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

HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps then reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft aiming to be consistent with Azure Stack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Microsoft is wrestling with two goals for its new Azure Stack offering. First the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant has a stated goal of $20 billion cloud run rate by 2018

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AMD is back with ‘Epyc’ new data centre processor

After four years, AMD is back in the data centre chip space, and the company is looking to pry open the grasp Intel has on the market with its new Epyc data centre

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

Public cloud pricing may be a double edge sword

At the recently concluded Dell EMC World in Las Vegas, company CEO Michael Dell said public cloud is twice as expensive as on-premise, especially for the predictable portion of workloads. Michael Dell based

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Nvidia channel program to advance the AI cloud

Nvidia used open day at the Computex 2017 Trade Show in Taiwan to launched a alliance partner program with some of the world's original design manufacturers (ODM) such as Foxconn, Inventec, Quanta and

Published on: May 30th, 2017 CDN Staff

DocuSign invests in Canada with new Microsoft Azure partnership

Canada has some of the strictest data privacy regulations on the planet, which can make it difficult for companies offering cloud or digital services to operate in the country. But this has undeterred

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

ITaaS channel solution brings Azure to SMBs

In order to combat the challenges managed service providers (MSPs) face in migrating small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to the Microsoft Cloud, Nerdio has introduced a new IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) offering for Microsoft Azure.

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN Top Newsmaker: Year of the Data Centre

CDN’s Newsmaker issue for 2016 was an easy one: Data Centres. There were so many data centre openings in 2016 highlighted by the two from Microsoft Canada and the first AWS region outside

Published on: April 28th, 2017 CDN Staff

Softchoice returns to the top spot after an Azure-powered year

After placing in second for the last three years, Softchoice returns to the top in a historic tie for first place on the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers list with CDW Canada. The

Published on: April 26th, 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