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

Symantec unveils Integrated Cyber Defense for the cloud

LOS ANGELES – Nine weeks after Symantec acquired Blue Coat and nine months after the security vendor officially split away from Veritas Technologies, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company outlined its path going forward at

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Latest Norton release puts the focus on WiFi

Symantec Corp. hopes to educate the alarming number of Canadians unaware of the risks involved in using public WiFi with its Norton security software division’s latest offering. Norton WiFi Privacy is a mobile

Published on: June 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 9: Sean Forkan

Overshadowed by the massive HP separation was the Symantec/Veritas split. While some portion of the market waited to see what this particular company would do internally Sean Forkan made moves that saw his

Published on: March 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

Two views of the Veritas Symantec separation

As Xerox announced its split, Veritas Technologies officially begins its journey as an independent company today led by CEO Bill Coleman. While Coleman’s first day on the job is today, it was announced

Published on: February 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

Report: Canadian millennials savvy on tech but sloppy on security

New research suggests millennials, highly valued by many employers for their tech smarts, may actually be the weakest demographic link in Canada when it comes to cyber security. Despite fearing cyber crime less

Published on: November 23rd, 2015 Christine Wong

Symantec finally unveils Advanced Threat Protection, its first major solution since split

After months of hints and a behind-closed-doors look, Symantec has finally lifted the lid off its Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) offering. The solution is ambitious.  According to Symantec, it's designed to underpin the

Published on: October 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Charity teams up with the channel to bring computers to children

Daviella Zapata was confused when I first asked her about being an alumni. The girl was probably not familiar with the word. After all, she was only in grade 8 at St. Rose of

Published on: October 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

Veritas executives on channel conflict, the competition, and the EMC deal

ORLANDO, FL - Veritas' inaugural partner conference has wrapped up in Orlando, but many may be asking themselves, what now? For those in the channel who are still unsure where they fit in

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Here’s Symantec’s brand new executive team that’s driving its focus on security

ORLANDO, FL - Whatever dilution of focus there was from the information management business, Symantec wants the channel to know that the old company is gone. What has replaced it, as the company

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Veritas channel chief launches new strategy for 2016

Veritas Technologies' Americas channel chief Rick Kramer dropped by the ITWC studios to discuss what the company's vision will be after the separation of Symantec becomes official. Kramer was interviewed by CDN Editor

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto