SearchYourCloud offers free multi-cloud storage search, encryption

For those of you who can't resist the convenience of a cloud storage account or two (or five) but still fret about the security of your files there, the now freely-available SearchYourCloud application

Published on: August 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New tool assists with compliance, data migration

Data recovery, e-discovery and information management solution vendor Kroll Ontrack has launched version 7.0 of its Ontrack PowerControls offering, promising a reduction in the time and resources associated with common IT challenges. Also

Published on: June 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Office 365 offers great value compared to on-premises alternative

Microsoft has officially launched Office 365--the new cloud-based subscription productivity suite. Inevitably, there are a myriad of head-to-head comparisons and face-offs with the rival Google Apps platform, but those are only valuable for

Published on: June 30th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Microsoft Office 365: weak points to expect at launch

Microsoft Corp. is all but sure to launch the full version of Office 365 tomorrow and the online version will fall short of its on-premises cousin in several ways, according to an independent

Published on: June 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

City chooses Exchange Online over Google Apps

The City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has never owned an Exchange server, but starting on Memorial Day it will roll out Exchange and Outlook e-mail for 2,700 of its workers.Winston-Salem - population 230,000

Published on: May 24th, 2011

Great iOS 4.2 features you might have missed

Apple last week finally released the update to its iOS software for mobile devices like the iPhone and the iPad. And while the big changes -- AirPlay, AirPrint and iPad-focused tweaks -- got

Published on: December 1st, 2010 Michael DeAgonia

Gmail once again shows up corporate e-mail with Priority Inbox

Google has started rolling out a new Gmail feature which automatically prioritizes incoming email into categories its believes reflect each message's importance to the receiver. The most important messages are tagged ‘Important' and

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 John E. Dunn

Steam Whistle chugs ahead with cloud-based service

Greg Taylor would rather think about beer than about managing an IT department.  It's a good thing he's the co-founder of Steam Whistle Brewing, Canada's largest micro-brewery located in downtown Toronto. Since seeding

Published on: April 6th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Three ways to simplify smartphone management in your company

The surge of iPhones and other smartphones in the enterprise is a major headache for IT departments. Now, there are three new medicines that may help to ease that pain.Slideshow: Smartphone Smorgasbord: a

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Network World Staff

Apple’s secret – Mac and iPhone will never be ready for business

Last summer, it looked like Apple was finally going to make its Macs and iPhones enterprise-capable, giving hope to those who wanted a more stable, less failure-prone option at the office. Soon, it

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Galen Gruman

How to decide if your business is ready for the iPhone

When the iPhone was first launched in June 2007, it was generally panned by IT managers and systems administrators. It didn't support any encryption of user data, could not have any enforced security

Published on: January 18th, 2010 Ryan Faas

Google chips away at office workers’ strong Microsoft Outlook bonds

In its bold march to become a credible collaboration and communication suite for businesses, Google Apps has encountered a frequent roadblock that has proven more vexing than expected to circumvent: good old Microsoft

Published on: August 17th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Managing an iPhone like a BlackBerry – Can it be done?

Users love the iPhone, but IT does not. The biggest complaints: The iPhone can't be managed for security and access policies like a BlackBerry can. Businesses can buy a BlackBerry Enterprise Server or

Published on: June 25th, 2009 Doug Dineley

Microsoft offers Canadian firms free trial of four hosted flagship apps

Microsoft took another step up into the clouds today with its trial release of online versions of what has traditionally been client-side software.Microsoft will allow Canadian businesses a trial run with four hosted

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Brian Jackson