Interview: Mark Walters, president of Z-Wave Alliance

In his current role, Mark Walters leverages his over 20 years experience with electronic product solutions, high-end sound reinforcement, vehicular sensing/controls, premise wiring solutions, automated building controls, RF mesh networks, home automation and security. The Z-Wave

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Linksys rolls out SMB-focused routers and switches

Linksys has launched new products geared towards businesses, unveiling two new dual-band wireless-AC access points and six new switches. Announcing the new products at the Interop show in Las Vegas, Linksys showed off

Published on: March 31st, 2014 Candice So

Fortinet’s new FG 280 POE handles security for smaller networks

Cozumel, Mexico – High-end network security solutions firm Fortinet Inc. is going after the smaller network operations and the SMB space with some of its latest appliance releases. The foundation of the company’s

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Primus appoints former Marketwired head as CEO

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. is appointing Michael Nowlan, the former president and CEO of Marketwired, as its new CEO. With its Canadian headquarters based in Toronto, the alternative telecom company provides high-speed Ethernet

Published on: January 9th, 2014 Candice So

Linksys unveils first line of products under Belkin

After a two-year hiatus from the small to mid-sized (SMB) market, Linksys is reentering the space with a slew of new products, this time with the backing of Belkin International Inc. Originally a

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Fortinet’s new line of appliances converge security with networking

Fortinet's 10 new appliances are designed to help businesses stay secure while simplifying their network infrastructure. The security vendor announced its new line of unified threat management boxes on July 19. Whereas IT

Published on: July 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘WiFox’ could vastly improve Wi-Fi connections

We've all experienced the frustration of a lacking Wi-Fi connection before. Whether at a conference where the routers are overloaded with devices trying to connect, or at a coffee shop where the speeds

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Avaya launches new Ethernet switch series for SMBs

Avaya Inc. has unveiled a new line of Ethernet switches for the small- to mid-sized business sector, the Basking Ridge, N.J.-based unified communications firm announced today.The Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 3500 series features

Published on: April 18th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Road warrior’s travel guide: best tech gear options on the go

Former computer security consultant Anil Polat has set a goal of traveling the world indefinitely, while blogging about his tech-fueled experiences at foxnomad.com. Given his on-the-go lifestyle, Polat has strong feelings about what

Published on: August 2nd, 2011 Anil Polat

Cogeco Data Services launches new managed services

Cogeco Data Services has added three new managed services offerings to its portfolio aimed at medium to large businesses. The new Managed IP VPN (virtual private network) service allows customers to connect with

Published on: June 10th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Fibernetics joins Ethernet over copper bandwagon

The race to provide an affordable alternative to costly fibre optic connectivity to small and medium size businesses appear to be heating up as yet another Internet service provider (ISP) yesterday unveiled another

Published on: June 7th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Primus offers small firms another Ethernet option

An affordable high-speed Ethernet service over copper lines being offered by Primus Telecommunication Canada will be a boon for many online media power consumers in the small business sector, according to a telecommunications

Published on: March 18th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Gateway DX420-45 desktop a well-rounded PC

Among the systems we've tested lately, three come within range of the Gateway DX4320-45 midsize-tower mainstream desktop. We're talking strictly about performance, though, because some of those competing systems drop out of the

Published on: January 18th, 2011 David Murphy

Cisco shrinks Catalyst Ethernet switches

Cisco this week is rolling out two lines of Catalyst Ethernet switches in compact form factors intended for deployment in workgroups closer to users vs. wiring closets. The Catalyst 3560-C and 2960-C Compact

Published on: January 11th, 2011 Jim Duffy