Articles By Nestor Arellano

Canadian news consumers favour TV, print and radio over new media

Traditional media is alive and doing well in Canada despite the ever growing pervasiveness of online alternatives, according to a recent survey.Television, newspapers and the radio are the medium of choice - at

Published on: December 19th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Marketing experts laud Facebook law suit against Canadian porn company

Legal action against the alleged attempt by a Canadian Internet porn company to steal user's personal details from Facebook is the best way to deal with online identity thieves, according to Web marketing

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Move to license Facebook platform favours small biz say Canadian marketing experts

The plan by Facebook to license its architectural platform to other social networking sites will boost the ability of SMBs to compete in the global market, according to Canadian online marketing specialists.The company

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Norton AV 11 for Mac likely to boost OS X Leopard adoption

The release by Symantec Corp of anti-virus software product designed for Apple's new Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is likely to further boost the operating system's desirability, according to a Canadian technology analyst.Symantec's

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Six steps to a smooth RFID rollout

Many benefits delivered by radio frequency identification (RFID) systems to large enterprises are also available to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). However because of their different structure, SMBs need to carefully determine whether

Published on: December 6th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Six smart steps to help you win project approval

At a certain point the success or demise of an IT project depends on an IT manager's business proposal.Unfortunately, a large number of managers fail to express their project's benefits to the business

Published on: December 6th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Montreal transit revolutionizes vehicle management with RFID

A radio frequency identification (RFID) system that tracks 380 public transit buses in Montreal has enabled bus depot managers gain unprecedented visibility into individual vehicle activity. RFID readers at departure and arrival points

Published on: December 3rd, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Compliance demands hammering Canadian companies on all fronts

Canadian businesses are feeling extreme pressure to comply with ever increasing standards and regulations, according to security technology experts.Organizations want guidance on how to rationalize compliance management and recoup its associated costs, said

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

RFID helps small suppliers take on the big guys

Small Canadian companies can use radio frequency identification (RFID) technology as an effective marketing tool to compete with bigger businesses on their own turf, according to a top executive of a global merchandising

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Seven surefire strategies to block network attacks

While network attacks are expected to rise in 2008, security experts say small Canadian businesses can protect themselves by implementing seven practical steps."Protection is not always an expensive proposition," said Marc Fossi, manager

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

US online sites rack up record sales at Canadian e-retailers’ expense

As shoppers gear up for the holiday shopping frenzy, American online retail sites are reporting record sales at the expense of their Canadian counterparts, according to e-commerce specialists.Industry insiders do not have any

Published on: November 28th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Spyware surge afflicts Canadian businesses

Businesses in Canada and other parts of the world have to deal with deadly combination – increasing spyware attacks and widespread employee ignorance about security practices.More than 55 per cent of small and

Published on: November 28th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Energy-saving software earns startup top spot in contest

A software company that managed to put the Rogers Centre on an energy diet, cutting the latter's power consumption around 33 per cent, won the top prize in a contest recently held in

Published on: November 27th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Vancouver credit union uses new SQL system to drive better service

A Vancouver-based credit union is banking on a Microsoft SQL Server-based system to enhance its business operations, as well as its ability to serve customers. North Shore Credit Union (NSCU) of North Vancouver,

Published on: November 24th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Google Search Appliance 5.0 “good but not groundbreaking”

Google's update of its enterprise search appliance is packed with value, but falls short of providing any revolutionary features for business users, according to technology specialists.Search Appliance 5.0 - launched a few weeks

Published on: November 24th, 2007 Nestor Arellano