Published: October 28th, 2013

First impressions of the Surface 2

Microsoft Canada brought out the Surface 2 at an exclusive kick-off event at the KoolHaus nightclub in Toronto. The new device include full 1080p video, speedier processors, more memory, and increased battery life. The

Published on: October 17th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Frank Haid gets his motor running

In part three of an exclusive three-part interview with out-going Tech Data Canada vice president of sales, Frank Haid we explore what the retired executive plans to do with his time off. Haid retired

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

The BlackBerry Q5 is cheaper than the Q10, but are the savings worth it?

The BlackBerry Q5 is the poor man’s version of the BlackBerry Q10. First launched in developing markets, the Q5 is now available in Canada for the budget conscious. In this video review, ITBusiness.ca’s

Published on: October 16th, 2013 CDN Staff

Toshiba MFP with disappearing ink and reusable paper

Toshiba Canada unveiled an eco-friendly multi-function printer called the e-Studio306LP that comes with a sidekick unit that erases toner enabling users to reuse the paper up to five times. The sidekick unit is branded

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Frank Haid looks back at memorable moments & people

Find out which executives Frank Haid, who recently retired from Tech Data Canada as its vice president of sales, thought were the best in the business. Haid retired this summer after a stellar career

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada’s Frank Haid: Exit interview

Frank Haid retired from Tech Data Canada as its vice president of sales this summer after a stellar career in the channel. He joined Tech Data in 1999, as part of the company’s

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

A little koolade is no problem for Sony’s supersized, 6.4″ Xperia Z Ultra smartphone

There was a time when the trend in technology seemed to be making everything smaller. Looking at the increasingly large smartphones hitting the market these days though, the new trend seems to be

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Could the next IT leadership killer app be graciousness?

People don’t tend to hand IT leaders a trophy for doing a good job. They’re lucky if anyone acknowledges their success at all. That’s why IT World Canada is sponsoring the Ingenious Awards,

Published on: October 10th, 2013 CDN Staff

Hands on with Sony’s Xperia Z1 smartphone

Sony has updated its flagship Xperia smartphone lineup with the Xperia Z1, which will launch in Canada with Bell, Rogers and Telus in mid-October. It’s a 5” Android model powered by a Qualcomm

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Canada’s pitch on why you should ditch Windows XP

For an operating system that made its debut 12 long years ago, there’s still a lot of love out there for Windows XP. With support for the old OS ending on April 8,

Published on: September 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

CEA: Cisco’s Mid-Market, Meraki and more

In this special video interview from the 2013 CDN Channel Elite Awards, Cisco Systems Canada presented a mid-market report along with a new product opportunity. The presentation was part of a special workshop during 11th annual CDN

Published on: September 20th, 2013 CDN Staff

CEA: Best Cloud Computing Solution winners

At the 11th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards (CEA) there were plenty Top 100 Solution Providers who won major awards. In the coveted Best Cloud Computing Solution category Ideaca captured the Gold prize. Toronto-based OnX

Published on: September 20th, 2013 CDN Staff

CEA: Best Managed Services Solution winners

At the 11th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards (CEA) there were Top 100 Solution Providers who became award winners. In the Best Managed Services Solution category OnX Enterprises, a Top 5 performer picked up the

Published on: September 20th, 2013 CDN Staff

CEA: Best Mobile Solution winners

At the 11th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards (CEA) there were plenty of past Solution Provider of the Year award winners. In the Best Mobile Solution category, for example, Mississauga, Ont.-based Infinite IT Solutions Inc.

Published on: September 20th, 2013 CDN Staff