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Five things Accenture’s CIO has learned about cloud computing

Frank Modruson has a thing for better, faster, cheaper. As CIO of business and IT service provider Accenture, that's what he wants to deliver to his internal customers and what they in turn

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Stephanie Overby

NetSuite extends 100 per cent margin program for channel

Looking to further grow its channel coverage in Canada and around the world, on-demand enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vendor NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) is expanding its popular 100 per cent margins program,

Published on: March 10th, 2011 Jeff Jedras

Why Canada needs the cloud to own the podium

During a Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) roundtable on cloud computing yesterday, company executives discussed the role of the cloud and offered tips on migration for Canadian CIOs that were in attendance.John Weigelt, Microsoft

Published on: March 10th, 2011 Maxine Cheung

Cloud computing still a dream?

Last week at CeBIT, representatives of some of the biggest names in IT came together for a discussion of cloud computing, which organizers suggested could be the overriding theme of this year's show.

Published on: March 9th, 2011 David Price

VMware buys WaveMaker, aims to ease app development

VMware said on Tuesday it had acquired WaveMaker, the creator of open-source software that lets non-developers build Java Web applications. WaveMaker is built on the Spring programming model created by SpringSource, which VMware

Published on: March 9th, 2011 CDN Staff

Cisco Canada channel chief takes your questions

New Orleans, La. – A large contingent of Canadian based solution providers attended the annual Cisco Partner Summit, held here. While covering the conference CDN polled a number of channel partners for questions

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Paolo Del Nibletto

Citrix invests in personal cloud management company

Citrix Systems has invested in Primadesk, a company that is developing a free, Web-based application to help users keep track of content stored in different cloud-based services.It's the first investment commitment made by

Published on: March 8th, 2011

The cloud juggernaut

You know a technology is hot when even non-IT people are talking about it. And everyone is talking about the cloud.They may not know quite what it is, or understand what it means

Published on: March 3rd, 2011 Lynn Greiner

IBM points toward managing multi-cloud universe

IBM 's (NYSE: IBM) Tivoli cloud management tool upgrade includes the ability to deploy virtual machines in seconds and manage public cloud environments with the same data centre management tool. But there's potential

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau

Cisco kills off its hosted e-mail product

Cisco Systems has decided to kill its cloud-based e-mail service Cisco Mail, only 13 months after it was introduced, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday.With the growing acceptance of cloud

Published on: February 23rd, 2011

As cloud grows, IT hiring flatlines

Corporate IT departments are increasing their spending on hardware and cloud services, but not on new hiring in this weak economy.These trends are all revealed in government data, surveys and in earnings reports.

Published on: February 18th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau

Juniper up next with cloud switches

Juniper's (NYSE: JNPR) data centre announcement next week is expected to include switches based on new silicon that allows them to establish a flat fabric for cloud computing.Sources say Juniper will unveil its

Published on: February 16th, 2011 Jim Duffy

IBM wants partners to specialize in the cloud

Orlando – There's no avoiding the cloud today, and IBM Corp.'s (NYSE:IBM) PartnerWorld Leadership conference is certainly no exception. With more and more partners looking to ride the cloud wave, IBM announced a

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Jeff Jedras

New community marketplace seeks cloud developers

Developers interested in coding projects for public cloud services have a new avenue to find work in the form of CloudSpokes, a community marketplace announced Monday by Appirio.CloudSpokes is taking a cue from

Published on: February 14th, 2011 Chris Kanaracus

Citrix partners with Cisco, and why resellers shouldn’t fear the cloud

Santa Clara, Calif. -- The market reach of virtualization software and appliance vendor Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS) could get a lot larger as a partnership with networking vendor Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) grows

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Jeff Jedras