Follow Friday: Retail experts to follow on Twitter this holiday season

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing retail experts in Canada and the US in time for the holiday season. First up is is Chris Hodgson, multi channel solutions sector and retail lead

Published on: November 26th, 2015 Dave Yin

Follow Friday: Small and medium-sized business experts to follow Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing small and medium-sized business experts that could give tips and tricks on how to grow in this space. First up is is Melinda Emerson, known as SmallBizLady, who

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Nutanix partners with Lenovo on new solutions

In an attempt to penetrate the market in China, hyper-converged vendor Nutanix has inked a strategic partnership with Lenovo that will also see the two vendors create new offerings. Currently Nutanix has roughly

Published on: November 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Wearable tech still a tough sell in the enterprise: IDC Canada study

While consumers are lining up to slip on FitBits and Apple Watches, wearable technology is still a hard sell in the enterprise, according to new data from IDC Canada. Only four per cent

Published on: November 5th, 2015 Christine Wong

Apple, surprisingly, is not leading the wearables market (yet)

Apple is not number one. That's right. In the wearables space, the company has not claimed the throne - at least, not yet. Market research firm IDC has released wearables figures on Q2 of 2015,

Published on: August 28th, 2015 Dave Yin

New cloud report includes explicit figures on business benefits from mature adoption

Is cloud moving into a second wave of adoption?  Cisco seems to think so. In a new report co-sponsored by the networking giant, research firm IDC found that companies are moving beyond using cloud

Published on: August 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Samsung, Apple losing ground to tablet upstarts in a smaller market

We’re buying fewer tablets, and fewer of those we are buying are from Samsung or Apple – although most of them still are. Those are the key takeaways from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet

Published on: August 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Customers declared the winner in the Office 365 conflict

Orlando, Fla. – In the last four years Office 365 has been a noted driver for small business cloud adoption, according to IDC research analyst Darren Bibby. As a result, Microsoft has enjoyed

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Who buys IT through the channel? Practically everyone

Orlando, Fla. – IDC released findings of a new study on the customer perspectives on the importance of IT solution providers at the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. The predominately North America study

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

Nutanix.Next: First impressions of a first time conference

MIAMI - I spent the better part of this week in South Beach attending the Nutanix .Next conference. This is Nutanix's first kick at the can flooring a show. According to organizers the

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Worldwide tablet growth slows: IDC

Not exact the report channel partners where hoping for, but according to the latest figures from IDC 2015 tablet growth has slowed down, while the cellular-connected tablets and 2-in-1 devices maintained some momentum

Published on: June 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 Workshop: IDC reveals findings from Cloud Impact study

TORONTO - Cloud may not be a dominant revenue source for partners yet, but it is the fastest growing, and IDC Corp. has identified the seven factors common to higher revenue growth partners. In

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras