Articles By Ryan B Patrick

Microsoft throws hat into hosted CRM ring

Microsoft throws hat into hosted CRM ring

While other hosted customer relationship management (CRM) vendors aren’t frozen in fear, rivals are bracing themselves for Microsoft’s entry into...

August 17th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Mobility and the network

Mobility and the network

According to IT research firm Gartner, enterprises will need to prepare their networks to be “future-ready.” At its Networkers 2006...

July 20th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Cisco

Cisco

According to...

July 20th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
BCIT rolls out wireless blanket

BCIT rolls out wireless blanket

The best advice Ian McLeod can offer to organizations seeking to build out a wieldy wireless implementation is to “start...

July 20th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Tourism Calgary bucks Linux

Tourism Calgary bucks Linux

As a former Novell NetWare and GroupWise user, Tourism Calgary's decision to standardize its network on Microsoft Corp. technology was...

July 20th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Unified presence offers messaging the modern way

Unified presence offers messaging the modern way

In the enterprise world, implementing IP communications and a unified messaging (UM) presence isn’t a matter of “if” but “when,”...

July 6th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Travel firm discovers converged new world

Travel firm discovers converged new world

For TQ3Navigant, the primary reason for making the move to VoIP is to reduce the costs of maintaining its telecommunications...

June 8th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Linux makes measured moves in real world

Linux makes measured moves in real world

For the Bank of Canada’s Christian Boutin, investing in a Linux cluster environment to support the Ottawa-based Bank’s day-to-day economic...

May 25th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Mercury focuses on IT governance

Mercury focuses on IT governance

Mercury Interactive recently took the wraps off an enhanced version of its Mercury Quality Center software quality testing platform, a...

May 11th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick
Tele-robots probe latency from afar

Tele-robots probe latency from afar

In a supreme test of signal latency, a Hamilton, Ont.-based physician recently performed remote tele-robotic assisted surgery on a patient...

May 11th, 2006 Ryan B Patrick