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

SAP CEO backs Azure and wants to bring more empathy to business

ORLANDO - Listen up enterprises: SAP‘s Bill McDermott wants to “keep it real” with you when it comes to the changing needs of IT. In fact, the CEO for the business applications provider used the

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

The channel gets its chance at the two Microsoft Canada data centres

They are finally here! The two Microsoft Canada data centres are officially open for business and according to Jean Cheng, director of cloud computing and Public Sector for Microsoft Canada, they are data

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Missing children get a helping hand from Microsoft Canada

When a child goes missing in Canada time becomes the most precious asset the family of the lost youngster has. When a child is reported lost or abducted the first few hours are

Published on: April 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft makes push for apps for every platform with host of devops tools

San Francisco, CA - It seems like a good time to be developing on Windows. On day 2, the Azure-focused half of the Microsoft Build 2016 conference, the company announced a slew of

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Dave Yin

It’s official: Dell Services sold to Japan’s NTT

The long rumoured deal between Dell Inc. and Japan's NTT Data Corp. is finally a reality. NTT Data Corp. confirmed the acquisition of Dell Services in a US$3 billion deal that “will significantly

Published on: March 30th, 2016 Gary Hilson

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 3: Janet Kennedy

It was called the worst kept secret in the channel, but when Microsoft Canada announced plans to have commercial cloud services from Canada featuring Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online delivered from

Published on: March 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Red Hat Canada leader outlines 2016 alliance strategy

It all started with an  important strategic alliance with Cisco. Red Hat would support UCS Open Stack solution and Intercloud. That was announced late in 2014 just before the new year. From there Red

Published on: January 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Announcements from HPE’s own first-ever Discover conference

Another year, another Discover London. While the event is not new, it's the first time that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has struck it out as an independent company. Here is a roundup of

Published on: December 4th, 2015 CDN Staff