Articles By Brian Jackson

HPE open Cloud28+ community to Canada and the world

Canadian Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partners can now join the enterprise infrastructure vendor's Cloud28+ program after it was opened up globally Nov. 29. After running for two and a half years in Europe,

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Brian Jackson

HPE deepens partnership with Veeam for new Flash storage service

LONDON - Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced that it is expanding its resale and go-to-market relationship with Veeam as it releases a new all-Flash storage array solution that combines on-premises storage with cloud-style pricing.

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Dell EMC begins to paint the digital transformation picture

Dell EMC executives painted a picture of a company that's trained, aligned, and ready to help its customers with their digital transformation projects in the data centre at the Dell EMC Forum in

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Weekly update – our top 3 stories: Trump, digital transformation, LOB budgets

Editors Brian Jackson and Paolo Del Nibletto discuss IT World Canada's top three stories of the week. Read more by following the links below. What Donald Trump’s surprise election win means for Canada’s

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Brian Jackson

New VMware Canada channel chief sees new opportunities for partners

She may have come from Dell Technologies, but Tara Fine, the new channel chief at VMware Canada says her vision after 30 days in her new role is to continue with the virtualization

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Brian Jackson

What Trump’s win means to the Canadian IT sector

In watching Donald Trump become the U.S. president-elect after a long and divisive campaign that was full of vitriol and thin on substance, Canada's tech sector is holding its breath as it enters

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry DTEK60 launch shows BlackBerry hardware isn’t dead

BlackBerry is releasing its first smartphone since announcing it will no longer be designing and making its own smartphones, the Waterloo, Ont.-based firm confirmed on Tuesday. The BlackBerry DTEK60 is a sequel and step

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Salesforce partners will get access to Einstein AI next year

The independent software vendors (ISVs) - or "app innovation" partners as Salesforce.com Inc. now refers to them - building on the Salesforce platform will be able to call on Einstein, the new integrated

Published on: October 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Samsung Canada outlines recall plan for Galaxy Note7

Canadian buyers of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 smartphone should take it back to the place they bought it to exchange for a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, or a full refund, the electronics maker

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Samsung puts a big stop to Galaxy Note7

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note7 – even a new replacement model issued after the first recall – you should turn off your device and never use it again, according to Samsung

Published on: October 11th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Nine IoT solutions that may impact the channel

Published on: October 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Salesforce & Sage partner for new workflow tools

SAN FRANCISCO — Small and medium-sized businesses that use Sage to manage their accounting and some aspect of Salesforce.com Inc.’s cloud suite has some new tools that should help improve their workflow today.

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Salesforce acquisitions getting some play at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com Inc. put two very recent acquisitions front and centre as it opened up its annual Dreamforce conference, deepening its involvement in the e-commerce and online collaboration markets. Salesforce’s newest

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson