Articles By Alex Radu

Ingram Micro launches 24/7 business automation solution

Ingram Micro is partnering with BMC to use the latter's Control-M workload automation solution to automate business operations around the clock. BMC Control-M is a digital enterprise management solution that automates batch application

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

IBM adds three new services to Bluemix for cloud migration

In an age where businesses often have more data than they know what to do with it, IBM Corp. has released updates to its Bluemix cloud platform that will help accelerate the migration of

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

Weekly Top 3 Highlights – Microsoft goes open source, AdultFriendFinder hack, Deloitte’s Fast 50

IT World Canada's Brian Jackson and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. This week, we discuss Microsoft's commitment to open source, the AdultFriendFinder hack and potential fallout,

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

Mitel improves network performance with new partnership

Mitel has started a new partnership with VeloCloud to improve network performance of its cloud-based business communications and collaboration services with new networking solution called MiCloud Edge. MiCloud Edge will be powered by

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Alex Radu

Overwhelming majority confident with cloud disaster recovery

Nine out of 10 IT professionals are confident in their cloud-based disaster recovery strategy, compared to the 74 per cent who use on-premises disaster recovery solutions, reveals the Zetta State of Disaster Recovery

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Alex Radu

412 million AdultFriendFinder hack reaches record proportions

It’s the Ashley Madison hack all over again. Except this time, the fallout may be much greater. More than 400 million accounts have been exposed by a hack into FriendFinder Networks’ plethora of

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

A third of organizations worldwide now use Office 365

Microsoft’s Office 365 is now deployed in just over a third of organizations worldwide, with Google’s G-Suite following behind at a quarter of organizations. Together, the two tech giants equate for 59 per

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

SAP supports agile IT with next gen SAP Hana

SAP SE has announced the next generation of its in-memory computing platform SAP Hana lineup: SAP Hana 2. The platform will deliver technology updates twice a year in order to support agile IT.

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

ConnectWise offering NOC services with new partnership

ORLANDO - Professional services automation (PSA) vendor ConnectWise is adding a NOC service to its ever growing arsenal with a new partnership with New York-based managed service provider, IT By Design (ITBD). ITBD has

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

Westcon-Comstor bolsters security portfolio

Networking distributor Westcon-Comstor has expanded its current partnership with network solutions provider, Gigamon, bringing Gigamon solutions to Canada, the United States and also Latin American regions. With this addition, Westcon-Comstor's security portfolio now provides advanced network

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

ConnectWise president takes the aptitude test

ORLANDO - ConnectWise International co-founder, president, and managing director David Bellini understands that to keep up with the ever evolving technology, ConnectWise plays an important role in the education of its 100,000 partners across

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Alex Radu

SMBs adopting UC becoming a big channel opportunity

Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are adopting unified communication (UC) services in much larger numbers than ever before. According to a Jabra market survey, approximately two-thirds of SMBs will either add UC

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Alex Radu

SolarWinds releases update to virtualization manager

SolarWinds, an IT management software provider, has announced SolarWinds Virtualization Manager 7, adding predictive analytics and recommendations to its latest virtualization management software. With the latest updates, Virtualization Manager 7 can analyze and

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Alex Radu

The cloud has won in the market: What’s next?

TORONTO - With 30,000 current customers, 400 new clients per quarter, and a projected revenue of almost $1 billion for the first time this fiscal year, NetSuite Inc. believes that the cloud is

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Alex Radu

New Salesforce partner community to speed up sales process

In an effort to boost sales from its partner ecosystem, customer success platform and CRM provider, Salesforce.com Inc., has revealed a new solution called the Lightning Partner Community. The Lightning Partner Community is

Published on: November 7th, 2016 Alex Radu