Articles By Jeff Jedras

Global smartphone shipment growth is slowing: IDC

While the global smartphone market will certainly continue to see growth for some time yet, the growth will be slower as maturing markets with higher penetration in China and elsewhere make it harder

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

What to look for when Microsoft Office 2016 is released with Windows 10

While Windows 10 will likely get the lion’s share of attention when Microsoft Corp. unveils the updated operating system later this year it will be Office 2016 – the similarly revamped office suite

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Unlocking the value of unified communications: 7 benefits by the numbers

After exploring the drivers of unified communications in a recent webinar, last week Rogers and ITWC explored the value of bringing your communications together through the data centre – and the benefits are

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New HP thin clients include mobile and desktop models

While the thin client computing model has never taken off to the extent that some proponents hoped it would, it has found a niche in some markets and Hewlett-Packard Co. has two new

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Dell solution migrates social content between Yammer and Jive

Dell has released a number of new solutions designed to help companies deploy virtual desktops to their employees, better manage social networks and make more effective use of Windows solutions The new solutions

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce’s Community Cloud gets big data analytics, speedy templates

Hosted customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Salesforce has updated its Community Cloud solution with new capabilities around targeting recommendations, a new template tool to build communities more quickly, and a direct connection to

Published on: May 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How online interactive tools are boosting car sales

While most Canadians wouldn’t make a major purchase such as a new car online, they are doing a lot of research and the interactive tools and information they can access on automotive web

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HR departments failing to adapt to changing business demands: Report

New research shows that, while human resources (HR) organizations are expecting marginal increases in staff and budget in 2015, they’re failing to adapt to changing business demands for enterprise agility and tying HR

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Google debuts a richer video experience for marketers

Marketers that are looking to directly drive purchasing from their online video marketing campaigns will benefit from new video marketing capabilities from Google. Ask any network manager watching his or her bandwidth utilization

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Mobile advertising spending will double by 2019: Juniper

If mobile isn’t already a big part of your marketing strategy it’s time to get serious about smartphones – new research shows advertising spending is shifting in a big way. A new study

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Dell adds compliance, encryption to hosted email security solution

Dell has announced enhancements to its Hosted Email Security service to allow businesses to continue to rely on this essential communications channel while ensuring confidential business information is secure from outside threats. The

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Don’t overlook Skype in your Office 365 business suite

An Office suite is a must-have for most business users, and most businesses choose to provision Microsoft’s Office 365 for their employees. The suite includes a number of different applications and, while you

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Linksys Wi-Fi range extender helps you perfectly place it

The new AC1200 Amplify Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE6700) from Linksys is designed to blend in with your home décor, let you keep using your power outlet and even place itself in the optimal location

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Flexible work, always on access driving unified communications adoption

Unified communications isn’t new as a concept, but participants in a recent webinar heard that its vision is finally being realized – driven by substantive benefits for both users and business. The Enterprise

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Hands on with Acer’s 17.3” desktop replacement laptop

I’ve had my hands on Acer’s TravelMate P276 Series desktop replacement notebook for about six months now, and I can report that it had successfully replaced my old desktop tower PC. This notebook

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras