First line workers in construction, healthcare and travel make up about two billion people worldwide

Published: September 25th, 2017

Our first look at “Skype Preview”, Microsoft’s revamped, Bot-integrated Universal app

Microsoft is trying to expand the functionality of Windows 10 with its new Anniversary Update rolling out globally this week, but unless you have an ultrabook with biometric sensors or know how to

Published on: August 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

Look who’s getting into the big data business

Plantronics is an audio communications headset vendor that focuses on commercial markets such as call centres and consumer electronics. The company based in Santa Cruz, Calif., has recently pivoted its business to include

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 7 new features to try in Office 2016

Published on: October 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

NetApp Canada channel chief moves to Palo Alto Networks

CDN has learned that NetApp Canada’s National Channel Manager Rick Brown has left the company to pursue a new role at Palo Alto Networks Canada. Palo Alto Networks is a network security vendor

Published on: September 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symphony’s secure enterprise messaging platform has backing from Wall Street

New York, NY - Could Symphony be the future of enterprise communication? The company sure hopes so. The self-proclaimed startup, headed by former senior Skype executive David Gurle, today launched its messaging and content

Published on: September 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Top 5 most expensive software acquisitions of all time


Published on: May 26th, 2015 Dave Yin

Free upgrade to Windows 10, Cortana and project Spartan detailed at Microsoft event

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters today.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows 10

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft announces Skype for Business

Microsoft has announced that the next iteration of Lync, a communication client, will not be Lync at all.  It will be Skype for Business. “In the first half of 2015, the next version

Published on: November 11th, 2014 Dave Yin

Satya Nadella outlines Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first world

Washington - In what amounts to Satya Nadella’s coming out party for the channel, the new CEO of Microsoft told an audience of 16,000 channel partner executives at the Worldwide Partner Conference that

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Skype real-time translator coming this year?

Imagine being able to speak in one language and having your message instantly translated grammatically and semantically correct in another language. We’ve all seen this scenario in Star Trek and countless other science

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry upgrades its unified communications

Waterloo, Ont.-based mobility vendor BlackBerry announced that its unified communications and collaboration portfolio with BlackBerry Enterprise IM v3.1 has been upgraded. The Enterprise IM mobilizes desktop IM solutions to optimize communication and collaboration

Published on: September 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

Skype and Lync to connect says Microsoft

Starting in June of this yearMicrosoft Lync and Skype will be connected for presence, IM and voice. This announcement was made by Tony Bates, president of the Skype Division at Microsoft, at the

Published on: February 19th, 2013 CDN Staff

Skype 4.0 VoIP Service

If you're a regular Skype user, you'll instantly notice the big facelift that version 4.0 of this voice-over-Internet-protocol service has undergone. It feels slicker and spruced up, and hopping from one feature to

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Aoife M. McEvoy