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Canadian security firm expands as cloud demand grows

A Toronto-based data protection company has opened a new office just outside the city as it expands operations to deal with the growing demand...

IBM partners say time for new channel model

IBM hosted a Twitter chat on the “Future of the Channel” with channel leaders and observers.  Their main finding: the old channel model is...

Microsoft announces Skype for Business

Microsoft has announced that the next iteration of Lync, a communication client, will not be Lync at all.  It will be Skype for Business. “In...

3Quotes are better than none in IT procurement

Getting quotes from a provider sounds simple enough. However, this critical part of the IT procurement process tends to trip up a lot of...

HP offers mobile app testing solution

For  many organizations today, mobile applications are increasingly becoming the “front door” by which existing and potential customers are able to access the business’s products...

Move to block Apple Pay likely to fail: Analyst

A recent move by American retailers to block Apple Pay and Google Wallet is merely a negotiation tactic in ongoing disputes with credit card...

Microsoft closes Windows 7 escape route for Windows 8 haters

Windows 7 has been a very convenient fall-back position  for computer users who don’t like to migrate to the touch-focused Windows 8 and 8.1...

Canadian Tire money program gets analytics makeover

LAS VEGAS - After 53 years on the job Sandy McTire, that jolly Scottish character that has appeared on the face of Canadian Tire money since 1961,...

Red Hat outlines its “open” strategy for Canada

Linux pioneer Red Hat announced earlier this year Open Shift Marketplace, which is just one aspect of the company’s new digital distribution platform along...

Mac meets iOS in OS X Yosemite

Apple’s Inc. update of its Mac operating system retains the familiar simplicity of the OS while also injecting some functionality that iPhone users find...

Linux Foundation’s Dronecode Project takes off

Non-profit technology consortium Linux Foundation is boosting the development of open sourced software for non-military unmanned aerial vehicles (also referred to as drones) with...

Canadian firm Bionym integrates wearable tech with Salesforce app

Toronto-based wearable technology maker  Bionym Inc. is making its Nymi Band hardware available to developers for the first time. At Dreamforce in San Francisco, president...

How one company controls its code

Developing applications for other customers can be daunting, especially when customers have their own sets of ever-changing specs, needs, and requirements that need to...

Why modernity matters: Case study with Apero Solutions

It’s a hard job for any company to rip out its legacy tech systems and replace them with something new. But for Apero Solutions...

ViewSonic partners with Canadian desktop virtualization firm

A Canadian company that specializes in desktop virtualization software is working with computer display firm ViewSonic Corp. to create affordable virtual desktop solutions targeted...

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