Canadian CFOs looking to spend on IT, survey says

Canadian chief financial officers (CFOs) seem very optimistic about their futures – and what’s more, that optimism is translating into plans to spend more on IT, according to a new survey from American

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2014 Candice So

Citrix reassures channel partners with new announcements

Citrix Systems Inc. quickly brought its channel strategy into focus during its conference last week, reinforcing it’s going to keep working with the channel to reach its customers. During its Synergy conference in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2014 Candice So

HP launching upgradeable, monthly solutions for SMBs

Hewlett-Packard Co. is launching two new IT solutions for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), aiming to give them a boost with their technology and to jumpstart their agility. Announced today, HP SMB Solutions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Candice So

Trustwave acquires Cenzic for better static and dynamic security testing

Security solutions provider Trustwave Holdings Inc. is acquiring Cenzic Inc., a company focused on continuous automated security testing, for an undisclosed sum. Making its announcement on Tuesday, Trustwave said it will be harnessing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2014 Candice So

One shared database in security’s future: Trilling

SAN FRANCISCO – With all the weekly headlines about new malware, dangerous threats, and unforeseen attack vectors, it might be easy to believe that hackers will soon be the victors of the cybersecurity

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2014 Candice So

HootSuite enters managed services with Security & Compliance

Vancouver-based social media dashboard firm HootSuite Media Inc. is expanding its business today with a new managed service aimed at managing the risk that comes with a growing corporate presence on social media.

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

Privatization a boon, says Dell Canada executive

Dell Canada officials say the privatization of the company three weeks ago means it will get stronger as a provider of end-to-end solutions. That was the message sent Tuesday to customers at an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2013 Howard Solomon

AVG helps SMBs with backing up and encrypting data

AVG Technologies has just launched a new cloud security platform, geared towards helping small businesses back up their data. For small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), anti-virus solutions provider AVG’s new Online Backup tool

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2013 Candice So

Small business forecast looks ‘cloudy’ with a chance of success

The cloud is big news for small businesses.  Empowered by the cloud, even the smallest business can be more competitive and more secure from the dangers of a volatile economy.  But the cloud

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

Migrating away from Windows XP – A Twitter chat recap

If your business is still using Windows XP in the office, you're probably looking for help to move away from it as quickly and painlessly as possible. Whom better to help you with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 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

Channel Elite Awards 2013 complete nominations

Each year our sister publication, Computer Dealer News, hosts its Channel Elite Awards to recognize IT Solution Providers for their innovation, leadership, and commitment to create value for their customers. Check out this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

AVG gives resellers a dashboard to serve SMBs

Managed service providers (MSPs) and resellers using anti-virus company AVG Technologies will now be able to use one unified dashboard to serve small business customers. In a press briefing in New York on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 6th, 2013 Candice So

Cloud infrastructure to grow to $250 million market by 2016: IDC

Vendors in the Canadian infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market have a 50 per cent compound annual growth rate to look forward to over the next four years towards a total value of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras