Cisco Live! 2018 at a glance

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion

It’s official - Microsoft Corp. has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the $2 billion startup that boasts 28 million software developers. Microsoft made the announcement this morning, and was quick to emphasize

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Nutanix unveils three new tools for increased cloud security, visibility, management

Nutanix is following up a busy 2017 with several new products and services. The San Jose-based cloud software company has unveiled three new offerings at its fourth annual .NEXT Conference in New Orleans

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian partner an inaugural member of new global cloud channel program

As businesses demand the ease of public cloud but the security of on-premises cloud infrastructure, hybrid solutions have become increasingly popular. However, this mixed cloud use requires heavy cyber security in a world

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo recommits to partners as Accelerate 2018 boasts most Canadian attendees ever

LAS VEGAS - Lenovo is on a journey of putting the customer first, and with 85 per cent of its business based in the channel, it is relying on partners to get the job

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Planned cyber security institute could serve Canadian application innovators

Clarification: On May 17 Carleton University told ITWC  that while an arrangement with the Canadian Cybersecurity Innovation Institute has been discussed, a deal has not yet been finalized. The story has been updated

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cloud adoption hindered by chains to on-prem security, say experts

Infosec leaders are often proud of the infrastructure they’ve built to protect their organizations. But at a cloud security conference in Toronto this week several experts agreed that’s one of the biggest obstacles

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Get the most out of your cloud journey with these tried and tested practices

The cloud adoption journey will be unique for every organization, but that doesn’t mean they should go it alone, say experts. Instead, they should rely on the experience of others, said Eric Gales,

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Cindy Baker

AI, Azure, and second chance tech: Highlights from Microsoft’s Build 2018

At its annual Build conference, Microsoft showcased what's coming for the tech giant in the realm of artificial intelligence, cloud, and more, including an old Microsoft experiment finding a new home with Azure.

Published on: May 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

Ingram Micro teams up with Microsoft to unveil new independent cloud division, CloudBlue

BOCA RATON - Cloud has gone mainstream, rapidly being adopted by businesses, consumers, and governments alike, but deployment and management – especially at scale – continues to be a challenge for solution providers.

Published on: May 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian solution providers optimistic about future channel opportunities thanks to new innovations

New innovations continue to drive change within business, and as customers start demanding services like the cloud or artificial intelligence-enabled products, technology providers need to keep up. The results of CDN’s annual Top

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Mitel launches subscription-based application on the cloud

Business communications company Mitel Networks recently announced the launch of Mitel OfficeLink, a cloud-based application that will help small businesses connected communications features on a mobile device. Delivered through the Mitel CloudLink platform,

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

VMware upgrades its hybrid cloud offerings with new releases

VMware Inc. says its latest hybrid cloud offerings will make life a lot easier for customers managing data across different platforms. The company announced the latest releases for VMware vSphere and VMware vSAN,

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

HPE makes hybrid cloud management easier

After being unveiled last November, Hewlett Packard Enterprise recently announced the general availability of its latest SaaS-based tool for hybrid cloud management, OneSphere. The platform provides businesses unified access across public and on-premise

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Alex Coop