Articles By Jeff Jedras

Citrix SaaS offerings designed for SMBs without an IT shop

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – While larger enterprises may get most of the glory, Citrix Systems says smaller businesses are actually the earlier adopters of many emerging technologies. Don’t expect SMBs to get jazzed about

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Canadian businesses embracing social collaboration tools

A new study on social collaboration by businesses conducted for Avanade Canada shows Canadian businesses are leaning heavily on consumer social technologies to drive their collaboration strategies. According to the report, 69 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Telus to buy Mobilicity in deal worth $380 million

Several years after a federal government spectrum auction led to the expansion of Canada’s mobile telecommunications industry with several new smaller players entering the market, a period of contraction and consolidation may be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Small form factor workstations a fit for small businesses

Dell has expanded its Precision workstation portfolio with several new models, including a new small form factor device and a new mini tower that could be an attractive fit for small businesses in

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Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices

Canadians love their digital devices. And we have a lot of them. A new study released by security vendor McAfee looking at the online surfing habits of Canadians, and our attitudes towards Web

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Samsung touts 5G technology. But is it really 5G?

Get ready for the next buzzword in mobile marketing: 5G. In a posting on Samsung Tomorrow, the official global blog of Samsung Electronics, the South Korean vendor announced it has “successfully developed the

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Network of Angel Organizations seeks Ontario startups seeking funding

If you’re an angel-backed company looking for a second round of finance, the Network of Angel Organizations – Ontario wants to hear from you. The NAO administers the Angel Network Program, which was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The “secret sauce” for a better mobile retail experience

When it comes to retail, even when its mobile retail, it’s still all about location, location, location. Business software vendor SAP AG released its annual mobility survey this week, aimed at addressing top

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Can Wikipedia data predict the stock market?

Can a company’s performance on the stock market be predicted by the number of views and edits of its Wikipedia page? That’s the question researchers at the Warwick Business School in the United

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Home office and teleworkers have home security options

As more business allow employees to work from home and set up home offices, plenty of attention has been paid to IT security issues. But what about the physical security of hardware and

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Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune?

How small is Windows RT’s market share? Blink and you could miss it. Windows RT is the “light” version of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 OS, designed to operate on less powerful devices such

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Citrix gives the world another instant messaging app

Citrix Systems has launched Podio Chat, a messaging app combining instant messaging, video and audio chat designed as a mobile solution to help dispersed teams have ad hoc conversations to assist in completing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 3rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

JobProx seeks crowdfunding for proximity-based job search app

Think every sort of innovation has already been brought into the job search process? Think again. JobProx is currently seeking crowdfunding support on Indiegogo to launch an app that would tie into LinkedIn,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Toronto startup launches photo-sharing app with Maple Leafs promotion

Toronto-based Thumble launched its iOS photo-sharing app on Tuesday, and to mark the occasion its offering users the opportunity to win tickets to a Toronto Maple Leafs or Montreal Canadiens playoff game. A

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

SAS eyes SMB market with cloud-based analytics offerings

SAN FRANCISCO – The typical case study that Cary, N.C.-based analytics software company SAS Institute trots out is a major bank using its analytics and big data solutions to identify and reduce credit

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras