Sunday, February 24, 2008Windows Server 2008: It's the security, stupid Of the nearly 800 IT decision-makers polled by CDW Corp., 49 per cent cited security features as the benefit of most interest to their company, school or government agency
Thursday, February 21, 2008Philippines open source bill gets Sun's support Not surprisingly, Microsoft opposes the bill mandating open source software in government and education
Monday, February 11, 2008Open Text brings case management to SharePoint The Waterloo, Ont.-based content specialist creates a framework that includes dashboard viewing and other features designed for Microsoft's popular portal software. Analysts see potential
Sunday, January 27, 2008IT World Canada's predictions for 2008 Our senior editorial staff does some crystal-ball-gazing for the trends, issues and stories that will influence the IT scene in the next 12 months.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008RIM adds security, click-to-call to BlackBerry apps Key new capabilities include features that merge voice with instant messaging. Why users who run IBM Lotus Sametime or Microsoft Live Communications Server should care
Tuesday, January 15, 2008Database contender offers SQL Server alternative RealBasic 2008 lets developers program front ends in for Windows, Mac and Linux. An IDC Canada analyst says it will be tough to compete against established players.
Monday, January 07, 2008Consumer wireless spending to soar A new report on communications spending by Canadian consumers predicts trends for the next five years
Thursday, December 13, 2007Dutch parliament makes an open source decision The governmental guidelines from the departments of internal and economic affairs, titled "The Netherlands open and connected," forces the national government to adopt open standards by May 2008
Tuesday, December 11, 2007JasperSoft announces NetBeans plug-in tool iReport for NetBeans 6.0, scheduled for release in February, will let developers program reports using a library of chart types in PDF, Word and other formats
Wednesday, December 05, 2007Entrust adds layered security to Exchange Server Security vendor Entrust Inc. offers components of its security model to enhance Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Wednesday, November 28, 2007Cops roll out remote patch updates, e-ticketing The York Regional Police department uses software from Microsoft partner Legend to manage its mobile laptops, including pushing information out to officers on patrol and processing electronic tickets
Sunday, November 25, 2007VMWare's stranglehold might keep Oracle virtual machine in check Some observers believe Oracle's penetration in the virtualizatoin market will be limited to its current customer base
Tuesday, November 06, 2007Sneak peek: Windows Server 2008 'A ton of little changes, but no real killer features,' says one analyst of the software that ships in February. But ending support for Server 2000 may drive adoption
Tuesday, October 30, 2007Apple's Leopard has security holes, experts say The company's latest operating system upgrade is expected to be a sales success, but some features designed to protect user data may not be implemented completely. What to watch out for
Monday, October 22, 2007Adobe patches critical PDF vulnerability The company offers protection against a flaw that exposed most Windows XP users to exploits arriving in malicious files. Meanwhile, users wait for a URI fix from Microsoft