Office 365 beta ends with full release

At an event in downtown Toronto, Eric Gales, president of Microsoft Canada told a group of journalists that with Office 365, Redmond Wash.-based Microsoft, is targeting the small to medium sized businesses that

Published on: June 28th, 2011 jd speedy

Google set to go on massive hiring spree in 2011

Google is poised to hire more than 6,000 people this year if all goes according to plan. That amazing fact was posted on the company's Web site this week by Alan Eustace, Google's

Published on: February 3rd, 2011 Michael Cooney

Google Chrome makes enterprise push

A business-friendly version of Google's Chrome browser is ready for prime time, the company announced on its Chromium blog. Enterprise administrators who want to use Chrome will now find vital features such as an

Published on: December 17th, 2010 jared newman

Google takes Office to the cloud, security issues linger

Google Inc. has begun testing an intriguing plugin for Microsoft Office. Google Cloud Connect is a devastatingly simple concept: rather than save your files to your computer's hard disk, it allows you to save

Published on: November 24th, 2010 keir thomas

Microsoft gives free Symantec software in limited offer

Microsoft Corp. is now offering free Symantec security software to small businesses for a limited time, through retailer PC Mall, following some grumbling in response to the free distribution of its own security software. In October,

Published on: November 18th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Enterprises still a factor in software piracy, BSA says

Canadian IT leaders can play a huge role in creating morethan 6,000 new high-tech jobs and generating US$3 billion in new economicactivity over the next four years, according to a Business Software Alliancecommissioned

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

RIM ‘BlackPad’ could face stormy reception

Research In Motion Ltd.’s rumoured BlackPad tablet reminds me a lot of the company’s touchscreen Storm device. That smart phone tried to attract both the consumer and enterprise markets, but ended up failing

Published on: August 11th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

M&A Mistake: Too Many CIOs Arrive Late to the Dance

There's probably no greater indication of a CIO's strategic importance to his company than what happens at the time of a merger or acquisition: Is the CIO a key player during pre-deal negotiations

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Thomas Wailgum


Telus Corp. believes that organizations will eagerly sign up for its new HSPA Plus data network, which offers a maximum speed that’s seven times faster than its old network.However, at a roundtable last

Published on: December 8th, 2009 Howard Solomon