Adobe CTO, Abhay Parasnis (L), and Microsoft Executive Vice President, Scott Guthrie, take the stage to announce availability of their first set of joint solutions at Adobe Summit 2017 in Las Vegas on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (Jeff Bottari/AP Images for Adobe)

Published: March 22nd, 2017

Introducing D+H’s new cloud-based small business lending tech

D+H Corporation is on a mission to 'improve the profitability of small business lending' with its latest solution - the Total Lending Small Business solution. With Total Lending Small Business, the firm hopes

Published on: March 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Azure billing changes impacts channel partners

This January, Microsoft Corp. dropped one of its Azure cloud pay-as-you-go models for newcomers to the Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA). This move may be viewed as limiting Azure payment models, but

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Canada JumpStarts its digital transformation strategy

TORONTO – Microsoft Canada, at the Innovation Nation Summit, outlined a new national strategy on digital transformation where it hopes to bring together business leaders, IT professionals and people who do not traditionally

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New SAS Viya analytics platform embraces human element

TORONTO – SAS Canada’s next generation data analytics platform will focus on the human element of big data. Called Viya, this SAS offering is cloud-ready and open. What it also represents is the

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

D+H stomps on risk culture with SaaS for financial institutions

Financial institutions are getting a new tool to combat risk culture with DH Corporation's newest Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. Dubbed Barometer, D+H’s new compliance assessment technology aims to help financial organizations

Published on: December 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft offering free Azure training for partners

Microsoft is addressing the skills gap that may be preventing partners from diving into the cloud with free Azure training for its partners. In a Dec. 5 blog post, Gavriella Schuster, Microsoft Worldwide

Published on: December 7th, 2016 Alex Radu

Tech Data Canada offers cloud budgeting tool

Tech Data Canada isn’t done yet - today the Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor announced real-time consumption and budgeting tools for Microsoft Azure through its Cloud Solutions Store and StreamOne cloud platform. The upgrades, which launched

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Alex Radu

Synnex initiating culture shift towards services

LAS VEGAS – Synnex President of North America Peter Larocque told a crowd of approximately 700 attendees at the VARnex conference that the distributor plans to implement more of a services culture throughout

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp revamps hybrid cloud solution

NetApp has revealed updates to its hybrid cloud offerings that include new data fabric solutions and services that improve secure movement of data in addition to other service upgrades. With these new services to

Published on: November 1st, 2016 Alex Radu

Canadian executives aren’t prepared for a cloud-based future

TORONTO - Canadian executives are slow on the draw when it comes to cloud technology, according to a Microsoft Canada survey of over 700 Canadian business leaders released on Friday. “The cloud is absolutely

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Alex Radu

Dell EMC outlines a new multi-cloud world

AUSTIN, TEX. – Now that the combined Dell EMC are six weeks into their marriage, the company charted a multi-cloud path for the channel community. Approximately 8,000 channel partners in attendance at the

Published on: October 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada bolsters StreamOne platform

Tech Data Canada revealed enhancements to its StreamOne program that includes several new vendor solutions for solution providers and managed service providers (MSP).    The Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor's StreamOne powers its cloud solutions store enabling

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Alex Radu

MediaValet is ready to step into the spotlight

TORONTO - “The Cloud is the future,” MediaValet CEO David MacLaren told CDN after accepting the award for Solution Provider of the Year at the 14th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards (CEA). MediaValet

Published on: September 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft launches AI and research team

Microsoft Corp. continues to go all in on artificial intelligence (AI) with the creation of a new Microsoft AI and Research Group that will be headed by executive vice president, Harry Shum.   The

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Alex Radu