Location-based services can also handle privacy, says Ontario

The appeal to retailers of mobile location technologies is the possibility that data gathered from wireless smart phones and tablets can...

March 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

A row of tags at a Microsoft Dynamics conference

Some experts doubt Microsoft’s plan to simplify licencing

By completely altering conventional software access and delivery models, some experts believe that cloud computing, virtualization and mobile devices, have...

March 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Storage growth to remain slow: Gartner

For the last few years companies have been holding back on buying storage system due to economic uncertainty, but enterprise...

March 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Cloud load balancing service announced

Cloud services are typically thought of applications or infrastructure. But a number of startups are also offering network services in...

March 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Private IaaS in Canada: Modest but growing

Canadian organizations are still only dipping their toes when it comes to taking advantage of infrastructure as a service offerings...

March 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SAP unbundles HANA Cloud services

Almost every software company is rushing to make its applications relevant to cloud computing. The latest is SAP AG, which...

March 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

User demand, storage commoditization fueling mergers

The commoditization of storage and growing user demand for greater performance are behind the recent spate of mergers and acquisitions...

March 4th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft’s OneDrive now a standalone product

Companies that want to use Microsoft Corp.’s cloud storage service OneDrive for Business no longer need to sign up for...

March 4th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Cloud Computing

The transformation to cloud computing

It wasn’t so long ago that mainframes were being called legacy and distributed servers (or data centres full of them)...

February 26th, 2014 Don Sheppard