Articles By Poonam Khanna

Rust-Oleum Canada cuts back on the data-entry duties

Though it wasn’t his job, Matt Roher spent much of his time doing data entry. More important work -- the work he should have given his full concentration -- was neglected as a

Published on: July 26th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Organized cybercrime on the rise

Unlike the script kiddies of yesterday, today's cyber-criminals are sophisticated, organized and out for a profit, according to a McAfee report released this month.With the study, entitled “McAfee Virtual Criminology Report:North American Study

Published on: July 20th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Organized cybercrime has IT security experts scared

Unlike the script kiddies of yesterday, today’s cyber-criminals are sophisticated, organized and out for a profit, according to a McAfee report released Tuesday. With the study, entitled “McAfee Virtual Criminology Report: North American

Published on: July 5th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Fairmont welcomes guests with self check-in kiosks

Travellers arriving at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto can now bypass lineups at the front desk and check in and out using kiosks thanks to a pilot project launched by the Canadian

Published on: June 20th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

About Schmidt

Howard Schmidt is a much sought-after expert in his field, and a quick glance at his career history makes it easy to understand why. Schmidt has served as the chief security specialist for

Published on: June 3rd, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Computer Associates: We won’t walk away from the sale

TORONTO -- In a briefing designed to give the media some insight on Computer Associates (Canada)’s strategies for the future, the company on Tuesday stressed that it has learned from past mistakes. The

Published on: May 31st, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Unleashing your workforce

Workers are no longer shackled to their desks — notebooks, PDAs and cellphones have set them free. But this increased freedom comes at a price. As workers unlock the information that has traditionally

Published on: May 5th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Dell pushes services beyond the personal computer

AUSTIN, TEX. — As IBM prepares to hand off its PC business to China-based Lenovo, Dell Inc. is trying to redefine itself as more than a PC vendor. The company, which made a

Published on: May 5th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Quebec school clamps down on laptop theft

Like too many organizations, the Selwyn House School learned its security lesson the hard way — when 18 laptops were stolen. Since the theft, the private boys school has implemented Absolute Software’s Computrace

Published on: April 25th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Candy maker gets craving for crunching numbers

Kraves Candy wanted to taste some of the advantages big businesses gain from enterprise-grade accounting software. So the Winnipeg-based manufacturer of Chris & Larry's Clodhoppers chocolates decided to eschew its AccPac accounting solution

Published on: April 25th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

MS adds IM client to collaboration suite

TORONTO — Microsoft Canada Co. announced the release of an instant messaging client with audio and videoconferencing capabilities. The release of Microsoft Office Communicator 2005, previously code-named Istanbul, was one of three collaboration

Published on: April 25th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Canadian enterprises tout open source success stories

TORONTO -- Linux is very easy to use, and the idea that the open source operating system is a command-line driven environment is a misconception, executives told the LinuxWorld Expo on Wednesday. Speaking

Published on: April 20th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Dell CEO asserts position beyond PCs

AUSTIN, TEX. -- As IBM prepares to hand off its PC business to China-based Lenovo, Dell Inc. is trying to redefine itself as more than a PC vendor. The company, which made a

Published on: April 7th, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Information Builders brings together WebFocus, iWay

Information Builders Inc. (IBI) has integrated its business intelligence software WebFocus with its adapter technology, iWay, to let companies do a better job of tracking operational data. Combining WebFocus with iWay, which has

Published on: March 31st, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Calgary Airport Authority adds wireless service

The Calgary Airport Authority has implemented a wireless network it hopes will benefit both travellers and businesses. The Telus network, which was launched last October, has two sides — a public side for

Published on: March 28th, 2005 Poonam Khanna