Build 2016

Build 2016: four key announcements made at Microsoft’s developer conference

As Microsoft Corp. wraps up its Build 2016 developer conference this week, there was a wave of key announcements that...

April 1st, 2016 Ryan Patrick

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Linux systems have to be patched for latest Ghost vulnerability

Do you have Linux on your systems? If so, your security team should pay attention to a security warning from...

March 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Microsoft opens up to open source with SQL Server for Linux

In what represents the company’s most notable shift to a services-first approach, Microsoft Corp. on Monday revealed the open source flavour of...

March 8th, 2016 Ryan Patrick


Professional Engineers of Ontario opt for a single provider as part of IT transformation

It was a case of having lots of vendors but a lack of support for its entire technology stack that...

March 7th, 2016 Gary Hilson


Korean company targets Canadian market and incumbent vendors with latest DBMS

A Korean company that recently entered the Canadian market wants potential customers to consider a database management system (DBMS) taste...

March 3rd, 2016 Gary Hilson


“Big iron” remains an IT mainstay as enterprises look to centralize and secure data in hybrid environments

Many obituaries have been written for the venerable mainframe computer -- colloquially referred to as "big iron" -- but the rumours...

February 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson


Apple’s open source release receives ‘Swift’ support from developers, IBM

Developers eager for Apple Inc. to open source the Swift development language got an early Christmas gift as the company made...

December 8th, 2015 Gary Hilson

Perfect Framework CEO

Apple’s iOS programming language could offer ‘Swift’ approach when made open source

A startup company just north of Toronto is hoping Christmas comes early with a gift from Apple Inc., and it’s...

November 27th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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Linux ransomware spreading faster than initial reports

A recently-discovered Linux file-encrypting ransomware is spreading faster than first thought, security researchers have warned, a red flag for CISOs...

November 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon