Xerox announces split into two companies

Xerox has announced that it would be splitting into two publicly traded companies. The first would be focused on document technology or hardware and the second for process outsourcing or services, the printing giant has revealed,

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Dave Yin

MSP pioneer named new president of Calgary managed services vendor

Up-and-coming managed services vendor Passportal Inc. of Calgary is getting a high profile executive in Level Platforms founder Dan Wensley to be its new president. Wensley, along with Level Platforms CEO Peter Sandiford, founded

Published on: November 10th, 2015 CDN Staff

Over a third of Canadian execs expect to hire IT staff this year: CompTIA

Nine out of 10 Canadian executives have identified some degree of IT skills gap in their organization, with nearly half saying it is extensive, a new study has revealed. Non-profit trade association CompTIA

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Dave Yin

Cost of data breaches to quadruple in four years: Juniper

Market research firm Juniper has released a study on data breaches, which estimates that the resulting cost will reach $2.1 trillion globally in 2019, almost four times that of 2015. The majority of these

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Dave Yin

Managed print services market poised for growth

A new study by IT industry association CompTIA shows that managed print service providers are feeling optimistic about their future growth prospects. According to CompTIA’s Trends in Managed Services study, some 86 per

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Mid-sized companies offer growth potential for MSPs: CompTIA

A recent survey by CompTIA reveals that the managed services provider (MSP) sector is in for slow growth this year, but the information technology industry education and certification association also reports that opportunities abound

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CompTIA sees tepid growth for MSPs

It’s going to be an uphill climb for managed services providers as the MSP market is in for a slow growth, according to a survey by the information technology industry education and certification

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CompTIA says new online IT training will help solve skills shortage

For years CIOs and IT managers have complained about skills shortages in their staff, a situation acerbated by the seeming never-ending change in information technology. But next month the CompTIA IT education trade

Published on: May 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

CompTIA sees procurement boost with TechAmerica acquisition

Non-profit technology association and certification body CompTIA said it aims to bolster policy advocacy and procurement capabilities with its acquisition of U.S. technology association TechAmerica. “The merging of CompTIA’s and TechAmerica’s membership bases enables

Published on: May 5th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Driving business process optimization into small businesses

A new study released by IT industry association CompTIA says business process optimization (BPA) is no longer the domain of the enterprise, and is now making inroads into smaller businesses. The research found

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Positives will outweigh negatives for IT in 2014: CompTIA

It won’t be the best of times, but it won’t be the worst of times either. According to IT channel industry association CompTIA, the worldwide IT industry will likely experience moderate growth this

Published on: January 21st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Security and web top IT priorities for Canadian businesses

Over the next 12 months Canadian firms intend to focus their efforts in boosting cyber security, IT skills development, improving online presence and working on data storage and backup initiatives, according to a recent survey

Published on: July 4th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

The seven hottest tech certifications

Randy Muller, an instructor at Global Knowledge, an IT, business and enterprise training company with many locations in Canada, has selected the best new certifications to have for channel partners. Muller says what

Published on: June 28th, 2013 CDN Staff

#7 Newsmaker of 2009: Todd Thibodeaux of Comptia

Comptia, the Computing Technology Industry Association, made it a point this year to reach out to businesses to increase its organizational memberships.This time last year, the non-profit trade association for IT professionals and

Published on: December 21st, 2009 CDN Staff