Articles By Jeff Jedras

Unboxing the Acer TravelMate P6 ultrabook

Today we're going to unbox the Acer TravelMate P6. It's the latest in Acer's line of commercial ultrabooks, and has won several awards for its product design. It runs Windows 8.1, or Windows

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian wireless users demand high performance from carriers

Canadians are more likely to be satisfied with the legacy wireless carrier in their region, and poor network performance makes them more likely to switch carriers. These are among the findings of J.D.

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Business continuity and the cloud

No one likes to think about the worst-case scenario but, for a good IT department, business continuity considerations need to be baked into every software and infrastructure decision they make. Luckily, cloud computing

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto ready to pass on the title of world’s most intelligent community

After holding the title of the world’s most intelligent community for the past year, Toronto is ready to hand the title over to a new city – and it may stay within Canada.

Published on: June 11th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Ransomware attacks see dramatic increase: McAfee

The latest McAfee Labs Threat Report from Intel Security warns of a rapid proliferation of new ransomware attacks, as well as HDD and SSD firmware attacks by a major computer espionage group and

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Acceo Solutions acquires Toronto point of sale vendor

Montreal-based Acceo Solutions is broadening its retail-sector expertise with the acquisition of Multipost, a Toronto-based developer of point-of-sale (POS) terminal software. With over 1,000 employees and offices in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and Paris,

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

PayPal brings ‘One Touch’ payments to Canada for faster checkouts

Following its debut in the U.S. last month, PayPal is promising faster checkouts for Canadian web consumers by bringing One Touch for Web to Canada. OneTouch for Web allows consumers, after they’ve made

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cloud goes mainstream in Canada: Exploding 10 cloud computing myths

While Canadian businesses tend to be late adopters when it comes to new technologies, there is a consensus that cloud computing is poised to go mainstream in Canada – but business will need

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

CASL hasn’t cramped the email marketing style of Canadian businesses: survey

Nearly one year after Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force, a new survey shows Canadian businesses rely on email marketing as much as ever to reach new and existing customers. New research

Published on: June 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Marketing, finance and sales teams starting to drive server sales: Dell Canada

Dell Canada sees the server market moving away from purchasing boxes to a more compute-centric model that simplifies workloads and helps the enterprise solve business challenges – and the line of business is

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

10 predictions for the future of the Canadian IT market

Looking ahead to the next four years for the Canadian IT market, research firm IDC Canada sees continued change as companies and users move to the third platform, based in cloud computing and

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Dell ProSupport helps Republic Metals keep smelting gold

ROUND ROCK, Tex. – When Brad Koester arrived at Republic Metals Corp. four years ago as the new vice-president of information technology, from an IT perspective he says the company was in the

Published on: May 31st, 2015 Jeff Jedras