Compugen buys Quebec consulting firm

Compugen beefed up its presence in Quebec City Wednesday with the purchase of Logicil, its second acquisition in the region this year.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Logicil, which specializes in

Published on: August 23rd, 2006 Shane Schick

Tech Data opens new Western distribution centre

RICHMOND, B.C. – Tech Data Canada has taken the wraps off its brand new Western Canada distribution centre today.The 78,000-sq.-ft. facility more than triples its old distribution centre (23,000 sq.-ft.) and will service

Published on: June 28th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP Canada to boost workforce

LAS VEGAS – Bolstered by 10 consecutive growth quarters in its channel business, Hewlett-Packard Co. is adding more sub-programs into its PartnerOne plan.The company has already introduced the Attach Plus and Deal Registration

Published on: June 21st, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

VoIP systems bring in new vulnerabilities

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) can save money, make communications more efficient and extend features of the office phone system to remote workers. It can also create new security headaches.Winn Schwartau, president of

Published on: June 19th, 2006 Grant Buckler

Channel playing role of security educator

Security is different from anything a channel partner could sell because it is critical to an organization's survival, says Claudiu Popa, president of Informatica Corp. in Toronto.“If they're selling the wrong product and

Published on: June 19th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

The Next Big threat

The pimply-faced hacker kid living in his parents' basement, and spending his nights alternating between reruns of Star Trek and virus coding has grown up. He's now an accomplished programmer with expertise to

Published on: June 19th, 2006 Matthew Friedman

Sylogist buys Edmonton software firm for $4 million

A Calgary-based systems integrator said its recent acquisition of Edmonton-based Bellamy Software Ltd. will allow it to go after the public sector markets outside of Alberta.Sylogist Ltd. on Tuesday completed its acquisition of

Published on: May 23rd, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

NetApp takes first steps into virtual tape

Network Appliance has moved into the hotly-contested virtual tape library market with the release this week of its first VTL models.The single-head NearStore VTL600 and the dual-head VTL1200, which emulate physical tape libraries,

Published on: February 7th, 2006 Howard Solomon

IBM Viper to avoid ‘schema chaos’

IBM’s Toronto Software Lab is helping Big Blue prepare a version of its DB2 database that could store XML data more easily.Early previews of the database, code-named Viper, are being provided this week

Published on: November 17th, 2005 Shane Schick

Geac sold, divisions broken up

Geac, which started out as a systems integrator and later became an acquisitive player in the mid-market enterprise software space, said its brand name would disappear and its business broken up following its

Published on: November 7th, 2005 Shane Schick