Google offers free apps to counter Office 365 popularity

Google has begun a new Canadian push for its business-focused applications, offering free access to businesses north of the border. The cloud giant is giving Canadian businesses a free offer to try Google

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Microsoft’s Office 2016 includes new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

If you have Microsoft Corp.'s Office suite on your computer – and the odds say there’s a very good chance that you do – you will soon notice some changes to your favourite

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

5 must-have business apps that harness the cloud

In conjunction with mobile technology, cloud computing has cut the chains between today’s business worker and their cubicle, enabling them to be as productive away from the office as they are within its

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

The cloud: Where to go first

So you’ve decided as an enterprise to go big on the cloud – you’ve defined a cloud strategy. But where do you get started? The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business It seems

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Robert Dutt

Four reasons Skype for Business has a place in your enterprise

The venerable Skype consumer instant messaging and audio/video chat has received a corporate makeover. Microsoft, which has owned Skype since 2011, has introduced Skype for Business as the new presence, instant messaging and

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Unlocking the value of unified communications: 7 benefits by the numbers

After exploring the drivers of unified communications in a recent webinar, last week Rogers and ITWC explored the value of bringing your communications together through the data centre – and the benefits are

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

OneNote to bind them, OneNote to rule them all

With the number of devices most of us carry around, it has become increasingly difficult to keep track of what information is where, and to access what we need when we need it.

Published on: May 25th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

From your desktop to your tablet to your phone, you can take Office everywhere

When people think of Microsoft Office, they often equate it with Windows only. Once, that was true, but no longer. Microsoft now provides Office for multiple platforms and operating systems, making it much

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Don’t overlook Skype in your Office 365 business suite

An Office suite is a must-have for most business users, and most businesses choose to provision Microsoft’s Office 365 for their employees. The suite includes a number of different applications and, while you

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft offers free preview of the Retina-friendly Office 2016 for Mac

Apple users are about to get some of the new features and functionality on their Mac that PC users have been enjoying in Microsoft’s Office 365 office productivity suite – plus a few

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP launches Stream notebooks, tablets

There are only 12 weeks until Christmas, and Hewlett-Packard Co. is determined to remind us with a launch of a new series of tablets and laptops available just in time for the holidays.

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Dave Webb

Microsoft launches Power BI to all users

Microsoft Corp. is now making its business intelligence program, branded as Power BI for Office 365, generally available. While Microsoft actually launched Power BI in closed beta in July 2013, the program is

Published on: February 10th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft Office for iPhone may not supplant third-party vendors

Microsoft dipped its toe into the world of iOS last week with the launch of Office for iPhone, but it’s a tentative dip that doesn't seem to be scaring off the third-party vendors

Published on: June 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Google Apps no longer free for businesses

Businesses looking to use the free, basic edition of Google Apps can no longer count on a free ride: they'll now need to sign up for the premium version, Google Apps for Business,

Published on: December 10th, 2012 Jeff Jedras