Articles By Brian Jackson

Talkster says its free group calling will attract small business users

Talkster Inc. says its free long distance and conference call services are likely to be a big draw for small businesses looking to save on the bottom line.The Toronto-based firm offers ad-driven free

Published on: February 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson

How remote network monitoring can save you time and money

Companies can save time, money, and the odd broken network-induced headache with the right remote network monitoring tools, say analysts.What's more, there are few drawbacks.There are many options for remote server monitoring, and

Published on: February 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Businesses should not delay move to IPv6, caution experts

North American businesses should start switching over to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) now, as in a little over four years there won't be any IPv4 addresses left, analysts say.The IPv6 format was

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Use employee monitoring tools with caution, say Canadian experts

An array of software products has flooded the market promising to help employers rein in time-wasting on the company dime. The class of applications aimed at controlling employee Web surfing – believed to

Published on: February 6th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Call China for free: Talkster improves VOIP service

Toronto-based VOIP company Talkster is hoping to attract business users to their ad-driven free long distance and conference calling services by adding China to their service list and partnering with ad supplier VoodooVox,

Published on: February 5th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s FAST move could shake up enterprise search market

Microsoft Corp.'s $1.2 billion imminent purchase of Norwegian search company Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) could benefit its SharePoint Server customers and apply pressure on enterprise search competitors to consolidate soon, say analysts.Oslo-based

Published on: January 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson