Why Microsoft just acquired one of the most popular keyboard makers on Android

To long-time fans of alternative input methods on the Android smartphone platform, SwiftKey may be a familiar name. The app, essentially a keyboard that lets you "swipe" across letters to string together words

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Dave Yin

Red Hat Canada leader outlines 2016 alliance strategy

It all started with an  important strategic alliance with Cisco. Red Hat would support UCS Open Stack solution and Intercloud. That was announced late in 2014 just before the new year. From there Red

Published on: January 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

A new year, a new leader for Dimension Data Canada

For the first time in almost a decade Dimension Data Canada will be led by someone other than Wendy Lucas. Former Unis Lumin executive Mike Utsal takes over for her as the new

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Citrix hires new president and CEO from outside the company

Citrix has a new president and CEO. Kirill Tatarinov, who will replace interim president and CEO Robert Calderoni, is coming from a four-month stint from iTraq Inc., which makes an Indiegogo-funded device tracking gadget.  However,

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Samsung’s CES showcase includes belt technology

To no one’s surprise Samsung Electronics debuted its latest tablet, notebook and display products at CES 2016 show in Las Vegas. But what also caught the attention of many is a new wearable

Published on: January 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft is jumping on the charity bandwagon with a new “Philanthropies” organization

Microsoft seems to be following the Mark Zuckerberg's example. Just days after the Facebook CEO made the controversial announcement that he and his wife would give away 99 per cent of their Facebook shares,

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Announcements from HPE’s own first-ever Discover conference

Another year, another Discover London. While the event is not new, it's the first time that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has struck it out as an independent company. Here is a roundup of

Published on: December 4th, 2015 CDN Staff

New Signature buys Microsoft-specific consultancy firm

It what has shaped up to be an eye-catching year for New Signature with establishing a presence in the Canadian market through the acquisition of CMS Consulting, the Washington, D.C.-based solution provider has

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Telus talks next steps for hybrid cloud offering, including its channel strategy

TORONTO, ON - Telus this week unveiled some big news - that it would be among the first to take advantage of Microsoft's data centres and Cisco's architecture to offer hybrid cloud to

Published on: December 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Telus announces hybrid cloud offering in partnership with Microsoft and Cisco

TORONTO, ON - It's not everyday that a single announcement can bring three household names together in one room, but that is just what happened Tuesday. At a small gathering in downtown, Telus announced

Published on: December 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Professional services power expands to Toronto

Seattle-based professional services and IT consultancy Slalom Consulting has now set foot in Toronto as part of an International expansion plan that saw the company establish its first non-American office in London, U.K.

Published on: November 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

7 ways smartphones need to be different in 2016

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Canadian businesses are finally moving to the cloud: Research

Over half of Canadian businesses say they are working towards using the cloud, according to new research from Microsoft Canada. This, according to the computing giant, is up from the previous trend where

Published on: November 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

New Microsoft Canadian data centres to align with Ingram Micro

NASHVILLE, TENN. – As Microsoft Canada readies two data centres for launch in the Canadian market (early 2016) the software powerhouse has confirmed a partnership for the two new facilities with Ingram Micro

Published on: November 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto