Office 365 Personal Canadian pricing matches US pricing

From clothing to book prices to software licences, Canadians are used to shelling out more money than their neighbours south of the border for many products. That practice made sense when our dollar

Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Tips on how to charge for your business services

It’s a dilemma many small businesses, freelancers and independent contractors have faced: what should I charge for my services? Too high and you could price yourself out of the market. Too low and

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft may price Office 365 as low as $2 per month

Microsoft must aggressively price its Office 365 subscription plans, perhaps as low as $2 a month, to convince consumers that it's better to rent software than to buy it, analysts said today.When CEO

Published on: July 27th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

TekSavvy rolls out high-speed Internet for SMBs after CRTC ruling

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has launched new DSL service targeting SMBs now that Canada's telecom watchdog has ruled that it and other small ISPs can directly compete with big carriers in the high-speed Internet

Published on: July 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple challenges ultrabooks with MacBook Air price cut

Apple did something very unusual Monday: It cut prices.As part of its long-awaited notebook refresh, Apple dropped the priceof three of the four models in its signature MacBook Air line by $100,representing cuts

Published on: June 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

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

iPad competitors hamstrung by price point and content dearth

While the iPad continues to be a big success, the tablet market offers a harsher climate to vendors other than Apple -- and pricing strategies may be an important factor in their difficulties.Last

Published on: November 4th, 2011

What your business can learn from Chilean wine

By Phil Newman Yield management involves the strategic control of inventory to sell it to the right customer at the right time for the right price. Book your flight to New York two

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Francis Moran

Former Apple manager got $1 million in kickbacks, court papers reveal

Court papers filed by the U.S. government and Apple against a former manager detail a scheme that allegedly saw confidential Apple data supplied to Asian electronics companies over more than three years in

Published on: August 18th, 2010 Martyn Williams

5 ways to cut the costs of the Office 2010 upgrade

Now that Microsoft has officially kicked Office 2010 into the market, the next milestone is just weeks away: the June 15 launch of the retail versions and the beginning of the roll-out of

Published on: May 17th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

iPad will rewrite Canadian wireless pricing – cheap AT&T-like rates must come here, too

By Carmi Levy, independent technology analyst and journalist The clock is now ticking. Apple’s iPad hits U.S. retailers April 3rd and migrates north of the border sometime before the end of the month.

Published on: March 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Vista Ultimate users slam Microsoft over ‘lousy’ Windows 7 deals

Consumers running Windows Vista Ultimate, who have blasted Microsoft for breaking promises to deliver a host of extras, are now knocking the company's upgrade plans and discount pricing for Windows 7.Users commenting on

Published on: July 6th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Five questions to ask before going with SaaS

Not surprisingly, SaaS vendors have decided there's no time like the present to make a full court sales press. In a down economy with slashed IT budgets, when there's no tolerance for 18-month

Published on: October 29th, 2008 Thomas Wailgum

Canadian iPhone users “unlikely” to get big price break

A new price model for data service set to be unveiled by Rogers Communications Inc. to coincide with its Canadian rollout of the 3G iPhone could mean lower data rates. However, cell phone

Published on: June 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano