Case Studies Archives - Page 8

1-800-GOT-JUNK now has an app

What's the next evolution in junk removal? Well if you haven't given it any thought; don't worry because Vancouver's 1-800-GOT-JUNK has. The company has unveiled a new mobile app prototype to franchise partners called

Published on: March 26th, 2013 CDN Staff

Major retailer opens up digital lab in Waterloo-region tech hub

Canadian Tire COO Marco Marrone may have said it best: “Why would Canadian Tire want to open up a digital development lab” at Communitech, the Waterloo-region’s technology hub that features other labs from

Published on: March 21st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

What’s different about Juniper’s approach to software-defined networking

The last of the big networking manufacturers has revealed its software-defined networking strategy. And Juniper Networks doesn't have all of the pieces yet, the company says it will have one major component in

Published on: January 18th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Top 10 IT predictions for 2013

Deloitte Canada today released a string of high tech predictions for 2013 largely go against the grain of widely held assumptions. For instance, contrary to popular opinion, consumers are not dumping the personal

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Global PC shipments get no help from Windows 8

While Microsoft Corp. continues to tout what it characterizes as strong license sales for its new Windows 8 operating system, launched last October, the new OS has yet to boost the flagging fortunes

Published on: January 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Samsung and Dropbox form partnership at CES

One of the more interesting day one announcements from CES came from Samsung Electronics. But it wasn't a new product. Instead the company announced a partnership with DropBox, a free document and rich

Published on: January 8th, 2013 CDN Staff

Four security threats your customers will need to deal with in 2013

As you round out your 2013 business and IT plans, cybercriminals are resolving to implement increasingly sophisticated threats targeting specific computer systems and organizations big and small. In the past year, businesses have

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Paul Comessotti

Subaru gets into the fast lane through Microsoft Lync

Mississauga, Ont. - For an automotive manufacturer you would think its all about the chase, but for Subaru Canada they want to eliminate the chase for all of its dealer networks through Microsoft

Published on: December 10th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

Institute for Health and Human Potential needed a 365 view of IT

Though she hadn't been at her new job long, Dany Spencer quickly sized up the kind of solution needed at the Institute for Health and Human Potential (IHHP). Freshly hired as the company's

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Walmart Canada bolsters its e-tailing service

Walmart Canada is using the CommerceHub network to boost its offerings for online shoppers. As noted in our source story from Network World, Walmart Canada has only been offering ecommerce services tied into

Published on: October 17th, 2012 CDN Staff

Partner helps University of Waterloo into a private cloud

Upgrading to a private cloud infrastructure based on Microsoft System Center 2012 has helped the housing department at the University of Waterloo handle ever-increasing demands on its IT infrastructure and deploy new applications

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Big data analytics may detect infection before clinicians

A Toronto hospital is implementing a clinical experiment using big data and real-time analytics to help save the lives of its tiniest patients. When you watch a premature baby lying still in a

Published on: April 25th, 2012 Brian Proffitt

How to avoid the perils of virtualization and cloud stall

Technologies like virtualization and cloud computing promise enormous leaps in efficiency and flexibility, but they can lead organizations into a quagmire if they don't plan properly for the transition, says Bill Hurley, CIO,

Published on: April 10th, 2012 Thor Olavsrud

An extreme marketing campaign offers an extreme makeover

While it may not be worthy of a reality TV show, a Canadian solution provider’s extreme marketing campaign is proving successful for both it and for a family-owned company. Contax, Inc., an SAP

Published on: April 10th, 2012 Harmeet Singh

Mona Lisa smiles at new asset management system

Europe's most-visited museum has tapped software from IBM Corp. and one of its business partners to help keep the Mona Lisa smiling on its wall.The Louvre Museum in Paris hired SQLI Group to

Published on: March 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson