Editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada, covering all aspects of enterprise computing, telecommunications, network infrastructure and government IT issues. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications.
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IT departments spend hundreds — maybe millions — of dollars a year on network security systems to protect the organization from ever-increasing threats. But a Symantec Corp. technology evangelist says the worst thing
LAS VEGAS – There are many ways technology companies muscle their solutions into the increasing demand by customers for cloud computing. Hewlett-Packard Co.’s latest effort is to line up service providers around the
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For years CIOs and IT managers have complained about skills shortages in their staff, a situation acerbated by the seeming never-ending change in information technology. But next month the CompTIA IT education trade
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