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Blink Logic no longer a Cognos partner

While Blink Logic knows it is no longer a Cognos technology partner, the Mill Valley, Calif.-based collaborative on-demand business intelligence (BI) solution provider is unclear as to exactly why that is. Cognos spokesperson

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Inside Apple’s iWork

Step aside Microsoft Office for Mac, there's a new software suite in town. Apple Inc. has released its new iWork ‘08 office suite, aimed at the traditional Microsoft Office Mac user, including its

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Pre-packaged security for the channel

Walling Data Systems, a Claremont, N.C.-based value-added software distributor and IT solution provider, recently released retail box versions of AVG anti-virus products in an effort to increase both its channel and revenue opportunities.Previously,

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Oracle unveils AIA for its partners

At its annual OpenWorld conference held here, Oracle has announced the expansion of its Application Integration Architecture (AIA) for Partners program, originally launched in April at the Collaborate 07 user group conference in

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Lynn Greiner

Big blue acquires Cognos

The announcement by IBM Corp. to acquire Cognos Inc. was made amid assurances the business intelligence vendor's customer base will be little affected, given distinct portfolios.The Armonk, N.Y.-based company will pay US$5 billion

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Corel brings more powerful photo editing tools to the masses

While the digital camera explosion has sparked rapid development and growth in other areas, such as storage and photo sharing sites, the photo editing tool space has lagged somewhat behind. There's the pricy

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Vancouver reseller with big ideas becomes a Titan for Oracle

ISP3 Solution Providers Inc., a Vancouver-based solution provider that started six years ago with three people and a big idea, has surpassed other North American Oracle partners to win Oracle's Titan Award for

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Lynn Greiner

ARC banking solution takes home the gold

ARC Business Solutions, an IT solution provider and certified professional services provider for EMC Captiva, created a solution for BMO in January of last year to help speed-up the application process for online

Published on: January 17th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

New factors give Green IT a red light

According to Symantec Corp.'s most recent worldwide survey, titled Green Data Report 2007, almost half of all Canadian data centres have gone green, but the report shows those outside of the country are

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 16: Wendy Hayes

Apple has no doubt had a very busy year. Wendy Hayes, managing director of Apple Canada, says the introduction of the new iPods and Apple's most recent launch of the new Mac OS

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 13: Colleen Moorehead

Colleen Moorehead, the CEO of Nexient Learning, took partnering, not to mention mergers and acquisitions to a new level this year. She was the mastermind behind a three-way deal that saw Canada's top

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 7: Steve Mills

It was only a few months ago that IBM software chief, Steve Mills, told Canadian journalists that IBM had no plans to buy or build its own applications.“It's not that we're scared of

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 5: Phil Sorgen

Phil Sorgen's career with Microsoft Corp. first began over 10 years ago with his time in the United States, acting as general manager of Microsoft's U.S. enterprise sales operations team. Fast forward two

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Maxine Cheung

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 2: Hubert Kelly, Rick Reid, Dave McDonald

The long and painful fall of what was once one of Canada's largest solution providers came to an end this year, with NexInnovations being sold in pieces to a number of different players

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Jeff Jedras

2008 IT channel predictions

When I was born, my parents were teaching school on a naval base. They liked it, but rumours were swirling that the base would close. So they decided to move while jobs were

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Grant Buckler