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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

Cloud security dos and don’ts after the latest Dropbox breach

The bottom line with free cloud-based storage services like Dropbox is that you get the type of security you pay for with them, a Toronto security expert warns. And since those services are

Published on: August 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

FAST search service from Toronto firm competes with Amazon

A Toronto-based IT consultant firm is now offering a cloud-based enterprise search product based on Microsoft Corp.’s FAST Search Server 2010 for Sharepoint.ACIS Consulting Inc. has launched CloudSearchPortal.com to offer its fully managed

Published on: August 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CloudFlare opens new data centre to grease pipes on Canadian Web traffic

Content delivery network CloudFlare announced the opening of its first Canadian data centre in Toronto yesterday, placed to address the growing amount of Web traffic seen originating from Canada.CloudFlare offers Web site performance

Published on: July 31st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Former TransGlobe CEO helms new online property management startup

Toronto-based startup PropertyVista Software Inc. is getting set to launch its cloud-based property management software Aug. 20, the firm announced this week.Designed to assist property managers with anywhere from one to 100,000 rental

Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Cloud computing network to help small firms win government bids

A new network is looking to help small cloud computing providers win government contracts with an online marketplace and accelerator centres in Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver.The Canada Cloud Network announced today its Cloud

Published on: June 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Facebook is ‘toast,’ cloud model is ‘dead’: Forrester CEO

Apple and Google will dominate the emerging digital economy while Facebook 'is toast,' claimed George Colony, CEO of Forrester, in the opening key note of the analyst group's European forum in Paris.Colony's provocative

Published on: June 20th, 2012 Mike Simons

More Canadian SMBs sharing files — and risk — through BYOD

File sharing is also risk sharing in the new bring-your-own-device SMB landscape, a Symantec Corp. study concludes.More than a fifth (22 per cent) of Canadian SMBs surveyed by thesecurity software vendor have no

Published on: June 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How SMBs can cut through the mobile commerce hype

Doug MacDonald has a warning about mobile commerce for Canada's small and medium sized businesses: don't believe the hype. There's so much information coming out each week about new mobilepayment, banking and e-commerce

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

The future of IT isn’t in the cloud: Forrester

Cloud computing is not the future of IT and commoditisation is, says analyst house Forrester, although the two support each other.Forrester says that as a result of commoditisation and modernisation,IT portfolios will evolve

Published on: June 11th, 2012 Antony Savvas

Startup news round-up: June 8, 2012

The unsteady economy appears to be putting a strain on local small business owners’ confidence, according to a recent poll by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The CFIB today reported its

Published on: June 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google rolls out Trusted Stores program

Google launched a Trusted Stores program on Thursday that will provide online shoppers with customer satisfaction scores for participating merchants, according to a company blog post. Google will serve a Trusted Store badge

Published on: June 8th, 2012 Cameron Scott