‘Ignite’ sparks tech interest in First Nations

Launched last year, IBM Canada Ltd.'s Igniting Interest in Technology and Engineering (Ignite) program seems to have caught fire across the country, and particularly kindled interest in Manitoba, where the provincial government plans

Published on: June 26th, 2006 Grant Buckler

WarrenShepell embarks on three-year IT growth plan

WarrenShepell describes its $3-million IT investment in health and wellness services as the largest system improvement made to employee assistance programs (EAP) in Canada.The company provides these services to more than 2,500 organizations

Published on: May 15th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

IBM Canada president speaks on transformation

It's been a little more than a year since Dan Fortin, took over as IBM Canada president from Ed Kilroy, and during that time the Quebec native said he has seen a transformation

Published on: April 18th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big Blue builds on grid and grow plan

IBM has added 15 more grid-approved partners - including two Canadian firms -- as it aims to spread the technology from researchers into the enterprise. Announced at LinuxWorld earlier this month, there are

Published on: April 17th, 2006 Buket Oktem

IBM resurrects PC-on-a-chip

A lot of companies look to IBM for microprocessors, but arguably none are looking to the company more ardently this month than manufacturers of embedded systems.That’s because it has agreed to manufacture the

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Howard Solomon

Consortium to guide open source foray in enterprise storage

IBM is teaming with several other vendors to break down what executives called the last major place for open source to make its mark in the enterprise: Data storage.A consortium called Aperi will

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Shane Schick

IBM Viper to avoid ‘schema chaos’

IBM’s Toronto Software Lab is helping Big Blue prepare a version of its DB2 database that could store XML data more easily.Early previews of the database, code-named Viper, are being provided this week

Published on: November 17th, 2005 Shane Schick

University of Ottawa leans on IBM as preferred supplier

The University of Ottawa on Thursday forged a five-year, $25-million agreement with IBM Canada Ltd. and Lenovo that will make Big Blue the school’s preferred IT supplier and introduce a range of its

Published on: October 13th, 2005 Shane Schick