Articles By Nestor Arellano

Beefing up your analytics bench strength

Access to useful data is cheaper than ever before, but many companies are finding it difficult to generate business value from the increasing information flow. The number of organizations that report obtaining competitive

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Scotiabank invests in SAS analytics to push customer-centric strategy

DALLAS - Imagine this nightmare scenario: you're on a vacation, travelling internationally, liberally making use of the new bank card you got that rewards you for your travel activities - suddenly, you're locked

Published on: April 28th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Can you trust Canadian ISPs with your privacy?

A new report from Open Media warns you should think twice before trusting Canadian Internet providers with your privacy, warning our ISPs are falling short on being transparent about how they protect their

Published on: March 13th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

HP introduces faster, economical SMB printers

NEW YORK CITY – Hewlett-Packard Co. has released a new line of laser printers that promise to help small and medium sized businesses as well as large enterprise organizations achieve faster printing speeds

Published on: March 11th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

First CASL fine hits Quebec spammer for more than $1 million

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued a notice of violation and a $1.1 million fine to Quebec-based Compu-Finder for breaking the Canadian anti-spam law (CASL). The new law covers email, text

Published on: March 6th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

MWC: BlackBerry brings cloud-based enterprise mobility management to the masses

BlackBerry is aiming to expand its enterprise mobile management (EMM) business into the small and medium size business realm by launching a cloud version of its BES12 technology. At the Mobile World Congress

Published on: March 2nd, 2015 Nestor Arellano

‘Smart traffic’ to push 10-fold growth in mobile data: Cisco

A rapidly growing shift from basic feature phones to smartphones, combined with expanding mobile device use and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, will power a 10-fold increase in mobile data traffic in the next five

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Ottawa backs Vodafone purchases of BlackBerry products, services

As BlackBerry Ltd. prepares to roll out its latest smartphone, the Classic, the Waterloo, Ont.-based company appears to be getting a huge helping hand from Ottawa. Export Development Canada is lending $850 million

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

AWS-3 spectrum auction rules to favour small wireless players

The Government of Canada today took steps to streamline its next spectrum auction and introduced some mechanisms that would provide smaller players a head start over the nation’s big three incumbents. The AWS-3

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Dell Cookin’ IT Right event serves up SDN with a side of BBQ

“Sell the sizzle not the steak” is an old saying in the marketing biz, but channel partners and their customers got to the meat (figuratively and literally) of software defined networking (SDN) during

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

New WorkForce printers cut printing cost in half: Epson

Printer manufacturer Epson is releasing 11 new models of its WorkForce printers, which the company says will help small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) and work groups dramatically cut their costs for colour

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

RCMP nab suspect in Heartbleed attack on Canada Revenue Agency

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said Wednesday it arrested a 19-year-old man from London, Ont. who is alleged to have used the Heartbleed computer bug to steal 900 social insurance numbers from

Published on: April 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CRA shuts down netfile service over Heartbleed concerns

With just over two weeks to go before the April 30 tax deadline, the Canada Revenue Agency has shut down parts of its website over security concerns around the newly-discovered Heartbleed vulnerability. A

Published on: April 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Rugged Dell laptop features flipping screen

At first glance, the new Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme convertible looks just like any other rugged-ized laptop from the computer and server company. But play a bit with its 11.6-inch screen and

Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

How to talk social to an anti-social CEO

ORLANDO - You know your business has to be in social media to reach its customers. You’re all stoked about getting your CEO on Twitter to start building his legions of followers and

Published on: January 29th, 2014 Nestor Arellano