Web registrar says CIRA should face competition to operate dot-ca domain

One Toronto-based web domain registrar is upset about the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) plans to expand its mandate by offering new services. Mark Jeftovic, the CEO of easyDNS Technologies Inc. has written

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Rise of CMO tech spending could lead to ‘shadow IT’ threat

With CMOs controlling more IT spending for organizations, so-called "shadow IT" is becoming a problem. The issue is that CMOs are implementing solutions without IT involvement and possibly exposing the organization. Putting the organization at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Keean Persaud

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2014 Candice So

Rogers Data Centres opens facility in disaster recovery hot spot Calgary

Rogers Data Centres is opening the doors to its third Calgary-based data centre and second Tier III data centre in Canada, the firm announced Wednesday. Dubbed Calgary_DC3, Rogers says the data centre can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Intelligent Montreal: role of ‘soft infrastructure’

In October, Greater Montréal was named as one of 2014’s top 21 smart communities by the Intelligent Community Forum.  What does this distinction mean and how does it affect our lives ? This

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2013 Lydia Cappelli

Cloud computing for small business: 5 reasons why it’s time to move your infrastructure

Your small business has dabbled in cloud computing. You send e-mails using Gmail, manage your customer relationships using Contactually and keep tabs on your projects using Basecamp. Small businesses seek out this type

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

The end of Windows XP: Some still haven’t got the message

An official of a local government in Canada with thousands of desktop PCs recently got a shock, according to an industry analyst: Those end-of-support-for-Windows-XP stories should be taken seriously. Wes Miller, a research

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

myApollo taps Dell to build infrastructure to take on Facebook, Dropbox

Harvey Medcalf's Toronto-based startup sounds familiar at first. After hatching an idea in their parents' basements, a group of 20-somethings have formed a team to take on Facebook with a bigger, better, more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hangout: Dealing with data security in a BYOD world

Watch the Hangout replay below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMDeT_whjJQ Long gone are the days when an IT department was the sole issuer and administrator of technology within a company. Thanks to the consumer technology revolution, employees

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

XO Communications deploys Canada-US high bandwidth data pipeline

XO Communications will be expanding its high-speed network services across all of Canada, the U.S.-based network provider announced today. While XO first moved into Canada in October 2012, its initial foray into the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2013 Candice So

Canada’s Internet infrastructure rivals U.S. standard: Akamai report

Canada is an Internet leader in the Americas region - with high scores across several benchmarks such as  speed and adoption that rival U.S. figures and in some cases surpass them, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Costs of IT downtime go beyond nuisance, expert warns

Recent headlines about IT infrastructure downtime have appeared in recent weeks, detailing the impact on several organizations in Canada. The prospect of suffering a similar fate is causing many businesses to consider what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 9th, 2013 Jean-FrancoisFerland

Four myths about protecting your data

IT administrators may be the first line of defence against hackers eager to tap into companies’ networks. But even they may have some inaccurate beliefs about how hackers operate – and those can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2013 Candice So

WatchGuard adds data loss prevention service to appliances

Seattle-based unified threat management (UTM) solution provider WatchGuard Technologies is unveiling a data loss prevention (DLP) service for its appliances today, the company announced. XTM Data Loss Prevention is intended to help keep

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson