The Focus SoftNet Canada team at its grand opening in Toronto.

Published: July 17th, 2013


Canada again out of the top 10 in global innovation index

The good news from an innovation standpoint is that Canada moved up on the Global Innovation Index by one spot. The bad news is that Canada is still out of the Top 10 when

Published on: July 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

Top 10 terrible tech CEOs of all time

Published on: June 21st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada president’s five point plan

BOSTON -  Cisco CEO John Chambers has a dream to make the San Jose, Calif.-based networking company the No. 1 IT company in the world. CDN at the Cisco Partner Summit this interviewed Cisco Canada

Published on: June 19th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

New round of IBM layoffs to impact Canada

Big Blue’s global restructuring will impact Canada. As CDN has just learned that approximately 200 workers at the former IBM/Cognos facility where given their walking papers on Thursday. IBM did confirm layoffs were

Published on: June 14th, 2013 CDN Staff

Top 100 Solution Providers Mashup

More than 200 people from solution provider organizations across Canada attended the annual CDN Top 100 Solution Providers event held at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in North Toronto. Click here to

Published on: April 25th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canada gets a poor grade in IT innovation

Despite the presence of companies such as BlackBerry, OpenText, Mitel Network, Sierra Wireless and newcomers such as Hootsuite, Canada received an extremely poor grade when it comes to innovation. Canada ranks second-to-last among

Published on: April 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

Is it now crazy for Canada to offshore IT to China?

ComputerWorld's Patrick Thibodeau does a great job in exposing some of the pitfalls with IT services outsourcing in China. The main points he makes in his story are security and language. Both are

Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian company creates a tablet for truckers

Cornwall, Ont.-based TruckersTablet.com has released an Android-based device for drivers of 18-wheelers. The Truckers Tablet comes with a built-in GPS containing truck routes and maps. According to the company, this product eliminates the need of

Published on: January 29th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Keeping your data in Canada won’t protect you from U.S. law enforcement

Keeping your data in Canada won't necessarily keep it safe from the prying eyes of the U.S. government. That was the message lawyer David Fraser took to a recent Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Published on: December 19th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Acer’s Iconia W700 tablet coming to Canada

Acer has pulled back the cover on the Canadian launch of its W700 tablet, which will hit stores here on Oct. 26. It'sAcer's first ever Windows 8-native tablet, according to our sourcestory from

Published on: October 4th, 2012 Christine Wong

On-plane wireless to take flight in Canada

Gogo has the go-ahead to launch its Wi-Fi service aboard flights in Canada next year.The service is currently available only in the continental U.S. and onselect Air Canada flights to the U.S. But

Published on: August 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

New Microsoft Canada channel chief outlines first priorities

Toronto - Greg Larnder's lightbulb moment – the one that clinched his decision tobecome channel chief at Microsoft Canada – happened as he watched his kids playing with an Xbox. At that same

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

Google’s $199 Nexus 7 tablet won’t be sold through the retail channel

Google's Nexus 7 tablet can now be ordered on more retailwebsites worldwide, but so far the less expensive US$199 model remainsexclusive to Google's Play online store, according to current listings.Retailers such as Staples,

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Agam Shah

Top R&D Spenders in Canada

Published on: May 4th, 2012 Harmeet Singh