Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins at the launch event in San Francisco

Published: June 20th, 2017


MafiaBoy reveals the next weakest link in security

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – Noted Canadian teen hacker MafiaBoy AKA Michael Calce, made worldwide headlines just after the turn of the century for producing lethal denial of service attacks against Yahoo, Ebay, CNN

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Shared Services Canada leader responds to critics

TORONTO - Shared Services Canada, the government agency that merged most federal data centres and networking to save money and make IT more efficient, has its critics – including the RCMP and Statistics

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Cisco and IBM join forces to take on cybercrime

Two high-tech giants are joining forces to an effort to fight cybercrime. Cisco Systems and IBM will be essentially sharing and collaborating on threat intelligence incidents and research. The two will also work

Published on: May 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

CA launches new global channel marketing effort

Have you heard of the modern software factory? Well, CA Technologies's new global marketing campaign is intended to let know all about how to build one for your customers. CA's global marketing campaign

Published on: May 29th, 2017 CDN Staff

The Internet of Everything has a DDOS issue

Way back in 2014, then Cisco CEO, John Chambers, pictured the world connected for the eager CES audience – home, airport, hotel, car, office, products, individuals – and called it the Internet of

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Max Spindle

Solution providers respond to WannaCry attack

The ongoing WannaCry ransomware attack, including WannaCrypt, WanCryptOr and WannaDecryptor has been targeting organizations running the Windows OS since last week. Today, close to 250,000 PCs in more than 150 countries have been hit

Published on: May 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

BlackBerry channel chief outlines new strategy

TORONTO - BlackBerry's global channel chief Richard McLeod was at the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala to talk to solution providers about the pivot the company is making. McLeod presented at the

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CA Risk Analytics tool takes a bite out of fraud

Using behavior analytics, machine learning and global transaction data, CA Technologies latest tool can help prevent fraud for payment cards. Called CA Risk Analytics Network, the new tool is a cloud-based service that

Published on: May 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Symantec signs up with Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor is continuing to build out its Security Solutions Practice and have inked an agreement with Symantec. According to the distributor's spokesperson, the agreement was made possible as a result of Symatec's acquisition of

Published on: May 4th, 2017 CDN Staff

Highlight slideshow of 2017 CDN Top 100 gala

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data inks deals with Cisco and Ruckus

Cisco Systems is getting serious about security and they just enlisted Tech Data to broaden its reach. The distributor’s Technology Solutions unit will now be offering Cisco Security Incident Response Service for the channel in Canada and

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

BlackBerry expands cybersecurity channel reach

BlackBerry Ltd. has introduced a new initiative to expand its channels of distribution. In partnership with Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, BlackBerry intends to provide direct access to BlackBerry’s cybersecurity expertise to cyber policyholders. It

Published on: April 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

New HP MFPs get big channel rollout

HP has confirmed it will release the latest A3 multifunction printers (MFPs) to 80 major markets, worldwide all through the channel. HP has partnered with more than 500 solution providers for this launch. 

Published on: April 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Apps are cool, convenient, useful and dangerous

A few weeks ago, I had to visit my friendly smartphone store. I could do everything – send/receive texts, send/receive emails, access/use business and social media apps – everything but make a phone

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Max Spindle