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Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion

It’s official - Microsoft Corp. has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the $2 billion startup that boasts 28 million software developers. Microsoft made the announcement this morning, and was quick to emphasize

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Nutanix unveils three new tools for increased cloud security, visibility, management

Nutanix is following up a busy 2017 with several new products and services. The San Jose-based cloud software company has unveiled three new offerings at its fourth annual .NEXT Conference in New Orleans

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Arctiq partners with Google Cloud

Google Cloud customers can now turn to Arctiq Inc. for support, thanks to a new partnership between the Toronto-based services led solution provider and Google Cloud. The new partnership will bring consulting and

Published on: June 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

KPMG strengthens ties with Google around ‘intelligent interactions’

Swiss auditor and consultancy firm KPMG International announced an alliance with Google Cloud Platform on Thursday. The partnership will see KPMG providing services around Google's popular cloud services including machine learning, enterprise mobility,

Published on: May 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson

Infosys extends Microsoft partnership, launches cloud-based business unit

Infosys is extending its partnership with Microsoft and looking to assist enterprises further by launching a new Microsoft Cloud Business Unit. As the name suggests, the new expansion will focus on the cloud

Published on: May 31st, 2018 Alex Coop

OpenText underlines AI platform Magellan’s open source approach to counter Watson

LAS VEGAS - Aside from naming its artificial intelligence platform, Magellan, after a 16th-century explorer instead of a 20th-century businessman, Waterloo, Ont.-based OpenText Corp is looking for other ways to differentiate itself from

Published on: May 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Canadian partner an inaugural member of new global cloud channel program

As businesses demand the ease of public cloud but the security of on-premises cloud infrastructure, hybrid solutions have become increasingly popular. However, this mixed cloud use requires heavy cyber security in a world

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

New Turbonomic partner program making ‘significant investments’ in its partner ecosystem, says SVP of global channels

Hybrid cloud automation company Turbonomic is launching a new partner program and looking to expand its footprint in Canada. Focused on giving partners the necessary training and accreditation to quickly build service and

Published on: May 24th, 2018 Alex Coop

Pivot3’s workload mobility & disaster recovery portfolio now available on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud

Cloud has come a long way over the last few years, and one can argue it has become fully integrated into the mainstream in 2018. With foundation, cloud companies are now expanding their

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Amazon helping Canadian partners and customers utilize machine learning

Amazon is one of the most innovative companies in the tech sector right now, testing out ideas like artificial intelligence (AI)-powered self-serve grocery stores, autonomous delivery drones, and voice assistants in healthcare. At

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN Top 100 Solution Providers Storage Provider Award: Scalar Decisions

With both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft opening data centres officially in late 2016 and early 2017, it's no surprise that partner Scalar Decisions had a big year, scoring CDN's Top 100 Solution

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN Top 100 Solution Providers Best Newcomer Award: Micro Logic

A $35 million year-over-year spike in revenue, combined with a firm grasp on the public sector market has helped earn Micro Age this year’s Newcomer Award for the CDN Top 100 Solutions Provider

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Lenovo recommits to partners as Accelerate 2018 boasts most Canadian attendees ever

LAS VEGAS - Lenovo is on a journey of putting the customer first, and with 85 per cent of its business based in the channel, it is relying on partners to get the job

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Planned cyber security institute could serve Canadian application innovators

Clarification: On May 17 Carleton University told ITWC  that while an arrangement with the Canadian Cybersecurity Innovation Institute has been discussed, a deal has not yet been finalized. The story has been updated

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cloud adoption hindered by chains to on-prem security, say experts

Infosec leaders are often proud of the infrastructure they’ve built to protect their organizations. But at a cloud security conference in Toronto this week several experts agreed that’s one of the biggest obstacles

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon