Articles By Nestor Arellano

HP offers mobile app testing solution

For  many organizations today, mobile applications are increasingly becoming the “front door” by which existing and potential customers are able to access the business’s products and services. Except for some pure play mobile focused

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BlackBerry’s BBM gets new privacy features

New features for BlackBerry Ltd.’s proprietary instant messaging service BBM provides users with more privacy and control over the way they chat and share information on their mobile devices. The features enable users to

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Cancer Care Ontario uses analytics to cure data problems

LAS VEGAS - Three hundred terabytes of data and about 150 data sets, that’s about the size of the amount of information Cancer Care Ontario, the provincial government’s advisor on cancer and renal

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EMC launches hybrid cloud for enterprise

IT storage hardware company EMC is leaping into the hybrid cloud market with a new product line aimed at large enterprise organizations. Built with Microsoft and OpenStack technology, the company’s Enterprise Hybrid Cloud

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Cloud remains a mystery for Canadian execs: Survey

If you’re encountering difficulties pitching your cloud-based solution to your customers, this latest survey released by Microsoft Canada will probably tell you why. No less than 90 per cent of Canadian C-suite executives

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Microsoft closes Windows 7 escape route for Windows 8 haters

Windows 7 has been a very convenient fall-back position  for computer users who don’t like to migrate to the touch-focused Windows 8 and 8.1 operating systems. However, Microsoft Corp. is shutting that escape

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Hitachi offers partners three private, hybrid cloud choices

Hitachi Data Systems Corp. is offering customers, providers and partners three new ways to access the cloud. The options are designed to enhance the management of private and public cloud solutions, accelerate the

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Network gear vendor ships SDN starter kit

Software-defined networking company Big Switch Networks Inc. has shipped its first batch data centre switching fabric on bare metal Ethernet switch hardware and SDN software. Called the Big Cloud Fabric (BCF), Big Switch

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now available

Canadians can now get their hands on the latest version of Samsung’s Android smart phone, the Galaxy Note 4. Available in from Canadian electronics retailers and carriers Bell, Telus Rogers, Wind Mobile, Videotron,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Canadian Tire money program gets analytics makeover

LAS VEGAS - After 53 years on the job Sandy McTire, that jolly Scottish character that has appeared on the face of Canadian Tire money since 1961, is getting a makeover of sorts. No, were not

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SAS attempts to speed up cloud analytics

LAS VEGAS - Big data software vendor SAS Institute officially opened a facility on its Cary, N.C. campus that will house what could be called a rapid response cloud analytics. The opening of

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Mac meets iOS in OS X Yosemite

Apple’s Inc. update of its Mac operating system retains the familiar simplicity of the OS while also injecting some functionality that iPhone users find in their smart phones. Made available for free download

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Ricoh Canada boosts engagement with Azure-based portal

Ricoh Canada is traditionally known as a manufacturer and distributor of printing and digital imaging hardware, but in recent years the company has been easing into the services and solutions space. To communicate

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Apple unveils  iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3

At a time when sales of its iPads have been dropping, Apple Inc., today launched two new tablet devices. In a special event Thursday afternoon at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano