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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

VMWare teams up with Carbon Black for automated data centre security solution

Adopting the power of the cloud comes with a bevy of concerns, the biggest one security, so VMware and Carbon Black are joining forces to develop a new approach to cloud and data

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Alex Coop

BlackBerry’s Crisis Communication Specialization expands to channel partners

Blackberry Solution Providers now have access to BlackBerry AtHoc’s Crisis Communication Specialization tool, allowing them to communicate and collaborate in times of crisis. But the complexion of a crisis is evolving, says Richard

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Coop

Sage recognizes achievements of channel partners

Sage is using the end of the year to recognize the outstanding performances of its top 50 channel partners. The cloud business management solutions company announced the winners of its global Sage CEO

Published on: December 6th, 2017 CDN Staff

AWS re-imagines its channel program

LAS VEGAS – Amazon Web Services is evolving its channel reseller program to include new tiers and a new name: AWS Solution Provider Program. AWS worldwide channel chief Terry Wise at the sixth

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee acquiring cloud security company Skyhigh Networks for undisclosed amount

After splitting from Intel into its own standalone cybersecurity company earlier this year, McAfee is now making moves of its own. The company has announced it will be acquiring Skyhigh Networks, a cloud

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Barracuda to be acquired by investment firm for $1.6 billion

Security and data protection provider Barracuda Networks, Inc. has announced that it will be acquired by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC for $1.6 billion USD in cash. The proposed deal is

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sixth Canadian IT company achieves platinum advisor certification with Citrix

Third Octet has become just the sixth Canadian IT company to achieve Citrix’s highest level of certification. The digital business management company has been elevated to a Platinum Solution Advisor Specialist, meeting the

Published on: November 28th, 2017 CDN Staff

New AWS program and partnership ahead of Re:Invent show

In front of the Re:Invent 2017 conference, Amazon Web Services made some pre-show announcements including a new program that connects machine learning experts from across Amazon with AWS customers called Amazon ML Solutions

Published on: November 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Wine goes wireless: Historic vineyard field tests Bell’s new IoT network

Deep in Niagara wine country, a family business with eighteenth century roots is pilot testing some of Canada’s newest Internet of Things technology. In 1794, Nicholas Smith was awarded a plot of land

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Christine Wong

ConnectWise unveils new business management solutions

ConnectWise wants to help technology solution providers (TSPs) become more efficient in driving growth with its latest products and services. At its partner summit IT Nation in Orlando from Nov. 8-10, the company

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Barracuda unveils expanded cloud functionality for firewall solutions

With more businesses moving to the cloud, solution providers are looking for new ways to protect their data. Barracuda Networks, a US-based cloud security and protection provider, has announced expanded public cloud functionality

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian firms embrace Alexa for everything from flight tracking to making phone calls

Amazon's Alexa launch to the Canadian market may have been long awaited, but the ecosystem of Canadian-based Skills will assemble almost immediately. Some of Canada's top national brands have Alexa Skills that will

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon boosts developer support in Canada following Alexa launch

Canadian developers no longer have to use American Amazon accounts to build an Alexa Skill or integrate Alexa into their smart home hardware. Following yesterday's announcement that it is bringing Alexa and several

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon launches Alexa in Canada with Echo devices, Prime Music

After months of rumours, Amazon confirmed that it's now officially launching its Alexa smart assistant to Canada. The cloud-based AI that has been available for years south of the border and featured in

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson