Articles By Monika Rola

From Russia with software

Forgoing investment in Russian IT organizations because of the country's image problems is robbing Canadian companies of a very good opportunity, industry leaders said Monday morning.The state of Russia's economy and its impact

Published on: February 24th, 2003 Monika Rola

Managed Objects plans Canadian expansion

Figuring out what effect a network outage had on order volumes should soon become a less arduous process for Canadian enterprises, a management software maker says.Managed Objects, an U.S.-based enterprise software manufacturer, has

Published on: February 20th, 2003 Monika Rola

Canada Post battles ISV over intellectual property claim

Canada Post says it is prepared to take a Toronto software company to court over the use of the word ""post"" in an e-mail encryption product. E-witness Inc., which manufactures a Web-based e-mail

Published on: February 19th, 2003 Monika Rola

Cognos builds instant projection into Series 7

Cognos Series 7 BI is aiming at users outside of the business analyst realm -- and that's exactly the way it should be, an IDC Canada analyst says.Cognos will announceVersion 2 of its

Published on: February 17th, 2003 Monika Rola

IT industry lines up for Manley’s budget dollars

As John Manley prepares to deliver his first federal budget, the high-tech sector points to many of its own best practices as a possible means of advancing Canada’s economy and quality of life.At

Published on: February 12th, 2003 Monika Rola

High-speed radios bring Internet access to remote B.C.

Increased enterprise bandwidth demand, coupled with Canada's relatively limited access to fibre networks is creating opportunities for high-speed microwave radios, Vancouver telecom service provider says. Navigata, a British Columbia-based company which provides internet,

Published on: February 12th, 2003 Monika Rola

Police build facility to combat organized crime

Canadian law enforcement and intelligence agencies are betting IT will help them combat organized crime and terrorist activity, police officials told press conference attendees.The Combined Forces Special Enforcement (CSFU) and the Integrated Security

Published on: February 11th, 2003 Monika Rola

French firm sees Canadian ERP opportunity with SMBs

An American firm is turning to a Canadian channel partner to offer an alternative enterprise resource planning solution for small and medium businesses.Montreal-based software reseller Tangerine has entered into an agreement with France

Published on: February 10th, 2003 Monika Rola

Those are the risks you don’t take

Canadian enteprises need to move IT security from a watercooler topic to a solid investment area, experts told a conference Tuesday.Panelists at the Strategy Institute's second annual Managing IT Security Risk conference said

Published on: February 4th, 2003 Monika Rola

HRDC takes anti-virus action

Human Resources Development Canada is responding to higher security risks that come with more Canadians accessing its services online by deploying a McAfee anti-virus suite.Network Associates Inc. said that together with partner Sensible

Published on: February 3rd, 2003 Monika Rola

Canadian research paints bleak picture for e-retail

Canadians are spending less money online, but that's no surprise to analysts who say the revenues are dropping because there's nowhere decent to shop.The latest installment of the quarterly Ipsos-Reid Corp. Canadian online

Published on: January 30th, 2003 Monika Rola

McGill chooses WiFi to power student network

A partnership between Colubris Networks and McGill University, aims to reduce the time students wait in line to access the Internet. Laval, Que.-based Colubris Networks Inc. announced Monday that it was been chosen

Published on: January 27th, 2003 Monika Rola

IDC Canada: The good news about 2003

If IDC Canada predictions for the IT industry hold true, the year 2003 should mean lots of new business for outsourcers and even more spam in our inboxes.Toronto-based IDC Canada's report is an

Published on: January 23rd, 2003 Monika Rola

Burntsand, Sun collaborate on Web services tools

Hedging their bets on a forecasted skyrocketing of Web services implementations, Sun Microsystems and Burntsand are getting into the market together.At a conference Wednesday morning Sun Microsystems of Canada Inc. and Burntsand Inc.

Published on: January 22nd, 2003 Monika Rola

3Com Canada president named CDN newsmaker for 2002

Long before setting his sights on making 3Com Canada the most respected kid on the networking block, managing director Nick Tidd was quite adept at wowing audiences with his technology savvy and a

Published on: January 22nd, 2003 Monika Rola