Sage reshaping itself for the cloud

CHICAGO – “No forced migrations!” Sage CEO Stephen Kelly told that to partners. Sage Channel Chief Alan Laing said the same thing. Company EVP of Product Marketing Jennifer Warawa echoed the same statement.

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sage partners with Microsoft for Office 365 integration

CHICAGO – Sage followed up its 2015 strategic partnership with Salesforce by forging an alliance with another industry giant in Microsoft. The Microsoft partnership will see Sage integrate Sage 50 and Sage 50

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Carbon60 announces global support for Microsoft Azure deployments

Managed cloud and security services provider Carbon60 Networks today announced global support for managed Azure public cloud. The company now deploys workloads on Microsoft Azure integrated with its managed private cloud and application services.

Published on: July 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft projected to hit $20 billion cloud revenue target by FY2018

Platform giant Microsoft this week announced its results from fiscal year 2016, earning $5.5 billion in profits and $22.6 billion in revenue, with both Windows 10 and Office 365 performing well. Many eyes

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Dave Yin

Azure to make sensitive documents more secure

TORONTO - “As soon as you print your document it no longer becomes intelligent.” That’s what Julia White, the general manager of product market for Office at Microsoft, told CDN at the Worldwide

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft says it has been and continues to be a platform company

Toronto, ON - To Microsoft, the possibilities are only emerging. At Day 1 of the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in downtown Toronto, the software giant was light on announcements, and what was

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft 2016 Worldwide Partner Conference Toronto preview

The 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto is going to be Gavriella Schuster’s coming out party as company channel chief. She currently is labeled as the interim channel chief. In mid-May of

Published on: July 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry sets deadline for smartphone turnaround

BlackBerry has given itself the remainder of the current fiscal year, which ends next March, to return its handset division to profitability, CEO John Chen said during the company’s annual general meeting. Chen

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft/Red Hat broaden partnership

TORONTO - The Microsoft Red Hat partnership became one of the more attention-grabbing alliances of 2015. The two became chummy after years of fierce rivalry when Red Hat solutions were made available on Microsoft

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix’s real competitor is not Cisco but AWS

LAS VEGAS - Pundits, press and analysts may be saying Cisco is now Nutanix’s biggest challenger since the release of HyperFlex. But if you ask one of Nutanix’s senior leaders the target is not

Published on: June 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung acquires cloud computing company

Cloud provider Joyent out of San Francisco is not your high profile born-in-the-cloud vendor, but that’s about to change as it was acquired by Samsung Electronics Co. This deal gives Samsung its own

Published on: June 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud provider COMPAREX comes to Canada

Born in the cloud solution provider COMPAREX has set up shop in the Canadian marketplace as part of a global roll-out strategy to expand its business worldwide. The company founded in Leipzig, Germany has

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Citrix deepens partnership with Microsoft, integrates solutions with Azure

Las Vegas, NV - It may have taken until mid-2016, but Citrix is all-in on the cloud. At its Synergy conference in Las Vegas, the desktop virtualization company took to the stage to deliver a

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft’s Canadian data centres are helping transform this solution provider

DMTI Spatial, some might argue, has reached phase three in its two decades of operations. The Markham, Ont.-based solution provider has a bit of a niche, in that it provides "Canadian location intelligence" solutions to

Published on: May 23rd, 2016 Dave Yin