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Toshiba brings digital signage to SMBs

Digital signage doesn’t just need to be for large businesses. Toshiba of Canada is looking to make it accessible to smaller businesses as well with its new low-cost LED digital signage solutions. Toshiba

Published on: March 17th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

SAP dangles zero-per cent financing to entice SMBs

Business software vendor SAP AG is looking to grow its presence with small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with a “buy now, pay later” offering to entice them to invest in SAP’s enterprise resource

Published on: March 14th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Upgrade to Business One helps SAP customers supercharge applications

Business software vendor SAP AG has launched version 9.0 of its SAP Business One application for SAP HANA, targeting the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) segment. According to SAP, it’s the business management

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Brainshark’s John Salamone is Kaspersky’s new North American SMB chief

There’s a new boss for the small and medium-sized business (SMB) segment in North America for Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky said Wednesday that it has appointed John Salamone as its new

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Sage launches cloud-based accounting & invoicing solution for small businesses

Sage North America has launched Sage One Accounting – Canadian Edition. It’s a cloud-based accounting and invoicing solution designed to meet the needs of small businesses. In the Sage product hierarchy, Sage One

Published on: February 19th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Avaya brings contact centre functionality to midmarket

Networking equipment vendor Avaya is targeting midmarket customers with the launch of a new contact centre platform with multichannel contact center functionality. The Avaya IP Office Contact Center is designed to enable voice,

Published on: January 29th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

HP arms channel with new infrastructure solutions, services for SMBs

Hewlett-Packard Co. is arming channel partners with new infrastructure solutions and services in areas such as virtualization and cloud services designed to meet the needs of their customers in the small and medium-sized

Published on: January 28th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Software-defined storage for the SMB

Hewlett-Packard Co. aims to help small and medium-sized businesses enable improved application performance at a lower cost with a new offering that will allow SMBs to dynamically move data between solid state and

Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Is bureaucracy killing mid-market business in Canada?

One of the more memorable cartoon characters from the 2004 movie The Incredibles is Gilbert Huph, the Insuricare supervisor who says to Mr. Incredible (in disguise as Bob Parr): "Complaints I can handle. What

Published on: December 3rd, 2013 CDN Staff

HP updates Access Control, helps channel sell to SMBs

BOISE, ID. -- Hewlett Packard Co. (HP) is ramping up security for printers with an update to its Access Control solution – and an entry-level version is available to small businesses through the channel.

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Candice So

D&H Canada adding four major component vendors to line card

D&H Canada has added AMD, Seagate and other manufacturers to its offering for the Canadian marketplace. Besides AMD and Seagate, the Mississauga, Ont.-based SMB distributor has also signed Taiwan-based Cooler Master Technology Inc. and

Published on: November 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

SMBs have false sense of IT security: report

A new report by security vendor McAfee and retailer Office Depot found there appears to be a gap between how secure small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) feel from an IT perspective, and how

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Condusiv Technologies hires Canadian channel veteran for GM

Condusiv Technologies, formerly known as Diskeeper, has named former Compaq Canada executive Ian Vaudry as its new Country Manager for Canada. Vaudry joins fellow Canadian senior executive Nick Tidd at Condusiv. Vaudry has more than

Published on: October 31st, 2013 CDN Staff

SMBs have older PCs; channel can help with upgrades: Intel

A new study sponsored by Intel Corp. is highlighting the productivity costs small businesses are facing due to using hardware that tends to be older than that used in the enterprise, and the

Published on: October 31st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian SMBs are big risk-takers, new survey says

The stereotypical Canadian business person is usually conveyed as conservative with a huge aversion to risk. But a new study released by Sage Software found a different point of view. According to Sage

Published on: October 28th, 2013 CDN Staff