MDM provider opens Canadian data centre

Another U.S.-based service provider has opened a data centre here, showing again that to get business from Canadian organizations foreign-based software-as-a-service-providers have to provide assurances that sensitive data doesn't leave the country. AirWatch

Published on: August 26th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Adobe’s subscription only plan meets backlash

Thousands of users of Adobe Systems Inc.’s software are taking to the Internet their displeasure over the company’s decision to adopt a subscription only model for its popular creative tools. More than 5,000

Published on: May 10th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Intel’s private cloud building process

In the last four years, Intel Corp. has been building its private cloud largely based on the OpenStack open source platform with a view of making it easier for its workers to access

Published on: April 2nd, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

SaaS provider saves big with BlackIron Data

Software as a service (SaaS) provider BlueSun Inc. managed to drastically cut its IT costs by consolidating its managed hosting contract with separate providers and handing over the hosting of its mission critical

Published on: March 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Let staff go phishing on a simulator

Imagine getting an email from your company’s human resources department --customized with the company's logo – touting a new benefits program. It even offers a link to check out the details. You'd click

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Users get control portal for IBM SmartCloud

A Web-based, self-service interface recently added to IBM’s enterprise cloud computing product SmartCloud, will enable end user to provision cloud storage from their computer screens.The new SmartCloud Storage Access tool will help organizations

Published on: February 8th, 2013

Microsoft-IDC report: huge growth in cloud jobs

Brian Bloom is a staff writer at ComputerWorld Canada. You can find him on Google+. He covers enterprise hardware and software, information architecture and security topics.Cloud computing will create almost 14 million jobs

Published on: March 5th, 2012 brian bloom

U.S. vendors shifting to SaaS faster than Europeans

BRUSSELS, BELGUIM--U.S.-based software vendors continue to make greater strides relative to their European counterparts toward shifting product portfolios to software-as-a-service from the traditional license and maintenance business model, noted the co-founder of Truffle

Published on: November 18th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

VMware aims to give IT more control over SaaS apps

VMware is working on products that will give enterprises more control over Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, including how users are authenticated, company CTO Steve Herrod, said in an interview on Tuesday.VMware's acquisition of cloud

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Mikael Ricknas