As an assistant editor at IT World Canada, Jeff Jedras contributes primarily to CDN and ITBusiness.ca, covering the reseller channel and the small and medium-sized business space.
He began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate.
He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.
A company that has been known for its ferocious pace of acquisitions, business software vendor Oracle Corp. has had a busy week with deals of another sort with three different cloud computing-focused partnerships
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