Researchers are sounding the alarm bells, noting that hackers are desperately scanning the internet for unpatched VMware servers that contain a dangerous code-execution vulnerability.
Hashtag Trending, Feb. 26, 2021 – MapleSEC recap; Supreme Court of Canada says no to pricing appeal; Biden signs exec order to address chip shortage
We check in on ITWC’s latest MapleSEC satellite series event, the Supreme Court of Canada says no to big telcos’ cries for a pricing appeal, and President Biden signs another exec order, this one tackling the global chip shortage.
After nearly 23 years with the company, stretching back prior to the Dell-EMC merger, Dell Technologies says its president and general manager for Canada Mike Sharun is retiring this spring.
There have been some significant changes atop the executive branch at VMware with the recent departure of CEO Pat Gelsinger, but the latest move comes in the form of two new hires.
Data loss prevention firm Digital Guardian says it’s deepening its relationship with Amazon Web Services.
Hashtag Trending, Feb. 24, 2021 – Facebook/Australia saga continues; Apple dons smartphone crown; CEOs 2021 priorities
Facebook will restore news pages in Australia as tensions requiring publishers to pay for content continue, Apple is taking back the smartphone crown, and CEOs are shifting priorities through COVID curveballs.
A quick look at some r/MSP chatter – we got SMBs seeking help after a cyberattack, cyber insurance tips for MSPs, and more.
Hashtag Trending, Feb. 22 – Robinhood gets grilled; Canada issues warning to Facebook; Instacart’s anti-fraud policy causes headaches
Robinhood gets grilled over its position during the Gamestop fiasco, Canada issues warning to Facebook after the tech giant bans news on its platform in Australia, and Instacart’s anti-fraud policy causes headaches with its workers.
The opening of nominations for the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards means channel partners have an opportunity to tout their customer success stories and gain serious recognition at the July 14-15 event.
Hashtag Trending, Feb. 19 – CRA locks users’ online accounts; Facebook banks news in Australia; Uber takes down UberChats app
The Canadian Revenue Agency says online accounts were locked because of an “external threat”, Facebook picks the nuclear option and bans news on its platform in Australia, and Uber takes down the UberCheats app.
During its predictions webcast, IDC said that 2021 is the year of massive change and the year of the IP. Find out why.
Cisco has a new vice-president of channel in Canada.
Hashtag Trending – Canada and Huawei partnership; Netflix office in Canada; Unemployment hotline in Reddit
Canada is partnering with Huawei on a long-term project leaving some critics stunned, Netflix is is eyeing Toronto and Vancouver for its new outpost, and Reddit has become the unofficial unemployment hotline.
Hashtag Trending – Farmers hacking tractors; Bitcoin’s carbon footprint; Frustration over Uber Eats’ pay system
Farmers are having to hack their own tractors just to keep it running, a new study suggests Bitcoin uses more electricity annually than the whole of Argentina, and frustration swells over Uber Eats’ pay system.
Last year, the message was loud and clear: Partners should familiarize themselves with Citrix Workspace and move beyond virtualization. Kicking off 2021, Bronwyn Hastings, senior vice-president of worldwide channel sales for Citrix, is sticking closely to last year’s script.