CenturyLink's Frank Gimondo in power room of the company's new Toronto area data centre in 2014. ITWC staff photo

CenturyLink acquisition puts four Canadian data centres up for grabs

The impeding merger of U.S.-based service providers CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications announced this week is expected to have only a...

November 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon

Cisco buys Worklife to expand collaboration offerings

Cisco buys Worklife to expand collaboration offerings

Cisco Systems is buying Heroik Labs, Inc., the company behind Worklife a meeting productivity application. Terms of the deal weren't...

October 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Juniper Networks CEO talks about acquisition of Aurrion

After Juniper Networks announced in August that it had bought fabless silicon photonic platform designer Aurrion for an undisclosed sum...

October 9th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Organization’s cyber security can have an effect on acquisition, says report

There are three common reasons cyber security has to be among the top priorities for the C-suite: To maintain confidence...

July 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Bell’s $3.9 B MTS acquisition faces numerous regulatory hurdles

The country's biggest phone company could get bigger if regulators and the government allow BCE Inc. to buy Manitoba's incumbent...

May 2nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Rogers expands reach in Atlantic Canada with Halifax acquisition that includes data centre, fibre network

Rogers has bolstered its presence in Atlantic Canada with the acquisition of Internetworking Atlantic Inc. (IAI), including the company’s Halifax-based...

December 9th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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Trustwave ‘hiring like mad,’ including in Canada, after acquisition

The finalization this week of the US$810 million purchase of security vendor Trustwave by Asian provider Singtel Telecommunications means the...

September 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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BlackBerry adds crisis communications solution to its portfolio

BlackBerry is extending its security portfolio with the acquisition of a provider of crisis communications solutions for response teams. The...

July 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Cisco to buy cloud security provider

Cisco Systems intends to strengthen its security portfolio by buying OpenDNS,  a company that  provides a cloud-based service to block malware....

June 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon