Salesforce Identity to help handle mobile and cloud in the workplace

Customer management giant Inc. has launched an integrated identity service for its customers, allowing them to connect across apps and devices. Branded as “Salesforce Identity,” the new features act as a good

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business

After stumbling twice with offering productivity applications as a service, Microsoft Corp. is finally giving what those who dream of in a cloud service have always wanted: a full-featured Office 365. The company

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Howard Solomon

BYOD solution a fit for small businesses, says HP

While in the networking space, Hewlett-Packard Co. is seen as more of an enterprise player, the vendor says it needs to do a better job letting the market know that many of its

Published on: February 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadians vie for top SMB influencer recognition

Several Canadians have been nominated as top small and medium-sized business influencers in a worldwide competition held by a U.S.-based awards effort to name the top 150 SMB influencers.Online daily voting is currently

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canada’s IT skills shortage persists despite recession, layoffs

Despite a cruel economy that's resulted in scores of layoffs across North America, Microsoft's Canadian partners, who specialize in serving small businesses, are still challenged by an IT skills shortage, according to a

Published on: March 31st, 2009 Brian Jackson

License misuse is also piracy, says Microsoft

After years of hammering the message that software piracy can send users to the slammer, Microsoft Corp is shifting gears to encourage greater partner buy-in in its battle against counterfeiters.The Redmond, Wash.-based software

Published on: August 28th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

EDS retains high-flyers with ‘Top Gun’ program

When John Charlebois gets an e-mail addressing him as “EZ” he can't help but get a chill down his spine over what's coming next.The senior consulting architect for Plano, Texas-based Electronic Data Systems

Published on: June 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson

IBM unveils plans to create global apps market for SMBs

IBM is trying to rally support for an online applications marketplace for small and mid-sized businesses that it plans to launch later this year. Big Blue hopes the initiative will help it generate

Published on: May 5th, 2008 James Niccolai

Partner networks can help tech vendors boost effectiveness

Technology vendors should investigate evolving networks of system integrators, independent vendors, and resellers or lose out on possible business opportunities, according to a Toronto-based industry analyst.</pPartner-to-partner networking is evolving into a defining trend

Published on: January 21st, 2008 Nestor Arellano