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2008 predictions

Prediction one: Unified Communications to be the biggest growth opportunity in the channel There is money to be had in unified communications deployment in 2008. Cisco Systems knows this. Nortel Networks knows this.

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Dave Webb

Predicting Canada’s technology future

The VAR community is becoming increasingly influential over IT purchase decision makers, and vendors that ignore that influence by going direct will not succeed.That’s one of the predictions for 2008 made by the

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

System fine tuning for the IT novice

Once I was able to get Norton SystemWorks Standard Edition from Symantec installed on my PC the program was a breeze. Unfortunately, getting it installed proved to be a lengthy and frustrating experience.As

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Wedge Networks wants more businesses to BeSecure

Although most of its business now comes from Western Canada this was not always the case for Calgary-based Wedge Networks, a network security appliance vendor. According to Pat Hinds, vice-president of sales and

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Pre-packaged security for the channel

Walling Data Systems, a Claremont, N.C.-based value-added software distributor and IT solution provider, recently released retail box versions of AVG anti-virus products in an effort to increase both its channel and revenue opportunities.Previously,

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Sophos implements a revised channel strategy

After the announcement of its new channel strategy and promise to stay 100 per cent channel committed, Sophos, an Oxford, U.K.-based IT security and control solution provider, is expanding its North American market

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Net Privacy

Tom Keenan both amused and scared me at the GTEC conference in Ottawa recently.Keenan, a professor at the University of Calgary, as well as a writer and broadcaster, gave a presentation called “Where

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Grant Buckler

The Bourne identity

During SecTor, a two-day IT security education conference held in Toronto and the first event of its kind in central Canada, over 400 IT professionals from across the country were briefed on the

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Abaca looking to eradicate spam

Abaca Technology Corp., a San Jose, Calif.-based e-mail protection and messaging security company, will be one to watch this year not because they want to eradicate spam, but for their major channel launch

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Frank Abagnale breaks his silence

At Computerworld's Storage Networking World conference, Frank Abagnale gave a keynote presentation on his life as an imposter and fraudster, a story that was told in the book and subsequent Steven Spielberg movie,

Published on: January 17th, 2008 CDN Staff

Arming officers with BlackBerries

That's the reaction of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service (CBRPS) towards a solution implemented by solution provider Xwave, which saw its officers equipped with customized BlackBerry handheld PDAs to access critical information

Published on: January 16th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Communication Connections Canada wins gold in service

The results from their efforts and work are what earned CCCanada this year's gold award for best service organization.Vikash Ambwani, founder and president of CCCanada, said the company first started working with The

Published on: January 16th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Creating a new business model

A Microsoft Gold partner based in Gatineau, Que., Cactus Commerce worked with EPSI to develop a customized solution to quickly and securely turn around thousands of recruitment tests across a multitude of industry

Published on: January 16th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Security predictions for 2008

At the beginning of each year I like to talk about what did or didn't happen during the past year, and what to expect in the coming year. Unlike past years, I'll try

Published on: January 9th, 2008 Roger A. Grimes

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 14: Fiaaz Walji

This past year has been a busy and eventful one for global Web and desktop security software provider, Websense Inc. as the company continued to expand its growth and brand within the Canadian

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff