Veritas bets big on Canada, adds two new execs to leadership team

Veritas Technologies may be number one in worldwide market share when it comes to the enterprise data protection and software-defined storage space, but in Canada, they could be doing better, according to the

Published on: October 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

Commvault wants to be a ‘partner driven company’ says VP of worldwide partnerships

NASHVILLE – Commvault hosted its first Partner Xchange Day this week as the prelude to its annual user conference, Commvault GO, to talk about how it is transforming into a partner-centric organization. More

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Azure news galore at Microsoft Ignite

ORLANDO – At Microsoft's annual Ignite conference this week, the company made a series of announcements that reinforce its commitment to Azure and the cloud for pretty much everything. In fact, joked corporate

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Turbonomic unveils new cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Microsoft Azure

As Microsoft's aging server operating system and a database management system face an impending end, Turbonomic is using the opportunity to unveil its latest cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Azure. Microsoft has

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Turbonomic extends AI-powered workload automation to Kubernetes-as-a-Service offerings

Turbonomic is expanding its kubernetes-as-a-service (KaaS) offerings by adding AI-automation support for container technologies belonging to Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Pivotal, the workload automation company announced recently. The new KaaS management capabilities include

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft doubles down on intelligent cloud at Inspire, asks its partner community to join them

Five years ago, Microsoft Corp.’s channel chief for Canada would have had a hard time believing that their partner community was helping build smart farms or park management solutions that scanned bears’ faces.

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell EMC announces upgrades to its Microsoft Azure Stack at Inspire

Dell EMC announced upgrades to its Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack today at Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas. The company has decided to extend its Cloud Flex Program - Dell EMC’s

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

After landing distribution rights for new IoT software, Toronto firm is ready to turn heads, says CEO

Canada is poised to become a central figure in the industrial internet of things (IIoT) market thanks to new software developed in one of the world’s largest research institutes, says Albert Behr, CEO

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft gives 365 a facelift, launches a free version of Teams

Microsoft Corp. dropped a bunch of news ahead of its annual Inspire event in Las Vegas next week, including updates to Office 365 and Microsoft 365, but the most compelling announcement of all

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

OpenText showcases cloud strategy roadmap to 2020 at Enterprise World

TORONTO - Enterprise information management firm OpenText Corp. unveiled two major new prongs of its cloud strategy at its Enterprise World, its major annual user conference on Tuesday. Traditionally run on-premises by its

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

ThousandEyes launches Multi-Cloud Network Intelligence

Enterprises are increasingly relying on multiple public cloud vendors to deliver their services, and with this in mind, San-Francisco-based ThousandEyes today announced the launch of its own multi-cloud network intelligence platform. The ThousandEyes

Published on: June 21st, 2018 Alex Coop

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