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Partner’s involvement in northern connectivity project goes beyond tech

Channel partners are typically involved with the delivery of technology, integration of systems and providing consulting and maintenance services. However, once in a while a partner’s involvement in a project goes beyond these confines.

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

A tablet for every freshman is creating a big data university

AUSTIN, TEX. –Southern Illinois University had student recruitment and retention in mind when it decided to move towards a digital curriculum and issue every incoming freshman this year a Windows 8 tablet. Already

Published on: December 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Quebec pharmacy chain deploys Dynamics for POS

How do you move a drug store chain with more than 400 franchised locations into the future of retail? That was the question the Longueuil, Que.-based The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. was forced to

Published on: December 6th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

City of Winnipeg opts for communication-as-a-service

The City of Winnipeg is located close to the middle of Canada. But, the city of close to 700,000 people isn’t interested in middle of the road technology, which is why they looked

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Managed services for video-conferencing

Two years ago Top 100 Solution Provider Dimension Data launched an ambitious managed services offering centred on video-conferencing. The company has now released the next generation version of Managed Service for Visual Communications

Published on: August 19th, 2013 CDN Staff

The tech savvy city above Toronto

The City of Vaughan’s slogan is “the City above Toronto”. This phrase not only identifies the location of the town of more than 300,000 people but also what it can offer. Vaughan, Ont.

Published on: August 15th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Compugen and Dell bring zero client environment to BC university

Students and staff at a university in British Columbia will soon be benefiting from a new computer system and remote access from any device, and administrators will be benefiting from hardware, support and

Published on: July 18th, 2013 CDN Staff

Formula 1 racing and big data

The Formula 1 racing circuit is so competitive that everything a team does is cloaked in secrecy including the amount of data the race cars produce. Alan Peasland, head of technical partnership for

Published on: June 14th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC taking Lotus F1 racing team to the cloud

Technology infrastructure vendor EMC Corp. has teamed-up with the Lotus F1 Team to help the auto racing team compete for a world championship with a cloud-enabled edge. Lotus F1 is seeking help from

Published on: May 29th, 2013 CDN Staff

Major League Baseball looks for a home run with EMC

While buffering video can be a pain at the best of times, it can be especially frustrating while streaming live sports – is that a home run or not? To help prevent such

Published on: April 9th, 2013 CDN Staff

Revlon cuts down IT to sell more lipstick

TORONTO – The question put in front of David Giambruno, senior vice-president and CIO of cosmetics powerhouse Revlon Inc., was: Could IT help sell more lipstick? After two years developing and deploying an

Published on: March 28th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

1-800-GOT-JUNK now has an app

What's the next evolution in junk removal? Well if you haven't given it any thought; don't worry because Vancouver's 1-800-GOT-JUNK has. The company has unveiled a new mobile app prototype to franchise partners called

Published on: March 26th, 2013 CDN Staff

Major retailer opens up digital lab in Waterloo-region tech hub

Canadian Tire COO Marco Marrone may have said it best: “Why would Canadian Tire want to open up a digital development lab” at Communitech, the Waterloo-region’s technology hub that features other labs from

Published on: March 21st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

What’s different about Juniper’s approach to software-defined networking

The last of the big networking manufacturers has revealed its software-defined networking strategy. And Juniper Networks doesn't have all of the pieces yet, the company says it will have one major component in

Published on: January 18th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Top 10 IT predictions for 2013

Deloitte Canada today released a string of high tech predictions for 2013 largely go against the grain of widely held assumptions. For instance, contrary to popular opinion, consumers are not dumping the personal

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Nestor Arellano