Worldwide PC market continues to slump, according to new Gartner report

Gartner Group, in its latest study, says that traditional promotions such as back-to-school sales no longer make an impact on the market as the PC sector continues to decline even further. Worldwide PC

Published on: October 15th, 2017 CDN Staff

Global PC shipments are still down and lowest since 2007

To the shock of absolutely no one, Gartner, Inc. is reporting that global PC shipments decreased for an 11th straight quarter. Worldwide shipments totaled 61.1 million units in Q2 2017, the lowest quarter

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Worldwide PC shipments hit lowest numbers since 2007, Gartner says

Global PC shipments are at their lowest point in a decade. A total of 62.2 million units were shipped worldwide in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4 per cent decline from the

Published on: April 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Apps are cool, convenient, useful and dangerous

A few weeks ago, I had to visit my friendly smartphone store. I could do everything – send/receive texts, send/receive emails, access/use business and social media apps – everything but make a phone

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Max Spindle

Cloud is the new normal says AWS CEO

LAS VEGAS – As Amazon Web Services works on the second generation cloud, company CEO Andy Jassy says cloud is the new norm despite statistics that says cloud adoption is far behind on

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Worldwide PC shipments in decline according to Gartner

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

BlackBerry’s decision to phase out Classic a smart one, analysts say

A week after it was revealed that one of BlackBerry Ltd.'s largest remaining enterprise customers would no longer be issuing BlackBerry smartphones to its staff, the Waterloo, Ont.-based mobile software maker - and

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How Brexit could impact the channel

Last week’s historic announcement that the United Kingdom would be leaving the European Union continues to send shockwaves throughout the world economy, and across many industries – including information technology. And while the predictions

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The Top 10 IT security tools for 2016 and why the CSO should care

National Harbor, MD — At its Security & Risk Management Summit this week, analyst firm Gartner Inc. outlined the top ten information security tools it feels will most affect enterprises this year. These

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Experts weigh in on LinkedIn’s future at Microsoft

Experts are divided over whether Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion USD acquisition of LinkedIn Corp., which the companies announced on June 13, is a good thing, with at least one Silicon Valley analyst saying it depends on whether

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

BitTitan plans Canadian expansion after major round of funding

Cloud services vendor BitTitan has raised $15 million in series A financing from two sources. The Kirkland, Wash.-based company plans to use the money to enhance its MSPComplete solution as well as rapidly expand its

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Digital intelligence vendor makes healthcare cool

As the Internet of Things trend continues to gain momentum in the marketplace; very few Canadian solution providers have specialized in this area. Toronto-based ThoughtWire Corp.'s platform is 100 per cent home grown with

Published on: April 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

Lenovo’s PC sales rose in double digits in North America amidst global decline

PC sales just can't seem to catch a break. New numbers released by market research firm Gartner indicate that worldwide shipments declined 9.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the

Published on: April 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft opens made-in-Canada Azure to reseller partners

Select Microsoft customers and partners can now use Azure cloud services and keep their data on native soil, Microsoft Canada announced on Monday. Azure, the public cloud infrastructure service that Microsoft operates, is

Published on: March 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson