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2016 federal budget includes support for STEM training, digital infrastructure

Canada’s technology industry can look forward to the federal government investing half a billion dollars’ into the country’s digital infrastructure, more than $70 million...

CRTC looks to partners to help investigate fraud, says CASL is here to stay

For anyone holding out and hoping that the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was a fad, the message from the public regulator this week was...

AppSense expands channel program with new designation

Virtualization vendor AppSense is expanding its channel program with increased investments, incentives and resources for solution providers. The program is targeting areas including user environment...

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – Bonus Newsmaker: Harry Hart

Not every Canadian has heard of Harry Hart, but many have bought some piece of computer gear from him. Hart, chairman and CEO of...

See Cisco’s Ava 500 robot coworker in action [photos]

Imagine you're an executive in San Jose, Calif., and your assistant is in Richardson, Texas. Cisco Systems, Inc. senior vice president of software strategies and...

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 1: A tie between Harry Zarek and Paul Kerr

Mergers and acquisitions specific to the solution provider channel was the biggest story of 2015. CDN staff reported on countless deals throughout the year....

HPE Canada names new channel chief

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Canada has named Jas Sahota as its new vice president of partners, channels and inside sales. Starting March 21, Sahota will lead the...

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 3: Janet Kennedy

It was called the worst kept secret in the channel, but when Microsoft Canada announced plans to have commercial cloud services from Canada featuring...

ViewSonic partners with Canadian company for artistic video wall management solutions

Hardware maker ViewSonic has announced a partnership with Canadian video wall software company Userful Corporation and has unveiled two new joint solutions. The SW-014 and SW-015...

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 4: Kevin Peesker

It's really unfair to link Kevin Peesker, the president of Dell Canada, to the historic Dell-EMC mega deal. Especially given the fact that only three-people...

EMC and Ernst & Young announce strategic partnership

EMC and Ernst & Young (EY) today announced a strategic alliance. The relationship will bring together collaboration and joint offerings across relevant EMC product lines and EY...

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 5: Charlie Atkinson & Lloyd Bryant

Last year's No. 1 Newsmaker Lloyd Bryant announced his retirement late in 2015 and he goes out at the top of his game; leaving...

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 7: Bernadette Wightman

If grand entrances was a factor in making the CDN Top 25 Newsmaker's list than Bernadette Wightman would place No. 1.  Wightman's timing in coming...

All Hands on Tech: iPad Pro review

After a couple weeks of using the iPad Pro, I’m convinced that this iPad is suffering an identity crisis. Make no mistakes, the iPad has...

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 8: John Chen

In 2015 John Chen, the CEO of beleaguered BlackBerry, was everywhere. Chen's year was similar to a local politician kissing babies and cutting ribbons...

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