IBM Canada pumps cash into security services

Friday, 12 November 2004, 12:22 AM EST

In an effort to establish a Canadian front on the international fight to secure corporate IT infrastructure, IBM Canada announced a US$33.5 million investment over five years in its Canadian security practice and the creation of a security operations center (SOC).

The practice will be a one-stop shop for corporations looking to shore up their IT defenses. Michael Small, the Canadian security practice leader for IBM Global Services, said "there seems to a band-aid approach to security services, not a holistic approach."

By Chris Conrath at IT World.

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