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Cisco Jasper expands connectivity platform to accelerate IoT

LAS VEGAS - While businesses continue to recognize the importance of Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity, 60 per cent of IoT initiatives stall at the proof of concept stage. To help businesses

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sean Forkan wants ‘channel first’ sales model for VMware Canada

After five months settling into his country manager role for VMware Canada, Sean Forkan is ready to get down to business on the three things he thinks all leaders should be accountable for.

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon Web Services officially opens Canada headquarters

Amazon Inc. opened its largest office in Canada yet, unveiling its downtown Toronto location alongside Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Tuesday. Amazon says it is already employing 600 people at the new location

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Shared Services Canada reports on consultation exercise

Shared Services Canada (SSC) is on the right track when it comes to its mandate of streamlining technology across the federal government and improving its security, but its path to get there needs

Published on: June 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

IBM & Nutanix target AI and machine learning in new partnership

Nutanix made another strategic partnership; this one with IBM that will see Big Blue deliver Enterprise Cloud Platform on its line of Power server products. The strategy behind this partnership is for IBM

Published on: May 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

AWS launches 2 new services to Canadian region

Canadian customers of Amazon Web Services can now access two new cloud services that will help them monitor and manage their systems in their local region. Amazon X-Ray and EC2 Systems Manager launched

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Michael Dell’s multi-cloud world and more

LAS VEGAS – At the first ever Dell EMC World conference, company founder and CEO Michael Dell told the audience that the new company believes its a multi-cloud world. His next statement was

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel announces new Xeon processor family for scalable workloads

In a world where it’s no longer “business as usual,” Intel Corp. is unveiled a new processor as part of its Xeon server line in an effort to revamp the data centre. The

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Nutanix embraces Opex pricing model

Hyper converged vendor Nutanix has announced its Enterprise Cloud Platform will now have term-based license for deployment on Hewlett Packard Enterprises ProLiant machines and Cisco UCS blade services. For channel partners, this move

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

AI could double Canadian annual economic growth rates: report

With artificial intelligence (AI) on the rise, it's time to look at the potential this technology can bring to organizations around Canada. According to an Accenture report 'AI is the Future of Growth'

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Say hello to Microsoft’s latest Azure IoT offering

Microsoft Corp.'s latest software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering is built on the Azure cloud and aims to reduce the complexity of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Called Microsoft IoT Central, it is the tech giant's

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

Ingram Micro shifts cloud focus to IaaS

PHOENIX - At its annual Cloud Summit, Ingram Micro wants to be the channel community's go-to cloud distributor by expanding its portfolio into the software sphere. While its venture into the cloud space began almost

Published on: April 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

HPE partners with National Instruments on 5G deployment

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is partnering with 5G Lab Germany to research what's possible when combining 5G wireless networks with HPE's Edgeline Converged Edge Systems. The first 5G testbeds are just being set up by telecommunications

Published on: April 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

New Amazon Web Services ‘Lex’ service really speaks to developers

Amazon Web Services Inc. gave developers several new good reasons to build in the cloud on Wednesday, offering access to integration with the same AI that powers its popular Alexa assistant, faster databases,

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers is hindering its growth potential. A new report published on Apr. 12 by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) indicates that

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs