Cloud Archives - Page 24

Former Radian6 employees join ‘relationship capital’ mining startup

Several former Radian6 employees are now part of a new social startup based in New Brunswick, that promises to unlock more sales opportunities by mining a business' own employees. Described as a “relationship

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM launches lineup of new SMB servers for big data

IBM Corp. is releasing eight new servers in its Power Systems lineups that are targeted at small to mid-sized businesses looking to tap into big data applications and cloud storage technology, the firm

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to scale your video sharing service to handle 6 million users in 30 days

Who doesn’t have time to watch a 36 second long video? Not many people it turns out, as the Toronto-based video sharing service Keek has proven by registering six million users in just

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cometdocs like Dropbox with file conversion

It’s rare to find a PC user in the business world that hasn’t suffered the pain of weird document formats. Either because your work computer won’t give you admin rights to install the

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

HP Chromebook coming to Canada

Canadians are used to our friendly neighbours to the south getting their hands on tech toys well before they migrate north, and Google's Chromebook is no exception. Though Americans could use the Samsung-built

Published on: February 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

FreshBooks wins iPhone award, hires VC investor

Toronto-based Web accounting software firm FreshBooks nabbed an award for its iPhone app this week.The Interaction Design Association (IXDA) award was pinned to the app released in August 2012. The app was designed

Published on: January 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Beware rogue clouds, warns Symantec

Organizations are quickly turning to the cloud because of the speed, agility and flexibility the new IT infrastructure can bring their businesses, but in their rush they're experiencing escalating issues and costs related

Published on: January 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

OptiTune helps SMBs manage desktops, laptops and servers

A new product release from Bravura Software of Redmond, Was. aims to help IT staff more easily manage their company's desktops, laptops and servers.The product, called OptiTune, features a web-based management console and

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian entrepreneurs get free cloud resources from CANARIE

Canadian businesses are now able to access free cloud-computing resources, thanks to a program designed to reduce product development costs for entrepreneurs looking to develop and test new products before bringing them to

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Customer suggestion led to Verelo’s last-minute acquisition

After announcing it would scrub its Web site monitoring business at the end of last year, Toronto-based Verelo Inc. has been acquired by Manchester, N.H.-based Dyn.Dyn, which also offers Web infrastructure services in

Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Office coming to iPad despite alternatives

When Microsoft Corp. brings Office to Apple’s mobile devices, will you switch to it from the productivity suite you’re already using? Blogger Eric Eckel is looking forward to Microsoft Office being released on

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Big data startup gets big seed funding

A big data startup in Kanata, Ont. outside of Ottawa has secured a big seed financing round. According to a report from Canadian Private Equity, Openera Inc. has raised $250,000 in seed financing

Published on: December 10th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Run your SMB’s finances from your iPhone

Subscribers to QuickBooks Online, Intuit's cloud-based bookkeeping software for small businesses, will now have an app for that as well. Related Story | Wanted: Intuit's next killer finance appIntuit said this week that

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

2013: The year Jeff Bezos gets a toupee

What surprises does 2013 hold for the tech industry? Will Research In Motion come back to prominence with the BlackBerry 10 platform? Will Apple release yet another iPhone to an enthusiastic worldwide reception?

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Shane Schick

EasyDNS aims to solve denial of service attack failures

Toronto-based Web hosting firm EasyDNS Technologies Inc. said yesterday it has solved the problem of Web sites suffering downtime as a result of domain name server (DNS) failure.With a new product called Proactive

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson