Four reasons why SharePoint beats Dropbox and Box.com for business collaboration

If, somehow, Shadow IT has found its way into your organization – and research indicates it probably has – there’s a good chance that it’s come in the form of a consumer-grade cloud

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Microsoft tapping consumer savvy for slew of enterprise announcements

Atlanta - Microsoft Corp. pitched its software solutions and cloud offerings for business on the strength of its experience making consumer products, as it announced a slew of updates to core enterprise products including

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Office Delve adds ‘news feed’ to Office 365

Atlanta - Just as you can scroll through your news feed on Facebook to find out what's new with your friends, you can now scroll through a news feed within Office 365 to

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Office mobile not free for business after all

Yesterday Microsoft Corp. released news it was changing its approach to its Office mobile strategy, saying it was "bringing Office to everyone" and would allow full-featured free versions on Android and iOS platforms.

Published on: November 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Office soon to be free for iOS and Android users

Microsoft Corp. has reversed course on its Office mobile strategy, making full-featured versions of its famous productivity software free for Android and iOS instead of requiring a paid subscription, the New York Times

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

‘Fastest growing website in history’ scales with Microsoft Azure

London, Ont.-based Go Viral Inc. launched a new website, Diply, in November 2013. Today it sees 50 million page views per month to its bite-sized, pop-culture content that is partly user-generated. Diply has been

Published on: October 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft and Salesforce announce partnership, new mobile apps

Salesforce.com will be bringing its cloud-based CRM service to Windows Phone and more closely integrating it with Microsoft Corp.'s Office 365 service as the two software firms announced a partnership today. The partnership

Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Office 365 Personal Canadian pricing matches US pricing

From clothing to book prices to software licences, Canadians are used to shelling out more money than their neighbours south of the border for many products. That practice made sense when our dollar

Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches Power BI to all users

Microsoft Corp. is now making its business intelligence program, branded as Power BI for Office 365, generally available. While Microsoft actually launched Power BI in closed beta in July 2013, the program is

Published on: February 10th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft rebranding SkyDrive to OneDrive

Microsoft Corp. will soon be renaming its free cloud storage and syncing service to be in line with its newly released video game console. SkyDrive, the cloud service that allows users to upload

Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toshiba puts Windows 8 tablet in your pocket

Toshiba Corp. is putting out an 8-inch touch screen tablet this month, which it describes as a pocket-sized device that runs the full version of Windows 8.1. Running on an Intel Atom processor

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top 6 most popular ITBusiness.ca stories of the year

The year 2013 was one that saw the mobile technology trends accelerate more quickly than perhaps most anyone ever imagined, punctuated by signs of the winners of losers that were either riding that

Published on: December 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Expedia sends email on cruises with Office 365

In this day of smartphones and ubiquitous wireless Internet, it's hard to imagine being anywhere that email can't reach you - even when you're on vacation. But until earlier this year, that was

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Apttus connects Microsoft Office with Salesforce data

As much as the new cloud computing era has brought us new services and tools to manage information, organize data, and get work done, there are still some people who will say you

Published on: November 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson