Lenovo plans to reduce workforce ASAP

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yuanging Yang, in an employee memo obtained by CDN, plans to reduce the company’s workforce by 3,200 people. This will include about a 10 per cent reduction in non-manufacturing

Published on: August 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Four types of customers you should fire immediately

Not all clients are created equal. Nor should you be compelled to treat them equally. There’s no law stating you must sell to everyone, or keep servicing clients that are the wrong fit

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Microsoft channel chief addressing partner evolution

Orlando, Fla. - Microsoft worldwide channel chief Phil Sorgen is coming back to Toronto in the summer of 2016 for the Worldwide Partner Conference. Sorgen was the President of Microsoft Canada as late as 2009

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

10 recommendations for cloud partners

Orlando, Fla. – One of the top market analysts in the world Tiffani Bova, VP of Gartner Research, has comprised a list of essentials for channel partners who are in tough with the

Published on: July 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft decides to take a big hit on Nokia

Only slightly more than a year since acquiring Nokia as the cornerstone of its mobility strategy, Microsoft Corp. announced it is drastically reducing its staff in that division and taking a multi-billion dollar

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Five digital disruptions from the Internet of Everything

TORONTO - When Joseph Bradley is asked if the Internet of Everything is real or if some of the astonishing infrastructure solutions currently deployed are a figment of someone’s fertile imagination he points

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP introduces new service for the Microsoft ecosystem

HP has added Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to its mobility portfolio. This addition offers the channel a set of end-to-end, enterprise-grade services for the Microsoft ecosystem that will have HP service accountability.

Published on: April 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Microsoft Canada president is big on big data

TORONTO - Microsoft Canada president Janet Kennedy told a packed audience at the Big Data Debate event that she has faith in the technology talent and business innovation in this country. This despite

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM’s digital agency program targets Mad Men types

LAS VEGAS - One of the more astonishing statements made by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty at the recently concluded 2015 Partnerworld Leadership Conference is that Big Blue is one of the largest digital

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Free upgrade to Windows 10, Cortana and project Spartan detailed at Microsoft event

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters today.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows 10

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

CES improves list of celebrities for 2015 show

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Debate: Should I abandon notebooks?

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 1 of the debate:  With notebook marketshare in decline, should I abandon this platform

Published on: November 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

GSX secures deal to monitor BlackBerry servers

Server monitoring and management solutions provider GSX is partnering with BlackBerry to deploy its server analysis solution to BES clients. According to Antoine Leboyer, CEO of GSX, both his company and BlackBerry recognized the need

Published on: November 19th, 2014 Dave Yin

Dropbox and Microsoft announce partnership, app integration

In a surprise announcement today, Dropbox and Microsoft have revealed a partnership to bring the cloud storage service to Office on phones, tablets and web platforms. The deal will allow Microsoft Office users

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Dave Yin