Cloud Archives - Page 24

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

Cloud computing not widely adopted by SMEs: study

A new survey conducted by Oxford Economics of the U.K. found that small and mid-size enterprises are more interested in business intelligence, mobility and social business than cloud computing. This finding was a

Published on: July 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Oracle and NetSuite’s cloud alliance targets midmarket

A company that has been known for its ferocious pace of acquisitions, business software vendor Oracle Corp. has had a busy week with deals of another sort with three different cloud computing-focused partnerships

Published on: June 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Business-grade Dropbox? Active Directory integration enabled

While the Dropbox cloud-based file sharing service was quickly a hit with users, it was also quickly identified as a security concern by their IT managers. A new partnership may help assuage their

Published on: June 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Influitive launches ‘Maven’ mobile app for brand influencers

Got a few seconds to kill? If you've got six, then it's enough time to Vine. If you have the luxury of 15 seconds to yourself, then you can make an Instagram video.

Published on: June 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Salesforce AppExchange a growing startup route to market

A New Brunswick-based startup is turning to the Salesforce.com AppExchange to help bring its relationship capital platform to a new market. The startup – Introhive – is no stranger to Salesforce. It was

Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cloud infrastructure to grow to $250 million market by 2016: IDC

Vendors in the Canadian infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market have a 50 per cent compound annual growth rate to look forward to over the next four years towards a total value of

Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

AVG acquires LPI Level Platforms, providing more cloud services to SMBs

Security solutions provider AVG Technologies is acquiring LPI Level Platforms Inc., an Ottawa-based company that builds remote monitoring and management software, adding its services for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). AVG, which made

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Candice So

Integrated security comes to web apps

Web apps are becoming increasingly important business tools to many organizations and, if not secured, they also risk becoming a security weakpoint that can be exploited to gain entry to sensitive business data.

Published on: June 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

5 things you need to know about the keynote at Apple WWDC

A new desktop, a new operating system, a revamped, reworked version of iOS7 – Apple Inc. seemed determined to show it could innovate during its keynote address at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference

Published on: June 10th, 2013 Candice So

SMB budgets on the up and up, spent on end-user devices and cloud

Small businesses are injecting $30,000 more on average into their IT budgets, compared to six months ago. That puts the typically IT budget at $192,000, according to a new survey. The findings come

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Candice So

Salesforce.com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities

If you’re looking to build a more social company Intranet, Salesforce.com is looking to help you with Salesforce Company Communities. Announced this week with availability scheduled for the second half of the year,

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Citrix SaaS offerings designed for SMBs without an IT shop

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – While larger enterprises may get most of the glory, Citrix Systems says smaller businesses are actually the earlier adopters of many emerging technologies. Don’t expect SMBs to get jazzed about

Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service

Cloud computing firm Amazon.ca released a cloud storage service today to compete with a long list of competitors including Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, Apple iCloud, Box.net, and more. Previously Cloud Drive was

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson