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Global public cloud market to hit $109 billion in 2012: Gartner

The cloud continues to grow.The market for public cloud computing services will grow by 19.6 percent to hit $109 billion this year, according to Gartner figuresdetailed in our source article from The Business

Published on: September 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Webcast replay: Incubes Demo Day from TSX

Join ITBusiness.ca for a special live broadcast from the Toronto Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Sept. 12 starting at 1:25 PM EST. Editor Brian Jackson will be hosting a webcast of the Incubes Demo

Published on: September 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sophos Mobile Control released in cloud version

As employees are bringing smartphones to work more often and using them as productivity tools, many small and medium businesses are likely grappling with how to approach managing and securing all those new

Published on: September 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Launch36 looking for fresh cohort of east coast startups this fall

Launch36 wants you.The tech accelerator in Moncton, N.B. is accepting applications for itsfall cohort until Oct. 16. It's looking for startups based on the eastcoast that are preferably B2B and focused on SaaS,

Published on: September 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

SecureKey teams up with Dell for private cloud expansion

Toronto's SecureKey Technologies has picked Dell to help build its private cloud-based authentication platform for mobile commerce and e-commerce businesses.Dell servers, switches, security and storage solutions will be used tobuild the cloud system

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

FreshBooks launches iPhone app

Toronto's FreshBooks has launched its very first mobile app.The iPhone app delivers the same features as the company's desktopversion of its popular online invoicing and expense tracking platform.As pointed out by PCWorld,although some

Published on: August 28th, 2012 Christine Wong

Vancouver’s Vision Critical raises $20 million from OMERS Ventures

Vancouver's Vision Critical has secured $20 million in financing from the venture capital arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System.VisionCritical was founded by Andrew Reid, son of legendaryCanadianpollster Angus Reid. (Andrew is

Published on: August 28th, 2012 Christine Wong

HOOPP invests in $213 million NYC tech fund

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan has made a major investment in a New York-based tech fund.HOOPP is one of four new major investors in the recently closedCatalyst Investors III fund. The $213-million

Published on: August 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Wave Accounting acquires personal finance tools firm

Toronto-based personal investment tracking tools firm Vuru Inc. has been acquired by free online service Wave Accounting.In an acquisition deal in which the terms were not announced, Wave Accounting says that Vuru co-founders

Published on: August 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Two Canadians make MIT’s list of top 35 tech innovators under 35

Two Toronto IT academics are in good, if rare, company as of this week.Hossein Rahnama of Ryerson University and Universityof Toronto's JoycePoon have been named one of the world's top 35 innovators under

Published on: August 21st, 2012 Christine Wong

OnLive woes show challenges of cloud startups

It was a long weekend for California-based cloud video games firm OnLive, and not the good kind. On Friday, an e-mail went out to all the employees at the firm were told they'd

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Adding Gmail to Google Search: A marketing dream or disaster?

What exactly will the integration of Gmail into Google Search results mean for the marketing world?It's way too early to tell just yet, since Google only announced atrial of this integration recently. The

Published on: August 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Cloud-based property management just a click away for landlords

The landlord and tenant dynamic has come to the cloud. Toronto company PropertyVista Software Inc. haslaunched a public betaversion of its cloud-based property management service for landlords. About 15 landlords are already giving

Published on: August 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

Bell Mobility to distribute mobile forms app from TrueContext

Ottawa company TrueContext Mobile Solutions Corp. has inked a distribution deal with Bell Mobility for its paperless business forms app.The firm's flagship ProntoForms app allows businesses to create andmanage virtual forms, collect data

Published on: August 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CANARIE expands cloud-testing program for SMBs

Canada's ultra-highspeed network used by universities, colleges, and scientific research outfits across the country plans to use funding from Ottawa to expand its program for small businesses to test pre-commercial products on the

Published on: August 9th, 2012 Howard Solomon