Security in the Cloud: A whole new toolbox

Is cloud computing inherently secure? Depends on how you look at it. It sounds like a facile answer to the question, but security in the cloud really comes down to your approach to

Published on: December 21st, 2015 Ryan Patrick

SalesforceIQ and Desk.com integration unifies customer sales and service information

Cloud-based customer relationship tool SalesforceIQ connects your customer information and your email account, providing useful information when sending sales-related emails. This week, SalesforceIQ announced new integration with Desk.com that adds customer support into the mix. The new integration essentially brakes down the barrier between

Published on: November 18th, 2015 David Hamilton

Cloud goes mainstream in Canada: Exploding 10 cloud computing myths

While Canadian businesses tend to be late adopters when it comes to new technologies, there is a consensus that cloud computing is poised to go mainstream in Canada – but business will need

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

What cloud is in your forecast?

The Weather Company bases its forecasts on input from a network of more than a billion sensors –  some of them weather stations owned by the company, some of them owned by the

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Dave Webb

Microsoft starts talking about ‘Windows as a Service’ for Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a passing reference to Windows as a "service" during the opening keynote at Build, but it was fleeting and easy to miss. The references he

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Oplii brings cloud power to Alberta’s oil fields

The price of oil might be at recessionary levels, but that hasn't stopped one Calgary-based cloud software startup from targeting oil and gas producers as a client base. Oplii is a new operations

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Letting your employees do this one thing might make them happier and more productive

Free lunches, lunchtime yoga, and beer at work – as great as these perks are, alone, a company culture they do not make. But what can boost employee satisfaction is the use of

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Candice So

What Telus’ new cloud-based tools can do for small businesses

Telus Corp. is launching two new cloud services for businesses headquartered in Canada – one is a suite of collaboration tools for employees, and the other is a contact centre for customer service

Published on: November 17th, 2014 Candice So

Banks and financial services eyeing the cloud, SAP and Ovum research says

The cloud isn’t just reserved for startups and other tech businesses – banks and financial services companies are looking to tap into it, too. That’s the conclusion of a survey released this week

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

How productive are your employees? VoloMetrix can give you the numbers

Half of the average person’s work week, or 20 hours of their 40-hour week, is spent sending emails and going to meetings – and that jumps even higher when it comes to senior

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Candice So

Symantec to pull Norton products together into one cloud-based suite

Symantec Corp. is going to be revamping its Norton product line this week, replacing its line of security products with one cloud-based suite. On Wednesday, Symantec announced it was going to be pulling

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Kanetix drives brand awareness with new mobile app

You always hear it's a bad idea to try and use your smartphone while driving these days, but insurance comparison service Kanetix Ltd. has created one that could actually help you improve your

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How to choose the right cloud ERP

When it comes time to evaluate the plethora of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, making a decision can be intimidating for any company. With the advent of cloud-based delivery or software as a

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Prezi continuing to reach out to Canada, one presentation slide at a time

Back in April 2010, the New York Times ran a piece called “We Have Met the Enemy and He is PowerPoint” - a story with a catchy headline and a lot of anecdotes

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So