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

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

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

AI, Azure, and second chance tech: Highlights from Microsoft’s Build 2018

At its annual Build conference, Microsoft showcased what's coming for the tech giant in the realm of artificial intelligence, cloud, and more, including an old Microsoft experiment finding a new home with Azure.

Published on: May 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

Ingram Micro teams up with Microsoft to unveil new independent cloud division, CloudBlue

BOCA RATON - Cloud has gone mainstream, rapidly being adopted by businesses, consumers, and governments alike, but deployment and management – especially at scale – continues to be a challenge for solution providers.

Published on: May 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

HPE simplifies on-premise deployment of Microsoft Azure Stack with new pay-as-you-go solution

IT departments today are tasked with trying to use new technology to drive innovation without breaking the bank, and it’s a tricky balancing act that Hewlett Packard Enterprise is trying to simplify with

Published on: April 24th, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry relying on channel partners for new Microsoft mobile security solution

BlackBerry Ltd., is no stranger to strategic partnerships, and its latest hopes to secure enterprises using mobile Microsoft applications. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company has teamed up with Microsoft to launch BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge,

Published on: March 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

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