Microsoft Cloud helping partners scale, target specific sectors

Several years ago the CIO of Steamwhistle Brewery explained to Jason Brommet that managing servers and mailboxes wasn’t the lager producer’s core business - it was brewing “incredible” beer. That comment has stuck

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

New President working to reshape Avaya Canada

TORONTO – November 15 will be an important date in Avaya’s history. On that day Avaya employees, channel partners and customers will learn the company’s fate as they expect to leave Chapter 11

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Quebec cloud provider strikes partnership with security vendor

After 12 years in business and a significant name change just two years ago, IT Cloud Solutions now has more than 500 IT retail partners in its network in Canada. And, they have

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Dominique Lemoine

NetApp deepens integration with Microsoft Azure

LAS VEGAS - NetApp is collaborating with Microsoft Corp. on its latest service. During its NetApp Insight conference, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based storage and data management firm announced the release of the NetApp-powered Microsoft

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

2017 CEA Best Internet of Things Solution Winners

Sierra Systems of Vancouver developed a solution that won Gold in the newly introduced Best Internet of Things Solution category. Sierra Systems is a great example of how open source machine learning can

Published on: September 29th, 2017 CDN Staff

Microsoft Canada Presidents through the years


Published on: September 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Janet Kennedy turned Microsoft Canada around

Janet Kennedy leaves Microsoft Canada in better shape today than when she arrived approximately four years ago. When she got to Microsoft Canada in October of 2013 customers, channel partners and plenty of

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data to add four new services to cloud offering

Tech Data Corp. has added four new value-added service providers to its Tech Data Cloud. The four new service providers are: AvePoint, Conexlink, CloudGenera, and Webair. On top of these additions, Tech Data is

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Embracing the edge with predictive maintenance and industrial IoT

With the Internet of Things (IoT) on the mind, Dell Inc. has been fairly busy since it created a dedicated IoT division just over two years ago in 2015. That division has been working towards

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Systems integrator uses Cortana for Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service

Global systems integrator Wipro Ltd. has created Data Discovery Platform, the India-based company's big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure. The concept behind the Wipro Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service platform is to accelerate insight-driven

Published on: August 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Microsoft’s Q4 growth proves shift to the cloud is working

Microsoft has been steering right into the cloud and it appears to be working. At its Q4 earnings report, the company released that Azure revenue has increased by 97 per cent year over

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

Why public cloud is more expensive than you think

If Goldilocks entered a Tier 3 data centre instead of a bear's den, which cloud model would she find just right - public, private, or hybrid? With the likes of hyperscale cloud providers Amazon

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Geeman offers his take on new Microsoft re-org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Geeman Yip, the CEO and founder of BitTitan, sits in a unique position in the marketplace. He runs the largest vendor of business process automation tools specific for managed services

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu