Articles By Brian Jackson

Salesforce, Microsoft forge ahead with alliance at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO —’s unlikely alliance with Microsoft Corp. will eventually see more Salesforce mobile apps made available for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, according to executives. The two software makers announced the

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Salesforce1 platform updated with ‘Lightning’ release

SAN FRANCISCO -- announced a major update to its Salesforce1 platform on Monday, dubbing a new user interface and component-based mobile app building environment as Lightning. Salesforce is making the development tools

Published on: October 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Open access key to better Internet in Canadian cities: panel

Canada needs to adopt an open access infrastructure model if it’s going to provide Internet service competitive with the bandwidth and prices offered elsewhere in the world, a panel of networking experts agreed

Published on: September 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Priorities for the mobile enterprise in 2014

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Published on: September 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

VMware offers ‘just-in-time’ desktops with new Workspace Suite

SAN FRANCISCO — VMware Inc. released a new desktop/mobile management suite that will bring together cloud platforms it has recently acquired and its own cloud layer technology into a single console. At its

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Dell’s new client-computing products offer more horsepower

SAN FRANCISCO — The WMworld conference is all about removing the burden of IT operations from hardware and putting it on software. Dell Inc. took advantage of this week's show here to release several new

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

VMware debuts EVO:RAIL converged infrastructure appliances

SAN FRANCISCO — Converged infrastructure systems from major vendors that combine server/networking/storage into one chassis are often huge appliances aimed at large enterprises -- think of HP's ConvergedSystems or VCE's vBlocks. VMware has decided to make converged

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Exit interview: Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian

In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Cavoukian is the first commissioner to

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CIRA should compete to operate dot-ca domain, says complaint

A Toronto Web domain registrar is upset about the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) plans to expand its mandate by offering new services. Mark Jeftovic, the CEO of easyDNS Technologies Inc. has written

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Twitter Chats with IT World Canada

Sponsor a Twitter chat with IT World Canada: Harness the engaging power of Twitter for your brand with our free guide! Share Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share with

Published on: June 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson