Editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada, covering all aspects of enterprise computing, telecommunications, network infrastructure and government IT issues. An IT journalist since 1997, I've also written for several of ITWC's sister publications.
Citrix Systems started modestly in 1989 by a former IBM developer. Since then it has grown from a supplier of remote desktop applications to one with a portfolio of open source-based solutions including
As I write this Edward Snowden has made another revelation about the capabilities and ambition of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). The latest is that the agency has been pressuring European nations
Almost every software company is rushing to make its applications relevant to cloud computing. The latest is SAP AG, which this week announced simplified pricing for its HANA Cloud Platform to encourage developers
There are increasing calls for governments to use better technology to help listen to citizens. Whether its the open government or open data movements, industry experts believe the Internet, smart phones and access
The United States is proud of its leadership in information technology. So perhaps it is no surprise that a company that apparently helps governments in their digital spying chose U.S. service providers to
A Canadian privacy and security group isn't impressed with the answers it got from Canadian Internet service providers about their policies on disclosing information about subscribers to government agencies. "They're not quite as
We haven’t been following the bitcoin issue because for enterprise-sized companies – who are our readers – the digital currency isn’t used for transactions. But Flexcoin, an exchange that closed this week because of