A rendering of the VAN3 data centre in Vancouver. Image submitted.

Published: July 25th, 2018


New minister of digital government gets thumbs up from Trudeau, ITAC

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased with the latest cabinet shuffle in Ottawa, especially the appointment of Scott Brison as the country’s new minister of digital government. Brison, who is

Published on: July 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cybersecurity risks at the World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 48

All the latest sports tech news of the week, including World Cup predictions, ticket purchasing through Snapchat, ball tracking at the US Open, and more! Plus, we spoke with Alexis Dorais-Joncas, a security intelligence

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

MicroAge Canada growing, digitally transforming its national partner network

There are hundreds and maybe even thousands of independent IT system integrators and value-added resellers across Canada, and it can be hard to choose which one would serve your business best. Hoping to

Published on: June 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths and a Lie with Dell EMC’s Michael Sharun

Michael Sharun was crucial in representing Canada's interests during the massive Dell-EMC merger in 2016, and has been the president of enterprise sales in Canada for Dell EMC ever since. But instead of

Published on: June 13th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Opportunities for solution providers as Canadian government eyes blockchain and looks to grow guidance ecosystem

Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies have been identified by startups, entrepreneurs and investors as revolutionary, with the added potential to disrupt multiple industries. But it’s also catching the eye of the federal

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

ISC lands $5.6 million tech contract with Yukon government

The Government of Yukon is one step closer to creating an electronic land titles registry system after hiring Saskatchewan’s Information Services Corporation as its technology provider. The total value of the contract is

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Who is the top public cloud provider in Canada?

Editor's note: This story has been corrected. A previous version of the story applied rankings to different cloud providers, which IDC doesn't seek to accomplish in its MarketScape report. Partners looking to work with

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Google aims to make a splash with first Canadian Google Cloud Platform region

It was only a matter of time before Google opened its first Canadian region. This February, after announcing the intent to open a region last spring, Google Canada announced the official opening of a

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Alex Radu

CDN’s #22 Newsmaker of the Year – Michael Calce AKA “Mafiaboy”

Mafiaboy is a name people probably haven’t heard in a while, but the Montreal-born former teen hacker made a comeback in 2017. When he was only 15, Calce launched a series of highly

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Enterprise cloud storage provider Box expanding Canadian presence

Despite often being confused for cloud-based file storage giant Dropbox, Box has made a name for itself in the enterprise space, targeting businesses and highly regulated customers. The Redwood City, Calif.-based content management

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Top five CDN slideshows of 2017

CDN continues its 2017 top five roundups with the most popular slideshows of the year. You should also check out our CDN video roundup, top five leadership changes in 2017, and the most

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VMware execs reflect on a successful 2017, growing Canadian market

As 2017 comes to a close, businesses are reflecting on the year and preparing for 2018. VMware has had a busy 2017, filled with new products and services,  collaborations, and leadership changes. Numbers-wise,

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

One-third of Canadians have been a victim of cybercrime: Accenture survey

Correction: An earlier version of this story stated that almost two-thirds of Canadians have been the victim of cybercrime. Accenture has since corrected this statistic to one-third of Canadians. It’s no secret that

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

OVH positions itself as the cloud alternative to the Americans and Chinese

PARIS – Stephane Aisenberg, the co-founder of France solution provider Linkbynet was watching a TV news program recently where the host asked why Google was not in France? Aisenberg said, at the OVH

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto