Articles By Fawzia Sheikh

Internap builds Toronto access point for route control for private networks

A U.S. developer of international private network access points plans to break into the Canadian market by creating a Toronto hub to lure high-tech companies, financial firms and online media organizations.Atlanta-based Internap Network

Published on: September 6th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Internap builds Toronto access point for Canadian expansion

A U.S. developer of international private network access points plans to break into the Canadian market by creating a Toronto hub to lure high-tech companies, financial firms and online media organizations. Atlanta-based Internap

Published on: August 1st, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Edmonton’s Capital Health plans e-records upgrade, scheduling service

A plan to build what's touted as Canada's largest electronic medical record system and a patient scheduling service will provide one-stop access to ambulatory care for several thousand physicians and patients. Edmonton's Capital

Published on: July 27th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Optimal Group crafts risk management tools with Flex 2

Optimal Group Inc. plans to debut two tools in September that were created by using Adobe’s new Flex 2 software product line instead of Java-based tools that it says are at times difficult

Published on: July 26th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Sasktel signs with ISM for mainframe, printing services

SaskTel tapped ISM Canada in an agreement valued at more than $29 million to provide mainframe, printing and mailing services. The four-year deal involving ISM Canada, an IBM Canada subsidiary, improves on a

Published on: July 25th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Backing up to tape creates problems of backwards compatibility, cost

Companies shopping for back-up and data recovery products to safeguard valuable information need to look at several issues, including interoperability between backup products and the ability to read old tapes, before laying down

Published on: July 20th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Insurance firms turn to telematics for discount program

An in-car technology that is estimated to save good drivers up to 30 per cent on insurance premiums is being touted as a way to introduce greater fairness to the auto insurance business

Published on: July 4th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Desjardins opens up Web access to employees

The Desjardins Group has invested in Microsoft technology that improved staff access to Web-based applications at its locations across Canada – a move that has resulted in time and cost savings for the

Published on: June 28th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Katz Group prescribes business intelligence for drug store chain

Drug-store operator the Katz Group turned to a Linux-based IBM product solution to capture business intelligence that it said has kept senior executives more apprised of sales across the company. Katz Group for

Published on: June 26th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Canadian telehealth project aims to build capacity in Middle East

With the help of $1 million in seed funding from Canadian benefactor Peter A. Silverman, the three-year agreement signed last October is meant to share medical knowledge and research through distance learning that

Published on: June 24th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Allstate Canada pushes self-service intranet tools to employees

Work began on the project - including a corporate intranet and three insurance brand sites - in September 2004, said Karyn Toon, director of corporate relations at Markham, Ont.-based Allstate Canada.The intranet went

Published on: June 20th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

MS introduces Vista, and analysts ask if it’s worth it

SEATTLE - Mixed reaction within the analyst community has greeted Microsoft Corp.'s introduction last month of the Windows Vista operating system and Office 2007 edition.In some quarters, the business case for investing in

Published on: June 20th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

SFU revamps its registration system

When Simon Fraser University needed to revamp its annual student registration process, it looked to Sierra Systems to implement an online system designed to ease the challenges students face during registration, which they

Published on: June 2nd, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Canadian firms offer Vista progress report

SEATTLE – Canadian partners of Microsoft Corp. at a roundtable Wednesday described how the Windows Vista operating system has given them a dramatic leg up in their industry sectors.The beta 2 versions of

Published on: May 25th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

Is Vista worth it?

SEATTLE -- Mixed reaction within the analyst community has greeted Microsoft Corp.'s introduction this week of the Windows Vista operating system and Office 2007 edition.In some quarters, the business case for investing in

Published on: May 24th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh