Software Archives - Page 60

Back into the black

Sometimes a development project isn't quite as simple as it looks at first glance. That was the case when Vancouver-based Sierra Systems Group Inc. took on the job of expanding and improving a

Published on: April 17th, 2007 Grant Buckler

Kicking some IT butt

Solution providers understand they have to be tough. The market is fierce and only the strong and the smart survive. Conamex International's Elizabeth Vanderveldt, vice-president of business development, has taken toughness to another

Published on: April 16th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Oracle hypes Hyperion acquisition

Oracle said it will create a more comprehensive business intelligence software suite with its US$3.3 billion acquisition of Hyperion.The two firms said the deal, expected to close sometime next month, will allow Oracle

Published on: April 15th, 2007 Shane Schick and Howard Solomon

Battle coming over mid-market CRM

This summer will be hot for channel partners selling customer relationship management software to the mid-market, and it won't be due to global warming.Microsoft will release CRM Live, a company-hosted version of its

Published on: April 10th, 2007 Howard Solomon

Microsoft gets vertical

Microsoft is making industry-specific solutions available for its ERP product line, the company announced here at its 11th annual Convergence conference.Microsoft has tended to take a horizontal approach with its products, while partners

Published on: April 9th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Carol and company

Carol Terentiak wants to tell partners about all the changes happening to Microsoft's channel program, but doesn't want to steal anyone's thunder at July's Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver. So we'll have to

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP unveils latest IT/CE crossover product

Called Media Vault, the product is intended for two markets as a desktop add-on: Consumers and the small business market, defined as 15 users and under. Kate Smith, product manager for consumer desktops

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Exploring the oil & gas sector

Oil and gas companies used to spend their dollars on engineering technology. But that's starting to shift toward information technology as companies try to stay competitive in an industry fraught with change.Alberta solution

Published on: March 25th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Next stop: Canada

Jeff Piper, vice-president of professional services and partner development for SpringCM, said the Canadian market, with its large English-speaking customer base, is a natural extension to the company's growth plans.SpringCM is looking to

Published on: March 21st, 2007 Paolo del Nibletto and Howard Solomon

Google searches for partners

Early enterprise adopters of Google Apps Premium Edition will face a choice: Get their IT departments to customize the product to meet their needs, or work with third parties who hope to ride

Published on: March 18th, 2007 Shane Schick

Circuit City to shut down 62 stores in Canada

Jim Babb, spokesperson for Circuit City, said while the closings are unfortunate it is not an exiting of the market for the company.Circuit City will still run 800 stores as part of its

Published on: March 16th, 2007 CDN Staff

EMC fleshes out UltraScale line

Aimed at mid-sized organizations, the CX3-10 can scale up to 30Tb of capacity with 4Gb per second drive interfaces. Peter Koliopoulos, EMC's vice-president of global channel marketing, said the fact that the CX3-10

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Howard Solomon

Corel hopes free leads to sales

Although it will be available via the Web and will connect with other online tools, WordPerfect Lightning can also be loaded locally on a desktop and used without an Internet connection. The product

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Shane Schick

Autodesk’s digital prototyping push

While Autodesk is pushing “digital prototyping” - an engineering process that uses 3-D modeling and reams of data to visualize and analyze designs without making physical prototypes - the company isn't abandoning its

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Dave Webb

Adobe preparing to add presence to its applications

Adobe Inc. quietly extended its collaboration abilities with the acquisition earlier this year of Antepo Inc., an enterprise instant messaging solution.Its product, called Open Presence Network (OPN) system, was designed to be a

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Howard Solomon