Articles By Nestor Arellano

CDW expands offering with hosted virtual desktops from dinCloud

Technology solutions provider CDW Corp. is seeking to provide its customers hosted virtual desktop (HVD) services through a newly created partnership with Calif-based cloud services firm dinCloud. Under the agreement, CDW will be

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

How the channel will drive SAP S/4 HANA adoption

ORLANDO – SAP will be relying on the channel to promote and explain the business value of its new Internet of Things-focused SAP S/4 HANA solution to Canadian organizations. The German software maker

Published on: May 7th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

SAP launches HANA cloud platform, partners with Siemens, Intel

ORLANDO, FL – SAP is expanding its Internet of Things portfolio with the launch today of SAP HANA Cloud Platform which is geared towards helping organizations connect the core of their business to

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Former HP exec Carly Fiorina announces bid for presidency

The former chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard and an outspoken critic of net neutrality, Carly Fiorina has announced her bid for the United States presidency. Fiorina, the first presidential candidate to come out

Published on: May 4th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Scotiabank banking on data analytics

DALLAS - Imagine signing up for a bank loyalty travel card and finding out on your out of country vacation that you been locked out from using the card because you were travelling.

Published on: April 28th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Can big data thwart cyber attacks?

DALLAS - At its annual global forum event here, SAS Institute is focusing the spotlight on analytics and how it can be used to thwart cyber attacks and help organization combat fraud. The

Published on: April 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry acquires Israel-based security company WatchDox

BlackBerry Ltd. has purchased a file-sharing security company in order to bolster its enterprise mobile management capabilities. The Canadian mobile communication solutions firm did not disclose how much it is paying for WatchDox

Published on: April 21st, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Equinix’s Toronto TR2 data centre opens its doors

United States-based data centre and Internet exchange firm Equnix Inc., today, opened the doors to its new facility in Toronto as part of an international expansion effort that will see the company open

Published on: April 16th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Dell’s latest X-Series switches are aimed at SMBs

Dell is rolling out a line of smart managed networking switches designed to provide small and medium-sized companies a configurable enterprise-class environment that is easy to set-up and maintain. Easy-to-navigate dashboards and step-by-step wizards

Published on: April 7th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

IBM budgets $3 billion for new Internet of Things unit

According to IBM’s estimates, as much as 90 per cent of all data generated by devices such as connected vehicles, appliances, smart phones, and tablets are never analyzed or acted on. No less

Published on: April 1st, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Customers outline how to avoid big data mistakes

"My first big mistake was calling it big data,” said George Hamin, director of eBusiness and information for Subaru Canada. “Their eyes just glazed over.” Hamin was recalling the puzzled looks he got

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Another good quarter for BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ltd. once more beat analysts’ expectations by posting a small fourth-quarter profit of US$28 million. Although the smart phone and software company reported a drop in revenue of 33 per cent to

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Four trends that will drive cloud adoption


Published on: March 25th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Final suspect arrested in Quebec IT channel corruption scandal

The anti-corruption squad of Quebec has arrested its final suspect in a $24 million government contract fraud case that has implicated two Revenu Québec employees and several officials of a local IT company and

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Nestor Arellano