Sophos Mobile Control released in cloud version

As employees are bringing smartphones to work more often and using them as productivity tools, many small and medium businesses are likely grappling with how to approach managing and securing all those new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

SecureKey teams up with Dell for private cloud expansion

Toronto's SecureKey Technologies has picked Dell to help build its private cloud-based authentication platform for mobile commerce and e-commerce businesses.Dell servers, switches, security and storage solutions will be used tobuild the cloud system

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

Evernote Business launching in December

Evernote Corp. is launching a business version of its popular notes-in-the-cloud software this December, it announced today.Evernote Business will see the introduction of a multi-user version of the Evernote application, which is a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

WebPal: Apple’s cloud problems

Apple services are often deemed to be at the top of the IT game, but their solid reputation has been shaken in the past week. The company has recently been focusing on providing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2012 Karim Kanji

OnLive woes show challenges of cloud startups

It was a long weekend for California-based cloud video games firm OnLive, and not the good kind. On Friday, an e-mail went out to all the employees at the firm were told they'd

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Most SMBs have no plan to use cloud-based office suite

Despite the persistence of Google Apps and Microsoft’s move to a software-as-a-service model for Office, most small and medium-sized businesses still say they have no plans to adopt a cloud based productivity suite,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 10th, 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Small business spending more on IT, but not hiring new staff

For Canadian solution providers targeting the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market, reports of stable IT budgets and general health within that market should seem promising. But as the trend toward mobile technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 6th, 2012 Harmeet Singh

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2012 Antony Savvas

Global IT spending by SMBs up 15 per cent in first quarter

Small and medium-sized businesses are spending more money on IT, including adopting tablets, cloud services and virtualization to a greater extent, according to Spiceworks' State of SMB IT survey. IT budgets at companies with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2012