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Could Windows Phone 7 succeed with IT?

Although <a href="http://www.Microsoft with its Windows Phone 7 platform has tried to satisfy the consumer market with capabilities for music, video, and games, the smartphone's tie-in to Microsoft's back-end server applications could give

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Paul Krill

Businesses must treat physical and virtual environments the same: Symantec

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today released results from its sixth annual disaster recovery survey which found that of the enterprises surveyed, only 56 per cent regularly back up data on virtual systems.The survey,

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Maxine Cheung

McAfee CEO says Intel acquisition not about silicon

TORONTO – In town for an executive summit event at the Steam Whistle Brewery, McAfee Corp. (NYSE: MFE ) CEO Dave DeWalt told customers and partners he believes Intel Corp. 's (NASDAQ: INTC

Published on: November 18th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Cloud computing is a certainty: VMware exec

Even if PHP developers are a tough sell on the concept, cloud computing is inevitable, a VMware cloud technology executive stressed recently."I do believe that as developers, we cannot fail to consider the

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Paul Krill

Cloud computing adoption may have peaked in the SMB: report

Two separate studies of Canadian small and medium-sized business owners (SMBs) by Angus Reid about their IT priorities reveal that those interested in getting on the cloud may already be onboard, and security

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

EMC to buy Isilon for US$2.25 billion

EMC (Nasdaq: EMC) announced Monday it is buying NAS (network-attached storage) vendor Isilon Systems for roughly US$2.25 billion. Both companies' boards have approved the deal, which is expected to be finalized later this

Published on: November 15th, 2010 CDN Staff

Is the optical drive going the way of the floppy?

Technology is ever changing. What was ubiquitous one day can be archaic the next. Cassette drives no longer run software. We don't transfer files on a floppy disk, either 5.25” or 3.5”. And

Published on: November 12th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Ingram in the clouds

Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) announced its cloud services offering as well as advanced technology centre this week. The Ingram Micro Cloud announcement is truly significant because several solution providers are being inundated

Published on: November 11th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud computing overhyped and vendor-driven: developers

While technology vendors continue to pound home the message of cloud computing, PHP developers viewed the concept as overhyped and were not in agreement on its benefits.Developers at the ZendCon 2010 PHP conference

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Paul Krill

Cloud-based application security vendor offers 35 per cent margins

With the launch of a new global partner program, Veracode, an application security risk management vendor, wants to beef up its channel presence in Canada and around the world.Veracode is based in Burlington,

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Colour-based electronic paper displays set to launch

The first commercial electronic paper displays that can show color have been unveiled at the Flat Panel Display International show in Japan. The screens open the way for electronic book readers like Amazon's

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Martyn Williams

Microsoft: We’re more enterprise-ready than Google Apps

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT ) is bolstering its cloud presence with its Office 365 cloud application suite and believes it has more to offer enterprises than Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) has with its

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Paul Krill

Businesses still wary of cloud says survey

British businesses are deeply skeptical about the need to adopt cloud computing technology even though nearly seven in ten companies thought that it was going to be an important technology strand in the

Published on: November 4th, 2010 Maxwell Cooter

Oracle lays out its cloud vision

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison famously once asked, "What the hell is cloud computing?" Nonetheless, Oracle has jumped onto the cloud bandwagon, with company officials on Monday afternoon touting the concept

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Paul Krill

Five key strategies for Cisco’s new channel chief

Edison Peres, one of the creators of the progressive partner profitability strategy at Cisco Systems,(Nasdaq: CSCO) no longer has to share the title of company channel chief with Keith Goodwin.Under Goodwin's direction, the

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto