Digital intelligence vendor makes healthcare cool

As the Internet of Things trend continues to gain momentum in the marketplace; very few Canadian solution providers have specialized in this area. Toronto-based ThoughtWire Corp.'s platform is 100 per cent home grown with

Published on: April 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

A three-peat for CDW Canada at the CDN Top 100 show

For the third time in a row CDW Canada is the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT

Published on: April 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Why are Alberta doctors not using email?

I stumbled across an article the other day in the Calgary Metro news where Jeremy Simes, a local journalist, was sharing feedback from a study by the University of Calgary on the use

Published on: December 2nd, 2015 Stuart Crawford

Dell to change its go-to-market strategy along geographic lines

AUSTIN, TEX. – Some times Dell account reps had to drive more than 150 miles to see a customer. Starting Feb. 1, 2016 those long drives will come to an end. Dell President

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP updates workstation line to unify expandable and compact machines

HP has unveiled two updates in its line of desktop workstations, namely the Z240 Tower and Z240 SFF (small form factor). With these entries, HP said that it is attempting to offer more

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Dave Yin

Here’s how much more cyber attacks the healthcare industry actually sees

By now it's no secret that the healthcare vertical is a high-value target for hackers, but by just how much? A new report from security vendor Websense Labs puts concrete figures on these

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

My first live experience with BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Last week I got a chance to attend a press conference featuring BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Chen was on hand at the launch of Mackenzie Health’s second phase of its Innovation Unit that

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry/Cisco partnership to push healthcare towards digital age

Richmond Hill, Ont. - Packed hospital waiting rooms are common at Ontario healthcare facilities. People waiting in these areas are typically unaware that nurses and doctors along with other hospital staff are bogged

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Connected North initiative making strides

TORONTO - It was about a year ago when Cisco Canada launched a fairly ambitious project called Connected North. The Toronto-based networking and collaboration vendor developed an initiative focused on delivering immersive and

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Follow Friday: CIOs in healthcare to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing CIOs in healthcare that could shed light into the IT needs of this sector.  First up is is Stephen Abraham, CIO of the Medical Council of

Published on: April 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

Government must get certification out of health IoT security: Intel Security

Governments should not force certification onto smart medical device manufacturers and should instead encourage private companies to collaborate on data protection, according to Intel Security. In a recent report called "The Healthcare Internet

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM opens Quebec cloud centre

Big Blue today took the wraps off its second SoftLayer data centre in the Montreal suburb of Drummondville. IBM Canada just eight months ago cut the ribbon on a Toronto-based SoftLayer facility. According

Published on: March 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

VMware execs on the industry with the most unrealized potential

San Francisco, CA - Healthcare as an industry has the most potential for advancement when not bound by the shackles of regulation, according to Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer of VMware. At a panel

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Five tips for a successful cloud transition

I love to build solutions that make a difference. Recognized recently by CDN with the coveted “Solution Provider of the Year” award for a patient bedside engagement solution called Panacea built on the Microsoft platform, team at

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Peter Christopoulos