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Published: October 2nd, 2013


Channel Elite Awards 2013 complete nominations

Each year our sister publication, Computer Dealer News, hosts its Channel Elite Awards to recognize IT Solution Providers for their innovation, leadership, and commitment to create value for their customers. Check out this

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

AVG gives resellers a dashboard to serve SMBs

Managed service providers (MSPs) and resellers using anti-virus company AVG Technologies will now be able to use one unified dashboard to serve small business customers. In a press briefing in New York on

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Candice So

Cloud infrastructure to grow to $250 million market by 2016: IDC

Vendors in the Canadian infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market have a 50 per cent compound annual growth rate to look forward to over the next four years towards a total value of

Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

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

Canadian wireless carrier taps Toronto solution provider to provide new data centre

Toronto-based IT solutions and enterprise data centre provider OnX Enterprise Solutions has won a contract with mobile service provider Public Mobile for hosted data centre services. OnX, which was recently named one of

Published on: April 23rd, 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

Market Windows 8 to your customers before final release

by Stuart Crawford  The perfect storm is brewing and you have no excuse to get out in front of your clients, the marketplace or your industry associations and show off Windows 8. Stuart

Published on: June 8th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

The power of feedback

by Stuart Crawford Wow, was all I had to say after reading some feedback from the Atlanta MSPU boot camp. I was shocked to say the least. I won’t get into the finer

Published on: April 4th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

Countering artificial commoditization and poor pricing

by Stewart Crawford   I stumbled upon awesome white paper from my friend Larry Walsh and the teams from N-Able and Netenrich. As an experienced MSP consultant or MSP Coachwho has built a

Published on: December 20th, 2011 Stuart Crawford

Tech jobs that cloud computing will create

by Bernard Golden I was interested in this week's ZDNet piece, Cloud computing's real creative destruction may be the IT workforce. The piece discusses a presentation at last week's Gartner Symposium that posited

Published on: October 27th, 2011 IDG News Service

My Legal Briefcase offers small claims relief for small biz

The phrase small claims court may have the word “small” in it, but tackling a court case even in the sub-$25,000 range is no minor matter for many small and medium sized businesses.The

Published on: February 16th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Adobe unveils e-form service

Adobe has launched a service for conducting online surveys that the company says should ease the process of setting them up and analyzing their results."Form and survey management is traditionally a very time-consuming

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Joab Jackson

I’ve seen the channel from both sides now

I’ve always been aware of the channel, but last week as the first time I’d really got an inside peek at the industry. At ITBusiness.ca we cover technology from the point of view

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Brian Jackson

IT providers challenged to cater to more Canadian SMBs

Managed service providers (MSPs) are chasing Canadian small business clients after a challenge issued by the CEO of Ottawa-based N-able Technologies Inc.Double the amount of clients you have now by next year's conference,

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Brian Jackson