Collaboration focuses on virtual storage for SMBs

SAN FRANCISCO – Virtualization solutions vendor VMware and its parent company, EMC Corp., have announced plans to collaborate on new server-based storage infrastructure with an initial focus on VDI, test & dev and disaster recovery in small

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

SearchYourCloud offers free multi-cloud storage search, encryption

For those of you who can't resist the convenience of a cloud storage account or two (or five) but still fret about the security of your files there, the now freely-available SearchYourCloud application

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service

Cloud computing firm Amazon.ca released a cloud storage service today to compete with a long list of competitors including Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, Apple iCloud, Box.net, and more. Previously Cloud Drive was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

How green is your IT?

The Green IT movement, once a headline-grabber, isn't getting the focus it used to these days. There are plenty of good reasons to use information technologies that reduce your company's environmental footprint. Aside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2013 Dave Webb

Open data project for Toronto City Hall seeks crowdfunding

A Montreal-based non-profit organization launched a crowdfunding campaign today to help make municipal politics as appealing and accessible as a Grey Cup bet between two mayors. When the Toronto Argonauts faced the Calgary

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Asus Memo Pad offers Android tablet under $150

Asus Computer International has launched the latest entry into what’s becoming a busy market for Android tablets with seven-inch screen size and an affordable price tag.The Memo Pad will retail for USD $149

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Booth babes, tote bags, and the future: typical day at CES

Ready, set, go! It is the big day. The Consumer Electronics Show opens with over 3,000 vendors and more than 150,000 attendees. I was ready, arrived at the opening, with my trusty backpack,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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

Data stored by organizations passes 2 zettabyte mark

Information stored by Canadian small businesses is expected to grow more than 2.5 times faster than data stored by their large enterprise counterparts, and they are paying more to manage it, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Crucial Adrenaline SSD cache drive boosts PC speed

If you want to speed up your PC but don't want to deal with a new hybrid hard drive, one way is to simply add an SSD cache drive to your PC. These

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Google Drive launches (finally) with 5GB of free storage

According to an announcement made on its French blog site, Google has launched its GDrive, offering users 5GB of free space - an increase of 4GB over what it had been offering users

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2012 Lucas Mearian

Just how much cloud storage can you get for free?

The cloud isn't just getting personal. Luckily for consumers, it's also getting cheaper. Heck, a lot of it is now absolutely free.Cloud storage is becoming so ubiquitous and so cheap that Gartner Inc.researchers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2012 Christine Wong