Symantec turns to deception as new security prevention tool

Symantec Corp. has introduced a fully-featured endpoint solution that adds new deception technology. This new development is part of Symantec’s line of tools such as mobile threat defense, endpoint detection and response (EDR),

Published on: October 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Worried about ransomware? Buy some insurance

It looks like the insurance industry is getting into the cyber security sector, but instead of protecting an organization or individual from getting hacked; they will be providing specialized insurance policies to help

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec selling website security business for almost $1 billion

Changes are coming to Symantec Corp. The Calif.-based cyber security company has announced it will be selling its web security and public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions business to DigiCert Inc. for $950 million

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sean Forkan wants ‘channel first’ sales model for VMware Canada

After five months settling into his country manager role for VMware Canada, Sean Forkan is ready to get down to business on the three things he thinks all leaders should be accountable for.

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Symantec signs up with Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor is continuing to build out its Security Solutions Practice and have inked an agreement with Symantec. According to the distributor's spokesperson, the agreement was made possible as a result of Symatec's acquisition of

Published on: May 4th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers: Symantec’s Keith Weatherford

Without the efforts of Keith Weatherford in 2016, Symantec Canada would be a shell of its former self. Symantec went through a lot in 2016 with the Veritas Technologies split becoming official in

Published on: April 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers #15-11

 

Published on: March 15th, 2017 CDN Staff

Symantec creates its own venture capital firm

Ask any channel partner today about access to capital and financing and they’ll tell you it’s a concern. Symantec Corp. is trying to do something about it. The security vendor has formed Symantec

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Former Veritas Canada boss gets chance to run VMware Canada

At one point VMware Canada looked rudderless. Now, in the span of a few months, VMware Canada has hired Dell Canada channel chief Tara Fine and today CDN has learned former Symantec and

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau featured in CDN Digital Edition

The December 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features a cover shot of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is spearheading his Government to dramatically increase investment in the country's technology sector. Beyond the Prime Minister,

Published on: December 12th, 2016 CDN Staff

Veeam/Veritas patent suit is over

The four-year saga of the Veeam/Veritas patent infringement suit has come to an end. And, the final result saw the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed all eight asserted

Published on: November 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Westcon-Comstor bolsters security portfolio

Networking distributor Westcon-Comstor has expanded its current partnership with network solutions provider, Gigamon, bringing Gigamon solutions to Canada, the United States and also Latin American regions. With this addition, Westcon-Comstor's security portfolio now provides advanced network

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

Symantec slowly building up Canadian operation

LOS ANGELES – Symantec has gone through a lot in the last 12 months with the Veritas Technologies split and the acquisition of Blue Coat. The year has also taken a toll on

Published on: October 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec’s five-point plan for the channel

LOS ANGELES – It’s status quo for both the Symantec and Blue Coat channel teams and programs. But come the new year solution providers should expect changes from the new Symantec. Company channel

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto