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

IT offshoring helps more than it harms: IDC

Market research firm ICD says that, thanks to IT offshoring practices, many business projects have taken off when they wouldn't have otherwise, and that it is at times necessary to offset a skills

Published on: December 11th, 2014 Dave Yin

3rd platform adoption drives server market revenues: IDC

A server refresh cycle, investments in hyperscale data centre capacity and adoption of 3rd platform computing are all contributing to growth in the worldwide server market, according to new data from IDC Corp.

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

CDN Debate: Are tablets the same as notebooks today?

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 5 of the debate:  Are tablets the same as notebooks today? CDN invited

Published on: November 28th, 2014 CDN Staff

Internet of Things is a long-term work-in-progress

Back in ancient history, I saw this guy’s email address – 32AK4#56ZD@compuserve (or something like that), and thought this has got to be the stupidest thing … ever. No normal person could ever

Published on: November 28th, 2014 Max Spindle

Worldwide PC market may not have recovered yet: IDC

Worldwide PC shipments fell by less than expected in 2014, but research firm IDC Corp. cautions this could just be a short-term blip rather than a more lasting recovery of the long-term decline

Published on: November 27th, 2014 Jeff Jedras