OVH to position itself as a cloud alternative

PARIS – Stephane Aisenberg, the co-founder of France solution provider Linkbynet was watching a TV news program recently where the host asked why Google was not in France? Aisenberg said, at the OVH

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s Surface Book problem, Amazon’s data centres now easier to use

Microsoft has a Surface Book problem, Amazon is making it easier for companies to use their data centres, and a neo-Nazi website is having trouble finding a new home. On Monday Reddit users

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s Surface Book problem, Amazon’s data centres now easier to use

Microsoft has a Surface Book problem, Amazon is making it easier for companies to use their datacentres, and a neo-Nazi website is having trouble finding a new home. On Monday Reddit users were

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

AWS to host cloud-based academic video platform for Canadian universities

Today’s students expect high-quality digital services throughout their academic journeys, and a new partnership will provide that. Education technology company Echo360 has announced that its cloud-based video and active learning platform will be

Published on: July 30th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How Lululemon is securing long-term sustainability with its community hubs

Promoting a healthy lifestyle is the backbone of lululemon athletica - a technical athletic apparel company for yogis, fitness buffs and adrenaline junkies around the globe. The Vancouver-based corporation started as a clothing

Published on: December 12th, 2016 Steve Proctor

Weekly Update – AWS Canadian data centres, Dell EMC, Toronto Mayor

IT World Canada's Paolo Del Nibletto and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. AWS Canada region open for business Dell EMC goes West for new Canadian channel

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

Amazon re-imagining databases with Aurora

LAS VEGAS - Amazon Web Services, Inc. took a shot at traditional database vendors at its Re: Invent show. AWS CEO Andy Jassy said Aurora is a commercial style database service that companies

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Amazon Web Services launch in Canada to bring PureCloud call centre service

It's still not known exactly when Amazon Web Services will be launching its Canadian availability this year, but when it does arrive, it will come along with a new cloud-based contact centre solution

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

AWS-3 spectrum auction rules to favour small wireless players

The Government of Canada today took steps to streamline its next spectrum auction and introduced some mechanisms that would provide smaller players a head start over the nation’s big three incumbents. The AWS-3

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Amazon extols cloud virtues at Computex

TAIWAN -- The world descended yesterday on Computex once again so that companies both large and small could show off their products and services as they hope to grow their businesses. Shane Owenby the

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Eric Floresca

Fall deadlines loom for Canadian tech startups

It’s a busy Fall season for tech startups, with lots of options available out there to grow your business and gain resources – but with opportunity, comes deadlines. Here’s a few startup programs

Published on: October 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Tapping into cloud power a breeze with Amazon tools

When Amazon's Elastic Cloud was in its infancy, the only management tools available were a set of Java-based command-line applications. The set was comprehensive: You had complete control over and access to Amazon

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Rick Grehan

Rift over AWS auction

Industry Canada's consultation on the upcoming advanced wireless spectrum (AWS) auction is pitting incumbent cell carriers against potential new entrants over the issue of reserving spectrum for new bidders. At Rogers Communications Inc.'s

Published on: June 18th, 2007 Dave Webb

Spectrum analysis

Should we set aside space for new players in the wireless market? Is our wireless market competitive enough? Why should we care? Rogers Communications Inc. regulatory vice-president Ken Englehart, his counterpart at MTS

Published on: June 11th, 2007 Dave Webb