Articles By Jeff Jedras

Route1’s MobiKey now supports Android devices

Secure access technology vendor Route1 Inc. has added support for the Android OS to MobiKey, its secure mobile access solution for businesses that need to control access to their sensitive information. Toronto-based Route1’s

Published on: August 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Sage and Salesforce partner to bring new approach to SMB finances

NEW ORLEANS – The fruits of the strategic partnership between Sage Plc and Salesforce.com Corp. were unveiled last week at the annual Sage Summit user conference with Sage Live, which the companies promise

Published on: August 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition a more durable smartphone

BlackBerry has released a new version of its flagship Passport smartphone, the BackBerry Passport Silver Edition, and it’s promising that it’s not only the colour that’s different. Yes, the new handset does have a

Published on: August 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Programmatic advertising fuelling the rise of malvertising: study

Cyber criminals are quick to exploit any advance in technology, and it appears they’ve clambered aboard the programmatic advertising bandwagon to launch a new style of malware: malvertising. IT security company RiskIQ used

Published on: August 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce making sure there’s an enterprise app for that

On-demand business software vendor Salesforce.com Inc. has launched its Salesforce1 Lighting Components and App Builder to help enterprises ensure they’ll have an app for that. The Salesforce1 Lightning Components and App Builder lets

Published on: July 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Only the paranoid survive: The importance of disaster recovery

When it comes to business disruptions, the adage is only the paranoid survive. Which of course leads one to ponder: when it comes to disaster recovery, are we covered? The Enterprise Connectivity Series

Published on: July 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Sage: You will never hear us use the term ERP again

NEW ORLEANS – For business software vendor Sage Plc, ERP (enterprise resource planning) is now a dirty word. The company told attendees at its annual Sage Summit conference this week that its Sage

Published on: July 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Sage takes X3 to the cloud to empower line of business

NEW ORLEANS – Business software vendor Sage Plc used its annual Summit user conference on Tuesday to take its flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite for the midmarket – Sage X3 – to

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Five security steps to take before using your new smartwatch for business

The smartwatch revolution is near, and sales of these hot new wearable are sure to be strong for back to school. However, a new report is raising serious security concerns about that little

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Effective digital marketing begins with one view of the customer

A house is only as solid as the foundation it’s built on. And in the world of digital marketing, the foundation a marketing automation platform is built on is data. Customers increasingly expect

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments but Huawei dominates growth

Preliminary data on smartphone shipments from International Data Corp. (IDC) shows the second quarter of 2015 saw the second highest shipment total for a single quarter ever, and while it’s the usual suspects

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

AOL wants to give marketers more interactive pre-roll ads

AOL Corp. recently made a major investment in its programmatic marketing platform, and now the web services company is bringing marketers new tools to make their pre-roll video ads more engaging and interactive.

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian wireless prices rising at 3X inflation: Report

Feel like your wireless bill is growing faster than your pay cheque? Well, you’re right. And a new report sheds light on just how fast our smartphone bills are skyrocketing. The 2015 Wall

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry makes bet on crisis communications with AtHoc acquisition

BlackBerry Ltd. is continuing to bolster its software business with the acquisition of a U.S. vendor specializing in crisis communications in times of business disruption. While BlackBerry has been struggling to put its

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Disaster recovery vs. business continuity: They’re not the same thing

While some may use the terms interchangeably at times, disaster recovery and business continuity are most definitely not the same thing. You need to understand the differences, and you need both plans in

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras