IBM Canada’s channel partners are driving innovation, says director of business partners in Canada

While traditional resellers of IBM Corp. products are still an important part of Big Blue’s continued growth, a significant emphasis is now placed on what Joe Sehl calls a “broad ecosystem” that is,

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

Canada has strong showing during IBM Think 2018 keynotes

LAS VEGAS - Canadian companies couldn’t stay out of the spotlight this week as IBM touted its various AI, cloud and blockchain platforms at Think 2018. The week-long event is combining IBM’s two

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Alex Coop

Why IBM launched a startup incubator in the heart of downtown Toronto

IBM Corp. - the 105 year-old computing giant known for its cloud services, Watson analytics platform, and a decision to sell its personal computing division to Lenovo in 2005 - opened a startup incubator in

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IBM Canada ends distribution partnership with Tech Data Canada

CDN  has learned that after more than two decades of partnership, IBM Canada has severed its distribution ties with Tech Data Canada. Rick Reid, president of Tech Data Canada has confirmed the news, stating

Published on: May 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

IBM goes internal for new Canadian Channel Chief

Update: IBM has confirmed the story. Industry sources have told CDN that the new channel chief of IBM Canada is Joe Sehl. Sehl, who was the former director of business partners at IBM Canada

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM’s first major Canadian offering on Bluemix improves access to public data

IBM has unveiled the first major Canadian application on its Platform-as-a-Service offering Bluemix, from Toronto-based startup ThinkData Works. The solution, called pulls public data from all levels of government in Canada into a searchable

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM Canada to build federal data centre

Shared Services Canada (SSC), has selected IBM Canada to provide and manage one of the seven data centres SSC is consolidating as part of the Canadian government’s multi-year plan to slash the number

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IBM names an interim president for Canadian operation

CDN has learned American executive Dave Liederbach is in charge of IBM Canada on an interim bases. Liederbach is currently the GM of IBM’s U.S. eastern operations and reports to Phil Guido, the

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dan Fortin is back for round two as president of IBM Canada

The new head of IBM Canada will be a familiar face to long-time tech observers, with Dan Fortin returning for his second term at the helm of Big Blue’s Canadian subsidiary. It’s IBM’s

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Which VARs are winning contracts from Shared Services Canada

While last week’s federal budget didn't contain much of an update the government’s consolidation of IT procurement and service delivery, that doesn't mean Shared Services Canada isn't making progress, and awarding contracts. The

Published on: March 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras