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VMware finding market for virtualization with SMBs

SAN FRANCISCO – Virtualization: it’s not just for the enterprise anymore. VMware is taking virtualization to the small and medium-sized business (SMB) segment. About 40 per cent of the over 22,000 attendees at

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

New industry association to raise Canada’s cloud profile

In light of recent privacy scares in the U.S., the Canada Cloud Network (CCN) is pushing to make Canada a cloud computing destination – and at the same time, it’s boosting its profile

Published on: August 21st, 2013 Candice So

Competing globally as a small business? You’ll need IT

When Bashir Rahemtulla opened his forensic accounting business 16 years ago, he knew he had to pitch his company, Intelysis Corp., as a global firm, ready to move from one country to the

Published on: August 19th, 2013 Candice So

Crowdfunding fever spreads to Canadian city halls seeking relief from budget pressures

You could call the Statue of Liberty the first successfully crowdfunded municipal project. Not the construction of the actual copper icon by Paris-based Gaget, Gauthier and Cie Workshop in 1881, but the funding

Published on: August 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Web conferencing service adds browser call-in capability

Toronto-based Iotum announced today updates to its Web conferencing service for small businesses including browser-based support for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Iotum's Calliflower product is a Secure Internet Protocol (SIP) service that

Published on: August 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SearchYourCloud offers free multi-cloud storage search, encryption

For those of you who can't resist the convenience of a cloud storage account or two (or five) but still fret about the security of your files there, the now freely-available SearchYourCloud application

Published on: August 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hyperdrive unveils new startups; set for six months of intense acceleration

Hyperdrive has announced its third cohort today, the first group to be in its program for six months rather than just three. Eleven companies garnered spots for this cohort, housed in Communitech, the

Published on: July 31st, 2013 Candice So

Customer service takes a leap into social media through In the Chat

The next time a customer complains about poor service and then takes to Twitter to broadcast that complaint to the world, there may be a way to answer that issue quickly and resolve

Published on: July 25th, 2013 Candice So

McAfee asks for your face and your voice in exchange for access

For users looking for more than just a password to protect sensitive documents, McAfee Inc. has just rolled out a new facial recognition service to keep their data from prying eyes. Launched July

Published on: July 25th, 2013 Candice So

Data loss is the super-villain of costly IT errors [infographic]

Apple Inc. is the latest big brand to face a potential customer data loss conundrum. But it's joining a long list of well-known brands that have suffered a similar or even worse fall

Published on: July 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SAP gives on premise customers path to the cloud

SAP Inc. is now giving its customers a boost to the cloud, extending their on-premise solutions to cloud applications. Customers now have the option of moving some of their installed on-premise solutions to

Published on: July 24th, 2013 Candice So

Sage One for entrepreneurs coming to Canada

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. -- Accounting and business management software vendor Sage North America is set to bring its offering for startups to Canada, looking to provide business platform and progression path to grow

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Adobe Marketing Cloud unifies several products into one big, social dashboard

Marketers using Adobe Systems Inc. for their social media campaigns will now be able to do it all on one dashboard, as Adobe is releasing updates to its Marketing Cloud program today. Right

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft CRM to support iOS, Android

Customer relationship management software is a great use case for mobile technology, offering the ability to draw on and update customer information in the field. Microsoft Corp. is making its mobile CRM play

Published on: July 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Changing the way businesses think about the cloud

When senior management raises questions about the cloud, many IT departments have some kind of answer ready. But is it the right one? In this episode of CIO TV, a new series from

Published on: July 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff