Exploring the most innovative sports tech at CES 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 27

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including first down marker cams, virtual reality at the upcoming Winter Olympics, an app to improve your

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

An IT wakeup call: data is the most important resource

At a time when digital transformation is one of the biggest buzzwords in the business market, a new study by Commvault has found that better managing and utilizing data is the number one

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Women entrepreneurs should say Hello Alice

Dell Technologies along with their partner Circular Board have created the artificial intelligence version of Angie’s List for female entrepreneurs called Alice. Hello Alice.com, which enables people to sign up as either an

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

We’ve only built ‘weak AI’ so far, says SAS chief data scientist

TORONTO – When we see artificial intelligence (AI) in fiction, it usually encompasses the AI functioning just like a human. That’s called ‘strong AI’ and well, we aren’t there yet. But we will

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

Six future trends involving cloud

Anytime, anywhere computing is here to stay and it’s only becoming stronger in the realms of rapidly growing data and analytics gathering. Companies and individuals alike are finding the benefits of cloud to

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Nabeel Sherif

New SAS Viya analytics platform embraces human element

TORONTO – SAS Canada’s next generation data analytics platform will focus on the human element of big data. Called Viya, this SAS offering is cloud-ready and open. What it also represents is the

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung showcases new IoT line up for 2017

Samsung will be entrusting its channel partners with its first round of Internet of Things products for 2017. The company announced that all of new IoT solutions will have a retail focus and

Published on: January 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

Sidebar: SAS Canada signs with Arrow

SAS Canada has inked a distribution deal with Arrow Canada. This partnership is another sign that SAS Canada is serious about building a channel ecosystem. Arrow Canada is being used by SAS Canada

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS puts intelligence into its new channel direction

After 40 years of predominantly direct selling, SAS Institute is starting to get really serious about channel sales. The analytics software vendor, based in Cary, N.C. with a Canadian subsidiary in Toronto, has

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Splunk puts the focus on operational intelligence

TORONTO – One of the big four mega trends is Big Data or put in other terms business intelligence. At the Splunk Live Conference today the San Francisco-based machine-generated data software vendor is

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Solution provider opens up sports technology practice

SAN DIEGO, CA. – Dimension Data has created a sports technology practice. The global IT solution provider never actually planned to develop this specialized area, but after the success of its Tour Du

Published on: March 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM introduces three new channel programs

Orlando, Fla. – IBM rolled out three new channel programs to address the market opportunity with cognitive computing, cloud and data analytics at the annual PartnerWorld Leadership Conference. These programs are not what

Published on: February 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS Canada hires marketing wiz as its new president

Analytics software vendor SAS has gone the unconventional route in hiring a marketing executive as its new Canadian subsidiary President. Usually subsidiary leaders come from finance or sales, but Cameron Dow bucks that

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

Big data, big plans for Cisco’s services chief

MONTREAL – Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, was relatively unknown until the company put forth his name as a potential successor to the Cisco throne; currently held by John Chambers

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto