Software Archives - Page 61

Using Microsoft Dynamics to keep on trucking

After implementing an accounting software package that just duplicated paper processes and an industry-specific solution that just wasn't up to the task, Dennis Di Franco finally found what he was looking for with

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Making compliance work requires end-user buy-in

While compliance may be at its core about following legally-mandated rules and regulations, one partner says a compliance sales pitch based around fear isn’t going to get the channel anywhere.Toronto’s imason Inc., an

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

McAfee wants to take security to the data level

Security software vendor McAfee says data loss protection is a trend that will increasingly drive the IT security market going forward, and to address it vendors and partners will have to go deeper

Published on: April 14th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Salmon get Bulletproof

Three years. That's the time it takes for salmon to grow to their market size, starting from their time as eggs in the hatchery all the way to their time in the ocean

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Habanero tackles SharePoint

Habanero Consulting Group of Vancouver is offering a code library and development framework to help companies trying to use Microsoft Corp.’s SharePoint product as a portal, records management and collaboration system. This is

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Shane Schick

Microsoft will have to play nicely with others

There was something peculiar in the air at Microsoft’s third MIX conference in Las Vegas at the beginning of March.Ray Ozzie, who took over from Bill Gates as chief software architect in 2006,

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Grant Buckler

Novell brains share thoughts on Microsoft

The widely criticized Microsoft Corp.-Novell Inc. interoperability agreement has been a success, Novell CEO Ron Hovespian said.Hovespian said the deal has worked because most enterprises have both Novell and Microsoft software deployed in

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Display technology doesn’t just mean monitors anymore

Typically when we think of displays, we think of computer monitors and, increasingly, the LCD and plasma TVs that have evolved from them. But that's not the only market for digital displays anymore.Look

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Lynn Greiner

Adobe Photoshop Elements is truly elegant

After working with this overhauled application, I found it an appealing change from previous versions that improved my workflow.Not that there are many new tools compared to version 5.0. There aren't. However, the

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Howard Solomon

Resellers take next step in security

Security: it's not just anti-virus anymore. From social networking to virtualization, new technologies are pushing security beyond firewalls and intrusion detection. And for resellers, it means opportunities for specialization.Web 2.0, in particular, is

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

SAP Canada launches new push in the SME

Aboud recently joined SAP Canada in the newly created position of executive vice-president, SME and public services. A 12-year veteran of rival Oracle, where one of his roles was running Canadian sales, Aboud's

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

MIX 08: Mobile version of Silverlight unveiled

Microsoft Corp. released the beta versions of Silverlight 2.0, Expression Studio 2.0, and Internet Explorer 8 furthering its offerings in the Web technologies space and giving channel partners an opportunity to monetize solutions

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Microsoft shares trade secrets of Windows, Office

Microsoft is giving developers and customers free access to key application programming interfaces and documentation related to Windows software in a bid to increase interoperability, appease the open source community and European antitrust

Published on: March 17th, 2008 Shane Schick

QuickTax, but far from a quick startup

It hasn't been that long since tax preparation software for the home user came into our lives, but as I reviewed (and prepared my tax return with) Intuit's QuickTax for the 2007 tax

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

IDS Scheer to ramp-up partner revs

IDS Scheer would like to drive half its revenue in the Americas through the channel, and the Business Process Modeling (BPM) vendor has three objectives in building-out its partner program to meet that

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Jeff Jedras