AWS Canada region open for business

TORONTO – As earlier reported, AWS Canada took the wraps off its new region in Montreal today. The region is officially called AWS Canada (Central) Region. Regions are Amazon Web Services’ way of

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian government’s Global Skills Strategy plan to make importing talent easier

MISSISSAUGA - The Canadian government is making good on its promise to make it easier for companies to bring in highly skilled talent from across the world. Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

What Trump’s win means to the Canadian IT sector

In watching Donald Trump become the U.S. president-elect after a long and divisive campaign that was full of vitriol and thin on substance, Canada's tech sector is holding its breath as it enters

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Synnex initiating culture shift towards services

LAS VEGAS – Synnex President of North America Peter Larocque told a crowd of approximately 700 attendees at the VARnex conference that the distributor plans to implement more of a services culture throughout

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Shared Services Canada finally getting into action

It’s been a slow process — nearly five years to be exact — but the federal government has formally embarked on starting the consultation process on its IT transformation agenda to revamp internal

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Are we ready for smart cities with self-driving cars?

Using last generation technology will not be enough to power intelligent cities and it’s time for governments and the IT community in Canada to rethink their approach. Today the digital transformation trend is

Published on: June 10th, 2016 Fawn Annan

A three-peat for CDW Canada at the CDN Top 100 show

For the third time in a row CDW Canada is the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT

Published on: April 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

RCMP turned its back on Shared Services Canada: Report

Ten days ago Public Services minister Judy Foote praised the work of Shared Services Canada, the branch of her department that spends almost $2 billion a year operating, reducing and merging the government's

Published on: March 16th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Cisco Canada president meets with Prime Minister Trudeau

SAN DIEGO, CA. – Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman was in Ottawa recently and presented an opportunity to meet with Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada. Wightman told CDN she felt privileged

Published on: March 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s Canadian Innovation Centre to push the co-creation agenda

TORONTO – Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman told CDN there will be no limits placed on the number of partners, projects or special relationships at the newly opened Innovation Centre in downtown Toronto.

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Kaspersky leadership shakeup sees departure of North American operations lead

Two top dogs have left Kaspersky Lab, the security vendor has confirmed, including the leader of North American operations Christopher Doggett. Reuters reports that company chief executive Eugene Kaspersky confirmed the news during

Published on: December 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

Quebec Auditor General finds lack of impartiality in IT contract selection process

Risks to the IT contract management process are not being properly mitigated, according to Quebec's Auditor General. In the closing remarks of her report on IT contracts in the province of Quebec, Guylaine Leclerc,

Published on: December 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

BlackBerry ordered to leave Pakistan after denying government server access

BlackBerry will be forced to cease operations in Pakistan on Dec. 30 after refusing the government its request to monitor BlackBerry Enterprise Service traffic, according to a blog post written by Marty Beard,

Published on: November 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Dell to change its go-to-market strategy along geographic lines

AUSTIN, TEX. – Some times Dell account reps had to drive more than 150 miles to see a customer. Starting Feb. 1, 2016 those long drives will come to an end. Dell President

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto