SMB budgets on the up and up, spent on end-user devices and cloud

Small businesses are injecting $30,000 more on average into their IT budgets, compared to six months ago. That puts the typically IT budget at $192,000, according to a new survey. The findings come

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Candice So

McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era

Security solutions and services provider McAfee Inc. released two new software suites on Wednesday, geared towards protecting businesses’ data on their mobile devices and applications. Given that more and more businesses are adopting

Published on: May 29th, 2013 Candice So

Citrix SaaS offerings designed for SMBs without an IT shop

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – While larger enterprises may get most of the glory, Citrix Systems says smaller businesses are actually the earlier adopters of many emerging technologies. Don’t expect SMBs to get jazzed about

Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

5 things to like about the 5″ Sony Xperia ZL

     

Published on: April 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Android dos and don’ts for SMBs

In a bring your own device world, it’s becoming harder and harder for businesses to restrict what mobile devices employees bring into their network. What was once the sold domain of the business-friendly

Published on: April 5th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

SecureKey now offers trusted platform as a mobile service

A Toronto-based firm has launched a new service that will allow companies to confirm the identity of their employees and customers using smartphones and third-party profiles, while keeping privacy in tact. SecureKey Technologies

Published on: March 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Secure Work Space for iOS & Android aims at Samsung Knox, Galaxy S4

Just as Samsung Electronics was taking the wraps off the Galaxy S4 smartphone on Thursday – its first phone with Samsung Knox to create separate and secure personal and work personas – BlackBerry

Published on: March 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Technology and your business

Welcome to my first blog post on the revitalized ITBusiness.ca Web site.  My intention is to use this blog as a place to share a blend of experiences and thoughts from time to time.

Published on: March 11th, 2013 Brian Bourne

‘Yes man’ approach to security works best: study

Canada's IT security professionals are coming around to providing a more open IT scenario in the workplace that would allow employees to use their own devices and access social networks, according to a

Published on: March 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BYOD is not just about mobile devices

Many CIOs dismiss the BYOD (bring your own device) trend as little more than hype. When asked, they give the security issues as a reason for not offering BYOD.  The so-called "hype" trend

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

BYOD solution a fit for small businesses, says HP

While in the networking space, Hewlett-Packard Co. is seen as more of an enterprise player, the vendor says it needs to do a better job letting the market know that many of its

Published on: February 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Crowdfunding will grow and the PC will live: Deloitte’s 2013 predictions

We're coming to the end of the annual raft of year-ahead technology trend predictions, but Deloitte has their annual Technology, Media & Telecommunication predictions in under the wire and there are several that

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

4 questions to ask when establishing a BYOD policy for your business

If you've recently launched a startup or small business, you're probably concerned with financing and dealing with new regulations. But have you considered whether or not you need a bring your own device

Published on: January 14th, 2013 David B

Dell positions itself squarely behind Windows 8 push

Windows 8 was front and centre at Dell’s second annual customer conference in Austin, Texas last week. It was on most of the computers in the Solution Center. It was on the machines

Published on: December 19th, 2012 Lynn Greiner