A global partnership program battling cyber security, from Symantec

Meta Networks, has joined a collaborative partnership program with Symantec that hopes to create a more secure cloud network and combat cybercrime. The cloud-native networking company, according to a Tuesday release, has joined

Published on: August 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft Suface Go – Unboxing for Business

Can a tablet that’s not made by Apple find its way into the workplace? Microsoft wants to give it another shot with the Microsoft Surface Go. We’re taking our first look on Unboxing

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Igloo VP discusses women in tech at Microsoft Inspire

Being a leader who creates a positive environment, one that helps break down barriers, is a core belief of Igloo Software vice president of technology Julie Forsythe. A self-proclaimed nerd, Forsythe’s passion for

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter commit to open source data portability

Several of the world's biggest tech brands announced plans to allow users to transfer their data from one platform to another today, as Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook announced they are collaborating on

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Microsoft doubles down on intelligent cloud at Inspire, asks its partner community to join them

Five years ago, Microsoft Corp.’s channel chief for Canada would have had a hard time believing that their partner community was helping build smart farms or park management solutions that scanned bears’ faces.

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft Canada announces 2018 IMPACT Award winners

Microsoft Canada took some time on the weekend to thank its partner community during its 15th annual IMPACT Awards. There were 16 categories this year and 32 finalists this year. “Each year, Microsoft

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell EMC announces upgrades to its Microsoft Azure Stack at Inspire

Dell EMC announced upgrades to its Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack today at Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas. The company has decided to extend its Cloud Flex Program - Dell EMC’s

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

After landing distribution rights for new IoT software, Toronto firm is ready to turn heads, says CEO

Canada is poised to become a central figure in the industrial internet of things (IIoT) market thanks to new software developed in one of the world’s largest research institutes, says Albert Behr, CEO

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

OpenText should tap Canadian talent for its AI strategy

Even though he's an American, the most surprising thing that OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea said last week wasn't that he prides himself for having "a Canadian soul" after spending the past eight years

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon Prime Day; Microsoft Inspire; Dr. Alexa gives bad advice

Thanks to Amazon, today is like Boxing Day in July. Microsoft is hosting its annual partner conference this week. And Alexa turns out to not be a very good doctor. Today is Amazon

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Microsoft gives 365 a facelift, launches a free version of Teams

Microsoft Corp. dropped a bunch of news ahead of its annual Inspire event in Las Vegas next week, including updates to Office 365 and Microsoft 365, but the most compelling announcement of all

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft Surface Go focuses on portability and price

Microsoft’s new Surface Go tablet isn’t doing anything dramatically different, but it is doing its best to appeal to a wider audience while competing directly with Apple’s latest iPad. The original Surface Pro

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Instagram takes a swipe at YouTube, Intel CEO resigns, Microsoft launches blockchain project

Instagram will let users post longer videos, Intel CEO resigns, and Microsoft launches an ambitious blockchain project. First up, on LinkedIn. In an apparent swipe at YouTube, Instagram has announced that it will

Published on: June 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Workshops for women in technology are failing women

The gender gap in the technology sector is no secret. While women make up 40 per cent of the world’s workforce – and in some countries like Canada and the U.S., that number

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs