Microsoft touts hybrid as the future of cloud at Toronto Tech Summit

Microsoft Canada put AI-fueled offerings for SMB office and enterprise cloud in the spotlight at its Toronto Tech Summit Wednesday. It's also betting on hybrid as the go-to cloud model of the future.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Christine Wong

OVH to position itself as a cloud alternative

PARIS – Stephane Aisenberg, the co-founder of France solution provider Linkbynet was watching a TV news program recently where the host asked why Google was not in France? Aisenberg said, at the OVH

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

How New Signature powered a Florida-based construction company’s digital transformation

Digital transformation isn't just for enterprises. As Microsoft solution provider and CDN Channel Elite Award nominee New Signature demonstrates, some of the companies that stand to benefit the most from digital transformation operate

Published on: July 17th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

BMW vehicles to include Skype for Business

Microsoft is bringing Skype for Business to BMW vehicles through the expansion of the partnership the two companies formed in 2016. Through the BMW 5 Series, which was released this past December, BMW

Published on: July 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

How Dimensional Strategies helps enterprises track their customers

Dimensional Strategies Inc.'s commitment to helping enterprises keep track of customer behaviour and measure themselves against the competition has earned it a CDN Channel Elite Award nomination for Solution Provider of the Year.

Published on: July 13th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

New Microsoft Dynamics updates include LinkedIn integration, retail enhancements

As businesses increasingly digitize their operations both onstage and behind the scenes, the challenge arises of making sure they grow in the right direction – and Microsoft Corp. would like to help. The

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe and Microsoft release joint Experience Cloud, Azure services

LAS VEGAS - Six months after announcing their partnership at Microsoft Corp.'s Ignite conference in September, the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant and Adobe Systems Inc. announced their first three joint offerings at the

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft tapping consumer savvy for slew of enterprise announcements

Atlanta - Microsoft Corp. pitched its software solutions and cloud offerings for business on the strength of its experience making consumer products, as it announced a slew of updates to core enterprise products including

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft and Salesforce announce partnership, new mobile apps

Salesforce.com will be bringing its cloud-based CRM service to Windows Phone and more closely integrating it with Microsoft Corp.'s Office 365 service as the two software firms announced a partnership today. The partnership

Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CA Technologies taps into hybrid cloud market

CA Technologies is the latest cloud vendor to hitch a ride on the hybrid model with a new product that gives small and medium sized businesses ( SMBs) a mix of on-premise and

Published on: February 24th, 2012 Christine Wong

SMBs move cautiously into the cloud

Not quite half of Canada's small and medium businesses are – at least knowingly – using cloud computing today. Of those that are, about two-thirds use software as a service products like Salesforce.com

Published on: October 31st, 2011 Grant Buckler

Windows 7 could make or break Microsoft

Microsoft's standing as an operating system developer is on the line today as the company launches Windows 7, according to analysts and other experts."There's a reputation issue at stake here," said Michael Silver,

Published on: October 28th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft’s Azure brings “Wild West” feel

SAN FRANCISCO - Last week, Microsoft announced its cloud-computing effort, called Azure. Fitting between Google's and Amazon.com's current offerings, it represents a very big step toward moving applications off the desktop and out

Published on: November 7th, 2008 David Strom