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While Cisco wouldn’t say what it plans to pay, the tech giant announced Thursday it plans to buy internet monitoring solution startup ThousandEyes.
The global information technology, consulting and business process services company Wipro recently announced the appointment of Thierry Delaporte as the chief executive officer and managing director of the company.
The anonymous hacker group returns, SpaceX successfully launches the first commercial flight into space and the ship’s main controls scream Star Trek, and a list of well-known websites that port scan their visitors circulates on Reddit.
People are trying to find the best ways to combat Zoom fatigue, law enforcement in the UK try to halt sales of a device that says it can protect you from 5G via quantum technology, and Trump is very mad with Facebook and Twitter.
Roughly three weeks following the completed transaction with Beanfield Metroconnect for Aptum Technologies’ WAN business, the global hybrid cloud and managed services provider says it’s launching a new service with cloud consulting firm CloudOps.
Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou loses the first challenge in her extradition case, Twitter fact checks one of President Donald Trump’s tweets, and new reports suggest Facebook knew its algorithms divided users but the tech giant didn’t care.
TikTok is booming during the lockdown, trainers open up about moving their clients to a virtual setting, and the demand for VPNs in Honk Kong surge after Beijing proposes tough new national security laws.
GitLab conducts an interesting exercise to test its employees’ cybersecurity chops, virtual escape rooms are gaining popularity, and a growing number of adults join the millions of school-age and university students who have been studying at home during lockdown.
Privately-held master agent distributor Telarus Canada says the recently released Avaya Cloud Office (ACO) by RingCentreal solution will be available through its partner network starting June, Avaya announced last week.
Facebook’s work from home policies come with a catch, Apple’s latest iOS update includes coronavirus contact tracing, and researchers say a lot of the noise on Twitter around reopenining America is coming from bots.
Shopify is following Twitter’s footsteps and telling its employees they can work from home indefinitely, a ransomware gang executives a nasty attack against a law firm in New York City, and a medical repair database goes viral on Reddit.
LinkedIn’s latest Workforce Confidence Index shows the impact remote work has Canadian workers, Apple Glass details leak, and more Shopify news.
There’s no sign of slowing down this group’s growth – the MSP subreddit has now exceeded 72,000 members. This week, we get a good reminder about what a micromanaging boss looks like, plus a bunch of chatter about securing remote workers and establishing backups for Office 365.
Shopify and Facebook team up after Canada’s competition bureau slaps Facebook with a small $9M fine, and social media gets chatty about email etiquette during the pandemic.
Apple unveils its reopening plans, thousands of students take their anger to social media after they get Google Classroom notifications on a holiday, and hey look, it’s another preposterous COVID-19 conspiracy theory making its rounds on social media.
Microsoft Teams has grown from 20 million daily users at the end of 2019 to 75 million daily users in April, and the tech giant is hoping to see those numbers increase through Ingram Micro Cloud’s new rebate program.
Uber says all of its drivers and passengers have to wear masks, longer workdays for people working remotely is leading to burnout, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants the FBI to collect records on Americans’ web-browsing and search histories without a warrant.
NetApp’s new channel chief for the Americas, Jim Elder, has a simple philosophy about his role: “It’s all about the partner sellers,” he said.
Facebook finally acknowledges its content moderator’s mental health deterioration, Google Play Music will get merged with YouTube Music later this year, two key executives leave Google Pixel phone development.
Twitter tells its employees to work from home forever while announcing the launch of a misinformation index, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk stands his ground as he defines local shutdown orders.
Outlets are reporting massive drops in cable and satellite subscribers, new facial recognition tech is giving everyone the heebie-jeebies, and reports about Apple looking to set up more production plants in India has turned heads on social media.
Dell EMC quietly launched its new midrange storage device called PowerStore last week representing a culmination of its other midrange devices that, according to the tech giant, is seven times faster than previous Dell EMC midrange storage arrays.
Barely a month ago, IDC Canada’s Nigel Wallis said during a webinar that the novel coronavirus crisis has contributed to the most significant deceleration in ICT spending in modern times.
It’s May 11 and it’s snowing – in Ontario, anyway. Hope everyone had a good weekend. The MSP subreddit continues to be chatty. Here are some of the most popular topics from the past week.
Tesla sues Alameda County to try and force the reopening of their factory in California, a group of teen hackers are accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency, and Goole and Facebook double down on work from home policies.
IBM’s big launch was Watson AIOps, which uses machine learning and AI to automate detection, diagnosis, and response to anomalies in IT infrastructure.
Sidewalk Labs officially pulled out of Toronto after years of controversy, hacker bribed a Roblox worker to reveal user account data, Telus’ revenue falls by nearly 20 per cent year over year.
Aptum Technologies this week announced the completion of a transaction with Beanfield Metroconnect for Aptum’s WAN business, capping off a very active couple of months for the global hybrid cloud and managed services provider.
Today Shopify’s latest earnings call turns heads; Airbnb says it’s cutting a quarter of its staff; and a hacker buys old Tesla equipment and finds them full of user data.
WeWork’s ex-chief sues SoftBank, a popular children’s computer game gets hacked, and IBM’s Think conference goes virtual this week.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise this week announced the general availability of its hybrid cloud management platform GreenLake Central.
Anti-quarantine protesters jumped onto other social platforms after being shut down by Facebook, Amazon Vice President Tim Bray said Amazon is designed to create a climate of fear and quits the company, Apple releases new MacBook 13 with an improved keyboard and more storage.
Facebook is rolling out a tool that lets users in the US and Canada transfer photos and videos from its platform to Google Photos, Amazon says it plans to spend all of its profit for the second quarter, an estimated $4 billion, on its response to the coronavirus pandemic, and NVIDIA’s chief scientist rolls out designs for a low-cost open-source ventilator.
Google makes Meet video conferencing app free for everyone, Raspberry Pi gets a new high-definition camera attachment, Intel’s new consumer processors have up to 10 cores!
This year, Annex took home the first CDN Top 100 Customer Success Award for its work with Rocky Mountaineer, one of the world’s most popular rail-tour companies located in Western Canada. But there were many terrific case studies, we thought we’d list them here.
When we spoke with Luc Villeneuve back in December 2018, he was adamant that the reseller community needed to reestablish itself and really put meaning into their value-added services. After a successful campaign as the Canadian country manager for Red Hat, he saw an opportunity to apply that thinking at Benchmark Corp.
Staying ahead of the curve and keeping a close eye on customer feedback is how you remain relevant in the Canadian IT channel. It also helps you earn CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers Fastest Riser award.
The City of Toronto partners with tech giants to provide free temporary internet access for vulnerable Torontonians, Elon Musk is under fire for recent Tweets, and a bizarre conspiracy involving Bill Gates is circulating online.
Intel this week detailed its relief plan for its channel partners, including points discounts, waiving shipping costs, and extended time for warranty replacements.
It’s that time of the week – another MSP subreddit roundup! The group has exceeded 70,000 members,…
The Canadian government holds its first virtual House of Commons session on Zoom amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom and Oracle pen a new deal, and the British National Health Service is ditching an app proposed by Apple and Google in favour of its own to perform contact-tracing.
Governance is one of those things that DevOps (or DevSecOps) doesn’t worry a lot about. Not because it’s a bad thing, or unworthy of attention, it just doesn’t seem to be part of their turf.
Foodora says goodbye to Canada, Ontario’s frontline healthcare workers get a boost from Telus and Koodo, and there’s suddenly a lot of talk about how the CES event in January may have helped spread COVID-19 before quarantine efforts were underway.
Despite the threat of ransomware being at an all-time high, a recent report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky says that 45 per cent of employees in the U.S and Canada wouldn’t know how to respond to a ransomware attack.
Instagram no longer allows people without an account to view photos and videos on computers, It turns out Nearly 50% of Twitter Accounts Talking about Coronavirus Might Be Bots, and the Air Force wants you to hack its satellite.