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Published: January 12th, 2016


Security: web hosting and development

It’s not too surprising that the web is more complicated than most people are aware. There are some who probably still think that there is a single server delivering files that are just like

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Mike Gifford

Event Recap: Women in IT Channel

Today CDN together with the founding sponsor Ingram Micro Canada is hosting its Third annual Women in the IT recognition luncheon. This event is being held at the historic Graydon Hall Manor in Toronto.

Published on: August 22nd, 2013 Wolston Lobo

CloudFlare opens new data centre to grease pipes on Canadian Web traffic

Content delivery network CloudFlare announced the opening of its first Canadian data centre in Toronto yesterday, placed to address the growing amount of Web traffic seen originating from Canada.CloudFlare offers Web site performance

Published on: July 31st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Twelve unnecessary Vista features to disable

Vista, thy name is bloat! The latest Windows packs a lot of code--more than any version of Windows ever--and some of it is just plain unnecessary. All of that excess code has a

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Lincoln Spector

Hack your day

Gina Trapani discusses her new collection of productivity tricks called Lifehacker: 88 Tech Tricks to Turbocharge Your Day. Plus, one of the Canadian software engineers behind Google's new mobile e-mail platform.Click here to

Published on: February 19th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Making a Difference – Notebooks

The first portable PCs arrived in 1982, but the first notebook-sized machines took a year longer. Radio Shack and NEC almost simultaneously released systems (licensed from Kyocera) weighing under 4 lbs., with up

Published on: November 30th, 2006 CDN Staff

Making a Difference – PCs

It has evolved since 1981 from an expensive, high-margin novelty to a commodity necessity, and the driving force was standards. With the advent of the IBM PC, machines from different manufacturers could interoperate

Published on: November 30th, 2006 CDN Staff

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesFrank Luk

Profit in business may be important, but Frank Luk sleeps much better at night knowing he has earned trust and integrity from the vendor and reseller community. “Everyone in the industry can trust

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Buket Oktem

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesJohn Kelly

After more than three decades in the IT industry, John Kelly may know and understand failure. A Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) hall of famer, Kelly has built several well-known Canadian IT companies,

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 CDN Staff

Builders and Visionaries Top 20 Channel Executives K.Y. Ho

Born in Xinhui, China, Kwok Yuen Ho, better known as K.Y., co-founded ATI Technologies Inc. in 1985. Back in 1974, Ho earned an electrical engineering degree from the National Cheng Kung University in

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 CDN Staff

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesHarry Hart

Not every Canadian has heard of Harry Hart, but many have bought some piece of computer gear from him. Hart, chairman and CEO of Hartco LP, has been in the business 30 years

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesSerge Godin

In June, Serge Godin celebrated the 30th anniversary of founding what has become the country's biggest independent systems integrator. At the time, he was the company's only employee. Today the publicly-traded firm has

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Howard Solomon

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesJim Estill

From a trunk-of-the-car computer business to the corner office of a $1-billion-a-year distributor, Jim Estill's 27 years in the channel have reflected and shaped the nature of the business in Canada. He's never

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Dave Webb

Builders and VisionariesTop 20 Channel ExecutivesMichael Cowpland

Michael Cowpland is determined that Corel will not be the only thing for which he is remembered. For several years he has been building Zim, which connects users through short message service (SMS)

Published on: November 22nd, 2006 Shane Schick