Small businesses get hosting package from WordPress

Open source blogging tool developer WordPress has launched a Web site building suite aimed at small businesses. WordPress Business offers ad-free site hosting, free domain as well as unlimited storage, unlimited selection of

Published on: March 14th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards

Cloud computing customers need the ability to access pools of information from different sources. They must be able to access code and tools from a variety of vendors, ensuring that they use the

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Michelle Warren

‘Windows 8, Windows 7, what’s the difference?’ SMBs asking

The fate of Windows 8 being eagerly adopted among small to mid-sized businesses or ignored like it was named Vista may lie in the hands of employees who ask for the operating system

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

New business endpoint security offering scales to SMBs

Enterprise-grade features at an SMB price is the promise from Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab with the launch this week of its new flagship security platform for businesses, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business.

Published on: February 1st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

New networking line targets SMB productivity

Secure productivity for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is the focus of a series of new product announcements Wednesday by networking vendor Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO). Related Story | Cisco may sell LinksysAccording

Published on: January 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Average SMB spends over $10,000/year on IT security: report

An international study of IT professionals on security issues by Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab found that the average small business is spending just over $10,000 every year on IT security, which works

Published on: January 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

What I’m stealing from the startup world

By Christine Wong My new boss woke me up at 2:30 a.m. last night demanding that I do some work for him. After I changed him into dry pajamas, put clean sheets on

Published on: November 8th, 2012 Christine Wong

Contract disputes fuel bulk of SMB telecom complaints

Contract disputes fuelled the bulk of complaints made by Canada's small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) about their telecom services in the past year. According to data provided exclusively to by theCommissioner

Published on: November 7th, 2012 Christine Wong

Appclick Canada opens doors to new cloud apps store

A new app store offering Canadian small to mid-sized businesses more than 1,300 cloud-based apps has just come online, according to its creator.San Matero, Calif.-based SaaS Markets has launched Appclick Canada today. It’s

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sirius Conseils takes controlling interest in Abak Software

A Montreal firm that specializes in project and IT management has taken control of a software company that makes time and expense management solutions. Sirius Conseils said Tuesday it now has a majority

Published on: October 17th, 2012 Howard Solomon

CRTC issues first two guidelines under new anti-spam law

Canada's federal communications regulator has issued its first two bulletins laying out guidelines for anti-spam laws. The biggest new rule is designed to stop businesses from assuming aconsumer has opted in to an

Published on: October 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

GoodReader update brings native Windows file sharing to iPad

The good folks behind the GoodReader app have made it easier to share documents between that iOS app and Windows PCs and laptops. GoodReader is an iOS document-reader app that helps view, navigate

Published on: September 26th, 2012 Christine Wong

New accelerator for wireless SMBs coming to Ontario

A new accelerator for small and medium sized wireless sector firms is being launched in Ontario. The new initiative will be part of Wavefront, an existing NationalCentre of Excellence accelerator program for innovation

Published on: September 19th, 2012 Christine Wong