Canadian solution providers optimistic about future channel opportunities thanks to new innovations

New innovations continue to drive change within business, and as customers start demanding services like the cloud or artificial intelligence-enabled products, technology providers need to keep up. The results of CDN’s annual Top

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

President to President with Eric Gales, Amazon Web Services Canada

ITWC President Fawn Annan hosts Eric Gales, country manager for AWS Canada. A pilot, an underwater hockey enthusiast, and a customer-obsessed leader, Gales shares his views on AI and how it's about to

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Fawn Annan

Pivot3 announces availability of its HCI software platform on AWS

As the cloud becomes crucial to both businesses and consumers, Pivot3 is making sure its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology is public cloud-ready. The Texas-based HCI company has announced that its Pivot3 Cloud Edition

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger to the channel: build for the cloud

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger continues to make clear that he's a lot more interested in channel partners building capabilities for the cloud than for the software firm's on-premises solutions. Speaking to journalists in

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

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

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

Hashtag Trending – Apple uses Google Cloud, Uber causes congestion, grocery shopping on Go Transit

Apple confirms it uses Google Cloud, ride-sharing companies like Uber cause congestion, and online grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier for Toronto transit riders. First up from Facebook is news that

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cloud-neutral Montreal data centre operator eStruxture announces AWS availability

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has only been operating in Canada since December 2016, but it already seems to own the space. eStruxture Data Centers Inc., a network and cloud-neutral data centre operator based

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Enterprise cloud storage provider Box expanding Canadian presence

Despite often being confused for cloud-based file storage giant Dropbox, Box has made a name for itself in the enterprise space, targeting businesses and highly regulated customers. The Redwood City, Calif.-based content management

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN’s January Digital Edition

CDN has created its Top 25 Newsmakers list every year since 2001, and this year is no different. While longtime CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto is no longer at the helm, the show

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Veeam acquires AWS disaster recovery provider N2WS in first acquisition in a decade

Veeam Software has spent the last decade growing organically, but after a very successful 2017, a new year marks a new company direction that includes expanding with a little external help. Veeam has officially

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs