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

Cisco uses Facebook check-in for WiFi hotspot access

Visitors to Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works event venue and conservation area who want to make use of the free Wi-Fi network available won't type in a password to get online - instead, they

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Candice So

Toronto firm to build on HP’s software defined networking platform

NEW YORK--One of the biggest boosters of the nascent software-defined networking technology is the head of a Canadian company that doesn’t make switches or servers. “It’s the largest fundamental change in the network

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

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

D-Link’s Extreme SMB Networking Makeover offers $10,000 prize

Update: Our first finalist has been selected! AGSI is a Hornby, Ont.-based IT services, Web services, and hosting provider that is our first of three candidates to receive an Extreme SMB Networking Makeover. Read

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Are you the only woman in your meetings? Then you need to attend ‘Women in the IT Channel’

Why attend Women in the IT Channel? Because typically in IT and technology-based organizations, there aren't three or more women at the table in business meetings.  And in fields where women are still

Published on: August 15th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester

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

TeraGo will add fibre optic to its fixed wireless solutions

A provider of carrier-grade wireless broadband, data and voice communications services has announced plans to add fibre-optic services to the solutions is brings to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Toronto’s TeraGo recently completed

Published on: April 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards

Cloud computing customers need the ability to access pools of information from different sources. They must be able to access code and tools from a variety of vendors, ensuring that they use the

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Michelle Warren

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

Top 3 business changes in iOS 6 update

Since iOS 6 was released alongside Apple’s new iPhone 5 and made available via upgrade for older devices, we’ve heard a lot about consumer concerns like the new Maps app. But what of

Published on: November 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup news round-up: June 7, 2012

Communitech's $30 million startup funding program Hyperdrive today gained a new partner. The Ontario Centres of Excellence said it will be the latest organization to contribute its resources to fund the startup incubator

Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Telus to invest $650 million, hire 900 over next three years in Ontario

Expansion of its 4G LTE network and other operations will result in investing no less than $650 million and hiring some 900 workers in Ontario, according to Telus Corp.This significant investment builds on

Published on: June 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff