Newly named Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker keynoting at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto.

Published: October 25th, 2017


New Microsoft Canada president makes the case for “cool” Canadian innovation

When journalists sat down to ask Kevin Peesker questions on Wednesday - their first opportunity since he took over the top job at Microsoft Canada - he had a couple of questions for

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Christine Wong

Microsoft Canada presidents through the years

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Twitter highlights 40 Canadian execs who stand out on social media – and how you can too

Social media can be a valuable tool for executives looking to boost their company's public profile - and Twitter Canada managing director Rory Capern has a list that proves it. In a June

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood


Microsoft shifts Canadian cloud focus from data sovereignty to data security

For the past few years, Microsoft Corp. has sold Canadian enterprise customers on its ability to keep their cloud-based data in Canada. Now it's trying to sell them on its ability to keep

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Christine Wong

Microsoft Canada and ICTC release national digital talent strategy

Sweeping changes to education, government policy, and the private sector alike will be needed if Canada's IT industry is to have a leading role in the rapidly evolving digital economy, according to a

Published on: March 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

‘Fastest growing website in history’ scales with Microsoft Azure

London, Ont.-based Go Viral Inc. launched a new website, Diply, in November 2013. Today it sees 50 million page views per month to its bite-sized, pop-culture content that is partly user-generated. Diply has been

Published on: October 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What men want, according to Microsoft Canada survey

“Know your audience” – that’s one of the most oft-repeated mantras for marketers, and one that works for a marketer in basically any industry. So to appeal to male consumers seeking to make

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft Canada hires new director of sales

Microsoft Canada has hired a new director of sales – Patty Demarco, who has more than 15 years of experience in working with advertising and sales in the media industry. Last week, Demarco

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Candice So

The end of Windows XP: What are your options?

I recently participated in a Twitter chat (#CDNwinXP) with regard to the Windows XP operating system reaching end of support in April 2014. As I write this post, I am returning from a

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Bourne

Sneak peek into Microsoft Canada’s first retail store

After successfully rolling-out its retail concept to cities across the United States, technology giant Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is opening its first store location in Canada at Toronto's Yorkdale Mall.The grand opening is

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Canadians must innovate away ‘lazy’ business approach, says Microsoft exec

Canadian small businesses need to use technology to sell their products and services globally in order to be as innovative as their American counterparts, according to a panel of business leaders.Small businesses are

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Reach out to new Canadians to battle tech talent crunch, urges Microsoft exec

Fact: Canadian graduates with computer science, math and engineering degrees are rapidly declining.If this trend continues there will be more than 90,000 unfilled positions in the next three to five years, cautions Sharif

Published on: September 25th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Canadian container maker faces mobility issues with Vista rollout

You probably can't blame some of the workers at Busch Systems International Inc, a recycling container manufacturer based in Barrie, Ont., for feeling a bit in the dumps lately. The company's recent Microsoft

Published on: April 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano