NetApp, Cisco reimagine the FlexPod

SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – Ahead of next week’s Cisco Live conference, NetApp is introducing a new FlexPod specific for next generation data centres and for new buyers of this technology. NetApp released FlexPod

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AMD is back with ‘Epyc’ new data centre processor

After four years, AMD is back in the data centre chip space, and the company is looking to pry open the grasp Intel has on the market with its new Epyc data centre

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

AWS launches Direct Connect location in Toronto

Partners using Amazon Web Services in Toronto are in luck, as the tech company has launched an AWS Direct Connect location in the Canadian city that will support the Canada Central AWS region.

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Four new channel priorities for Lenovo Canada

Coming out of its annual Accelerate conference, Lenovo is embarking on a North American channel strategy that will have a big emphasis on the Canadian market. The event in Orlando, Fla., broke new

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker: Year of the Data Centre

CDN’s Newsmaker issue for 2016 was an easy one: Data Centres. There were so many data centre openings in 2016 highlighted by the two from Microsoft Canada and the first AWS region outside

Published on: April 28th, 2017 CDN Staff

French cloud provider acquires VMware vCloud

Global hyper-scale cloud provider OVH has put the wraps on its acquisition of VMware vCloud Air business. The VMware vCloud is an enterprise-class, secure public cloud platform offering compute, storage, networking, disaster recovery

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS and Cisco partner to launch new IoT platform

ORLANDO – SAS Institute Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc. are combining Cisco’s Unified Computing System and SAS’ Analytics to create an Edge-to-Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics platform. It will help organizations with

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Cisco announces three new partner incentives

MIAMI – At its Partner Conference Week, Cisco Systems, Inc. unveiled three new partner specific incents starting with the expansion of its Cisco Capital Easy Pay program across all architectures and products. Expansions

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers #25-21

Published on: March 13th, 2017 CDN Staff

Bell MTS deal finally gets the green light

BCE Inc. will be able to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. under the $3.9 billion deal the telecommunication carriers made last year as federal regulators are giving the green light on the transaction,

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Cisco rewriting the networking rulebook

TORONTO – Cisco Systems in 2016 drove the narrative for digital transformation. As the calendar turned to 2017 the networking giant wants to bring more attention to a new kind of transformation –

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware creates digital transformation with network virtualization platform update

VMware Inc. is dialing further into security with its latest upgrades to its network virtualization platform: VMware NSX. The network virtualization platform comes in two options: NSX for vSphere, meaning it can be

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

NetApp enterprise all flash array improves data centre economics

In order to meet the demands of the data-heavy age NetApp has released a new enterprise all-flash array storage solution. The new NetApp All Flash FAS (AFF) A700s array aims to shrink data

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada may become a data safe haven under Trump administration

As newly instated U.S. president Donald Trump is making moves to censor scientific data at several public federal agencies, some are turning to Canada as a safe haven for data backups. A range of

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs