How to trust enterprise applications from a startup

In this hyper-competitive world, CIOs have to think carefully before saying "no" to new technology. On the one hand, the IT infrastructure is essential to almost every organization and increasing risk is not

Published on: September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

A hype cycle for the cloud chasm

I’ve been thinking about adoption rates and use cases for cloud computing, particularly here in Canada.  My goal is to find signs that Canada is moving down the path towards “cloudiness” just as

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Don Sheppard

Canadian project management software firm gets into cloud

An Ontario-based project management software company now has a foot in the cloud by buying a U.S. software-as-a-service competitor. ChangePoint Corp. of Richmond Hill said Thursday it has bought Daptiv Solutions for an

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

New PCI standard disappointing, Toronto conference told

Every transaction system used by a North American business that use credit cards has to follow the Payment Card Industry's standards. But against the background of continuing breaches at retailers the PCI's latest

Published on: June 17th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SAP enterprise customers getting serious about the cloud: survey

Large enterprise customers of SAP AG are eager to move to the cloud, but still have some lingering doubts, according to a study conducted for IT service provider HCL. Some of the company's

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Infrastructure optimization on the cheap

Considering more hardware to beef up an IT infrastructure that's hitting the wall? In the age of virtualization, cloud computing and software-based systems it should go without saying that buying more boxes is

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

The ten skills to look for when you hire for the cloud

The cloud computing steamroller continues to roll along. As part of its 2014 IT forecast, TEKsystems surveyed around 900 Canadian and U.S. IT managers at organizations of varying size and found that 59

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Redknee aims to cut monetization time for new mobile services

In the scramble for new mobile customers, communications service providers are always looking for ways to differentiate themselves with new features. Mobile customers – consumers and enterprise users – are notoriously demanding, and

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Cisco extends anti-malware, data centre security portfolio

New network security products from Cisco Systems Inc. address zero-day exploits and advanced persistent threats (APTs) from the enterprise network to the endpoint to the cloud, the company says. The new malware and

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks