IndependenceIT announces automated Microsoft RemoteApp virtualization

Why pay for two things when you only need one? That is the mindset behind IndependenceIT, a Software-as-a-Service vendor specializing in virtualized desktops and applications. Today, the company announced an update to its Cloud

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Dave Yin

Citrix Canada chief outlines new margin incentives

Citrix Canada country manager Michael Murphy addressed the Canadian market implications of the vendors recently announced Citrix Solution Advisor (CSA) program. Murphy told CDN, in an exclusive interview, that this program was long

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker for 2014: Marcel Escorcio of HDS Canada

Marcel Escorcio delivered Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Canada's cloud message for the channel in a very unique place in 2014; an airplane hangar. The company released three new products that are part of

Published on: February 5th, 2015 CDN Staff

VMware execs on the industry with the most unrealized potential

San Francisco, CA - Healthcare as an industry has the most potential for advancement when not bound by the shackles of regulation, according to Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer of VMware. At a panel

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

EMC goes Blue with new hyper-converged solution

EMC Corp. admitted it took its time to make available its hyper-converged solution called VSPEX Blue but it wanted to ensure it was comprehensive for the marketplace and for the channel. The VSPEX

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

This small Canadian health care unit is BYOD friendly, almost fully virtual

The Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit is not likely known outside of the Belleville and Prince Edward region of eastern Ontario. The rural community it serves, some 150,000 people, sits along

Published on: January 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Eric Gales of VMware Canada

Eric Gales has been in this position before with Microsoft and he returns this year, now running VMware Canada mainly thanks to EVO: Rail. In a nutshell, EVO:Rail combines the vendor’s compute products,

Published on: January 9th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell brings desktop virtualization to your browser

Santa Clara, CA – Dell this week unveiled the next iteration of vWorkspace, a software-based solution that allows for desktop virtualization (VDI) through a browser and leaves no data behind on the client

Published on: December 4th, 2014 Dave Yin

Dell pushes high performance VDI as the next big thing

Santa Clara, CA – Dell is making a bet on cloud client-computing and plans to approach channel partners to help implement various value-added solutions. According to Dell executives at its first ever Dell Cloud

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Dave Yin

Nutanix outlines channel strategy for Canada

Anton Granic, Nutanix Canada's senior director for the Canadian operation made it clear to CDN that the company's go to market business model is 100 per cent channel friendly. Granic added that he

Published on: October 21st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix data centre in-a-box targets Canadian channel

TORONTO - Nutanix is causing quite a stir in the Canadian marketplace with its data centre in-a-box solution. The San Jose, Calif.-based hyper-convergence and virtual platform vendor was in Toronto at the Citrix conference.

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Eaton focuses on virtualization and verticals

With the introduction of virtualization, cloud and now the Internet of Things, the business of power is not only a growth sector but also a strategic play to be considered in the overall

Published on: September 26th, 2014 Fawn Annan

VMware’s Workspace Suite enables rapid virtual desktop provisioning

SAN FRANCISCO — VMware Inc. released a new desktop/mobile management suite that will bring together cloud platforms it has recently acquired and its own cloud layer technology into a single console. At its

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Cloud provider offers location-based VM protection

The advantage of virtualization is that it lets administrators put virtual machines anywhere in the cloud. The disadvantage of virtualization is that unless secured they can be copied by anyone and taken anywhere.

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon