Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo’s women in tech panel opens up about industry gaps, offers actionable insight

LAS VEGAS - The gender gap within the technology sector is no secret, but the number of events focused on women that have sprung up in recent months indicate that the industry is

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Amazon helping Canadian partners and customers utilize machine learning

Amazon is one of the most innovative companies in the tech sector right now, testing out ideas like artificial intelligence (AI)-powered self-serve grocery stores, autonomous delivery drones, and voice assistants in healthcare. At

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN Top 100 Solution Providers Client Solutions Award: Northern Micro

Providing solutions to verticals like the government and education is no small feat for channel partners, but Ottawa-based Northern Micro has excelled in this space. As a result, the IT solutions company has

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN Top 100 Solution Providers Security Provider Award: Herjavec Group

It takes a lot to stand out in a market where every tech company nowadays boasts security capabilities, but this year’s CDN Top 100 Security Provider of the Year has done just that.

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Maximizing player safety with technology – Tech in Sports Ep. 43

All the latest sports technology news including drama in Australian soccer over video replay, the NBA and Intel's new partnership, Silicon Valley area sports teams put on a tech summit, and more! Plus,

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Amazon gets into healthcare, Huawei releasing P20, Google’s Duplex is unethical

Amazon is hoping to get into healthcare with Alexa, Huawei is releasing a new smartphone in Canada this week, and one expert thinks Google’s Duplex is deceptive and unethical. First up from LinkedIn

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo recommits to partners as Accelerate 2018 boasts most Canadian attendees ever

LAS VEGAS - Lenovo is on a journey of putting the customer first, and with 85 per cent of its business based in the channel, it is relying on partners to get the job

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Should the NHL adopt goal line technology? – Tech in Sports Ep. 42

All the latest sports tech news, including Twitter broadcasting ESPN's Sportcenter, Steph Curry trivia, betting with Bitcoin at the Kentucky Derby, and more! Plus, after several controversies in recent weeks, we discuss whether

Published on: May 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ingram Micro teams up with Microsoft to unveil new independent cloud division, CloudBlue

BOCA RATON - Cloud has gone mainstream, rapidly being adopted by businesses, consumers, and governments alike, but deployment and management – especially at scale – continues to be a challenge for solution providers.

Published on: May 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2018 Top 100 Solution Providers gala a magical evening for channel players

The Canadian IT channel reached record milestones in 2017 and what better way to celebrate those accomplishments than at an event surrounded by the people that made it happen. CDN hosted its annual

Published on: April 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian solution providers optimistic about future channel opportunities thanks to new innovations

New innovations continue to drive change within business, and as customers start demanding services like the cloud or artificial intelligence-enabled products, technology providers need to keep up. The results of CDN’s annual Top

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

ESET launches free marketing tool for North American channel partners

With majority of Canadian channel partners falling under the small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) umbrella, it can be difficult for many of them to justify diverting resources to marketing campaigns. ESET, a Slovakian IT security

Published on: April 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco converges Spark and Webex; enhances new platform with machine learning

Cisco is on a path towards simplification and its collaboration tools are its most recent target. The company has converged its cloud-based team workspace suite, Cisco Spark, with its online video meetings and

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco is betting on AI and partners will need to adapt: Partner Connection Week 2018 keynote

THE BAHAMAS - It’s no secret the number of connected devices has been and will continue to rapidly grow for the foreseeable future. There are approximately eight and a half billion Internet of

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The NFL is in legal trouble over concussions again – Tech in Sports Ep. 40

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including the NFL’s legal woes, 3D printed shoes worn by the fastest marathoner in the world, the Blue

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs