Photon Control is still undervalued, says Euro Pacific


Euro Pacific Canada analyst Amr Ezzat says Photon Control’s (TSXV:PHO) third quarter results highlight the resilience of the company’s business model against the backdrop of a weak semiconductor market cycle. Yesterday, Photon Control reported its Q3, 2015 results. The company earned $2.64-million on sales of $6-million, an 18 per cent bump over the $5.1-million topline […]

CentriLogic adds data centre capacity through Advanced Knowledge Networks acquisition


Toronto provider of managed hosting, cloud computing, co-location and advanced IT outsourcing services CentriLogic has acquired fellow Torontonian provider of managed IT infrastructure services Advanced Knowledge Networks (AKN). “Building on the September opening of its 28,000 square foot enterprise-grade facility in Ontario, we believe this acquisition is another key step in CentriLogic’s ability to become […]

Codecreate to offer workshops for 400 students across British Columbia


As part of the international Hour of Code campaign, which encourages people to try coding for one hour, Lighthouse Labs will be hosting Codecreate, an event which they hope will spark an interest in students across British Columbia starting with their coding bootcamp in Vancouver on December 5. “Lighthouse Labs is proud to take part […]

Scale Computing expands server and storage virtualization into Toronto office


Scale Computing, an Indianapolis-based hyperconverged storage, server and virtualizations provider, is expanding its Toronto office, citing record growth, to support increasing demand for its HC3 virtualization platform, which is pitched mainly at mid-sized users. Scale integrates storage, servers and virtualization software into an all-in-one scalable appliance based system, which is self-healing and manageable through a […]

Scalar Decisions acquires risk advisory consultancy Eosensa


Scalar Decisions Inc., an IT solutions integrator based in Toronto, with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, London, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver, has reached an agreement to acquire Eosensa Inc. a technology risk management consulting firm based in Thornhill. This is Scalar’s third such transaction in the past 18 months. In July, for example, they acquired […]

Your Next Car Will Come With a Privacy Policy


While recent discussion about the advent of the self-driving car and the general advancement of automotive technology tends to focus on hypothetical “What if?” scenarios involving the murder of some theoretical child in the street at the “hands” of a cold-blooded robot, other slightly more real consequences for drivers are slipping quietly under the radar. […]

Espial’s long-term prospects remain excellent despite setback, says Haywood

Espial CEO Jaison Dolvane.

The news that Espial’s (TSX:ESP) unnamed tier-one North American operator will not deploy the company’s next-gen RDK solution is a clear negative, but the company’s long term prospects remain excellent, says Haywood analyst Pardeep Sangha. This morning Espial announced its third quarter results, but all eyes were on the following statement from boss Jaison Dolvane. […]

New ViXs CEO means trapped value could be unlocked, says Cormark


The appointment of a new CEO after a long search has Cormark analyst Richard Tse feeling bullish about ViXS Systems (TSX:VXS). Yesterday, ViXS announced it had appointed Sohail Khan as CEO, effective immediately. Khan’s extensive background includes capital markets experience with the spinout and NYSE IPO of Agere Systems from Lucent Technologies and time as […]

Toronto’s Scalar Decisions Inc. Acquires Mainland Information Systems

Scalar Decisions CEO Paul Kerr

Scalar Decisions Inc., headquartered in Toronto, has announced the acquisition of Mainland Information Systems, of Calgary, a process that will will be completed by the end of July, combining the two IT solutions providers into a single national entity. Founded in 2004, Scalar reported $200 million in revenue during financial year 2015. Scalar was selected […]