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Helping the channel monetize on SaaS

With its hosted, on demand software as a service (SaaS) model, NetSuite has removed one area where the channel would traditionally make its money: maintenance and support. However, at its NetSuite Revolution partner

Published on: December 5th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

One love, one Greg

Greg Spierkel, the CEO of Ingram Micro, said that he has been traveling ever since he graduated from Carlton University in Ottawa.The native of St. Iles, Que. travels every week for business. Just

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Borland offers Together 2007

Borland Software Corp., a global vendor of open application lifecycle (ALM) solutions, has just released Together 2007, a new visual modeling platform designed for partners and end-users in the business and developer market

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Maxine Cheung

Another distributor comes to Canada

Navarre Corp., a New Hope, Minn.-based North American publisher and distributor of home entertainment PC software, video games, accessories, DVD video and music, is looking to expand its business and maintain its level

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Maxine Cheung

Apple is now a CE company

With all the recent fuss over the iPhone, you could forgive people for thinking Apple has become a consumer electronics company rather than a personal computer manufacturer. After all, Steve Jobs even encouraged

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Grant Buckler

Venture Tech’s past meets its future with VLAN program

WBM Office Systems president JoeAnne Hardy understands she has big shoes to fill replacing Don Conaby, the outgoing Venture Tech Network president.Conaby, the president of Oshawa, Ont.-based solution provider Conpute, was the first

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft offers VARs an alternative to UC

Unified communications through software or hardware manufacturers?That's the choice Microsoft offers to network managers during the launch event for Office Communications Server 2007. In Toronto, the firm pulled in partners including Nortel, Bell

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Howard Solomon

Virtually there

Virtualization is arguably one of the hottest markets in IT right now, and the 10,000 attendees that packed San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center for this year's VMworld are proof of that.Brian Byun, vice-president

Published on: November 14th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Industry ponders BEA, Oracle product overlaps

The two companies have been fierce competitors particularly in the application server arena. A merger would give Oracle two application server lines as well as BEA's customer base.“I would imagine Oracle is buying

Published on: November 7th, 2007 Paul Krill

On the hunt for higher margins

Believe it or not, there once was a time when anything associated with computers or high tech automatically came with margins that would have made even a profit-loving Ferengi smile (Ferengi, for non-Star

Published on: October 31st, 2007 Lynn Greiner

HP adjusts its strategy for printing in a digital world

In the era of Web 2.0 that sees content going digital, Hewlett Packard says the printing world needs to keep pace. Its solution, Print 2.0, aims to provide a quality printing experience no

Published on: October 30th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

HR software vendor turning to the channel for implementation help

As Taleo Corp. transitions from a purely e-recruiting software provider to a performance management software vendor, the company plans to rely more heavily on the channel to help it implement its on demand

Published on: October 29th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

The IT generation gap

The saying goes, like father, like son. But in this case, son is not like father at all - especially when it comes to running a business.According to a recent Ipsos Reid survey

Published on: October 28th, 2007 Maxine Cheung

Canadian software developer is suing Citrix

Mississauga, Ont.-based integrated communications software developer, 01 Communique, is suing Citrix Systems for willful patent infringement regarding Citrix's GoToMyPC technology solution versus 01 Communique's I'm InTouch remote access solution.The lawsuit stems back a

Published on: October 24th, 2007 Maxine Cheung

Microsoft launches PerformancePoint Server 2007 business intelligence solution

Ryan Dochuk, product marketing manager for business intelligence at Microsoft Canada, says Microsoft has had a business intelligence vision for nearly nine years. This vision encompasses Microsoft's goal to provide tools that allow

Published on: October 23rd, 2007 Maxine Cheung