NetApp digital support director Ross Ackerman demonstrates Elio, the company's new AI-powered digital assistant, for reporters during NetApp's Insight conference on Oct. 3.

Published: October 3rd, 2017

Five new IBM competencies target cognitive computing

LAS VEGAS - IBM introduced five new channel competencies at its PartnerWorld Leadership Conference aimed at furthering Big Blue's cognitive computing era. The new competencies promise to create new revenue streams for channel partners as

Published on: February 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

IBM CEO reasserts commitment to Watson and AI to partners

LAS VEGAS - At its annual PartnerWorld Leadership Conference, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty reasserted the company's commitment to Watson, and how its partners will succeed with it. Rometty praised IBM's channel partners in the

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Sneak peak of MIT’s 10 breakthrough technologies for 2017

LAS VEGAS - MIT Technology Review's editor in chief Jason Pontin was at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas today to preview the release of the magazines annual 10 breakthrough technologies issue.

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

New solution provider wants to be your innovation lab

TORONTO – There is a new solution provider in the Canadian marketplace. Called TribalScale, the company has been in business for a mere seven months but the company has already made waves with

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 10: Stephen Gold

In a year filled with mergers and acquisitions and vendor breakups there wasn't much on the technology innovation front except for IBM Watson and the new trend of cognitive computing. You may remember

Published on: March 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM CEO ushers in the era of cognitive computing

Orlando, Fla. - Ginni Rometty was on her way to the IBM Partnerworld Leadership Conference when she got an abrupt call from U.S. President Barack Obama to join him in California for the

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM buys up the Weather Company, forecasts more cloud for Watson

In a surprise move, IBM has announced it would be acquiring the Weather Company's B2B mobile and cloud-based web properties. These include WSI,, Weather Underground and the Weather Company brand, which make up

Published on: October 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

The channel opportunity with IBM Watson

IBM announced a new channel strategy for the Watson Group at its 2015 Partnerworld Leadership Conference that will see the channel offered two new channel programs. Since the launch of the Watson Group,

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM expands channel program for Watson

LAS VEGAS - As the calendar turned from 2013 into 2014 IBM officially made Watson a commerical viable business opportunity by introducing the Watson Group, a new business unit formed to commercialize cloud-enabled

Published on: February 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM Watson cooks up some interesting meals

TORONTO – IBM Watson has beaten Jeopardy champions like Ken Jennings and most recently is being used to improve patient treatments for lung cancer. But can Watson cook? Well, Watson can’t actually cook

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Steve Forbes on the new abnormal

LAS VEGAS – Forbes publisher and former U.S. Presidential candidate Steve Forbes addressed the solution provider community at the Ingram One show. He dismissed the trend of “the new normal” in the economy

Published on: September 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto