In a fierce marketplace, channel play is key, says Cogeco Peer 1’s new president

Cogeco Peer 1’s new president says she’s being handed the keys to a company that’s in a stable state, and that the company’s growth, which will require significant contributions from the channel, is

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Azure news galore at Microsoft Ignite

ORLANDO – At Microsoft's annual Ignite conference this week, the company made a series of announcements that reinforce its commitment to Azure and the cloud for pretty much everything. In fact, joked corporate

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Lynn Greiner

TeraMach helps store and secure decades worth of government data on the cloud

This past year TeraMach, a Pivot Company launched a new cloud-based storage service, Cloudx, and quickly found themselves managing decades worth of digital records for a public sector organization that has an enormous amount

Published on: September 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Making the journey to Azure a pain-free process with Softlanding Solutions

Don’t assume that business’ applications on the cloud are organized, because there’s a good chance they aren’t. Enter Softlanding Solutions, which caters to its clients’ needs and offers its IT ROI Managed Services

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Turbonomic unveils new cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Microsoft Azure

As Microsoft's aging server operating system and a database management system face an impending end, Turbonomic is using the opportunity to unveil its latest cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Azure. Microsoft has

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Creating a digital workplace – BoxWorks 2018

SAN FRANSCISCO - It was a jam-packed session as Box Inc. announced a number of new products and services meant to make it easier for enterprises to use and adopt its cloud-based content

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Onica acquires Canadian AWS premier partner TriNimbus

Canada’s first Amazon Web Services (AWS) premier consulting partner, TriNimbus Technologies, has been acquired by a similar-looking firm from the U.S. Onica announced it acquired TriNumbus Monday morning and according to its CEO Stephen

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

Google Cloud Next: Google’s AI is ready for businesses to train

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is promoting its AutoML Vision service from alpha stage to a public beta phase, Google AI Chief Scientist Fei-Fei Li announces in a blog post. A part of the

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Microsoft doubles down on intelligent cloud at Inspire, asks its partner community to join them

Five years ago, Microsoft Corp.’s channel chief for Canada would have had a hard time believing that their partner community was helping build smart farms or park management solutions that scanned bears’ faces.

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

OpenText showcases cloud strategy roadmap to 2020 at Enterprise World

TORONTO - Enterprise information management firm OpenText Corp. unveiled two major new prongs of its cloud strategy at its Enterprise World, its major annual user conference on Tuesday. Traditionally run on-premises by its

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

CloudJumper and The20 team up to provide cloud, streaming app services to customers

The workspace-as-a-service platform vendor CloudJumper today announced a new partnership with managed service provider (MSP) cooperative, The20. This means that CloudJumper’s Cloud Workspace platform and streaming app services are coming to The20’s network

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Tour Canada’s largest data centre in the old Toronto Star print facility

What was once an iconic facility of the print news industry is now home to the largest data centre in Canada. The Toronto Star sold the property in 2016 and two years later,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian telecom solution company Group of Gold Line launches contact centre as a service

GL CloudConnect (GLCC), the enterprise division of Canadian telecom solution company Group of Gold Line, is expanding its product line and jumping into the cloud contact centre market. With a bevy of existing

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

ThousandEyes launches Multi-Cloud Network Intelligence

Enterprises are increasingly relying on multiple public cloud vendors to deliver their services, and with this in mind, San-Francisco-based ThousandEyes today announced the launch of its own multi-cloud network intelligence platform. The ThousandEyes

Published on: June 21st, 2018 Alex Coop