State of digital transformation in Canada

If 2016 was the year businesses became aware of digital transformation, 2017 is the year that these businesses begin to equip themselves for that disruption. In its second annual digital transformation report conducted

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

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

CDN Top Newsmaker: HPE Canada’s Charlie Atkinson

2016 saw the one-year anniversary of one of the most significant splits in IT history between HP Inc. and HPE. HPE Canada's first year without HP, saw the Canadian operation shine in the

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

IDC reveals new market projections for digital transformation

The digital transformation trend is huge. How huge? According to IDC, the research firm has estimated the economic value of digital transformation to be $20 trillion or more than 20 per cent of

Published on: March 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

Last day to submit for the CDN Top 100 list

The deadline has arrived. Today is the last day for you to be on the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers list. So if you haven’t yet submitted your application to get on the

Published on: March 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Spending on public cloud services still soaring: IDC

According to the IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide, worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017, an increase of close to 25 per cent

Published on: February 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

Cisco positions itself for automated future

BERLIN – In the next two years expect to see a tripling of the world’s networks become automated. Cisco Systems is making a big bet on this new market transition with the release

Published on: February 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

Tablet market continues to go south: new IDC research

Spending money on tablets during the 2016 holiday season quarter of 2016 simply did not happen with intensification. According to International Data Corp., the tablet market continued to spiral in decline. The fourth

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Top cloud IT infrastructure vendors revealed: IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) has put out its latest growth numbers on cloud and despite the hype that surrounds this market the worldwide cloud IT infrastructure growth, based on vendor revenue, is in

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

There’s a market for used smartphones?

Don't be too quick to toss your old iPhone, Galaxy device or even BlackBerry smartphone away. Apparently there is a market for used smartphones. IDC forecasts that the market for used smartphones will

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 CDN Staff

Canadian channel deals with slow cloud adoption, says C4 research

TORONTO – Cloud adoption in Canada is in serious catch-up mode. How slow? From the first ever Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) research report, cloud adoption in Canada is anywhere between six to

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Disaster recovery vendor ZAPs into Canada

TORONTO – With a new study out from IDC Canada that shows 40 per cent of Canadian businesses do not reopen after a disaster, the market for business continuity services is getting hot.

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Smartphone market continues slowdown

The saturated smartphone market is reliant on customers replacing their phones rather than finding greenfield consumers, which has led to a significant slowdown in smartphone sales, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report. That's

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Chris Talbot

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