BlackBerry’s decision to phase out Classic a smart one, analysts say

A week after it was revealed that one of BlackBerry Ltd.'s largest remaining enterprise customers would no longer be issuing BlackBerry smartphones to its staff, the Waterloo, Ont.-based mobile software maker - and

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A three-peat for CDW Canada at the CDN Top 100 show

For the third time in a row CDW Canada is the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT

Published on: April 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

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

IDC predicts smartphone slump, softer ICT growth for Canada in 2016

Sluggish oil prices will take a bigger bite out of Canada’s 2016 tech sector growth than previously expected, IDC predicted Thursday. The sector will likely grow by 2.4 per cent next year, said

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Christine Wong

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

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