What Telus’ new cloud-based tools can do for small businesses

Telus Corp. is launching two new cloud services for businesses headquartered in Canada – one is a suite of collaboration tools for employees, and the other is a contact centre for customer service

Published on: November 17th, 2014 Candice So

LiveQoS acquires Openera, hopes to launch cloud business

Ottawa-based mobile quality of experience company LiveQoS Inc. has acquired Openera Inc., also hailing from Ottawa, for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Tuesday, LiveQoS said it would be acquiring Openera to

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft Office is still heavyweight in the workplace, Forrester survey finds

Microsoft Corp.'s Office 2013 is still the top choice among workplace productivity tools, although cloud-based email is steadily gaining some ground, according to a new study from technology and market research firm Forrester

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Attunity called ‘trend setter’ in Managed File Transfer solutions by analyst group

Info-Tech Research Group Inc., a London, Ont.-based IT consultant firm, has come out with its list of top winners in the Managed File Transfer (MFT) market, naming a host of businesses that have

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Candice So

New industry association to raise Canada’s cloud profile

In light of recent privacy scares in the U.S., the Canada Cloud Network (CCN) is pushing to make Canada a cloud computing destination – and at the same time, it’s boosting its profile

Published on: August 21st, 2013 Candice So

SAP gives on premise customers path to the cloud

SAP Inc. is now giving its customers a boost to the cloud, extending their on-premise solutions to cloud applications. Customers now have the option of moving some of their installed on-premise solutions to

Published on: July 24th, 2013 Candice So

AVG acquires LPI Level Platforms, providing more cloud services to SMBs

Security solutions provider AVG Technologies is acquiring LPI Level Platforms Inc., an Ottawa-based company that builds remote monitoring and management software, adding its services for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). AVG, which made

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Candice So

Twitter partners with HootSuite, Salesforce.com on Promoted Products

Twitter announced an expansion of its Promoted Products advertisements today with integration into social media managment tools including Salesforce.com's Marketing Cloud and Hootsuite. The social media site hopes to better optimize its Ads

Published on: February 21st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Four free and feature-rich Web voice mail services

Over the past few years, Web-based voice mail services have been adding features that go beyond just storing your messages online. Most can automatically transcribe recorded messages. And some have evolved into virtual

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Howard Wen

How Secure is Security in the Cloud?

The concept behind clouds isn't entirely new - for years, there's been a market for managed security service providers, where a company streams their data over the Internet to a service provider, and

Published on: July 13th, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach