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


Follow Friday: Canadian wearables experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing experts and observers of the wearables industry right here in Canada.  First up is is Emily Taylor, senior analyst looking at consumer and wearable tech at IDC

Published on: April 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

A repeat winner at the CDN Top 100 gala

TORONTO - CDW Canada repeated as the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT solution providers was

Published on: April 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

PC sales exceeded expectations in Q1 2015: IDC

Market research firm IDC has revealed worldwide PC shipment figures for the first quarter of 2015, which, despite a year-on-year decline of -6.7 per cent were "slightly ahead of previous projections," the organization

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

Why the cloud may scare off some Canadian customers

For Dave Frederickson, there are certain subjects that that he would broach on a first meeting with a potential IT services client. As the vice president of sales and business development at Long

Published on: February 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

Top 10 Canadian cloud providers revealed: IDC Canada

Market research firm IDC has revealed the top 10 providers of infrastructure, platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) and storage with Canadian operations, and in alphabetical order, they are: Bell, CenturyLink, Cogeco, IBM, iWeb, Long View,

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

How to overcome the domain expertise barrier to Big Data

A lack of domain expertise is the largest barrier to companies accessing big data, according to analytics software developer SAS Canada. Mike Luke, data management practice lead of SAS Canada made the remark at

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Global tablet shipments show first ever decline

Is our love affair with tablets beginning to wane? New data from research firm IDC Corp. shows worldwide tablet shipments experienced their first year-over-year decline ever in the fourth quarter, with modest growth

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple nearly ties Samsung in global smartphone rankings

Strong sales through the holiday period helped push Apple into a near tie with Samsung as global smartphone shipments reached new record levels for the fourth quarter and 2014 overall. According to research

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Citrix launches new Solution Advisor program with focus on specialization

Citrix Systems Inc. announced this week a new partner program that offers the ability for solution providers to specialize in their provisioning and differentiate themselves in the market. In addition to more simplified

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Lenovo keeps lead over HP, Dell in global PC market

The busy holiday season failed to give much of a bounce to global PC shipments, with research firm IDC Corp. reporting 80.8 million units shipped in the fourth quarter of 2014, a year

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras