Siemens takes HiPath to fixed-mobile convergence market

Corporate enterprises may only be taking baby steps towards fixed-mobile convergence (FMC), but that isn't stopping Siemens from delivering a product to bridge office, cellular, and wireless networks.The company announced HiPath MobileConnect, which

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Shane Schick

As 802.11n standard arrives, Apple updates its Airport

The promise of a new wireless standard has companies like Apple trotting out routers that put them right in line to tap into the upcoming ultra-fast and super-wide-ranging 802.11n standard.According to Eduardo Kibel,

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Briony Smith

Keylogging evolves into

Keyloggers, a type of malware that tracks a person's keystrokes through either hardware or software may be one of the lesser-known IT security threats, but, according to a McAfee white paper, they are

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Briony Smith

Novell draws blueprint for ITIL-driven data centre design

ITIL is a set of best practices for managing IT operations, developed by the British government's Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (now part of the Office of Government Commerce) in the late 1980s.In

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Grant Buckler

The industry needs more IT people, and women are the likely candidates

Executives quoted figures from Statistics Canada that said less than five per cent of Canadian females in full-time undergraduate programs choose engineering and applied sciences, compared to about 15 per cent of males.

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Shane Schick

The road to hiring IT professionals gets longer:

“If you had said to me in 2001, ‘I've got a C++ developer,' the guy could have walked on water and he'd have been struggling to get a job because all the development

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Kathleen Sibley

e-Dentity melds Web with pop culture

But a Toronto theatre troupe has studied these issues and fashioned a production around them that has left IT professionals laughing and been granted by Mirvish Productions a run on the high-profile stage

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Briony Smith

Symantec casts

Code-named Hamlet, Symantec plans to launch the product in the second quarter of this year, executives told a group of Canadian customers at CIO Engage a one-day, invite-only user conference it hosted late

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Shane Schick

Cognos dismisses talk of acquistion following Oracle-Hyperion deal

In a deal expected to close sometime next month, Oracle said it would integrate Hyperion's business performance management software into its own business intelligence (BI) product. Oracle's first BI product was released at

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Howard Solomon

Videoconferences start to see attendance spike

But Gore, who came to Toronto recently, could avoid burning fossil fuels altogether if only he chose to deliver his message via videoconferencing. The technology, which has been in development for years but

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Kathleen Sibley

TechCrunch shows how the blogosphere can help us keep up on innovation

I'm not unique in that respect. If you're a software developer, you'll want to know about the latest and greatest programming languages and whether they're significant enough that you should take a course

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Charles Whaley

CIPS, CATA plan joint effort on ISP designation

The Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) have signed a memorandum of agreement that will include a national study on the value of Information Systems Professional of

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Poonam Khanna

Dell seeks direct feedback from users

In Canada, for example, Dell expects to double its employee base this year, according to general manager Greg Davis. Most of the new hires will be for its contact centre in Edmonton. At

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Shane Schick

The peer-to-peer phone firm tries to make a business case

Skype, the company best known for its casual, decentralized peer-to-peer voice distribution network, has expanded its business offering, but managers make it sound as if it was almost an accident.“We never really had

Published on: March 20th, 2007 Danny Bradbury