Dell President says its time for Canada to scale up

TORONTO - While Brian Humphries, president of enterprise solutions sales and strategy for Dell Inc., was in Toronto for Power to Do More Summit 2016, he also met with BlackBerry’s CIO for dinner. If you’d been

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Best practices for creating a winning online marketing strategy

There is no such thing as set it and forget it; when it comes to marketing your business, you have to commit. The cold, hard truth is that marketing will take hard work,

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Lenovo and Juniper Networks announce global partnership

Lenovo and Juniper Networks today announced a new global partnership around building next generation data centre solutions. Under the agreement, customers can buy Juniper networking products directly from Lenovo. Meanwhile, the two companies

Published on: March 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM makes major strategic alliance with VMware

LAS VEGAS - Users of VMware Inc.’s software-defined data centre stack will soon be able to push their workloads off-premises and onto IBM’s cloud network, comprised of 45 different data centres worldwide, the

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

HPE talks Synergy progress, the “composable” infrastructure it hopes will succeed hyper-converged

HP Enterprise has been hard at work on Synergy. When we last saw it in December, it had just been announced, months ahead of its projected release, and being called everything from "first

Published on: February 12th, 2016 Dave Yin

4 types of clients you need to drop now

Not all clients are created equal. Nor should you be compelled to treat them equally. There’s no law stating you must sell to everyone, or keep servicing clients who don’t fit with your

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Colleen Francis

Is it time to re-brand your MSP business?

With virtual CIO services becoming an increasingly popular option to managed service providers (MSP), many are taking an approach to re-brand themselves through this tool. With the rapid pace that technology continues to

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Microsoft’s Project Natick looks at the feasibility of the undersea datacentre

Microsoft wants your data to take a dip. While the traditional data centre has been located on land — and typically in a remote location — Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday it is

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Two views of the Veritas Symantec separation

As Xerox announced its split, Veritas Technologies officially begins its journey as an independent company today led by CEO Bill Coleman. While Coleman’s first day on the job is today, it was announced

Published on: February 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

A new year, a new leader for Dimension Data Canada

For the first time in almost a decade Dimension Data Canada will be led by someone other than Wendy Lucas. Former Unis Lumin executive Mike Utsal takes over for her as the new

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CentriLogic acquires Advanced Knowledge Networks to strengthen cross-country presence

CentriLogic, which recently unveiled a shiny new data center in Toronto, is expanding its footprint across Canada through an acquisition that will help bolster its presence in Vancouver, Calgary, and Halifax. The company

Published on: November 27th, 2015 Gary Hilson

Nutanix partners with Lenovo on new solutions

In an attempt to penetrate the market in China, hyper-converged vendor Nutanix has inked a strategic partnership with Lenovo that will also see the two vendors create new offerings. Currently Nutanix has roughly

Published on: November 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Equinix Canada takes aim at faster innovation cycles

There are many roads to the cloud, and while the journey is indeed uphill, the reward at the top is worth it, IT administrators heard from presenters at the Equinix Evolutions event in

Published on: October 13th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Eaton announces latest in uninterrupted power supplies

Power vendor Eaton today unveiled the latest offering in its line of uninterrupted power supplies (UPS), which offers up to ten per cent more power at the same size. The Power Xpert 9395,

Published on: August 12th, 2015 CDN Staff