HP updates Access Control to boost printer security

BOISE - With the huge influx of data in workplaces everywhere, Hewlett Packard Co. (HP) is ramping up security on its printers with another update to HP Access Control, its security solution for

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Candice So

Interview with McAfee’s Doug Cooke

What are the key security issues facing Canadian businesses? Complexity is the top one, according to Doug Cooke director of sales engineering at McAfee. Mobile devices mean the number of endpoints are exploding,

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Jim Love

Create a BYOD plan to enable all of your employees with mobile

Moderating a panel at today's Mobile Enterprise Strategies Summit, I was lucky enough to have a few minutes beforehand to chat with the panelists casually. With Ed Brill, director of mobile enterprise marketing

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Organizations embracing mobile to boost productivity, but integration is hard

Just ahead of the Mobile Enterprise Strategies Summit next week, IT World Canada has released a survey of decision-makers and their attitudes towards bringing mobile devices into their offices. The biggest findings? Canadian

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft announces Dynamics CRM update available soon

Along with a long list of updates to its cloud offerings to enterprise customers, Microsoft announced today that it is going to release Dynamics CRM Online Fall '13 later this month, the on-premises

Published on: October 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

CA Technologies launches free IT monitoring tool for SMBs

CA Technologies Inc. has launched a new freemium tool today for small businesses trying to get a handle on their IT services, based on their premium CA Nimsoft Monitor solution. Branded as CA

Published on: October 8th, 2013 Candice So

Fortinet launches newest high-throughput firewall appliance

Network security appliance maker Fortinet Inc. has built a new network firewall appliance for enterprise data centres, large service providers, cloud providers, and carriers. The California-based company announced it was releasing the FortiGate-3700

Published on: October 7th, 2013 Candice So

U.S. software company Pivotal acquires Toronto’s Xtreme Labs for $65M

Pivotal Inc., a U.S. software company focused on the Web, has just bought Toronto's Xtreme Labs Inc., its first acquisition. On Oct. 2, Calif.-based Pivotal announced it was going to buy Xtreme Labs

Published on: October 7th, 2013 Candice So

Business Software Alliance settles with Quebec company over software licence dispute

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has settled out-of-court with a Quebec company, reaching a settlement over litigation for copyright infringement. In an press release dated Sept. 10, the BSA said it first contacted

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Candice So

Across the great divide – are the CIO & CMO destined for conflict or collaboration?

A few years back I wrote a story about a dispute between a CIO and the VP of Marketing. The CEO, tired of the fighting between his two executives shows the “wisdom of

Published on: September 24th, 2013 Jim Love

SAP jumps on iOS 7 bandwagon with support for new business features

When the iPhone 5S and 5C models hit store shelves Sept. 20, they will be the first two smartphones to debut Apple's iOS 7 operating system, the most radical makeover of the mobile

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

XO Communications deploys Canada-US high bandwidth data pipeline

XO Communications will be expanding its high-speed network services across all of Canada, the U.S.-based network provider announced today. While XO first moved into Canada in October 2012, its initial foray into the

Published on: August 20th, 2013 Candice So

QuickMobile teams up with UK company Eventsforce

QuickMobile Inc., the Vancouver-based company that builds apps for event organizers, is reaching out worldwide by partnering up with U.K.-based company Eventsforce Inc. The partnership is slated to be a way to give

Published on: August 9th, 2013 Candice So

Startups and corporations move to change the privacy and security landscape

When Apple Inc. announced it had a security breach at its developer portal last week, it issued this statement: “An intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our developer

Published on: July 26th, 2013 Candice So