Ontario city nabs IBM’s new $90M data centre

BARRIE, ONT. - IBM opened the doors to one of its most advanced and energy-efficient data centres in the world on Sept. 21 in a city just north of Toronto.To start off, the

Published on: September 26th, 2012 Brian Bloom

Koodo’s LTE service married to iPhone 5 in Canada

Ian Hardy has a piece on MobileSyrup.com about the Koodo Mobile's LTE service. He writes: Koodo Mobile ever so quietly launched their LTE service yesterday. Their first device is the Apple iPhone 5

Published on: September 22nd, 2012 CDN Staff

Canadian launch date for iPhone 5 announced

Apple Canadawill begin shipping its newest iPhone model in Canada on Sept. 21 as part of the company's fastest rollout plan in its history. The big three wireless carriers in Canada, Telus Corp.,

Published on: September 17th, 2012 Dave Webb

No surprises with latest iPhone from Apple

There weren't a lot of surprises at Apple Inc. under-wraps launch event on Wednesday, with an as-anticipated iPhone launch and preview of the new iOS 6 operating system, along with upgrades to Apple's

Published on: September 12th, 2012 Dave Webb

Riverbed updates cloud storage gateway

Riverbed Technologies has expanded its Whitewater line of cloud storage gateways, improving the power of the line's operating system and adding a new hardware appliance with four times the local storage capacity. The

Published on: September 7th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Cisco connects with Grey Cup championship

As the Grey Cup rides the rails across Canada on a 90-day trip before the annual championship match, Cisco Systems Inc. is keeping its all the tour's visual technology wired - or meshed

Published on: August 30th, 2012 Brian Bloom

Canadians can now get hands on RIM’s LTE BlackBerry PlayBook

Canada's three big wireless carriers don't seem to have big expectations for the LTE version of RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook.Announced last week, the 32 Gb tablet began being sold today by BCE Inc.'s Bell

Published on: August 9th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Alcatel-Lucent to chop workforce by 5,000

The fate of staff at Alcatel-Lucent Canada is unknown after the French company announced Thursday it will lay off 5,000 of its 76,000 employees around the world after reporting a US$308 million second

Published on: July 27th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Telus to open a concept store in Toronto that’s strictly for business

Service provider Telus, who has an IT reselling arm, is following in the footsteps of Apple and now Microsoft in opening up a retail location.Telus (TSX: T) is saying that its retail facility

Published on: June 26th, 2012 CDN Staff

Cisco competitor extends data centre fabric line

Xsigo Systems this week enhanced its data centre fabric portfolio with support for more hypervisors and next-generation servers based on Intel's “Romley” design.Xsigo makes products that virtualize data centre I/O. Its I/O "director"

Published on: June 6th, 2012 Jim Duffy

NetApp wants to become a cloud broker

The mid-size business market is in a quandary, according to NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP). A recent study found that 55 per cent of organizations need to add more people, but are unlikely to have

Published on: June 5th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian mobile security start-up gets a $30 million boost

Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies Inc. has raised $30 million in growth capital to fund the commercial rollout of its online and mobile authentication solutions. The financing was led by Intel Capital, the global investment

Published on: May 29th, 2012 CDN Staff

Ontario is about to go big on IT outsourcing

Ontario is about to launch two pilot IT outsourcing projects that it hopes will lead the way to significant cost savings as the province tries to keep spending under control.-- One project is

Published on: April 17th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Canada’s next top spectrum: Your comprehensive auction guide

For most of us, an auction is a simple thing: There's one item up for grabs, and winner takes all.But when it comes selling off government-owned wireless spectrum, there are a few more

Published on: March 21st, 2012 Howard Solomon