Canadian business is sold on hybrid cloud: survey

C-level executives are 32 per cent more likely than IT leaders to advocate immediately moving to hybrid cloud environment As many as 76 per cent of Canadian companies expect to have more than

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

End of Windows Server 2003 support is a SureStep for Microsoft

LAS VEGAS – Microsoft outlined the channel opportunity for the end of life situation with Windows Server 2003 at the VARnex Fall conference, organized by Synnex. According to John Kennedy, vice-president of OEM

Published on: November 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data to bring SaaS/IaaS platform to Canada

Tech Data’s StreamOne platform for cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) has arrived in Canada. As part of a global launch rollout, Tech Data Americas president Joe Quaglia told CDN that StreamOne will be made

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft introduces the Internet of your things strategy

Washington – You have heard of the Internet of Things. Cisco Systems has coined its own term: Internet of Everything. Now Microsoft has come up with the Internet of Your Things. According to

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft pushes channel incentives for cloud transformation

Washington - At the recently concluded Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the software giant introduced several new channel incentives to help ease the transition for solution providers with cloud. Spearheading this effort was Gavriella Schuster,

Published on: August 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft channel changes and how they impact Canada

Washington – The 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference has come to a close for another year. Next year the Worldwide Partner Conference will take place in mid-July in Orlando, Fla. No word on if

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp partners with Microsoft on hybrid cloud offering

Washington – NetApp has introduced a private storage system for Microsoft Azure at the Worldwide Partner Conference. Previously NetApp only made this solution for creating hybrid cloud environments available for Amazon Web Services.

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft re-imagines the channel’s cloud investments

Washington - Microsoft got two things right yesterday during the opening of the Worldwide Partner Conference. The first was that they acknowledged their cloud strategy will be dependent on the channel ecosystem. And,

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft recruits partners to focus on verticals with Dynamics AX

ATLANTA - Microsoft's partners community got an encouraging signal they remain an integral part of the business model at this year's Convergence conference, as the Redmond-based software giant trumpeted the success of a

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Quebec solution provider partners with Microsoft Canada

Montreal-based AtmanCo, the solution provider that designed the Atman psychometric test to facilitate human management within companies, has partnered with Microsoft.  AtmanCo will also be able to settle in the France marketplace as

Published on: December 19th, 2013 CDN Staff

Microsoft WPC Reporter’s Notebook, Day Two: Dell, distributors and Queen Elizabeth II

HOUSTON – My second full day at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference is wrapping up – all that’s left for me is the infamous Canada party. Today’s main files were on the $10B opportunity

Published on: July 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft prepares to go big on big data

HOUSTON – Microsoft has built its Worldwide Conference this week around four pillars. Three of them – the cloud, mobility and enterprise social – are probably not surprising. However, the four pillar may

Published on: July 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft updates Azure for modern business

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft not only tried to bridge the gap between the desktop workers and modern workers with Windows 8.1 but also with its Azure cloud services. At the Build conference, Microsoft’s

Published on: June 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Azure tops Amazon S3 in cloud contest

The results from the second annual State of Cloud Storage Report, produced by Natick, Mass.-based solution provider Nasuni, has Microsoft Windows Azure topling Amazon S3, last year's winner. Nasuni tested five top public

Published on: February 19th, 2013 CDN Staff