Editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada, covering all aspects of enterprise computing, telecommunications, network infrastructure and government IT issues. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications.
LAS VEGAS – The cloud is the centre of attention at IBM’s annual Pulse conference, which highlights its latest products and strategies for making everything-as-a-service. Interestingly, there’s only a little light being shone
If you want to know why wireless carriers are expected to eagerly bid for frequencies during the ongoing 700MHz spectrum auction, the latest projections from Cisco Systems Inc. should explain all. Mobile traffic
In Toronto for a company meeting, Jim Goodnight talks about upcoming applications The SAS Institute is known for business intelligence software used by the biggest corporations around the world. It isn’t known for
JDS Uniphase has remade itself several times after the former Canadian carrier optical networking component giant crashed when the dot-com bubble burst a dozen years ago. On Wednesday it made another move, this
Dell Canada officials say the privatization of the company three weeks ago means it will get stronger as a provider of end-to-end solutions. That was the message sent Tuesday to customers at an event in Toronto
After months of giving hints about its next-generation platform, OpenText Corp. has revealed what it dubs its Red Oxygen enterprise information management products that it hopes will breathe new life into the company.
Two of the country’s unified communications companies are coming together to make an operating firm with US$1 billion in sales. Ottawa’s Mitel Networks Corp. is buying Concord, Ont.'s Aastra Technologies Ltd. in a share and cash deal
The advantage of being able to add new capabilities to network switches and routers through software is regularly demonstrated by manufacturers who race to outdo each other. The latest is Alcatel-Lucent, which has upcoming