Microsoft Build announcements at a glance: Azure, Power platform get major updates

At Microsoft Build, Microsoft made more than 100 announcements, including new features and functions aimed at providing that help to developers. Here are some highlights

All the Teams updates announced at Microsoft Build 2021

Microsoft Teams is getting updates - a lot of updates. At its Microsoft Build 2021 digital event this week, the company unveiled new features, a new portal for developers, and new subscription purchase experiences, and much more.

Coffee Briefing, May 25, 2021 – Citrix Canada’s new GM; Canada named world’s most cashless economy; job losses out West; and more

 Last week, Citrix Canada announced Jim Willis as their new general manager to oversee all sales, marketing, services, and operations for the Canadian market.

HPE unveils cloud-native storage portfolio software-defined data services business

Not unlike the rest of the industry, HPE is moving to a subscription-based, everything-as-a-service business with its GreenLake offering, and earlier this week, the company announced that its storage business is the latest to receive that treatment.

Red Hat announced open hybrid cloud and edge solutions at summit

The mantra at the 2021 Red Hat Summit wasn't so much "Linux" as it was "open hybrid cloud," and, of course, Red Hat OpenShift, which, as Red Hat's president and chief executive officer Paul Cormier pointed out, is underpinned by Linux.

Long View Systems, Compugen and Softchoice share insights about public sector market

We spoke with representatives from Long View Systems, Compugen and Softchoice about the public sector market.

Former CDW Canada and Nest Wealth talent fill out Arctiq’s new executive team

Software services firm Arctiq has hired a new CEO and CTO

Aruba announces new advancements to Aruba ESP with Silver Peak SD-WAN integration

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is integrating its ClearPass Policy Manager offering with the Aruba EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform to address new security challenges brought on by the growing work-from-anywhere market.

Sage launches Sage Data Analytics integration in Canada and U.S. for Sage 300 and 100

This week cloud business management solutions vendor Sage launched its cloud-first Sage Data and Analytics service integration for Sage 300 and Sage 100 in the U.S. and Canadian markets.

Contentful launches apps to help businesses build digital experiences

Cloud-based content platform Contentful recently announced two new apps to accelerate the development of digital experiences. Its founder says channel partners are key for the apps' continued adoption.

HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric now offered as standalone service

After launching last year to compete with VMware's Kubernetes platform Tanzu and Red Hat's OpenShift offerings, HPE Ezmeral received important updates this week.

Microsoft’s Azure VMware Solution finds a place across multiple use cases, says MSP

In January, Microsoft introduced the Azure VMware Solution (AVS) in Canada and according to one of its early adopters, AVS is proving its worth quickly.

More Microsoft Teams updates mean more need for adoption services, says Softchoice

Another Microsoft Ignite conference means another wave of updates for popular services like Teams and a fresh reminder of the many features that have gone unused since their introduction last year.

Microsoft Ignite 2021: More Teams updates and enhancements

It's an annual tradition: Microsoft hosts an Ignite conference and announces a host of new updates for Teams. The tech giant didn't disappoint this year during its virtual conference.

Cisco Webex introduces real-time translation to meetings

When Cisco announced the upcoming real-time translation feature for its Webex conferencing platform in December 2020, it said it would begin with 15 languages.

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