Hashtag Trending – Cyber Monday sets records, Jeff Bezos hits $100 billion, Bitcoin surges

Cyber Monday 2017 could set new records, Jeff Bezos breaks the $100 billion barrier, and Bitcoin surges – both in price and energy consumption. First up from Twitter is the frenzy of Cyber

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VR is on the rise, VR headsets ship for 1 million for the first time

Virtual reality has never looked better. According to a new Canalys report, Q3 2017 was a record-breaking quarter for virtual reality headsets, with over one million shipments recorded. Canalys credits the price drop

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Ten years of VARnex

SAN DIEGO – The 10-year anniversary of Synnex’s VARnex channel buying group sort of snuck up on the industry. VARnex was launched a decade ago when a reseller named GroupMobile of Chandler, Ariz.

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Few Canadian tech CEOs are women, early iPhone X release

A new report says that just five per cent of Canadian tech companies have women CEOs, Apple says that the iPhone X release was originally planned for 2018, and Microsoft is doing backflips

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft 365 Business for SMBs is available now

Microsoft's Office 365 solution built for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is now available worldwide. Designed for organizations with under 300 employees, Microsoft 365 Business includes Office 365 productivity and collaboration tools and

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Surface Book 2, Surface Pro LTE coming this holiday season

The Microsoft Surface family will see an upgrade this holiday season with the Surface Book 2 shipping on Nov. 16, followed by the Surface Pro LTE on Dec. 1. The Surface Pro 2

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

What a week looks like for the new Microsoft Canada President

TORONTO - What does a work week look like for new Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker? Well, he revealed how he spends his time at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto. Peesker

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New President working to reshape Avaya Canada

TORONTO – November 15 will be an important date in Avaya’s history. On that day Avaya employees, channel partners and customers will learn the company’s fate as they expect to leave Chapter 11

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

First look at Windows Mixed Reality Devices – Unboxing for Business

The Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 is here, and the focus lies on Microsoft's push in Mixed Reality. This time on Unboxing for Business we take a look at what Microsoft is

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft updates Windows 10 with Mixed Reality features

TORONTO – Microsoft’s forth iteration of Windows 10, launched today, will have a major upgrade featuring mixed reality tools. Called the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sidebar: Microsoft Paint is not dead. It just has a new home

TORONTO – Mark Twain once said: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”. The same can be said for Microsoft Paint. The 32-year old software program that has come standard in most Windows

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Quebec cloud provider strikes partnership with security vendor

After 12 years in business and a significant name change just two years ago, IT Cloud Solutions now has more than 500 IT retail partners in its network in Canada. And, they have

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Dominique Lemoine

Microsoft’s family of mixed reality devices launch Oct. 17

Microsoft is taking the fight to Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC's VIVE virtual reality headsets by dropping the virtual reality and augmented reality monikers. The tech giant is all in on mixed reality,

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

NetApp deepens integration with Microsoft Azure

LAS VEGAS - NetApp is collaborating with Microsoft Corp. on its latest service. During its NetApp Insight conference, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based storage and data management firm announced the release of the NetApp-powered Microsoft

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood