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Amazon reveals shortlist for HQ2 – and it includes Toronto

Looks like Toronto's collaborative, incentive-free strategy for courting Amazon.com Inc. paid off. The Seattle-based tech giant, which announced that it would be soliciting bids for a second headquarters to equal its home base

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Tech firms can leverage their industry to build diverse sales teams, PointClickCare VP Joan Leroux says

In an industry frequently - and accurately - criticized for its lack of gender diversity, Mississauga, Ont.-based senior care cloud platform developer PointClickCare is bucking the trend - and its chosen field might

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Citrix consolidates and revamps its channel partner incentives program

Citrix Systems, Inc. has unveiled its new consolidated channel incentives program that encourages partners to prioritize cloud sales. The US-based software company’s existing program was developed over the course of almost 20 years

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

HP’s new Chromebooks specifically for education

HP Inc. is expanding its Chrome OS offerings with three new Chromebook devices designed specifically for the education ecosystem. The new devices - the sixth generation of the HP Chromebook 11, the fifth

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

New country manager for SAP Canada

SAP Canada has named a new managing director. Andy Canham will assume the role after previously serving less than a year as SAP Canada’s chief operating officer. He will replace John Graham, who

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ceridian Dayforce offers single payroll function to Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers

Workforce management regulations vary from one country to another, and through a new partnership with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Ceridian says its Dayforce software will help streamline that process for organizations who will now

Published on: January 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos turn to the channel to upgrade IT systems

The growing demand for new technology and more digital storage has been well documented from a business perspective, but there are other sectors flying under the radar that struggle with digital transformation as

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry Radar expands to 2,800 commercial vehicle dealers in North America

BlackBerry Ltd. is looking to increase its footprint in the fleet management market by partnering up with Pana-Pacific and distributing its BlackBerry Radar tool across more than 2,800 heavy-duty truck dealerships across North

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Alex Coop

AI enhancing information management

When it comes to managing information across a company, the focus should be on what a file is and how it’s used, not where it’s coming from, according to the creators of M-Files.

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Alex Coop

Apple infuses Finisar with $390 million

Apple Inc. is investing $390 million into a California-based company that produces optical communication components, which will boost the power of iPhone X features such as Face ID, animoji and portrait mode selfies.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Alex Coop

A fresh editorial look at ITWC for 2018

We're heading into 2018 with a few changes at IT World Canada in the editorial department. Our long-time editor of Computer Dealer News, Paolo Del Nibletto will be departing his role on the

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Intel launches affordable Pentium Silver and Celeron processors

Intel Corp. is continuing to shake up its branding and unveiled its next-generation of Pentium Silver and Celeron processors Monday, each coming with desktop and mobile variants. Intel introduced the Pentium Silver J5005,

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Alex Coop

Apple acquires Shazam for $400 million

Apple is stepping up its music game once again, this time acquiring music and image recognition service Shazam for a reported $400 million USD. The intent to make this acquisition was first broken

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Focus on evolving business models in 2018, VMware execs tell partners

2018 is quickly approaching and companies are preparing for what seems like the inevitable digital transformation of their businesses. In the second part of our two-part Q&A, CDN spoke with VMware's vice president

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VMware execs reflect on a successful 2017, growing Canadian market

As 2017 comes to a close, businesses are reflecting on the year and preparing for 2018. VMware has had a busy 2017, filled with new products and services,  collaborations, and leadership changes. Numbers-wise,

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs