ITCloud.ca acquires Cloud-IT and an Microsoft Office 365 MVP

IT Cloud Solutions (ITCloud.ca) recently announced the acquisition of Quebec-based Cloud-IT, a company that helps businesses implement and manage cloud-based technology. The acquisition increases ITCloud.ca's reach and resources in providing cloud services to

Published on: July 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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

CloudJumper and The20 team up to provide cloud, streaming app services to customers

The workspace-as-a-service platform vendor CloudJumper today announced a new partnership with managed service provider (MSP) cooperative, The20. This means that CloudJumper’s Cloud Workspace platform and streaming app services are coming to The20’s network

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

GDPR can actually help MSPs improve business, digital transformation efforts, says study

Many Canadian businesses and MSPs are still trying to figure how to comply with new GDPR guidelines, and while that’s a challenge for smaller firms with limited resources, it could actually help them

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Park Place brings AI data centre maintenance to the masses

Add data centre maintenance and monitoring to the list of jobs that artificial intelligence (AI) can perform. It's constantly said by AI experts that to succeed in applying AI, you need to have a

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

AWS re-imagines its channel program

LAS VEGAS – Amazon Web Services is evolving its channel reseller program to include new tiers and a new name: AWS Solution Provider Program. AWS worldwide channel chief Terry Wise at the sixth

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco channel chief introduces Easy Pay

DALLAS – Cisco Systems took a page out of the Shopping Channel's play book and introduced Easy Pay. Easy Pay works as a hardware payment plan carried over a 36-month term or three

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

2017 CEA Best Managed Services Solution Winners

Compugen is the gold award winner in the Best Managed Services Solution category for 2017 for its consumption-based, fixed-cost model for managed services to the highly volatile resource sector. This model allows for

Published on: September 29th, 2017 CDN Staff

Splunk unveils its partner program overhaul

Washington D.C. – Splunk Inc. has been busy with its partner program over the last year. Since last year’s Splunk .conf conference, the company has been introducing news aspects to its Partner+ program

Published on: September 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

HPE’s latest acquisition to boost hybrid IT offerings

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is at it again. Today it announced that it will be acquiring born-in-the-cloud services company Cloud Technology Partners (CTP) to strengthen its hybrid IT services. CTP is a cloud agnostic

Published on: September 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada’s anti-spam law is hurting MSPs

First, we’ll tell you what it’s about. The Canadian Government wants to cut down on a number of spam people receive.  This is a good thing, right?  However, the way they’ve gone about

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Stuart Crawford

Are MSPs stuck in a cyber-security rut?

If you ask Kaspersky Lab if managed services providers may one day be stuck in a cyber-security rut? The Russian security software vendor will answer: Yes! Kasperky's latest MSP report, called Trends, Challenges

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

A roadmap for smoother sailing in the Channel

Rapidly changing technology, an unprecedented number of mergers and acquisitions and evolving consumption models have made navigating the technology sales channel as challenging as navigating a dingy through a stormy sea. The blur

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Steve Proctor

Commvault targeting digital transformation with new group

TORONTO – Data management software vendor Commvault is working to position itself as a data insights company. Senior leaders of the Canadian subsidiary told CDN that while they are a few years away

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto