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

The recurring revenue model did not become mainstream in Canada in 2015: VMware

VMware has had a big year.  From a partnership on hybrid cloud with Avaya, the launch of a new professional services partner program and a move to a regional structure followed by the departure

Published on: December 17th, 2015 Dave Yin

Canada will lag behind again in 2016, this time in cognitive computing: IDC

2016 in Canada will be a year of IoT but not for cognitive computing, apparently, according to IDC. The market research firm has released its 2016 predictions for the Canadian ICT industry, including the prospect

Published on: December 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Announcements from HPE’s own first-ever Discover conference

Another year, another Discover London. While the event is not new, it's the first time that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has struck it out as an independent company. Here is a roundup of

Published on: December 4th, 2015 CDN Staff

Telus talks next steps for hybrid cloud offering, including its channel strategy

TORONTO, ON - Telus this week unveiled some big news - that it would be among the first to take advantage of Microsoft's data centres and Cisco's architecture to offer hybrid cloud to

Published on: December 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Telus announces hybrid cloud offering in partnership with Microsoft and Cisco

TORONTO, ON - It's not everyday that a single announcement can bring three household names together in one room, but that is just what happened Tuesday. At a small gathering in downtown, Telus announced

Published on: December 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Red Hat brings solutions to Microsoft Azure with strategic partnership

Red Hat and Microsoft today announced a strategic partnership that will see Red Hat solutions available on Microsoft Azure as well as colocation of support personnel, a first for both companies. Under the partnership, Microsoft

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Dimension Data and EMC partner to target mid-sized enterprise with hybrid cloud

There’s a new hybrid cloud initiative on the block, and it's being launched by Dimension Data and EMC. Called the Catalyst Alliance, the aim is to target mid-sized enterprises with solutions developed and

Published on: September 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

EMC announces SAP partnership expansion, hybrid cloud offerings and partner credential program

The EMC Federation today announced expansions to its partnership with SAP, new hybrid cloud offerings, and a new partner program. Making use of its May acquisition of cloud computing management software provider Virtustream, EMC

Published on: September 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

Worldwide cloud market grows again: IDC

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud,

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Montreal-based B2B telecom provider launches hybrid cloud offering

Canadian enterprise telecom provider Ormuco has announced its bid for the hybrid cloud market with the launch of its own data centres, and is not above paying companies to become their customer. "In

Published on: June 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Peer 1 Hosting announces hybrid cloud solution

Web infrastructure provider Peer 1 Hosting launched its automated True Native Hybrid Cloud solution on Tuesday. Sold on a utility billing basis, the True Native Hybrid Cloud allows users to build and scale physical and cloud services through a single web portal. "True Native Hybrid Cloud provides customers with the ability to instantly provision a mix of virtual and bare-metal cloud servers,"

Published on: May 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM pushes Bluemix with CSC developer partnership

Las Vegas, NV - IBM is ramping up its developer efforts with the addition of IT services company Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) as a strategic partner, the company announced this morning at its Interconnect 2015 annual

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin