Articles By Neil Sutton

Teleglobe pares back Montreal staff

Communications provider Teleglobe Inc. Thursday announced it will lay off 20 per cent of its employees worldwide, approximately 170 of them from its Montreal office.The company is headquartered in Reston, Va., but more

Published on: August 30th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Edmonton saddles up for e-services

Edmonton residents can expect new online government services starting next year thanks to an agreement the city announced with SAP Canada Inc. Tuesday.The city will begin to implement the mySAP.com e-business platform in

Published on: August 28th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Internet misuse plagues workplace

Thanks to the Internet, pornography in the office has become almost as commonplace as coffee, according to a survey released Monday.Research from Ottawa software company Bajai Inc. and the CATAAlliance reveals more than

Published on: August 27th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Nintendo puts off GameCube launch

Shipment of Nintendo's GameCube consoles has been delayed by 10 days in order to adequately supply the North American market, the company announced from its Space World conference in Tokyo on Thursday.The original

Published on: August 23rd, 2001 Neil Sutton

Private exchange to serve HMV suppliers both big and small

HMV Canada Inc. Wednesday announced it has selected Toronto e-commerce solutions company QLogitek to provide a private trading exchange which will allow suppliers both big and small to transmit orders online.The music chain

Published on: August 22nd, 2001 Neil Sutton

At Home, but for how long?

Troubles for Internet over cable provider At Home Corp. reached a crescendo this week, but one analyst said Canadian subscribers probably won't see an interruption in Internet service.At Home, whose public face is

Published on: August 21st, 2001 Neil Sutton

Novell says new solutions no threat to channel

Novell Inc. Monday announced new solutions, all closely tied in with new subsidiary Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP), but insisted it has not cut other systems integrators out of the loop.The first of Novell's

Published on: August 20th, 2001 Neil Sutton

American investors increase VC funding in Canada

Canadian tech companies are catching up to their American cousins in terms of venture capital funding, according to a study released earlier this week.The study, released jointly by The Canadian Venture Capital Association

Published on: August 16th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Lotus promises cost reduction, user control in Rnext

One thing Lotus Development Corp.'s Notes and Domino product manager never has problems with is generating feedback."When you have a user product, you can't even sit on an airplane and without the guy

Published on: August 15th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Agilent takes fibre optics on the road

Ernie and Bert rolled into Mississauga, Ont., Monday in a tractor-trailer stuffed with US$5 million worth of hardware.In this case Ernie is Ernest Thompson, a technical consultant for Agilent Technologies Canada Inc. and

Published on: August 13th, 2001 Neil Sutton

American company opens office ASAP

American software licence provider ASAP Software has opened a second Canadian sales office in an effort to better service its customers on both sides of the border.The Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based company opened an

Published on: August 10th, 2001 Neil Sutton

IT research maintains optimistic note

The Internet and high-tech economies are rebounding according to two industry surveys, but one polling expert says boosterism and selective questioning can taint positive results.A study released recently by Association of Internet Marketing

Published on: August 8th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Cognicase makes moves on Toronto financial market

IT services provider and integrator Cognicase Inc. is attempting to increase its sway in Toronto financial services circles through a summer series of acquisitions, the third of which was announced Monday.Cognicase will buy

Published on: August 7th, 2001 Neil Sutton

WAP 2.0 calls developers to action

The launch of a new version of WAP (wireless application protocol) has sparked debate among industry players and analysts as to whether the platform will find wider adoption than its previous release.WAP 2.0,

Published on: August 2nd, 2001 Neil Sutton

StorCase enters Canada via Keating

American storage vendor StorCase Technology Inc. aims to expand its market influence in Canada via an outsourcing agreement with Keating Technologies Inc.The agreement, announced Tuesday, will see Markham, Ont.-based marketing firm Keating working

Published on: July 31st, 2001 Neil Sutton