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

3 disruptive technologies Bluecat Networks wants you to know about

Before Richard Hyatt became the CTO and co-founder of Bluecat Networks alongside his brother Michael, he dismissed solving a problem related to Domain Name Servers (DNS) to his IT guy. "It's your job,

Published on: November 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rogers fastest wireless network in Canada, PCMag tests show

Canadians typically enjoy faster mobile data speeds than their U.S. counterparts, but are paying more for incumbent carriers Rogers Wireless, Telus Mobility, and Bell Mobility to deliver that service, according to a nationwide

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to set up your own PRISM surveillance system at home

Internet users have been left reeling in the wake of the National Security Agency files released by Edward Snowden to The Guardian newspaper. Suddenly the big, digital universe that promised anonymity to those

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

First ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: AGSI Inc.

When Alan Williams, the vice-president of IT for Angus GeoSolutions Inc., was tasked with building the network for his company's first branch office and securely connecting it back to headquarters, he turned to

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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