Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Shared Services Canada reports on consultation exercise

Shared Services Canada (SSC) is on the right track when it comes to its mandate of streamlining technology across the federal government and improving its security, but its path to get there needs

Published on: June 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Malcolm Gladwell on big data and digital transformation

ORLANDO - It’s no secret that technology has drastically changed the way humans make decisions and solve problems. As Canadian journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell tells the crowd at Citrix Systems, Inc.'s 2017

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix is a security company and wants to help Canadians be more secure

ORLANDO - When Michael Murphy left his vice president position at Symantec in 2011, he thought moving from a security-focused software company to one that is known for its server, application and desktop

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix introduces security consulting practice

ORLANDO – In addition to the numerous announcements already made so far at Citrix Synergy 2017 in Orlando, the American software giant will now be adding professional security consulting services to its offerings. Citrix

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix Cloud gets extended AI-powered data analytics service

ORLANDO – Cyber security has become a hot-button topic as society increasingly enters the digital age. And as the threat of cyber attacks intensifies, securing devices, networks, applications, and workspaces has become all

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Channel partner says DRaaS is answer to WannaCrypt attack

As ransomware attack WannaCrypt sweeps the globe, compromising tens of thousands of computers across as many as 100 countries, one Canadian IT solutions provider is looking to help companies stay secure and plan

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix unifying the workspace with new cloud-first solution

ORLANDO - IT users often have a fragmented experience when it comes to accessing and utilizing applications, needing to log into various sites separately with different identities and passwords. In an organization, this

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

SAP Leonardo reinvents the digital innovation system

No single technology can fully deliver what a business needs to digitally transform, but SAP’s latest solution is hoping to bring together several software capabilities to assist its customers on their digital journey.

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cogeco Peer 1 names new Canadian leader

Cogeco Peer 1 has a new Canadian general manager. The global provider of enterprise IT products and services has announced the appointment of Jaime Leverton to the role of vice president and general

Published on: May 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Uber launches autonomous vehicle research hub in Toronto

Uber Technologies, Inc. is investing in Canada and Canadian talent with its latest venture. The company announced this week that it will be launching a new research hub in Toronto focused on developing

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

DocuSign invests in Canada with new Microsoft Azure partnership

Canada has some of the strictest data privacy regulations on the planet, which can make it difficult for companies offering cloud or digital services to operate in the country. But this has undeterred

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Dropbox turns to channel partners to expand reach

When Thomas Hansen first started in the technology sector 25 years ago selling computer hardware in Denmark, he was strongly encouraged to use a software system that was flawed and hated throughout the

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Intel announces new Xeon processor family for scalable workloads

In a world where it’s no longer “business as usual,” Intel Corp. is unveiled a new processor as part of its Xeon server line in an effort to revamp the data centre. The

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CenturyLink completes sale of data centre business to consortium for more than $1.5 billion

Global communications and IT services company CenturyLink has completed the sale of its data centres and colocation business to a consortium led by BC Partners, Medina Capital Advisors and Longview Asset Management. The

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Wells Fargo helping Canadian channel partners bridge the financing gap

US banking giant Wells Fargo & Co. expanded into Canada more than half a decade ago with a focus on building out a lending portfolio for commercial and corporate clients. The company wants

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs