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Microsoft doubles down on intelligent cloud at Inspire, asks its partner community to join them

Five years ago, Microsoft Corp.’s channel chief for Canada would have had a hard time believing that their partner community was helping build smart farms or park management solutions that scanned bears’ faces.

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft Canada announces 2018 IMPACT Award winners

Microsoft Canada took some time on the weekend to thank its partner community during its 15th annual IMPACT Awards. There were 16 categories this year and 32 finalists this year. “Each year, Microsoft

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

After landing distribution rights for new IoT software, Toronto firm is ready to turn heads, says CEO

Canada is poised to become a central figure in the industrial internet of things (IIoT) market thanks to new software developed in one of the world’s largest research institutes, says Albert Behr, CEO

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

OpenText should tap Canadian talent for its AI strategy

Even though he's an American, the most surprising thing that OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea said last week wasn't that he prides himself for having "a Canadian soul" after spending the past eight years

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Microsoft gives 365 a facelift, launches a free version of Teams

Microsoft Corp. dropped a bunch of news ahead of its annual Inspire event in Las Vegas next week, including updates to Office 365 and Microsoft 365, but the most compelling announcement of all

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Broadcom to buy CA Technologies for $19 billion USD

Semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom Inc. is buying New York City-based software firm CA Technologies for $18.9 billion (all figures USD), in a bid to create what the former calls "one of the world's leading

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

OpenText partners will need to certify before delivering services

TORONTO - Waterloo, Ont.-based enterprise software firm OpenText's new microservices platform OT2 and the newfound capability of its software to run in the public cloud offers new opportunities to partners that are willing

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

OpenText showcases cloud strategy roadmap to 2020 at Enterprise World

TORONTO - Enterprise information management firm OpenText Corp. unveiled two major new prongs of its cloud strategy at its Enterprise World, its major annual user conference on Tuesday. Traditionally run on-premises by its

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

CloudJumper and The20 team up to provide cloud, streaming app services to customers

The workspace-as-a-service platform vendor CloudJumper today announced a new partnership with managed service provider (MSP) cooperative, The20. This means that CloudJumper’s Cloud Workspace platform and streaming app services are coming to The20’s network

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

VMware offers new approach to containers with ‘Kubernetes as a Service’

Users of VMware Cloud Services are now able to access a new Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering, allowing its customers to tap into this container runtime environment on a pay-for-what-you-eat basis, the enterprise software firm announced

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Canadian telecom solution company Group of Gold Line launches contact centre as a service

GL CloudConnect (GLCC), the enterprise division of Canadian telecom solution company Group of Gold Line, is expanding its product line and jumping into the cloud contact centre market. With a bevy of existing

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Here’s how Dell is going public again

Dell Technologies is going public again. On Monday the enterprise technology vendor and PC maker announced that it would be listing itself once again on the New York Stock Exchange after offering to

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

VMware launches beta for Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering, could arrive in Canada ‘soon’

VMware is expanding its Cloud Services portfolio, this time with a new service for containers. The company announced the launch of a public beta for its VMware Kubernetes Engine (VKE), a Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering,

Published on: June 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

Optiv Security CMO describes Canada as ‘flagship model’ for growth as business expands

Underperforming sales numbers in the U.S. last year didn’t stop Optiv Security’s Canadian business from experiencing an 85 per cent year-over-year services revenue growth, leading the security company to add three new executives

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

IBM adds Commvault software to its managed services portfolio

IBM Corp. customers can now get their hands on a new managed service for the Commvault software portfolio. Commvault announced today that the new partnership with IBM will allow its data management and protection

Published on: June 26th, 2018 Alex Coop