Canada’s Internet infrastructure rivals U.S. standard: Akamai report

Canada is an Internet leader in the Americas region - with high scores across several benchmarks such as  speed and adoption that rival U.S. figures and in some cases surpass them, according to

Published on: August 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘Windows 8, Windows 7, what’s the difference?’ SMBs asking

The fate of Windows 8 being eagerly adopted among small to mid-sized businesses or ignored like it was named Vista may lie in the hands of employees who ask for the operating system

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Personal cloud to usurp personal computer by 2014: Gartner

The era of the personal computer is over, set to be usurped by the personal cloud, Gartner Inc. researchers predict in a forecast released today.The personal cloud will replace the PCas “the centre

Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

2012 will be ‘breakthrough year’ for cloud adoption

Will 2012 be the year that smaller businesses embrace the cloud in a bigger way? Depends on who you ask, of course. As we prepare to bid goodbye to2011, ITBusiness.ca turned to some

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Christine Wong

Mobile app usage still nascent in Canada

Only about one in six Canadians actively downloads and uses apps on their smartphones – and only one in 50 does the same on a tablet – but mobile apps are still a

Published on: July 4th, 2011 Brian Jackson

5 not so pleasant surprises about Macs at work

More and more employees wish their companies would give them Macs. After all, Macs are powerful, sleek-looking machines that also run iTunes and Guitar Hero. Yet Macs at work have their own quirks.

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

Most IT admins holdout on Windows 7 upgrade

Microsoft announced today that businesses can get Windows 7 a month and a half before the general release date of Oct. 22, but a new survey suggests that many of them may not

Published on: July 15th, 2009 Shane O'Neill and Randall C. Kennedy

Thin budgets, bad Vista vibes could block Windows 7 adoption

Aron Smetana, CIO of California-based mortgage lender Paul Financial, sums up in one sentence Microsoft's challenge as it prepares Windows 7 for enterprise adoption."Microsoft has lost a lot of trust and no one

Published on: June 2nd, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Vista in danger of being bypassed by businesses

It will be one year that Windows Vista has been available to businesses on Nov. 30, yet many companies still are waiting until the release of Vista's first service pack to upgrade. But

Published on: November 16th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano