MobileIron launches screen sharing app, VPN tunnel for mobile devices

With more businesses trying to safeguard the data on their employees’ mobile devices, a growing number of security vendors are bringing out mobile device management products. Enter MobileIron Inc., which has just launched

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2014 Candice So

#EncryptITWC – Recapping an ITWorld Canada.com Twitter chat

Updated by Candice So Apr. 24, 2014 at 4:05pm ET: We ran a Twitter chat on encryption under the @itworldca Twitter account. Read on for a quick recap of the tweets from today's

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

Financial services companies leaving BlackBerry behind, survey shows

Financial services organizations are expecting to leave the BlackBerry Ltd. brand in droves, leaving BB10 behind and migrating to other operating systems, according to a new survey from the Ponemon Institute LLC and

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

A roundup of BlackBerry news at Mobile World Congress 2014

With the slew of headlines coming out of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, this week, there’s a lot to get a handle on. But fear not – for your dose of BlackBerry

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2014 Candice So

VMware acquires AirWatch, declares itself mobility leader

Palo Alto, Calif.-based virtualization software vendor VMware Inc. will acquire Atlanta-based mobile device management firm AirWatch in a deal worth $1.54 billion, the firms announced this morning. The deal includes $1.175 billion in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

The future of managing BYOD: race to mobile data management

With the bring your own device (BYOD) trend catching on within offices everywhere, businesses are thinking about how to integrate their employees' devices into their workplaces. The question is, how do you manage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

More options for firms running BlackBerry than ‘just drop it’

A story published on the U.S. Network World site Sept. 27 reported that IT consultant firm Gartner Inc. was recommending its clients abandon the BlackBerry platform in light of an uncertain future at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 1st, 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

How much could a data breach cost your business? Possibly $3.1 million

Imagine this scenario – you’ve just discovered hackers have reached into your system, pulled your customers’ records, and cost you both your reputation and the business of some of your customers. So now

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

Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices

Canadians love their digital devices. And we have a lot of them. A new study released by security vendor McAfee looking at the online surfing habits of Canadians, and our attitudes towards Web

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Roamly offers businesses lower roaming charges

Canadian businesses will soon have another option for reducing roaming charges occurred during international travel. Mississauga, Ont.-based Gibraltar Solutions is bringing Roamly Mobile Solutions Inc.’s service to the enterprise market. Roamly is a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto


Panasonic targets SMBs with its ‘most advanced’ server

Panasonic Canada Inc. has released a new Internet Protocol (IP) business communications server, one that it says is the most advanced of its fleet. The KX-NS1000 server, released in Canada last month, is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Another win for BlackBerry 10 with international law firm contract

Fresh off a major order from Canadian corporate icon Canadian Tire for over 3000 handsets, BlackBerry has another big win – an order for 1,600 Z10 and Q10 smartphones from global law firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras