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  • Hashtag Trending – Google’s Pichai testifies to Congress; New details about Equifax breach; U.S. to expose China cyber attacks December 12, 2018
    Congress grills Google’s CEO, a new report says Equifax breach was easily preventable, and the U.S. is preparing to announce the indictments of multiple Chinese hackers. Trending on LinkedIn – Google CEO Sundar Pichai was in the hot seat yesterday, fielding questions from the House Judiciary Committee, and government officials seemed very interested about YouTube…
    Alex Coop
  • Channel chiefs and managers deserve better than ‘drive-by training’ December 11, 2018
    Mary Coppard, senior channel sales executive for SAP Canada, jokes she was recently “gifted” with seven new employees, none of whom have ever worked in the channel. The joke is met with laughter, but as the lighthearted moment passes, Coppard’s story suddenly reminds everyone at a recent Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) meeting in Toronto…
    Alex Coop
  • Hashtag Trending – Meng Wanzhou’s elaborate bail plans, Google+ breach, Baby it’s cold outside December 11, 2018
    Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou makes her case for bail in a Vancouver courtroom. (You have to hear these conditions). Google Plus will be killed sooner than expected. And baby, it’s cold outside, but music streaming services aren’t putting the ice on this Christmas classic. Trending on Twitter, we learned more about Huawei’s chief…
    Brian Jackson
  • Centreon and TeamWork expand their partnership to North America December 10, 2018
    Three months after opening up shop in Toronto, IT infrastructure monitoring firm Centreon is expanding its partnership with TeamWork Management Inc., a certified Centreon partner that will help the company build trust with new customers in the region. “Creating a relationship with a partner can take months,” Romain Le Merlus, co-founder and CEO of Centreon…
    Alex Coop
  • Hashtag Trending: Huawei woes continue; Facebook violates privacy again; Google’s accidental ad December 10, 2018
    The Huawei saga continues with Stephen Harper chiming in; Facebook can’t seem to get out of hot water and a Google employee causes a multi-million dollar ad mistake. Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending HERE! First up from Twitter: Huawei continues to make headlines. This time former prime minister Stephen Harper is giving his two…
    Meagan Simpson
  • Luc Villeneuve leaves Red Hat, takes helm at Benchmark December 9, 2018
    Luc Villeneuve’s time at Red Hat Canada has come to end. The country leader and general manager today announced that he’s stepping down and becoming president of Benchmark Corp., a Canadian IT solutions provider based in Mississauga, Ont. The announcement has raised eyebrows, Villeneuve admits, but the fact that Benchmark has largely flown under the…
    Alex Coop
  • HashTag Trending – Huawei CFO arrested; Walmart hires robot janitors; Google to kill Allo December 7, 2018
    Huawei CFO Meng WanZhou arrested in Vancouver; Walmart to employ cleaning robots; Google is shutting down Allo messenger. Today, Huawei CFO Meng WanZhou will appear in Vancouver court for the first time since her arrest on Saturday by Canadian officials. The Globe and Mail originally reported the story yesterday, revealing the arrest was made for…
    Tom Li
  • Hashtag Trending: Britain cuts Huawei; Tumblr cuts adult content; Apple cuts prices December 6, 2018
    Huawei gets cut from Britain’s largest mobile carrier, Tumblr is going to war with adult content, and Apple dropping prices? ending HERE! All three of today’s stories come from LinkedIn. First up: Britain’s largest wireless phone carrier is banning Huawei. BT is removing the Chinese phone company’s equipment from its 3G and 4G mobile networks.…
    Meagan Simpson
  • Cisco and Tech Data unveil Advanced Technology Solutions Centre December 5, 2018
    MISSISSAUGA – This week, Tech Data and Cisco unveiled the refreshed Tech Data Advanced Technology Solutions Centre (ATSC), located in Tech Data’s Mississauga headquarters. The upgraded facility, costing $1.75 million, now features Cisco Multicloud and Hyperconverged solutions, along with data protection from Commvault, storage components from NetApp, Veeam Availability Suite, and VMware Horizon with View.…
    Lynn Greiner
  • Atlantic.Net announces partnership with Veeam December 5, 2018
    Cloud services provider Atlantic.Net, which has a hosting facility in Toronto, today announced a partnership with Veeam Software that will allow its customers to access data protection solutions from Veeam and bolster their own disaster recovery technologies. This also means the Orlando-based firm is now a registered partner in the Veeam Cloud and Service Provider…
    Alex Coop
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