Computing Canada

In its Oct. 31 issue, CC looks at how major Canadian companies are using portal technology.

Also, we are continuing to accept nominations for the IT Executive of the Year Award for 2003. Do you know any IT executives who have made a difference in his or

her organization through the intelligent application of technology? Then please go to and fill out a nomination form.

Of note, CC editor Patricia MacInnis will be in Halifax, N.S. from Oct. 19-22 moderating an industry panel at Enterprise Breakaway.

Editorial contact: Patricia MacInnis at

Communications and Networking

Check out the November issue of C&N to read about the challenges faced by an engineering consulting firm in providing secure remote access and why a major hospital switched from a network based on PCs to one using thin clients. Our featured topic is storage-area networks.

Editorial contact: Greg Meckbach at

Technology In Government

For its November issue, TIG looks at what’s ahead for public sector organizations once e-government deadlines are met. Question Period features James Allen, CIO for the City of Markham, Ont., which will be using e-voting technology in its November municipal election.

Editorial contact: Kathleen Sibley at


The EDGE team will be covering the CIO Summit to be held Nov. 3-4 at the Hilton Toronto Hotel. The CIO profession is at a crossroads, (read more about in our November issue) and the ITBusiness Group, a long-time media sponsor of this event, will be on hand to interview some of Canada’s leading business executives about this and other topics.

Also, EDGE magazine has started work on its annual Gadgets issue for December. Hand-helds, tablet PCs and smart phones are just some of the devices we will be examining.

Editorial contact: Martin Slofstra at

Computer Dealer News

Join us again this year as CDN staff sits down to nominate and select the Top 25 Newsmakers of 2003. Look for this special supplement to appear in the Dec. 5 issue.

Also, assistant editor Jennifer O’Brien will be hosting and moderating CDN’s annual industry roundtable to be held Nov. 21. A number of executives from Canada’s leading resellers, vendors and analysts will be on hand to discuss issues and trends in the channel.

Editorial contact: Paolo Del Nibletto at

Direction Informatique

In November, DI looks at wireless networks for both corporate IT and public use. Revendeur Informatique, a monthly supplement, takes its annual look at channel distribution strategies; and, DI Express, a weekly on-line newsletter examines security and vulnerability as it applies to open source systems.

Editorial contact: Patrice-Guy Martin at

Sales contact for all of the above:

Brad McBride at


CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers

Computer Dealer News has commissioned Evans Research Corp. to determine the Top 75 Canadian resellers and the Top 25 Independent Software Vendors. The list will be unveiled on Nov. 6 at a special event and it will appear in the Nov. 7 issue. The event will have a special jazz theme and about 200 guests are expected. Confirmed sponsors include Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, LG Electronics and Maxtor. Sponsors receive promotional consideration at the event both print and on-line and a few spots are still open.

Contact: Joe Tersigni at or 416-227-8312.

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