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Today, federal agencies are under virtually constant attack, targeted by increasingly sophisticated and well-funded criminals and nation-states.  The increasing efficacy of advanced persistent threats (APTs) continues to highlight the inadequacies of traditional signature-based defense mechanisms such as firewalls, IPS, AV, and gateways-and underscore the need for a new layer of defense.  This paper outlines how [...]

8 Strategies for Building a Modern Datacenter

August 30, 2013

Software Defined DataCentre Is your datacentre struggling to keep pace with growing dynamic business demands? Build a modern datacentre by incorporating advanced technologies and improved infrastructure for better performance, scalability and significantly reduced expenses. [see recent post Nutanix Wins VmWorld 2013] Download this white paper to learn eight fundamental strategies that lead to a more efficient, [...]

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Nutanix Wins Best of VMworld 2013 Gold Award for Private Cloud Computing

August 30, 2013

Nutanix is the Only Company to Receive Best of VMworld Recognition for Past Three Consecutive Years SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 Nutanix, the leading provider of hyper-efficient, massively scalable and elegantly simple datacenter infrastructure solutions, today announced that its NX-6000 Virtual Computing Platform won the TechTarget Best of VMworld 2013 Gold Award in the [...]

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Bit9 & FireEye Technology Event

August 30, 2013

FireEye and Bit9 have joined forces to deliver a first-of-its-kind integration of next-generation security on the network and the endpoint. Join us to discuss real-world, visibility, detection, prevention, and incident response.  At this event you’ll learn: Best practices for detecting and preventing advanced attacks at the network level. How to combat threats by prioritizing and [...]

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SSC Tasked with Hardware/Software Procurement

April 8, 2013

Conservatives have given Shared Services Canada the mandate to buy end-user hardware and software for workers in the 43 federal agencies it serves, along with a handful of parliamentary watchdogs and other federal agencies.  See the Full Story here:  Canada.com by BY JORDAN PRESS, POSTMEDIA NEWS [related story: SSC – 2013-2014 Report on Plans and Priorities]

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SSC – 2013-2014 Report on Plans and Priorities

April 4, 2013

Minister’s Message It is my pleasure to present Shared Services Canada’s 2013-14 Report on Plans and Priorities. This report outlines the department’s priorities in support of the Government of Canada and Canadians. Canadians work hard for their money and expect the Government of Canada to manage taxpayers’ dollars responsibly. Since the creation of Shared Services Canada [...]

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Riverbed: Gain visibility into your data center transformation.

February 12, 2013

Title: Data Center Transformation: Avoid the Five Missteps That Can Put Your Project at Risk Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013 Time: 11:00 a.m. PST/2:00 p.m. EST Speakers: Justyna Bak, Solutions Marketing Manager, Riverbed Technology Heidi Gabrielson, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Riverbed Technology Large-scale data center projects are complex and scary, even without unexpected complications and [...]

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Informatica: Ensuring Data Remains Secure

February 11, 2013

It’s estimated that total losses from data breaches last year was over $8 billion. Many more incidents went unreported. Could your company survive the impact of major data breach? The right data integration and privacy processes help ensure that key enterprise data – such as passwords, phone numbers, personal identification numbers, and more – stay [...]

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Shared Services Canada selects MTS

January 2, 2013

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS Inc.), announced that it has signed a multi-year contract to provide IP and ethernet services to Shared Services Canada (SSC), the Government of Canada department responsible for providing telecommunication services, email and data centres. The contract will connect up to 850+ sites across Canada, with the flexibility and intelligence of [...]

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iPad 4th Generation – NMSO Update

November 9, 2012

Effective today (November 9th, 2012) , the Apple iPad with Retina Display is available on the ACT inc – Apple iPad NMSO E60EJ-11000/015/EJ. iPad features a stunning Retina display, iSight and FaceTime cameras, the all-new A6X chip and ultrafast wireless. And with access to over 275,000 apps on the App Store, you can do more [...]

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