‘Unifying’ Salesforce1 mobile platform unveiled by Salesforce.com

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com kicked off its annual Dreamforce conference by revealing Salesforce1, a mobile app and developer platform that aims to unify the Salesforce experience for end users while giving partners more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

8 cyber-security threats to prepare for in 2014

Just like those running legitimate businesses, hackers and cyber-criminals alike will be making New Year's resolutions to improve their efficiency and hone their techniques to get a bigger impact for their efforts, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

3 disruptive technologies Bluecat Networks wants you to know about

Before Richard Hyatt became the CTO and co-founder of Bluecat Networks alongside his brother Michael, he dismissed solving a problem related to Domain Name Servers (DNS) to his IT guy. "It's your job,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Interview with McAfee’s Doug Cooke

What are the key security issues facing Canadian businesses? Complexity is the top one, according to Doug Cooke director of sales engineering at McAfee. Mobile devices mean the number of endpoints are exploding,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2013 Jim Love

Small business forecast looks ‘cloudy’ with a chance of success

The cloud is big news for small businesses.  Empowered by the cloud, even the smallest business can be more competitive and more secure from the dangers of a volatile economy.  But the cloud

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

Sophos unveils security cloud platform with end-point protection

Canadian businesses are now able to subscribe to Oxford, U.K.-based Sophos Ltd.'s new Sophos Cloud platform, so long as they're comfortable with the service being delivered from a Europe or U.S.-based server, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TribeHR staying in Waterloo after NetSuite acquisition

San Mateo, Calif.-based NetSuite Inc. has acquired Waterloo, Ont.-based human capital management (HCM) software firm TribeHR, the firms announced today. The merger will create the first complete cloud-based solution to include both an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Oracle Corp. buys content marketing firm Compendium

Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle Corp. announced this morning it has completed the acquisition of cloud-based content marketing provider Compendium in a transaction for which the details have not been disclosed. The software as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

First ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: AGSI Inc.

When Alan Williams, the vice-president of IT for Angus GeoSolutions Inc., was tasked with building the network for his company's first branch office and securely connecting it back to headquarters, he turned to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

HP Chromebook 11 charges via USB

HP has unveiled the latest edition to its line of Chromebooks today with the Chromebook 11, an 11.6-inch ultra-portable laptop that is the first Chromebook to charge via a USB cable. The screen

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft announces Dynamics CRM update available soon

Along with a long list of updates to its cloud offerings to enterprise customers, Microsoft announced today that it is going to release Dynamics CRM Online Fall '13 later this month, the on-premises

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hangout replay: BlackIron president AJ Byers

The BlackIron Data brand has literally come out of nowhere to suddenly become a major player in Canada's cloud computing landscape within the past 12 months. The brand was born out of Primus

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

QuickBooks Online gets new look and more features

QuickBooks Online, the financial accounting software as a service used by more than 300,000  users, has been completely redesigned to include other business management features and be easier to use overall, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Replace your CFO with this app

Small business owners that use QuickBooks Online or Xero to track their finances, but can't quite afford to hire a full-time chief financial officer can now turn to the cloud for help. California-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson