Articles By CDN Staff

HPE adds additional SSD support to MSA storage line

HPE has unveiled additions to its storage offerings in both entry SAN and NAS. First, the company's new MSA storage options are meant to be budget friendly dual-controller hybrid flash arrays. The MSA 1040 now

Published on: February 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

Kaseya acquires Vorex, rebrands remote management offering

Kaseya has announced its acquisition of Vorex, in what is seen as another instance in the industry of remote monitoring and management (RMM) software and professional services automation (PSA) coming together as one. In

Published on: February 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft chooses Toronto-based developer as IoT partner

A Greater Toronto Area-based company has become the latest to be added to Microsoft's Red Carpet Program. TechBlocks, based in Vaughan, ON, has been picked by the software giant to help it grow

Published on: February 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

Canadian organizations feel they can’t keep up in cyber security

Canada, it seems is losing the cyber security war. At least, that's the country's perception. According to a new study, only 37 per cent of Canadian organizations are actually confident they are a

Published on: February 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

Panasonic Canada buys up solution provider

Furthering a recent trend of vendors acquiring solution providers, the Canadian arm of Panasonic entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Quickservice Technologies Inc. of St. Catharines, Ont. Quickservice is a solution provider

Published on: February 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

Top 100 Solution provider announces merger

TUC Managed IT Solutions (TUC) has merged with CareWorx Inc., a solution provider that specializes in the niche market of senior care facilities. For now the TUC brand will remain, but going forward

Published on: February 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

Dell unveils first of several privileged management solutions

Dell Security partners now have a new access management solution at their disposal. The vendor has released Dell One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords meant for businesses of all sizes but especially small

Published on: February 5th, 2016 CDN Staff

Cisco continues IoT investment with new acquisition

It looks like Cisco is not done acquisitions yet. The networking giant is continuing on the path, announcing it plans to acquire IoT cloud provider Jasper Technologies, Inc. for $1.4 billion in cash

Published on: February 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

Two views of the Veritas Symantec separation

As Xerox announced its split, Veritas Technologies officially begins its journey as an independent company today led by CEO Bill Coleman. While Coleman’s first day on the job is today, it was announced

Published on: February 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Firewall experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing firewall experts. First up is is Michael Buselli, who calls himself the Secure Application Guy. He works in Ruby, with firewalls and SSL certificates. Buselli tweets

Published on: January 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro collaborates with Cisco for threat protection tool

Distributor Ingram Micro has announced a new set of security assessment services to help with advanced threat protection (ATP). The solution, branded FirePOWER Network Threat Assessment, were designed with Cisco for businesses of

Published on: January 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

Companies may soon stop using passwords altogether

Should passwords be a thing of the past? Despite services like LastPass and browser autocomplete functions making password management easier than ever, passwords continue to be among the weakest links in enterprise security. Rather than

Published on: January 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM now charges per terabyte for Spectrum Storage

IBM has announced it is simplifying the licensing model for Spectrum Storage. The company has said that the new models should offer predictable costs for the entire Spectrum line, including the Storage Suite.

Published on: January 27th, 2016 CDN Staff

BlackBerry announces first Good Technologies-based EMM solution

It looks like BlackBerry has been hard at work integrating Good Technologies, its acquisition from September. The smartphone maker has announced Good Secure EMM Suites, which it is describing as the first integration

Published on: January 27th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet to offer CenturyLink and IO solutions

IT distributor Avnet has announced it will now offer solutions from CenturyLink and IO. The solutions to be provided are off-premise and colocation oriented and are meant to suit "data centre expansions, redundancy

Published on: January 26th, 2016 CDN Staff