Microsoft expands Office 365 for first line worker

Microsoft redesigned Office 365 to be more specific to two major work groups: first line workers and educators. First line workers are typically the first person a customer’s deals with at a company.

Published on: September 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Smartphone sales slightly in decline: new IDC report

According to a preliminary report from International Data Corporation (IDC), smartphone OEMs shipped a total of 341.6 million units worldwide in the second quarter of 2017 indicating a decline. IDC said that coming

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

PCs getting a second life from CNB Computers

Thanks to Microsoft’s MAR (Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher) program, Toronto-based CNB Computers Inc. has created a sustainable computing solution that is not just cost effective but also green. The company takes mostly off-lease notebooks

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Amazon is letting OEMs in on the secret sauce behind the Echo

Amazon Inc. is opening the doors and sharing its Amazon Echo voice processing technology with OEMs. The high performance, 7-mic, far-field microphone array and voice processing technology found in the Echo is now

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

How OEM’s Steven Adams plans to sell IT asset disposition to the channel

That you probably don't think about Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD) services - essentially the diversion of legacy IT equipment from landfills - until you need them underlines the reason Mississauga, Ont.-based ITAD

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

HPE teams up with Mesosphere to modernize IT workspaces

In an effort to help customers modernize their datacenters and expand its own leadership in the container market, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced a new global original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and reseller

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Broadcom to acquire Brocade for $5.9 billion

Designer, developer, and global supplier of semiconductor connectivity solutions, Broadcom Ltd, has acquired Brocade Communication Systems, Inc., a leader in fibre channel storage area network switching and IP networking, in an all-cash transaction

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Alex Radu

SOTI reports global channel growth

Enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider, SOTI announced channel growth alongside their Altitude Channel Partner Awards on Monday. At the company’s second annual SOTI SYNC User and Partner Conference in London, England, the Mississauga-based company

Published on: September 28th, 2016 Alex Radu

Re-inventing HP Inc. in Canada

Mary Ann Yule is about to complete her first six months as Country Manager of HP Inc. Canada. Yule came to the position at the start of 2016 after 12 years at CDW Canada,

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

4k monitor prices to slip below US$400: Intel

An executive of chip maker Intel Corp. says that ultra-high definition 4K monitors priced below US$400 will be available in the market by the end of this year. At a press conference during the

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

SAP Canada to marry direct and channel businesses

Toronto – After just 60 days as the new national vice president and head of general business sales, channels and ecosystems for SAP Canada Inc., Catherine Perry-Robertson is working to create a tight

Published on: November 7th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Mitel acquires contact centre and BI vendor

Mitel Networks of Ottawa acquired one of its top suppliers, prairieFyre Software Inc., a privately held vendor of contact center, business analytics, and workforce optimization software. The net cash cost to Mitel for the acquisition of

Published on: June 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

Microsoft officially launches Windows 8 and the new Surface tablet

New York – It was almost symbolic of Microsoft Corp. to launch Windows 8 in what was once the meat packing district of New York, as the new operating system has a lot of

Published on: October 25th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware brings virtualization to white box makers

VMware (NYSE: VMW) on Monday was expected to kick off its annual user conference in San Francisco by announcing an OEM agreement with Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) that would bring its virtualization technology to

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Shane Schick