SOTI brings EMM business home with $150 million investment in Canada

TORONTO, ON - It looks like SOTI wants to become a household name, albeit one associated with Canada. At its first ever SYNC conference in downtown Toronto, the Mississauga, ON-based enterprise mobile management (EMM)

Published on: November 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

BlackBerry announces acquisition of Good Technology

Less than half a year following its acquisition of Israel-based security company WatchDox, BlackBerry is at it again. This time, the Canadian smartphone maker has acquired former rival Good Technology, which offers secure

Published on: September 8th, 2015 Dave Yin

10 recommendations for cloud partners

Orlando, Fla. – One of the top market analysts in the world Tiffani Bova, VP of Gartner Research, has comprised a list of essentials for channel partners who are in tough with the

Published on: July 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

No business as usual for hackers

The Internet of things, a cashless society and cloud-based everything are all great dreams. But we are beginning to see that the dream can quickly turn into one helluva’ nightmare. Up until the

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Max Spindle

Ingram Micro distributes new solutions in secure messaging, VPN and BYOD

Tech distributor Ingram Micro has partnered with two more IT providers this week to bring their solutions to market, which include services in secure messaging, virtual private network, network access control, and mobile security.

Published on: March 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM says apps built on MobileFirst will be more secure than on BlackBerry

Las Vegas, NV – IBM has announced an update to its MobileFirst platform that makes the app-building solution modular, cross-platform and more secure than even BlackBerry’s offering. “The BlackBerry security experience is somewhat

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Sochi Olympics, hacktivists, Dell going private and more this week in channel history

Technology moves fast in the channel.  With new developments coming down the wire, it's easy to forget how far we've come.  Here's a quick look back at this week in channel history. Cloud

Published on: February 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cyberworld needs better personal intelligence

You may have noticed over the past six+ months or so that bad folks and evil doers have been exposing software, infrastructure and cloud service vulnerabilities with devastating results: Heartbleed infecting 10s of

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Max Spindle

Bad judgement with cloud could change the business landscape

Tell people there’s been an accident or a train wreck and they rush to the scene to survey the damage. They will watch for hours and say under their breath, “thank gawd that’s

Published on: January 5th, 2015 Max Spindle

Vysk smartphone case secures your device, at a cost

Smartphone case maker Vysk says that handset manufacturers may be hesitant to step up security as it would limit the functionality of their devices, and that an external option is needed to get

Published on: December 9th, 2014 Dave Yin

CDN Debate: BYOD and avoiding rogue IT situations

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 4 of the debate:  How do I get in front of the BYOD

Published on: November 27th, 2014 CDN Staff

Mac meets iOS in OS X Yosemite

Apple’s Inc. update of its Mac operating system retains the familiar simplicity of the OS while also injecting some functionality that iPhone users find in their smart phones. Made available for free download

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Asus Transformer Pad TF103 budget tablet fits the bill

Something like the old Volvo ad tagline: “Buy Volvos. They’re boxy but they’re good” could probably apply to Asus’ most recent Transformer tablet, the TF103. Wrapped in a sturdy but out-dated shell, the

Published on: September 30th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry Passport is $200 on two-year plan with Telus

(Updated Sept. 24 at 4:38pm EST) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSE:BB) unveiled its long-awaited Passport smartphone today, with exclusive availability today for $200 on a two-year SharePlus contract in Canada with Telus Corp. The Waterloo,

Published on: September 24th, 2014 Candice So