Articles By Nestor Arellano

U.S. IP testing firm partners with Canadian reseller

Toronto-based Empowered Networks is beefing up its solutions and service offerings by partnering with IP/Ethernet testing services company, Ixia of California. With the partnership, Empowered Network becomes an Ixia Elite Channel Partner in Canada and

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National Research Council hit by Chinese cyber attack

The national body responsible for business-led technology research has confirmed that its computer systems has suffered a cyber attack by what has been called a"highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor." A statement issued by the National

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

HP bets $50 M on Hortonwork’s Hadoop

Hewlett Packard and Hortonworks have entered into a strategic partnership that will see HP pump US$ 50 million towards the coordinated development of big data solutions for enterprise businesses. The joint efforts of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

IT struggling with virtualization security: Kaspersky

Virtual infrastructures continue to grow in importance for enterprises worldwide and securing virtual environments is top of mind for the majority of IT departments, but a recent survey has revealed that as many as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

eBay is $2B market for Apple

Worldwide tablet sales may be slowing but Apple appears to be doing just fine – on eBay. In its June quarter tablet shipments estimates, analyst firm International Data Corp. (IDC) reported that rising

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Digital Edition examines Apple-IBM partnership, Microsoft revamp

In the past few weeks there have been a few very interesting developments in the technology industry. Thousands of Microsoft employees found their jobs could be on the line as CEO Satya Nadella

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#Follow Friday: Three SDN experts on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #Follow Friday, we are focusing on software defined networking experts. One of them is the co-founder of a Canadian networking solutions company, the other is an analyst for a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Smart glasses mark debut of Lenovo IoT partner program

Chinese computer company Lenovo Group Ltd. showed off a new smart glasses device to bring the spotlight on a new partner program it has developed to push the development Internet of Things gear.

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Fortinet rolls out 1 terabit per second firewall

Network security company Fortinet said its FortiGate 5144C firewall that exceeds 1 terabit throughput makes the device the fastest firewall in the world but the reason why it is needed is more important.

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BlackBerry partners to offer BES 10 as hosted service

BlackBerry mobile partners are now able to offer the company’s BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10) secure mobility management solution as a hosted service for business customers. BES10 Hosted will provide business customers

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Intel to ship new self-encrypting SSD

Intel Corp. has announced the release of a new series of solid-state drives (SSDs) with advanced features designed to small through large enterprise businesses reduce annual storage drive failure rate and improve data

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Western Digital releases 6TB budget NAS hard drive

Storage hardware company Western Digital has expanded its WD Red WD Green line of 3.5-inch network attach storage (NAS) hard rives with the release of two low-priced 6TB capacity hard drives. The WD

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Firm challenges OEM refresh cycles, costly service contracts

For many businesses, technology purchases often mean being tied to an original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM) pre-determined refresh cycle that push them replace hardware even if they are still working and costly support and

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Vancouver firm patents mobile-based authentication solution

Computer and mobile device application maker CounterPath Corp. was granted a United States patent for a mobile network-based authentication that would enable operators to offer customers seamless voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) calls.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano