Articles By CDN Staff

Companies need new approach to prevent breaches in 2015: Howard Solomon

It's up to employees, not IT to prevent security breaches in 2015, says Howard Solomon, former editor at ITWorldCanada.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALIvWJbsnE4 In the year 2015, the ability of IT to detect network intrusions won’t

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2014 CDN Staff

No Apple Pay, an eternal Windows 10 and other 2015 tech predictions

Continuing with our theme, here are three 2015 tech predictions from Brian Jackson, Editor of ITBusiness.ca. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-ZuUm8WoWE Apple Pay will stay out of Canada. Banks will continue to push their own mobile apps as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2014 CDN Staff

More splits, the end of a tech staple and other CDN predictions for 2015

Here's CDN's first set of technology predictions from our own editor, Paolo Del Nibletto. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiBBa8lKvVE First up, channel guru Bruce Stuart says that more vendors will be splitting up in 2015 just like HP

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2014 CDN Staff

Chinese vendor designs its new smartphone in Canada

ZTE Corp., a multi-national organization based in China, has announced a new smartphone called Grand X Plus. What makes this new smartphone special is that it was designed in Canada at the company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 11th, 2014 CDN Staff

Avaya brings in Google as a partner for its multi-channel offering

Avaya has introduced a new set of communications solutions that address multi-channel communication focused on security, availability, manageability and scalability. Called the Avaya Engagement Solutions, the company has tapped Google to develop a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2014 CDN Staff

N-Able partners with Arcserve for MSP backup

In one of Arcserve’s first major partnerships since the CA Technologies’ divestiture, the Minnesota-based data protection and recovery software vendor is providing Backup Manager UDP (unified data protection) to Ottawa-based N-able by SolarWinds.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 8th, 2014 CDN Staff

Xerox Canada names a new president

Al Varney is the new president and CEO of Xerox Canada Ltd., of Mississauga, Ont. Varney replaces the outgoing Mandy Shapansky who announced her retirement effective January 1, 2015. Varney was the former

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

Asus soups up ZenBook with colour from 3M

In an era where vendors battle each other on either features or price, Asus is taking another direction and releasing its latest notebook with a heavy focus on colour. Asus has made available

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff

HP makes 10 major announcements at Discover conference

The rumour coming into the HP Discover conference in Barcelona was that the vendor would not be planning any announcements because it was still dealing with its split. That rumour was absolutely squashed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Lenovo adds to its rack server line up

Just two months after Lenovo officially closed its deal with IBM and its x86 business unit, the vendor announced two new rack servers. These new servers are in addition to the company’s next-generation

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 2nd, 2014 CDN Staff

Intel acquires digital identity vendor from Montreal

Chip making giant Intel has confirmed it will acquire PasswordBox, a Montreal-based vendor of cross-platform identity management solutions. PasswordBox enables users a way to log into all of Web sites and applications from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 CDN Staff

Montreal cloud provider signs with value-added distributor

SherWeb has signed a distributorship agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc.  This follows the Montreal-based cloud services providers’ partnership with rival Ingram Micro in 2012. In this case, it enables the value-added distributor to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 CDN Staff