Data Management Archives - Page 15

Widespread utility computing adoption may be delayed

San Francisco — Confusion over pricing models and a lack of industry-wide standards may delay the adoption of utility computing among some CIOs, vendors admitted at the Intel Developer Forum. This year's conference

Published on: September 27th, 2004 Shane Schick

Channel too busy for Longhorn

Although Microsoft Corp. plans to move up the release date to 2006 of its Longhorn operating system and make changes to certain features of the software, some of its largest Canadian resellers say

Published on: September 27th, 2004 Fawzia Sheikh

Make’s modern day Crusade

If Make Technologies Inc. was movie, it would be Ridley Scott's upcoming Hollywood epic of the fight between Christians and Muslims in the Crusade of the 12th century: Kingdom of Heaven. Except the

Published on: September 15th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Six degrees of Best’s Act!

New York — Best Software Inc. has two new versions of its contact and customer management products that expand its portfolio of business management solutions in the SMB market. Included are Act! 2005

Published on: September 15th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Installation not always a snap

Sometimes I wonder whether vendors give any thought to the poor souls who have to install their products. Very few of them have us figured out.For example, we were upgrading a server this

Published on: August 18th, 2004 Lynn Greiner

UPC is getting its first makeover

A Toronto-based software developer is helping retailers across North America get ready for the replacement of the Universal Product Code with a new global standard by January.Triversity Inc., which develops Point-of-Sale/Point-of-Interaction solutions, is

Published on: August 12th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Maximizer looks to expand

A Vancouver company is hoping to take advantage of the increasing demand from small and mid-sized companies for customer relationship management software. Maximizer Software Inc., whose Windows-based Maxi-mizer Enterprise 8.0 was released earlier

Published on: July 5th, 2004 Howard Solomon

Ballmer blames Y2K, dot-com bubble for IT spending pressure

SAN DIEGO — Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer admitted he borrowed heavily from Redmond's new ad tagline — Do More With Less — for the theme of the opening keynote address of last

Published on: July 5th, 2004 Dave Webb

Paint Shop Pro 8

In the hunt for an all-encompassing graphics suite many have turned to Jasc Software's Paint Shop Pro. Unless Photoshop compatibility is essential, you'll find PSP has enough tools to satisfy all but the

Published on: March 25th, 2004 Howard Solomon


CIO appointed to Hummingbird advisory board Toronto — Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (Gowlings) Chief Information Officer Sandra Milloy will join Hummingbird Ltd.'s inaugural legal CIO advisory board. Milloy has expertise in the area of

Published on: March 25th, 2004 ITBusiness Staff

The return of the king

Ed Lavin made his mark in the business world quickly. In only a few years peddling business alarm systems for ADT in New York City he was the company's number one salesman in

Published on: March 25th, 2004 Howard Solomon

IBM integrates Lotus into ISV Advantage

Lotus, one of the forgotten names inside IBM's software division, is getting a face-lift with new technical and marketing programs through the ISV Advantage partner program. The initiative is in support of increased

Published on: March 25th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Diana Piquette: Anti-Piracy Princess

Diana Piquette is not your ordinary executive. As Microsoft Canada's licence compliance manager she is measured not by how much revenue her department generates, but a completely different set of metrics. She, along

Published on: February 19th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Novell creates remote software appliance

Novell Inc. has split its remote network services software from NetWare to sell as a separate application, creating what it calls a software appliance in the competitive remote management market. Novell Nterprise Branch

Published on: February 19th, 2004 Howard Solomon

Two flavours of SBS

In an effort to cater to the SMB market, Microsoft rolled out Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2003. For the first time, SBS will have two flavours to offer customers to meet different

Published on: January 29th, 2004 CDN Staff