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Experts share 5 tips to survive a cloud outage

"Everything fails, all the time," so says Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels. Amazon Web Services itself experienced a much publicized four-day service disruption last April, another outage in August and it had plenty of

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Brandon Butler

Startup news round-up: April 26, 2012

Frustration over losing time, money and productivity due to scheduling conflicts and lack of instant access to information spurred on Kory Arsenault and Cale White to contribute in the efforts of developing a

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Stratford: From Shakespeare to smart grids

Lush gardens and Victorian architecture, antique shops and artists' studios, Shakespeare and theatre – these are the familiar images that come to mind when Stratford is mentioned. But the southwestern Ontario municipality named

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

5 ways Microsoft SkyDrive is better than Google Drive

Amid the excitement over Google Drive, the search giant's new Dropbox competitor, Microsoft recently improved a similar online sync and storage service, SkyDrive. Microsoft added the ability to store files online and sync

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Ian Paul

Canonical focuses on cloud deployment with Linux upgrade

Canonical Ltd., is focusing on cloud deployments with an upgrade to its Ubuntu Linux distribution unveiled on Thursday.Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (Long Term Solution) will feature the Essex release of the OpenStack cloud

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Paul Krill

SMBs to outpace enterprise in adoption of virtualization, server virtualization

According to a recent survey conducted by disaster recovery and data protection solutions provider Acronis Inc., small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are planning to adopt server virtualization in 2012

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Computerworld India Staff

Adobe’s Creative Cloud brings the cloud to creatives

Alongside the launch Monday of its Creative Suite 6, Adobe also unveiled a new cloud-based subscription service called Creative Cloud.The new service does not only involve purchasing software, but also enables users to

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Google Drive launches (finally) with 5GB of free storage

According to an announcement made on its French blog site, Google has launched its GDrive, offering users 5GB of free space - an increase of 4GB over what it had been offering users

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Lucas Mearian

Cloud demos help navigate documents, schedules, and roads

Nestor E. Arellano is a senior writer at ITBusiness.ca. You can find him on Google+ or via email at narellano@itworldcanada.com. Is your Outlook calendar no longer sufficient for keeping your multiple commitments organized?

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Overhauled Photoshop leads Creative Suite 6 launch

With the launch of Creative Suite 6 (CS6), Adobe has realigned, tightened, and refocused its collection of software and targeted bundles into four disciplined groups. With Photoshop CS6 at the helm, CS6 reflects

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Jackie Dove

Toronto students improve retail marketing, email encryption with cloud computing

A mobile app that tracks your exercise goals and rewards you with discount coupons from a local sports stores, a map-tool that presents a visual representation of trending topics on Twitter for a

Published on: April 18th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

IBM acquisition Q1 Labs among nominees for N.B. tech awards

A security intelligence software firm bought by IBM and a SaaS provider catering to the fast food sector are among this year's nominees for the 2012 KIRA awards honouring the best in New

Published on: April 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Telus enters enterprise cloud game

Telus has launched its first cloud offering aimed at the enterprise market but isn't confining it to any specific size of business customer.Telus says its new AgilIT VirtualPrivate Cloud is tailored forbusinesses of

Published on: April 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Spidvid finds niche in collaborative video creation

Toronto tech startup company Social Collaborative Media Inc., is using social media to connect video creators with various professionals and offering them collaborative tools to help them manage projects.The company's collaboration site, Spidvid,

Published on: April 16th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Startup news round-up: April 12, 2012

Two University of Toronto computer engineering students hope other universities throughout North America will adopt social academic network and talent management platform they developed.Social media talent management CoursePeer (http://www.coursepeer.com), which is currently being

Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff