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Who is the top public cloud provider in Canada?

Editor's note: This story has been corrected. A previous version of the story applied rankings to different cloud providers, which IDC doesn't seek to accomplish in its MarketScape report. Partners looking to work with

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Bell strengthens its connect-first cloud strategy with AWS partnership

BCE Inc.’s Bell Canada is one step closer to its goal of being a one-stop-shop for public and private cloud deployments with its new status as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Salesforce targets small businesses with release of Essentials

Small businesses spend 23 per cent of their workdays manually inputting data, so Salesforce is optimizing its sales and service apps for small businesses to help them focus on their customers and business

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

CDN’s #6 Newsmaker of the Year – Eric Gales

Eric Gales and Amazon Web Services (AWS) had a busy 2017, filled with partnerships, revamped channel partner programs, and of course, their persistent goal of growing in Canada. After establishing itself in the

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Google aims to make a splash with first Canadian Google Cloud Platform region

It was only a matter of time before Google opened its first Canadian region. This February, after announcing the intent to open a region last spring, Google Canada announced the official opening of a

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Alex Radu

Avaya completes acquisition of Spoken, announces new cloud service

In addition to completing the acquisition of Spoken Communications - initially announced last month in New Orleans - Avaya Holdings Corp. today unveiled a new mobile cloud service for contact centres. Avaya Mobile

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

More than just plumbing: How IBM Cloud is optimized for business environments

Companies that embrace Big Blue as a cloud partner are benefitting from a business-first strategy that will help carry them well ahead of the competition, IBM Canada vice president of cloud and software

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Tech Data adds Cisco Spark and Cisco Umbrella Cloud Solutions to StreamOne

Resellers across Canada can now access Cisco Spark and Cisco Umbrella cloud security on Tech Data’s StreamOne Cloud Marketplace. Both solutions, also available in Europe and the U.S., can be offered to customers

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

VMWare opens AWS partnership to partner program

Dell Technologies subsidiary VMware Inc. is expanding its VMware Partner Network program to include its partnership to run on Amazon Web Services' (AWS) public cloud, the firm announced on Wednesday. Since launching Aug.

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Head start helping Amazon remain the top public cloud provider in Canada

Amazon Web Services (AWS) was one of the first global cloud providers to set up shop in Canada, opening data centres in Quebec and launching a Canadian region at the end of 2016.

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Commvault enters Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s reseller program.

Commvault has joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s reseller program. The cloud recovery and backup company made the announcement March 5 and said it’s joining HPE Complete - HPE's one-stop shop for validated HPE and

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Acronis integrates with Google Cloud

Acronis is partnering with Google Cloud to help its partners and customers backup even more data, the company announced today. The new agreement will increase the number of cloud regions Acronis partners and

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Ooma buys Voxter Communications

Ooma is increasing its footprint in the VoIP marketplace by acquiring Voxter Communications Inc. The acquisition, announced this morning, will allow Ooma to support businesses of all sizes with its smart communications platforms, says

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Toronto-based firm partners with Mastercard on self-service ‘insurance cloud’

BARCELONA - A Toronto-based FinTech startup has its eyes set on the $30 billion of insurance payouts made in Canada every year, with a cloud-based self-service hub backed by a partnership with Mastercard.

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Brian Jackson

Commvault appoints Bassam Hemdan to head Canadian business

Data management software vendor Commvault announced today that Bassam Hemdan will be the company's new vice-president for their Canadian business. Hemdan was Commvault’s vice president of world wide industry solutions group, and prior to

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Alex Coop