How hackers make money

TORONTO – The profile of a hacker has changed dramatically over the last number of years. Today’s hacker isn’t any more your pimply-face teenager with a chip on his shoulder in his Mom’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco finds major security disconnect between policies and reality

TORONTO – As part of Cisco Canada’s first ever Security Day, the networking vendor released a security report that examined the threat landscape and cyber security trends. Jason Brvenik, principal engineer for Cisco’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s security organization has autonomy

TORONTO - Cisco Systems is well known in the market place as a networking power, but in terms of security they are not one of the most recognizable brands. The company is trying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Rob Lloyd of Cisco Intercloud

You can always count on Cisco Systems to define a new computing term each year. In 2014, the channel was introduced to the Intercloud. Cisco embarking on an ambitious project in 2014; to build

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Westcon streamlines brands and solution focus

Value added distributor Westcon Group has undergone several major changes in an effort to align its business globally. Under CEO Dolph Westerbos, who just completed his first year in office at the Tarrytown, N.Y.-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Marc Dupaquier of IBM

Addition by subtraction was the name of the game for IBM in 2014. On one hand Big Blue divested itself of the x86 business to Lenovo; then made historic partnership with Apple and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 12th, 2015 CDN Staff

#Follow Friday: Three channel executives at this year’s CES

For this week’s CDN #Follow Friday, we are focusing on the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. There were many people who attended CES this year. According to many sources, CES 2015

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cisco targets several competitors with new IBM partnership

After being fierce rivals in the data centre market, Cisco Systems and IBM are partners again. The two technology powers announced a joint integrated infrastructure solution called VersaStack which combines the Cisco Unified Computing System,

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



Internet of Things is a long-term work-in-progress

Back in ancient history, I saw this guy’s email address – 32AK4#56ZD@compuserve (or something like that), and thought this has got to be the stupidest thing … ever. No normal person could ever

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2014 Max Spindle

A first look at Cisco’s Project Squared

LOS ANGELES -- At its recent Collaboration Summit, networking vendor Cisco Systems took the wraps off its new collaboration application, Project Squared. Built on Cisco’s Collaboration Cloud, Project Squared is a business collaboration

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Cisco’s new high-end TelePresence accessible to more partners

LOS ANGELES – While Cisco Systems' high-end, immersive room-based TelePresence solution got high marks for user experience, installing it required a lot of skillsets that most of its partners just don't have. It was also considered

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Project Squared will help partner stickiness: Cisco

LOS ANGELES – Cisco Systems is launching a cloud-based collaboration solution for team-based project collaboration the vendor says will help partners get stickier with their clients. Cisco took the wraps off Project Squared on Monday

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Jeff Jedras