Dropbox can now open documents straight into Microsoft Office Online

Dropbox and Microsoft announced Thursday the next step in their integration - the ability for users to edit Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents directly in Dropbox. This is done through Office Online, which

Published on: April 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

No Easy A for cloud computing

Gone are the days when people would hear “cloud” and look up at the sky. Everyone has at least some idea of what the cloud is now. What they want to know is

Published on: April 8th, 2015 Stuart Crawford

BitTitan Cloud Rangers are here to help with your next migration

When we last saw BitTitan, the company was offering a solution for companies to move their data off of the security-beleaguered Dropbox to either Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive. This time around, the

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Dave Yin

SkyKick’s Office 365 Migration Suite free for select Microsoft partners

Office 365 migration solution provider SkyKick has announced that its Migration Suite is free for a limited time within Microsoft’s Internal Use Rights program. The solution, which was previously made available to IT distributor

Published on: March 30th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft Canada president is big on big data

TORONTO - Microsoft Canada president Janet Kennedy told a packed audience at the Big Data Debate event that she has faith in the technology talent and business innovation in this country. This despite

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data partners with MSP Quatrro to offer tech support

IT distributor Tech Data Canada has announced its next step in Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program participation, in partnering with managed service provider Quatrro to offer Office 365 tech support. In addition to

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Ingram Micro offers automated web-based Office 365 migration with new partnership

IT distributor Ingram Micro is partnering with integration application company SkyKick to offer channel partners automated Office 365 migration combined with and post-sales support, all under the monthly subscription model of Microsoft's Cloud Solution

Published on: March 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Top 100 solution provider makes major acquisition

CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Quartet Service Inc.  of Toronto has acquired En Vogue Computers also of Toronto. Founded in 1998, Quartet reached 81st place on last year’s CDN Top 100 Solution Providers

Published on: February 4th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Janet Kennedy of Microsoft Canada

What a Year One it was for Janet Kennedy, the president of Microsoft Canada. Since arriving in Canada she has brought stability to the role - something that was lacking the past few

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Give them something to talk about

Who are you targeting when you put your name out there? It’s an important question. After all, there are a LOT of MSPs crowding the market right now, and the opportunities for recurring

Published on: November 24th, 2014 Stuart Crawford

End of Windows Server 2003 support is a SureStep for Microsoft

LAS VEGAS – Microsoft outlined the channel opportunity for the end of life situation with Windows Server 2003 at the VARnex Fall conference, organized by Synnex. According to John Kennedy, vice-president of OEM

Published on: November 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft pushes channel incentives for cloud transformation

Washington - At the recently concluded Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the software giant introduced several new channel incentives to help ease the transition for solution providers with cloud. Spearheading this effort was Gavriella Schuster,

Published on: August 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Start-up offers a new way to make money on Office 365

Washington – It’s no secret that the channel is struggling trying to make a buck with Office 365. According to BitTitan, many solution providers lose margins because of the complexity of migrating an

Published on: July 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft channel changes and how they impact Canada

Washington – The 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference has come to a close for another year. Next year the Worldwide Partner Conference will take place in mid-July in Orlando, Fla. No word on if

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto