New Signature buys Microsoft-specific consultancy firm

It what has shaped up to be an eye-catching year for New Signature with establishing a presence in the Canadian market through the acquisition of CMS Consulting, the Washington, D.C.-based solution provider has

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff

SkyKick’s Cloud Backup tool is now also free to select Microsoft partners

Skykick has outgrown its image as a company with an Office 365 migration tool. The company has expanded with cloud backup and cloud management offerings, essentially going from trying to help partners and customers

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Dave Yin

7 cool new features in Microsoft Office 2016


Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Interlock IT makes case for a non-managed service approach

It's not everyday that a company would deny itself revenue, but that is just what Interlock IT has done. Dubbing itself an "anti-MSP" company, the Mississauga-based solution provider employs a hands-off approach, one that

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

Best Managed Services Solution at CDN Channel Elite Awards 2015

The Best Managed Services Solution gold was awarded to Toronto-based Navantis. This year's winner is no stranger to the category, having won the bronze award last year.  In its second year of providing

Published on: September 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

A quick look at Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft's more-or-less-triennial release of offline Office is once again upon us, with the announce of the 2016 release of its productivity suite. According to Microsoft, there is new focus on collaboration, security and smart

Published on: September 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Customers declared the winner in the Office 365 conflict

Orlando, Fla. – In the last four years Office 365 has been a noted driver for small business cloud adoption, according to IDC research analyst Darren Bibby. As a result, Microsoft has enjoyed

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2016 first to Office 365 subscribers

The latest version of Microsoft's Office suite has launched for the Mac, but if you are not an Office 365 subscriber, you will be waiting until the fall to get your hands on

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

SMBs set to triple email and productivity suite spending by 2019, report finds

SMB investments in cloud based email and productivity suites such as Office 365 are expected to triple by 2019, a new report says. In "Migrating SMB Customers to Office 365: How Channel Partners

Published on: June 5th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft Canada to open Toronto and Quebec data centres

Microsoft Canada called it a cloud touch down in Canada. The software giant plans to have commercial cloud services from Canada featuring Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online. They will be delivered from Toronto and

Published on: June 2nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Microsoft announces release date for Windows 10

Windows 10 will be available as an upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 and on new PCs starting July 29, Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday. While many were expecting a release of the

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

BitTitan CEO tries to shed all barriers for the cloud

Geeman Yip is probably one of the fastest talkers I have ever interviewed. I too have been labelled a fast talker so I can appreciate the founder of BitTitan, a Kirkland, Wash.-based cloud

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft refers to Windows 10 as “Software-as-a-service”

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a passing reference to Windows as a “service” during the opening keynote at Build, but it was fleeting and easy to miss. The references he

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

HP introduces new service for the Microsoft ecosystem

HP has added Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to its mobility portfolio. This addition offers the channel a set of end-to-end, enterprise-grade services for the Microsoft ecosystem that will have HP service accountability.

Published on: April 24th, 2015 CDN Staff