Ask the right questions when picking your host in the cloud

When workloads exceed data centre capacity, it's often a nice problem to have; it means business is booming. But that doesn't mean it's feasible to expand your datacentre, or to build a new

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

5 must-have business apps that harness the cloud

In conjunction with mobile technology, cloud computing has cut the chains between today’s business worker and their cubicle, enabling them to be as productive away from the office as they are within its

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Business continuity and the cloud

No one likes to think about the worst-case scenario but, for a good IT department, business continuity considerations need to be baked into every software and infrastructure decision they make. Luckily, cloud computing

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cloud goes mainstream in Canada: Exploding 10 cloud computing myths

While Canadian businesses tend to be late adopters when it comes to new technologies, there is a consensus that cloud computing is poised to go mainstream in Canada – but business will need

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Turning to the cloud when disaster strikes

I still remember clearly, and I’m pretty sure you do too, the Eastern Seaboard blackout of 2003. Friends of mine suffered fates as varied as being stuck in an elevator for hours, having

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Dave Webb

Four big ideas for building a cloud strategy

Cloud. Ask ten IT pros what exactly it means and you’ll get ten answers. Ask ten of your line of business executive peers what it means and you’ll get 30 or more. The

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Robert Dutt

What cloud is in your forecast?

The Weather Company bases its forecasts on input from a network of more than a billion sensors –  some of them weather stations owned by the company, some of them owned by the

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Dave Webb

The cloud: Where to go first

So you’ve decided as an enterprise to go big on the cloud – you’ve defined a cloud strategy. But where do you get started? The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business It seems

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Robert Dutt

Four reasons Skype for Business has a place in your enterprise

The venerable Skype consumer instant messaging and audio/video chat has received a corporate makeover. Microsoft, which has owned Skype since 2011, has introduced Skype for Business as the new presence, instant messaging and

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Robert Dutt

RBC and The Co-operators share benefits of using e-Signatures

What critical tool do you use in your business every day that is more than 2,000 years old? No, this isn't the start of a joke. There's a real answer -- it's paper.

Published on: May 27th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

What to look for when Microsoft Office 2016 is released with Windows 10

While Windows 10 will likely get the lion’s share of attention when Microsoft Corp. unveils the updated operating system later this year it will be Office 2016 – the similarly revamped office suite

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Unlocking the value of unified communications: 7 benefits by the numbers

After exploring the drivers of unified communications in a recent webinar, last week Rogers and ITWC explored the value of bringing your communications together through the data centre – and the benefits are

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

OneNote to bind them, OneNote to rule them all

With the number of devices most of us carry around, it has become increasingly difficult to keep track of what information is where, and to access what we need when we need it.

Published on: May 25th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

From your desktop to your tablet to your phone, you can take Office everywhere

When people think of Microsoft Office, they often equate it with Windows only. Once, that was true, but no longer. Microsoft now provides Office for multiple platforms and operating systems, making it much

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Lynn Greiner