Articles By Neil Sutton

Look Communications puts 2.5 GHz band spectrum on the block

Digital TV and wireless Internet provider Look Communications, which at one time had sought bankruptcy protection, is now considering the sale of its entire business with 92 MHz of licensed spectrum in the

Published on: October 26th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Let us into your businesses, network vendors plead

TORONTO – A group of IT vendors advocate a closer working relationship between them and their customers – with channel partners as intermediaries – as a means to combat the ever growing complexity

Published on: October 24th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Newfoundland provides health clinics with digitization software

Two Newfoundland and Labrador health clinics are in the midst of installing software that would help them create electronic versions of medical records. The Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information (NLCHI) issued

Published on: October 24th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Oracle adds MetaSolv to list of technologies to be integrated

Oracle Corp. Monday said it will acquire MetaSolv Software Inc. for US$219.2 million – a move industry experts said could complicate the company's ongoing integration issues but should ultimately help flesh out its

Published on: October 23rd, 2006 Neil Sutton

IBM moves towards

IBM said it is changing the way it delivers some of its communications services in order to iron out any inconsistencies - particularly for projects that are rolled out in multiple sites.“We've had

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Vendors make betas more available

The word “beta” has become synonymous with “bug hunting” in the context of unfinished software, but vendors are embracing the idea that beta tests, both public and private, can improve products in the

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Rocky Mountaineer Vacations sets up a network on rails

A passenger train service that runs through the Canadian Rockies has upgraded its local network to improve the way it handles customer transactions.Rocky Mountaineer Vacations offers a two-day rail trip that departs from

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Toronto firm creates google mashup

A Toronto-based software company has updated its location-based mapping software to work with Google's search serviceThe company, NAC Geographic Products Inc., has developed a mapping and address standard called Natural Area Code. Using

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Does this PC make my enterprise look fat?

The promise of a thin client has always been functionality of a desktop with the low maintenance and overhead of a dumb terminal. If that’s the case, why haven’t they overtaken PCs? Thin

Published on: October 17th, 2006 Neil Sutton

IT employment index shows growth in consulting

An index to measure IT job opportunities in Canada suggests that, despite a summer lull, there is more work available now than there was this time last year.The Advanced Technology Employment index, a

Published on: October 17th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Habs home nets wireless network coverage through upgrade

The Bell Centre, home of the Montreal Canadiens, is about to begin a wireless upgrade to score better network service for staff, vendors in the facility, media and the Habs themselves. The Bell

Published on: October 16th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Telehealth conference to discuss challenges

While many of the problems associated with remote health-care delivery in Canada are technical, the organizer of a conference on the subject says one of the biggest issues facing modern telemedicine may simply

Published on: October 12th, 2006 Neil Sutton

German smart card company expands in Canada

A German smart card company Tuesday said it has expanded its operations in Canada to take advantage of a nationwide shift in the way financial institutions deal with bank cards.Giesecke & Devrient will

Published on: October 10th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Small business group uses e-learning to offer certificate course

TORONTO – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) Thursday said it has launched a series of e-learning courses for small businesses in co-operation with a group of partners. The courses that are

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Wouldn’t you like to be a tester too?

The word ‘beta’ has become synonymous with ‘bug hunting’ in the context of unfinished software, but vendors are embracing the idea that beta tests, both public and private, can improve products in the

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Neil Sutton