Computer Dealer News Top 100 list crowns new leader

Softchoice’s stay at the top of the CDN Top 100 Solution Provider list lasted only a year, as CDW Canada became the first subsidiary of a foreign company to win the No. 1 spot. Softchoice was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Primus appoints former Marketwired head as CEO

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. is appointing Michael Nowlan, the former president and CEO of Marketwired, as its new CEO. With its Canadian headquarters based in Toronto, the alternative telecom company provides high-speed Ethernet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs quicker to adopt cloud, but future is still looking a little foggy

Cloud adoption in Canada may be ticking upwards among small businesses, but there may still be a host of barriers that is holding the industry back. In an IT World Canada survey of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Fortinet launches newest high-throughput firewall appliance

Network security appliance maker Fortinet Inc. has built a new network firewall appliance for enterprise data centres, large service providers, cloud providers, and carriers. The California-based company announced it was releasing the FortiGate-3700

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 7th, 2013 Candice So

Hangout replay: BlackIron president AJ Byers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5B7PBMSumI The BlackIron Data brand has literally come out of nowhere to suddenly become a major player in Canada's cloud computing landscape within the past 12 months. The brand was born out of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson


Is that your new car or your new data center?

If you have been checking out the new car offerings, you are probably already aware of some of the new features available from automotive vendors. Looking behind the scenes of current and upcoming

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2013 Michelle Warren

Could your business function without power for 147 minutes?

The average blackout in Canada last year lasted 147 minutes. Could your business last that long without electricity? That’s one of the questions raised by the 2012 Blackout Tracker Annual Report released by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian wireless carrier taps Toronto solution provider to provide new data centre

Toronto-based IT solutions and enterprise data centre provider OnX Enterprise Solutions has won a contract with mobile service provider Public Mobile for hosted data centre services. OnX, which was recently named one of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Government-backed monopoly may be needed for broadband networks, ITU says

Ever wonder what the industry leaders of the telecommunications industry think the future holds for the future of ICT? Well a 35-page report on the outcomes of discussions like that can be downloaded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Vancouver’s Peer 1 acquires UK-based managed hosting provider

Vancouver-based Peer 1 Network Enterprises Inc. is acquiring UK-based managed hosting provider  NetBenefit Limited in a deal worth $38.5 million, the firm announced today.Peer 1 is buying all outstanding shares of the London

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Chatsworth Products opens first Canadian sales office

Toronto-area IT professionals looking to organize their server rooms and hide their cabling will have one more vendor to choose from, as Chatsworth Products Inc. (CPI) opened a sales office in Vaughn, Ont

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Greenpeace breaks into Apple’s Cupertino campus

Greenpeace infiltrated Apple's Cupertino campus this week, projecting messages from Twitter and Facebook users who are dismayed at Apple's use of coal at the data centre that powers its cloud services.The messages of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2012 Karen Haslam

Will IBM data centre turn Barrie into a tech hub?

The announcement Tuesday morning of the release of more than $210 million by IBM, and the governments of Canada and Ontario for a research and development program was billed as “game changing” in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2012 Nestor Arellano