Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Telus, Trend Micro team up to open Cybersecurity Research Centre in Toronto

As the world continues to become more digital, businesses and consumers are facing more challenges than ever. To address the growing volume of cyber threats, Canadian telecommunications giant Telus and cybersecurity solution provider Trend

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths and a Lie with Cisco Canada’s Rola Dagher

Now the president of Cisco Canada, Rola Dagher's career has spanned over 25 years with executive roles at Dell EMC and Bell Canada. We know what she can do in the business world,

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Google Cloud Platform opens first region, data centre in Canada

Montreal is quickly becoming a hub for all of Canada’s cloud data centre needs. Google has officially opened its first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Canada, located in Montreal. The new region

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Fujifilm and Xerox merge, UK fines companies weak on cybersecurity, Suncor invests in autonomous trucks

Fujifilm and Xerox merge into an $18 billion dollar corporation, the UK government will fine companies millions of dollars for failing to protect against cyberattacks, and Suncor invests big in electric autonomous vehicles.

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Sage Payment Solutions rebrands to Paya, expands channel program

What’s in a name, anyway? Sage Payment Solutions Inc. provides integrated payment processing and business solutions in North America, and as of Jan. 30, will operate under the new corporate name of Paya,

Published on: January 31st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Senate calls for national ‘self-driving cars’ strategy’ as Canada is ‘ill-prepared’

Autonomous vehicles are being touted as the future of the transportation industry but a new report by the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications says Canada is “ill-prepared” for this fast approaching “new

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Palo Alto Networks launches new cloud-based user behaviour analytics application

Palo Alto Networks is continuing to help companies better protect their systems from cyber threats with its latest product. The Calif.-based security firm has released Magnifier, a cloud-based behavioral analytics application that allows

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – 3D holograms now possible, Google Chrome mutes annoying sites, Apple dives into healthcare

Scientists figure out how to project 3D images into thin air, Google Chrome now lets you mute annoying websites, and Apple’s latest operating system update lets you save all your medical records.

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN’s January Digital Edition

CDN has created its Top 25 Newsmakers list every year since 2001, and this year is no different. While longtime CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto is no longer at the helm, the show

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Commvault powers new HPE enterprise data protection solution

HPE is relying on Commvault to power its latest product. The company has unveiled its new HPE GreenLake Backup solution, an end-to-end enterprise-class data protection and reliability product that covers the entire lifecycle

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Data breach at Bell Canada, most Android apps aren’t ready for GDPR, Elon Musk’s new crazy compensation plan

Bell Canada suffers a data breach, more than half of Android apps don't follow the new EU data protection regulations, and Elon Musk isn’t getting paid unless Tesla is massively successful.

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

NetApp appoints new SVP to lead cloud business

US-based hybrid cloud storage and data management company NetApp Inc. wants to help its customers build better data centres and accelerate the adoption of cloud infrastructure with its latest hire. The company has

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Veeam acquires AWS disaster recovery provider N2WS in first acquisition in a decade

Veeam Software has spent the last decade growing organically, but after a very successful 2017, a new year marks a new company direction that includes expanding with a little external help. Veeam has officially

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Tech Data launches product and customer lifecycle management services

Tech Data is hoping its new portfolio will help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and solution providers better manage their products and customer lifecycle. The Clearwater, Fla.-based distributor has unveiled its new Global Lifecycle

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s cashier-less store, Canada tests blockchain, top tech firms could combine for $1 trillion in 2018

Amazon officially opens its first cashier-less store, the Canadian government tests out blockchain, and the top ten tech companies could combine for more than $1 trillion in sales by the end of the

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs