Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

LinkedIn unveils new Tinder-like mentorship service

If you think Tinder (and related apps) is the scourge of the earth, you may not like that LinkedIn is taking a page from its book. The professional social network is launching a

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Symantec selling website security business for almost $1 billion

Changes are coming to Symantec Corp. The Calif.-based cyber security company has announced it will be selling its web security and public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions business to DigiCert Inc. for $950 million

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Former Google Canada exec will keep Pelmorex ahead of digital disruptions

Sam Sebastian announced his departure from Google Canada just this week, and he’s already planning his first few steps as president and CEO of Pelmorex Corp., a position he starts on Sept. 5.

Published on: July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

AWS hosting cloud-based academic video platform for Canadian universities

Today’s students expect high quality digital services throughout their academic journeys, and a new partnership will provide that. Education technology company Echo360 has announced that its innovative cloud-based video and active learning platform

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Long View Systems on what Cisco’s new network intuitive means to partners in Canada

Calgary-based Long View Systems has been a top Canadian partner of Cisco for a number of years. So when Cisco introduced its groundbreaking new adaptive network intuitive platform just last month, the organization

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

D-Link unveils new channel partner program

D-Link is committed to supporting channels with its latest announcement. The unified network solution company has launched its new Value in Partnership+ (VIP+) program, which offers its partners a wide range of products,

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto, Vancouver rank in top 30 global cities for women entrepreneurs: Dell research

When impediments to female entrepreneurship are removed, there is a dramatic uplift in a city’s economic prospects, according to Dell in its 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, which was completed in

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Apple and Cisco use partnership to tackle enterprise security with new app, cyber insurance

LAS VEGAS - Apple is often considered the epitome of mobile consumer devices, but its presence in the enterprise space is stronger than ever thanks to its partnership with Cisco. In the spirit

Published on: June 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco unveils training and developer programs for its new intent-based network

LAS VEGAS - Cisco announced a game-changing intent-based network earlier this month, and has now unveiled new training and developer programs to help its partners understand the technology and accelerate its adoption. The

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco Jasper expands connectivity platform to accelerate IoT

LAS VEGAS - While businesses continue to recognize the importance of Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity, 60 per cent of IoT initiatives stall at the proof of concept stage. To help businesses

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

2018 BMW 5 Series pushing towards automated future

Self-driving tech is permeating every category of the auto industry, and BMW has designed and developed autonomous features in house for a number of years. Those features are readily available in the BMW

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco preparing for a world defined by connectivity

LAS VEGAS - The Internet has changed everything since its inception, from making it easier to access to information to expanding digital opportunity to everyone across the globe. IT networks, while often taken

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Internet of Things will fuel digital transformation

To survive in the modern business climate created by increasingly sophisticated technology, companies need to embark on a digital transformation journey. But technology isn’t just disrupting the business environment; it can also be

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The Future Looks podcast: the future of communication

It’s no secret that technology is changing the world. From smart cars and mobile phones, to connected devices and virtual workspaces, technology is and will continue to disrupt every facet of our lives

Published on: June 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs