Big Blue and Red Hat partnership means rosy future for OpenStack

LAS VEGAS - IBM Corp. spent the majority of its opening keynote at Interconnect, its annual cloud conference, singing the praises of its public cloud capabilities - but it also spent a few

Published on: March 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

IBM and VMware further cement its relationship

LAS VEGAS - IBM and VMware are taking its relationship to yet another level. The two companies are expanding on the major strategic partnership that was announced almost a year ago by giving IBM channel

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Juniper boosts its cloud portfolio with acquisition

Juniper Networks has announced its intent to acquire cloud operations management provider AppFormix, adding analytics to Juniper’s services portfolio. In a statement, Juniper's leadership team said that while they believe the installation process

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

European cloud provider expanding in Canada

TORONTO - Canada has become Roubaix, France-based cloud provider OVH Group's starting point for North American business expansion. The company has opened its Toronto office to look after its client base not just

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Veeam makes changes for hybrid cloud push

Veeam Software plans to release to the channel its Availability Platform product for the hybrid cloud this October. The company, known for its backup and disaster recovery software mainly for VMware and Hyper-V virtual

Published on: August 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Acronis announces Microsoft Azure extension for deeper backup integration

TORONTO - Cloud backup vendor Acronis is making a push into the Canadian channel this week with the release of a Microsoft Azure extension as well as a new distribution agreement. The new Acronis

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft/Red Hat broaden partnership

TORONTO - The Microsoft Red Hat partnership became one of the more attention-grabbing alliances of 2015. The two became chummy after years of fierce rivalry when Red Hat solutions were made available on Microsoft

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

North American companies are stuck in endless cloud trial phases: study

It looks as though cloud adoption is still very much in its early phases. A new report released by Softchoice suggests as low as 14 per cent of companies apply the cloud as

Published on: May 18th, 2016 CDN Staff

Can’t go old school with hybrid cloud says top Dell executive

Toronto – At the Dell Power To Do More Summit 2016 approximately 500 customers and channel partners heard Dell’s hybrid cloud plan for the Canadian market. Jim Ganthier, Dell’s VP and GM of

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Red Hat partners with QCT for private cloud solutions and reference architecture

New Orleans, LA - Red Hat has been hard at work. The company that was and is still known more for its open source Linux offerings has been quietly working on becoming an

Published on: April 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

EMC and Ernst & Young announce strategic partnership

EMC and Ernst & Young (EY) today announced a strategic alliance. The relationship will bring together collaboration and joint offerings across relevant EMC product lines and EY practice areas, the companies have said. This includes

Published on: March 16th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM partners with Bell to secure connections to its cloud

There are more clouds gathering in Canada, and they are not harbingers of economic woes, but of IBM partnering with Bell to provide business customers across Canada with access to specialized cloud services

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Walmart has made its application development cloud platform to open source

Customers that think of Walmart as the place to get toiletries, groceries and more can now add cloud to the list. Perhaps taking a page out of Amazon's success with AWS, the retail

Published on: February 5th, 2016 Dave Yin