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Linux not fit to travel with Tourism Calgary

As a former Novell NetWare and GroupWise user, Tourism Calgary's decision to standardize its network on Microsoft Corp. technology was based on the IT manager's belief that Linux isn't quite ready for prime-time.

Corporate and IT governance a necessary evil, CIOs say

rnThe phrase necessary evil may not be the savviest way of describing it, but keeping a handle on IT governance will likely remain a key priority for CIOs in 2006.rnrnrnrnThat was clear...

Printing firm mobilizes Canadian workforce

Commercial security printer and papermaker De La Rue is using technology from Ottawa-based vendor TrueContext Corp. to cut down on manual processes and mobilize its Canadian field service workers, the companies announced Tuesday.

Microsoft updates its CRM offering

Microsoft Corp. this week shipped the long-awaited update to its customer relationship management (CRM) software. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 marks the first key enhancement to the CRM tool the Redmond, Wash.-based vendor initially launched three years ago. The new

IBM pushes data middleware tools

IBM last month launched middleware offerings the vendor says will help enterprises deal with the incomplete data scattered various databases and formats. The software is designed to accelerate the adoption of service oriented architectures (SOA) and to help customers remove the traditional barriers to information sharing.

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