HP showcases new touch-screen, budget options for digital signage

So-called digital signage - or in layman's terms, the practice of putting big screen TVs inside a customer-facing business location - has become almost ubiquitous over the last five years. Starting Monday, Hewlett-Packard

Published on: January 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Fortinet’s new FG 280 POE handles security for smaller networks

Cozumel, Mexico – High-end network security solutions firm Fortinet Inc. is going after the smaller network operations and the SMB space with some of its latest appliance releases. The foundation of the company’s

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Adobe Creative Cloud: 2013’s Most Undervalued Business Tool for Startups

Since 1985, Adobe has been bringing the world innovative software solutions, including 17 generations of Adobe Illustrator. This year, they shook things up with Adobe Creative Cloud, and it has been a year

Published on: December 24th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

10 ways to tell if your organization has a ‘secret’ CMTO

Be it online or offline, marketing requires the use of technologies to perform at its best.  That being said, small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) business to business (B2B) marketing professionals are expected to take

Published on: December 2nd, 2013 David Chabot

‘Art of’ running your business isn’t a solitary work: panel

"Fly alone, die alone." These words from Sunil Mistry, partner at KPMG Enterprise were echoed by Paul Gaspar, director of small business segment at UPS Canada when he said “small business failures come

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester

Corporation 101 for tech pros: Seven mistakes tech companies make when incorporating

Many tech startup operators are aware that incorporating their business provides many advantages. However, very few are aware of the incorporating missteps and misconceptions that could cause them headaches down the road. Here

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Corporations 101 for tech pros: Who makes up a corporation? (Part 1)

If you are in IT, understanding the corporate structure and all the players within it is vital. Words like directors, shareholders, and officers are often bandied about, and its good to really understand

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Adobe updates to Photoshop, Premiere Elements add populist appeal

It happens to the best of them, from Apple and Sony, to the Government of Canada.  Let's not forget that missing hard drive debacle involving over 300,000 student loan credentials in September 2012

Published on: October 4th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Why your business should care about CASL

There's a new rule book coming out for all digital marketers. It strikes at the core of many of the most common online marketing activities (like e-mail marketing), setting strict standards in the

Published on: August 1st, 2013 Robert Burko

SMBs more open to external social tools than enterprise cousins

A new study conducted by Ipsos for Microsoft Corp. finds that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are more likely to embrace external social tools to fuel workplace collaboration than their enterprise cousins. Nearly

Published on: July 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Vancouver startup offers ultra-fast Internet service to SMBs

Small and medium sized businesses in Vancouver looking for ultra-fast Internet service at discount prices may not have to search for long. A local startup named OneGigabit is offering residential buildings and SMBs

Published on: July 5th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

IT-friendly businesses do better – but Canadians less confident about IT

Small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) who show more confidence in their IT departments are better at using IT to boost their business - yet Canada lags behind in its support of IT, says

Published on: June 21st, 2013 Candice So

Google, HP partnership offers ‘SMB IT in a Box’

LAS VEGAS – Hewlett-Packard and Google Inc. have joined forces to develop and one-stop-shop technology solution for small and medium sized businesses. At the HP Discover 2013 event here on Tuesday the two

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Panasonic targets SMBs with its ‘most advanced’ server

Panasonic Canada Inc. has released a new Internet Protocol (IP) business communications server, one that it says is the most advanced of its fleet. The KX-NS1000 server, released in Canada last month, is

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Candice So