The last industry to move to the cloud

SAN JOSE, CALIF. – Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite at the SuiteWorld conference revealed the last industry to move to the cloud. It’s manufacturing. Nelson said that manufacturing is at the moment preparing

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud tiered storage pricing battle heats up

Dimension Data Canada announced the availability of tiered storage options as part of its public cloud offering. The Toronto-based cloud solution provider will have three tiers of storage: high-performance, standard and economy. Pricing

Published on: May 7th, 2013 CDN Staff

Juniper outlines Software-Defined Networks for MSPs

Juniper Networks has introduced JunosV Contrail, a new line of products which includes the JunosV Contrail Controller, an open, standards-based controller for software-defined networks (SDN). JunosV Contrail is in trials currently and aims to

Published on: May 6th, 2013 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 Solution Providers winners

Published on: May 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 100 Solution Providers: 4th & 5th place finishers

CompuCom Canada continued up the solution provider rankings and came in at No. 4. Last year CompuCom came in 5th place. The national IT services and solution provider is a leader in the

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 CDN Staff

New Citrix programs have workstyle

One of the more fascinating and challenging aspects of the high tech industry is when companies create new terms for things. Today, I learned a new one from Citrix channel chief Tom Flink:

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Citrix channel program aims to get competitive in the cloud

Citrix Systems has overhauled its global channel programs to help solution providers keep pace with cloud computing and mobility. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based software vendor has introduced two growth-oriented channel programs. The first is an

Published on: May 1st, 2013 CDN Staff

IBM unveils new business processes for the cloud

At its Impact Conference in Las Vegas, IBM outlined new business process and integration software and services aim at accelerating the adoption of cloud computing, mobility, big data and social business. According to an IBM

Published on: April 30th, 2013 CDN Staff

HP creates a new product division

HP lately has been very good at creating new business units and today's announcement only continues company CEO Meg Whitman's re-building process. The hardware giant introduced HP Converged Systems and this new organization will

Published on: April 29th, 2013 CDN Staff

Security vendors make a leap for the cloud

Security rivals McAfee and Kaspersky Lab each made new product announcements today in their quest to make cloud computing safer. McAfee added onto its Security Connected portfolio with new Identity and Access Management

Published on: April 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Canadian cloud backup provider opens up a U.S. data centre

Multiple Channel Elite Award winner KineticD of Toronto is expanding its footprint in the U.S. by opening a data centre in Texas. The 10-year old company recently entered into an OEM partnership with

Published on: April 24th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

CA revamps global partner program for MSPs

CA Technologies announced key enhancements to the CA Global Partner Program to support changing business models of the channel and to meet new customer demands. According to CA, 33 per cent of enterprise budgets spent

Published on: April 22nd, 2013 CDN Staff

CentriLogic data centre is ready for the cloud

Hybrid hosting and data centre provider CentriLogic of Toronto is going international with a cloud services-based multi-zone Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering. The multi-zoned cloud service provides organizations with elastic and on-demand computing infrastructure featuring multiple cross-border

Published on: April 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

N-able forms partnership with IndependenceIT

Allentown, Penn.-based software vendor IndependenceIT (iIT) announced a new technology and business enablement alliance with N-able Technologies of Ottawa. Under the new alliance, iIT and N-able will collaborate to educate and train N-able’s managed services

Published on: April 15th, 2013 CDN Staff