Articles By Martin Slofstra

HP Canada: We’re ethical and it works

TORONTO – Being socially responsible is not only the right thing to do, it translates into good business, said Paul Tsaparis, president and CEO, Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co. And that corporate responsibility can become

Published on: April 25th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Oracle data indicates Canada behind on grid adoption

While organizations in Canada are increasingly aware of the benefits of grid computing, they have yet to capitalize on it, according to results of the latest Oracle Grid Index Report. Grid computing uses

Published on: April 5th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Symantec CEO warns of ‘day-zero’ attacks

TORONTO — Less than two days after the release of an Auditor General report criticizing the Canadian government for a lack of security, the CEO of Symantec warned that the threat is getting

Published on: March 23rd, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Ask the editorial director: How can I get my pitches in?

One of the more difficult aspects of our jobs is that we get more good pitches and inquiries than we can possibly use. I say ‘good’ because most PR people do understand what

Published on: March 22nd, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Symantec CEO Thompson warns of zero-day attacks

Shortly after the release of an Auditor-General report criticizing the Canadian government for a lack of security, the chief executive officer of Symantec Corp., John Thompson warned that the threat is getting worse.

Published on: March 9th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Collaborate or die

EDGE: You've been following IT and business for some time now. Where do you think executives should focus? KEEN: The one thing that is being underestimated is the massive, radical, consistent commoditization of

Published on: March 4th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Symantec CEO warns of ‘day-zero’ attacks

TORONTO -- Less than two days after the release of an Auditor-General report criticizing Canadian government for a lack of security, the CEO of Symantec has warned that the threat is getting worse.

Published on: February 17th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Wasted Space

It's the challenge facing all organizations: What to do with all that paper. For Federal White Cement, which provides construction and masonry products used in architectural projects across North America, though, the answer

Published on: February 7th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Your underutilized PC could fill a global need

When IBM and representatives of the world's leading science, education and philanthropic organizations launched the World Community Grid in November, even they might not have foreseen how big a need such a network

Published on: February 7th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Attack and defend

EDGE: Security has been a No. 1 IT issue for quite some time now. Why does it continue to be top of mind? McClure: First, it's nothing that you can actually achieve and

Published on: January 5th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

IT meet AV, AV meet…

The convergence of Audiovisual and information technology is here. Or, at least, that is the opinion of an audio-visual trade group called the International Communications Industry Association (ICIA), which says that AV technologies

Published on: January 5th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

Making money again

While no one's singing ""Happy Days Are Here Again,"" the Conference Board of Canada is predicting the computer industry is about to achieve its highest profit level since the tech bubble burst. Profits

Published on: January 5th, 2005 Martin Slofstra

‘Hacking Exposed’ author sees major threats ahead

Stuart McClure has already put hackers in the spotlight. Now he's ready to shine it on himself. As the former president and chief executive of security software firm Foundstone, McClure's profile rose even

Published on: November 10th, 2004 Martin Slofstra

IT author: CIOs should become enterprise coordinators

KING CITY, Ont. — CIOs should stop worrying about mundane issues like chargeback systems and think more about how to co-ordinate technology efforts across their organizations, an IT author told the recent CIO

Published on: November 8th, 2004 Martin Slofstra

Automating Everything

EDGE: You just finished hosting your user conference in Toronto. What are your customers telling you the priorities are? NISSAN: For a lot of them, it's budgets. They are being asked to do

Published on: November 8th, 2004 Martin Slofstra