IT WORLD CANADA CURATED: While Motorola has brought Google nearly 10 per cent of its annual revenue in the last quarter, it also suffered a $233 million operating loss
Motorola is under pressure to return itself to profitability after years of bad returns, narrowing its focus to high-end devices like the new Motorola Atrix. Two thirds of the cuts Motorola is making will be outside of the United States. In Canada, the company maintains an office in Markham, Ontario. It’s unclear at the moment how many Canadian jobs will be affected.
UPDATE: Jennifer Weyrauch-Erickson, a spokeswoman for Motorola, wrote in an e-mail message that she could not confirm the number of employees to be laid off in Canada, saying the company was “not breaking down the number by country.”
IDC Analyst Connection – Unified Threat Management: Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Network Security
This IDC Analyst Connection looks at the the benefits of using a UTM platform integrated with network connectivity and how it will save the enterprise money, reduce the number of vendors' products needed to be purchased, improve the communications between devices, offer the opportunity for organizations to deploy more sophisticated capabilities, and vastly improve security.