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Discover the value of analytics [sponsored]

In this video, hosted by Jim Love, CIO of IT World Canada, we hear from marketing and technology leaders as they share their perspectives on why analytics matter and just how growth can

Published on: June 19th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

Shaw spends on data centres in U.S.

Western Canada's biggest cable company is expanding its data centre capabilities, but not in Canada. Shaw Communications said this morning it will spend US$1.2 billion to buy ViaWest Inc., one of the largest privately held

Published on: July 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ryerson continuing education offers big data and analytics certificate

With enterprises increasingly seeing the importance of analyzing large data sets , IT departments and lines of business are looking for people with a wide range of data skills. Some can be had

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Are you helping to get the best from new IT hires?

One of the hardest tasks for IT managers is hiring staff. What combination of technical skills, enthusiasm and experience are needed for each opening? They might take a lesson from the stories of

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SolarWinds adds deep packet inspection to NPM

Network management supplier SolarWinds has added deep packet inspection to its flagship application. The company said Wednesday that the capability is one of several features added to Network Performance Monitor 11 for troubleshooting

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

National Research Council hacked, China blamed

The national body responsible for business-led technology research has confirmed that its computer systems has suffered a cyber attack by what has been called a”highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor.” A statement issued by the National

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Fortinet creates new Network Security Expert certification

Fortinet has announced a new technical certification program that allows security professionals to demonstrate expertise on the company's network security products. "We are pleased to unveil the Fortinet Network Security Expert certification, representing a

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Enterprises more serious about SDN, survey suggests

There are two knocks against software-defined networking in the enterprise: Not all the pieces are ready yet for the approach, and the use case hasn't been made out yet. That may be changing,

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Five BYOD best practices

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry to buy German anti-eavesdropping provider

NEW YORK – BlackBerry is buying a German provider of anti-eavesdropping technology to extend its security protection from data to voice. The company told reporters here this morning it is buying Secusmart, a

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon