French government gives Microsoft 3 months to stop collecting excessive user data

It seems that while privacy concerns for Windows 10 have all but died down, one government is adamant about holding Microsoft accountable. France's Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), or National Commission

Published on: July 22nd, 2016 Dave Yin

The hand-wringing that’s for show and why we need laws around data access now

Be it through compliance or through resistance, it seems that every day a new major tech company is becoming embroiled with a government over data access. After both Apple and BlackBerry made headlines

Published on: June 1st, 2016 Dave Yin

Canada is world’s second worst offender with “dark data”: report

What is dark data? According to Veritas, it's data that sits in an environment whose value is unknown. In Canada, the company suggests, it makes up 64 per cent of IT environments -

Published on: March 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Ingram Micro to stack partner benches with new program

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Ingram Micro introduced a new professional services program at the Ingram One show aimed at augmenting a channel partner’s services bench. “We created this program as a virtual bench for

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

10 new ways to manage a virtual team

Today, team members come from inside and outside the company and may be working in the same town or across the globe. They come together for a specific project and set of goals.

Published on: October 26th, 2015 Max Spindle

Recap: #ITWCchats – Breached: Preventing and mitigating data leaks

Updated 6:02 pm E.S.T. We hosted yet another lively and informative discussion on one of the hottest trending topics: corporate data breaches. Our guest experts and participants brought the conversation to a new level

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

Five digital disruptions from the Internet of Everything

TORONTO - When Joseph Bradley is asked if the Internet of Everything is real or if some of the astonishing infrastructure solutions currently deployed are a figment of someone’s fertile imagination he points

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Stop the mindless pursuit of data and get closer to the customer

Despite what Amazon, Google, Yahoo and Facebook do to convince companies that they represent the pathway to the future; the success/failure of a company is not about the mindless pursuit of data. Successful

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Max Spindle

Four steps for protecting against a data breach

Data breach protection and prevention requires a thoughtful, realistic, and proactive approach to security across your organization. Everything from your vulnerability to your risk tolerance must be assessed. Below are four steps to protecting

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Kerry Mann

Oracle Database 12c ready for the channel

SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle Corp.’s confirmed that its in-memory Database 12c, released today, was tested by channel partners and independent software vendors in the last nine months. For Oracle channel partners in the

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP workstations bring movie magic to life

It's March Break and the kids that are out of school will more than likely head to the movie theatre. One of the more popular animated features released for March Break is Mr.

Published on: March 10th, 2014 CDN Staff

Welcome to the data apocalypse

The best thing about conferences is that you get to hear about all the newest things and learn how great things are … going to be. At Storage Network World (SNW), we learned

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Max Spindle

The Top 10 data disasters for 2013

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Open Data Institute creates Canadian node

The open data movement got another shot in the arm this week with the appearance of World Wide Web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee to its supports at the not-for-profit’s first ever summit event.

Published on: October 29th, 2013 CDN Staff