Ontario’s Grey County says governments are ‘afraid of cloud’ but bets big on Microsoft and Zerto

After discovering that a serious system failure could result in two weeks of downtime, Grey County recognized it had to modernize its backup and recovery solutions to ensure continuous availability for critical services

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Trend Micro research says less than 40% of Canadian healthcare organizations understand cloud security

Healthcare organizations have accelerated their cloud migration since the pandemic but are lagging behind in implementing security measures, according to the latest research from Trend Micro, putting them at a higher risk of

Published on: February 18th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Telus International acquires Lionbridge AI for CA$1.2 billion

Telus International, a Telus subsidiary that offers global customer service outsourcing and digital IT services, has acquired Lionbridge AI for CA$1.2 billion. Lionbridge AI is a subdivision of Lionbridge Technologies that specializes in

Published on: November 6th, 2020 Tom Li

Telus launches Espri mental health app with a focus on frontline workers

Telus has launched a new mental health app for Canadian frontline workers to help reduce stress, prevent burnout, and upkeep mental wellness. Telus’ Espri app, launched on Wednesday, is fully customizable and offers

Published on: October 23rd, 2020 Tom Li

Cisco survey: Accelerated digitization of Canadian SMBs could add $70B to country’s GDP by 2024

According to a new study, Canadian small businesses' continued push into the digital realm could do wonders for Canada's economy. The increased digitization within Canadian small businesses can add CA$70 billion to the

Published on: October 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

AI Master Corporal helps keep the Ontario Regiment Museum safe

When the Ontario Regiment Museum shut down due to the pandemic, Jeremy Blowers knew he needed extra precautions to keep his future visitors safe. Located in Oshawa, the Ontario Regiment Museum holds many

Published on: September 8th, 2020 Tom Li

Canadian business travellers view mobile check-ins as most important feature for future travel

More than half of Canadian business travellers say they have positive feelings about travelling again once COVID restrictions are lifted, provided there is effective tech in place to help them travel for business

Published on: August 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

North’s Focals to shut down a month after its acquisition by Google

A month after getting acquired by Google, North Focals announced today that it's "winding down" its smart glasses product and the Focals app. North also noted in the announcement that after July 31,

Published on: July 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada is cramming years worth of modernization into months, but experts say the country’s scale-up problem lingers

While the pandemic led to thousands of businesses in Canada experiencing the fast track to digital transformation, industry leaders remain concerned about Canada's ongoing inability to generate unicorns and lead the world's digital

Published on: July 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Consumers have never been more suspicious, but it’s also a great time for marketers to experiment, experts say

Discourse on social media is changing for everyday users and advertisers alike, and social media platforms like Facebook and TikTok continue to face scrutiny. The Facebook boycott and the trending #StopHateForProfit stems from

Published on: July 22nd, 2020 Baneet Braich

Avant Analytics report reveals 86% increase in UCaaS sales during COVID-19

A report from research firm Avant Analytics says global Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) sales during March increased by 86 per cent from February 2020, and 149 per cent over November 2018

Published on: July 20th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

New cyber insurance provider for SMBs moves into Canada

Small and medium-sized Canadian businesses have a new choice for cyber insurance after a U.S. based company called Coalition decided to offer its service north of the border. Supported by re-insurer Swiss Re,

Published on: July 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Digital media seeing some upward momentum, but recovery remains slow

Digital media is seeing the strongest recovery month-over-month in Canada as lockdown measures across the country start to lift, according to the Standard Media Index, which analyzes data related to advertising pricing and

Published on: July 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada launches digitally-connected business registration access

Canada today launched the Multi-jurisdictional Registry Access Service (MRAS), a service the connects 14 business registries across Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. Businesses are legally required to register with their province to

Published on: June 30th, 2020 Tom Li