Security: web hosting and development

It’s not too surprising that the web is more complicated than most people are aware. There are some who probably still think that there is a single server delivering files that are just like

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Mike Gifford

What to do with your old server hardware

Come July 14, there might be a lot of people wondering what to do with their old server hardware. That's the last date of support for Windows Server 2003, the Microsoft Corp. server

Published on: June 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Marketing, finance and sales teams starting to drive server sales: Dell Canada

Dell Canada sees the server market moving away from purchasing boxes to a more compute-centric model that simplifies workloads and helps the enterprise solve business challenges – and the line of business is

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Switches and servers need upgrading for IP surveillance

In my last post, I began enumerating the top 10 issues and trends that will affect IP surveillance in the next few years. Part 1 discussed gauging the impact IP-based cameras will have on

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Robert Moore

HP turns to mobile and digitization to bring back a printing spark

BOISE – Despite the hype around the paperless office, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) feels printers aren’t going away any time soon – and it’s counting on mobile to try to keep its products relevant.

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Candice So

Adobe Creative Cloud allows for faster upgrades, more access

With the rollout of Adobe Systems Inc.'s Creative Cloud over the past few months, small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and consumers have had more access to creative editing tools than ever. In May,

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

IBM to spend $1 billion on supporting Linux growth

IBM is signalling a move away from Unix support and towards a full embrace of Linux, announcing today at LinuxCon in New Orleans that it plans to funnel $1 billion USD on the

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

myApollo taps Dell to build infrastructure to take on Facebook, Dropbox

Harvey Medcalf's Toronto-based startup sounds familiar at first. After hatching an idea in their parents' basements, a group of 20-somethings have formed a team to take on Facebook with a bigger, better, more

Published on: August 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Panasonic targets SMBs with its ‘most advanced’ server

Panasonic Canada Inc. has released a new Internet Protocol (IP) business communications server, one that it says is the most advanced of its fleet. The KX-NS1000 server, released in Canada last month, is

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Candice So

IBM launches lineup of new SMB servers for big data

IBM Corp. is releasing eight new servers in its Power Systems lineups that are targeted at small to mid-sized businesses looking to tap into big data applications and cloud storage technology, the firm

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to scale your video sharing service to handle 6 million users in 30 days

Who doesn’t have time to watch a 36 second long video? Not many people it turns out, as the Toronto-based video sharing service Keek has proven by registering six million users in just

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Internet shifts to new IPv6 protocol

Today, a new protocol goes live on much of the Internet as IPv6 permanently replaces IPv4 on more than 1,000 Web sites, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and other major Web brands.One year ago,

Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Chatsworth Products opens first Canadian sales office

Toronto-area IT professionals looking to organize their server rooms and hide their cabling will have one more vendor to choose from, as Chatsworth Products Inc. (CPI) opened a sales office in Vaughn, Ont

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff