Wave Accounting launches Wave Payroll for micro-businesses

A Toronto startup hopes to employ its growing user base of free online accounting software customers as a launching pad for a lean Web-based payroll tool targeted primarily at micro businesses.While there is

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Nestor Arellano

5 tips for secure cloud computing

By David Ridout    Risks of the cloud have recently become an issue with well-publicized failures in popular public cloud services.   Organizations are thus under more pressure than ever to evaluate their management

Published on: August 30th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Need to get off the cloud?

Cloud computing platforms aim to improve IT's ability to be agile. For instance, cloud platforms let you quickly build and install applications, and change the resources underneath later to make them run better.Once

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Kevin Fogarty

B.C.’s Green Party hires Toronto-based green IT provider

There's never a good time for your technology to fail, but Rebecca Helps still regrets that her database system crashed during the Green Party of British Columbia's annual general meeting.The executive director of

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Enhanced Citrix tool simplifies self-service for mobile workers

Enhancements to XenApp6, the on-demand application delivery tool from Santa Clara, Calif.-based Citrix Systems Inc., will simplify many tasks for mobile workers, the company says. XenApp6 virtualizes Windows apps and delivers them to

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Google, VMware, Amazon, Skytap – what Cloud vendor’s service reigns supreme?

When putting your systems in the cloud, a few options are available depending on exactly what you want to put there and for how long. Although each vendor offers essentially the same service-a

Published on: June 9th, 2009 Jarina D'Auria,

Toronto clinic patients avoid healthcare headaches with Web-based system

Imagine a world in which patients are able to check their lab test results from the comfort of their homes, submit blood pressure readings to their doctors without going to the clinic, get

Published on: August 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Data capture firm goes beyond body language

When marketing people talk with a potential client they keep track of body language – visual and auditory clues that might help close a deal.For organizations that use corporate Web sites to attract

Published on: August 16th, 2007 Nestor Arellano