Dell ProSupport helps Republic Metals keep smelting gold

ROUND ROCK, Tex. – When Brad Koester arrived at Republic Metals Corp. four years ago as the new vice-president of information technology, from an IT perspective he says the company was in the

Published on: May 31st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Citrix unveils new cloud platform for designing mobile workspaces

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Citrix Systems Inc. has announced a new cloud-based platform for its partners and customers, giving them the power to design and build their own mobile workspaces, as well as to

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Candice So

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

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

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

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

Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

11 amazing images show ‘The Human Face of Big Data’

   

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Karen Haslam