsoft technology as part of their success, alongside the female executives who make up

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Newsmaker #3 Phil Sorgen, Microsoft

It’s always good to have friends in high places, so Microsoft’s Canadian partners must have been pleased in 2013 to see a familiar face become the vendor’s global channel chief. Microsoft likes to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Former Microsoft Channel Chief gets a new job

When last we saw Jon Roskill he was transitioning out of the Microsoft channel chief role; making way for former Microsoft Canada president Phil Sorgen. Today CDN has learned from a blog post

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto