Canada must build routing infrastructure to skirt US snooping, CIRA says

Editor's note: Inspired by this article, CIRA has created an online forum for further discussion on the topic. Visit it and leave a comment. Canada saw another Internet Exchange Point (IXP) booted up Sept.

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cisco issues 10 security fixes for networking hardware

Mid-sized businesses that rely on Cisco's networking hardware running on IOS will want to check and see if they are affected by one of 10 vulnerabilities that could expose them to a denial-of-service

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson


Enghouse acquisitions to be a good draw for end users

Customer service software vendor Enghouse Systems Ltd. has been on an acquisition spree to acquire new products, and it says that spells benefits for its customers. The Canadian enterprise software company has been steadily acquiring

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Candice So

Canada’s mobile appetite forecast for rapid growth to 2017

If you think mobile devices are big now, just wait until five years from now.By 2017, the amount of mobile devices used by Canadians and the amount of time spent on those devices

Published on: February 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New networking line targets SMB productivity

Secure productivity for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is the focus of a series of new product announcements Wednesday by networking vendor Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO). Related Story | Cisco may sell LinksysAccording

Published on: January 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Businesses embracing cloud software: IDC

Cloud-based software offerings overcame recent high profile data breaches to grow 27 per cent in the Canadian market, according to an IDC Canada study.Revenues from cloud software, or software as a service (SaaS),

Published on: November 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Cisco invests in Waterloo incubation centre and smart grid research

Cisco is making two new investments in Ontario's Kitchener-Waterloo area. The company officially opened the new Cisco Incubation Centre onThursday morning. It will be part of the David Johnston Research andTechnology Park at

Published on: November 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Cisco gears up for 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto as official ICT partner

Cisco has officially embarked on a three-year long marathon race to provide key IT services for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto. The company was unveiled today as the

Published on: August 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

Avaya more than doubles number of users supported by IP Office

In a sign of the importance of the small and medium business market, Avaya Inc. has increased the number of users supported by its IP Office unified communications suite and added new central

Published on: July 17th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Cisco mobility targets BYOD, mobile virtual desktop

Cisco Systems announced yesterday three pre-tested bundles of products and services designed to cut through the confusing complexity of mobility.The new Smart Solutions packages are by themselves not new at all: they're formed

Published on: May 17th, 2012 John Cox

Cisco takes telepresence mobile with WebEx, Jabber updates

In an attempt to move beyond the desktop, Cisco is updating two of its enterprise-level collaboration tools.At the Cisco Collaboration Summit in Miami on Wednesday, the company announced it's rolling out updates to

Published on: November 17th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Consider converging SAN and LAN to save money, boost productivity

Today's workers want faster computing speeds and more storage,management wants it all under budget, and IT professionals arescrambling to save money and improve productivity.The tools of choice to achieve these goals are typically

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Mike Hronek

Toronto’s waterfront developer plans ultra-broadband network

Toronto's waterfront revitalization – involving a string of new condominium developments lining Lake Ontario – will be connected by an ultra-broadband fibre optic network which will deliver bandwidth speeds up to 500 times

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson