Why the cloud may scare off some Canadian customers

For Dave Frederickson, there are certain subjects that that he would broach on a first meeting with a potential IT services client. As the vice president of sales and business development at Long

Published on: February 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

Top 10 Canadian cloud providers revealed: IDC Canada

Market research firm IDC has revealed the top 10 providers of infrastructure, platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) and storage with Canadian operations, and in alphabetical order, they are: Bell, CenturyLink, Cogeco, IBM, iWeb, Long View,

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

CDN Digital Edition showcases the Top 10 Canadian Cloud Providers

In this edition of the CDN Digital Edition, we assembled the Top 10 Cloud Providers with operations in Canada.  This includes both multinational and Canadian companies offering Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Montreal cloud provider signs with value-added distributor

SherWeb has signed a distributorship agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc.  This follows the Montreal-based cloud services providers’ partnership with rival Ingram Micro in 2012. In this case, it enables the value-added distributor to

Published on: December 1st, 2014 CDN Staff

Dell introduces its own cloud marketplace

AUSTIN, TEX. – Dell officially took the wraps off its Cloud Marketplace today at Dell World 2014 as the company released a public beta of the program. The Dell Cloud Marketplace is being

Published on: November 5th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

3Quotes are better than none in IT procurement

Getting quotes from a provider sounds simple enough. However, this critical part of the IT procurement process tends to trip up a lot of implementation projects. For starters, searching or calling up providers

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Mitel refreshes brand to reflect expanded offerings

Over the past 18 months, Ottawa-based IP telecommunications vendor Mitel Networks Corp. executed a series of strategic moves that enabled the company to become a global player offering an expanded suite of videoconferencing,

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP broadens cloud options with Eucalyptus acquisition

Hewlett Packard, which backs an OpenStack cloud strategy, is poised to acquire a cloud platform provider that offers a competing open source cloud system. HP (NYSE: HPQ) said it has agreed to buy

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

#CDNCloud: A Computer Dealer News Twitter chat

Updated Aug. 28 at 2:41pm EST - We had a great Twitter chat with guest experts Robert Hart of the Canadian Cloud Council and Renee Bergeron of Ingram Micro. Thanks again to everyone

Published on: August 15th, 2014 Candice So

American firm extends cloud footprint in Canada

Communications and data company CenturyLink Inc. of Louisiana recently established a cloud node in its Toronto data centre in response to the growing cloud computing demand in Canada. The new CA3 cloud connection

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Digital Edition reports on Cisco’s Connected North, small cloud players

Typically, channel partners are focused on the delivery, installation and maintenance of technology. However, in this month’s CDN digital edition, we take a look at how consumer electronics distributor D&H Canada went out

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Bruce Stuart: Navigating the technical transition to the cloud

Resellers generally have extremely strong technical skill sets in both the solutions area and the technical environments of your existing and future clients.  This is a unique skill set and most often a

Published on: May 9th, 2014 Bruce Stuart

Mainland Information lands western region title at CDN Top 100

It’s probably safe to say that 2013 was a very good year for Mainland Information Systems Ltd. The Calgary-based firm was named Alberta’s fastest growing company last year and now it takes home

Published on: April 14th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CA attempts to shape the cloud

CA Technologies has unveiled its participation in MODAClouds, a collaborative research project that aims to facilitate interoperability between heterogeneous Cloud platforms. The MODAClouds project is financed in part by the European Commission and run by

Published on: September 17th, 2013 CDN Staff