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Survey to pinpoint shortage of data analytics skills in Canada

As the processing power of IT systems increases so too does the ability of analytics to plumb the depths of...

October 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon
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BBM to let users retract messages

You don’t always mean what you say in a text message – and sometimes you only realize after it’s been...

October 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon
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BlackBerry’s Classic: Hitting a single?

There are as many opinions on whether BlackBerry's (current) strategy is going to save the company as there are ......

October 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon
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App could help fight Ebola

"There's an app for that," has become a bit of a joke and a cliche these days. Two brothers from...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Ontario attacked for IT outsourcing

Outsourcing can be a sticky issue, particularly when it involves government. Which explains why the Ontario NDP launched an attack...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Collaboration tool on Ottawa’s list

A maker of a collaboration tool that gives access to Microsoft software from mobile devices is now on the Canadian...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Lenovo execs deflect BlackBerry acquisition rumour

China's Lenovo has sealed its deal with Google to buy Motorola Mobility and its Android-powered smart phones. Now it has...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Warning issued for Drupal sites

It's usually good news when an IT administrator checks an application's status and finds that it's fully patched. But a...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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IBM, Twitter team for data analysis

For many organizations Twitter is a two-edged sword: Some staffers spend too much time on the social network, while others...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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What you’ll be doing in three years

I have good news and bad news for senior IT administrators: I know what you're going to be doing in...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Some IT pros still turn off security features for performance: McAfee

Every department in an enterprise is under pressure these days to increase performance, which sometimes means taking shortcuts. But a...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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EMC offers help creating hybrid clouds

Cloud computing offers many advantages to enterprises, but they aren't going to give up their investment in hardware and software...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Meru releases console to manage SDN apps

One of the advantages of software-defined networking is that applications are able to control a wide range of network devices,...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Canadian SMEs urged to go digital

For years experts have complained that Canadian small and medium businesses aren’t on the leading edge of adopting technology. As...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Case Study: Whistler Blackcomb and Samsung bring a new digital experience to the slopes

Download this case study to see how Samsung Canada worked with Whistler Blackcomb to take its guest experiences to new...

October 29th, 2014 IT World Canada Team
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Where is IBM’s enterprise growth?

When Facebook surpassed IBM by market capitalization, it was significant. Market valuation plays a part a company’s worth, but one...

October 28th, 2014 Chris Lau
Interview: Anton Granic, Nutanix Canada’s senior director

Interview: Anton Granic, Nutanix Canada’s senior director

As part of an analysis on the new hyper-converged infrastructure appliances, we interviewed Nutanix Inc.'s Anton Granic about the company's...

October 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Gary Davenport, President of CIOCAN

Gary is the President of the CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) which represents more than 300 CIOs across Canada by...

October 28th, 2014 Hibah Ahmed
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Nigel Fortlage

Nigel is a passionate leader who sees opportunities where others see challenges. He believes that technology is an enabler, and...

October 28th, 2014 Hibah Ahmed
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Analysis: Hyper-converged infrastructure

Three years ago a startup called Nutanix surprised the infrastructure world by releasing a 2U-sized integrated appliance with an x86-based...

October 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Tablets and Productivity: Redefining The Enterprise Client Computing Landscape

Learn how: • challenges around security, multi-tasking, and the perceived limitations of tablets to run and access required applications have...

October 28th, 2014 IT World Canada Team
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Securing Android For the Enterprise

It also reveals the strength of the Android market and takes a closer look at the role of Samsung's KNOX...

October 28th, 2014 IT World Canada Team
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Check Point lets IT secure mobile data in a Capsule

Letting the personal mobile devices of staff and business partners to connect to the corporate network is increasingly becoming the...

October 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Unify releases new UC suite, new name

Technology companies sometimes have to overhaul themselves and their products to become more relevant to customers. Today Unify Inc. –...

October 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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IBM pushes analytics to the cloud

If anyone needed proof that the cloud is the current battleground for the hearts and minds of CIOs, announcement's made...

October 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Biggest challenge for SDN isn’t technology, says Gartner

Work on software-defined networking has been going on for almost two decades, but it's only been in the past year...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Organizations taking shortcuts on IT security, says vendor

Target, Home Depot, and last week, Staples – it seems as though there are always new headlines cropping up about...

October 27th, 2014 Candice So
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Lacavera gives up CEO post, remains chairman of Wind Mobile

In 2011 Wind Mobile chair and co-founder Anthony Lacavera took over as CEO of the startup carrier, with the number...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Webinar: Spur Infrastructure Performance With Proactive Monitoring

Tuesday, November 25, 2014. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST   Spur Infrastructure Performance With Proactive Monitoring   Tuesday, November...

October 27th, 2014 IT World Canada Event Staff
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Webinar: Investigating the ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Wednesday, December 3, 2014. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST   Investigating the ROI of Desktop Virtualization      ...

October 27th, 2014 IT World Canada Event Staff
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M2M data processing: On-premise or in the cloud?

Organizations that want to have an Internet of Things play will have to think about where they want to process...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Web publishing as a service

As cloud computing matures and evolves, almost everything IT-related is a target for “as a Service” delivery, from the most...

October 27th, 2014 Don Sheppard
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Sophisticated attack uses fake Web sites as bait

Government, media and military organizations in the United States, Europe as well as opponents of the Russian government are the...

October 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Beware of the virtual extreme

I was struck by a recent opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun submitted by a University of British Columbia student...

October 27th, 2014 Dave O'Leary
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IBM under fire

When enterprises make bets on technology two factors that have to be considered are the financial health of the supplier...

October 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon