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SQL Server hits the mainstream with a no-cost version

Microsoft has unwrapped the line-up for SQL Server 2005, the company's flagship database. The versions includes a low-cost edition intended for resellers to grab a foothold in the entry level and small to

Published on: March 31st, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Zeroing in on sales

Dale Jeffries would rather leave the zeros in the price of his product to the other guy — namely his larger competitors. Jeffries is president and CEO of Radio Beacon, a mid-market provider

Published on: March 15th, 2005 Jeff Mackie

Sun announces plans for open source Solaris 10

Sun Microsystems' decision to open source its Solaris 10 operating system will allow customers of Canadian VARs to save IT infrastructure costs, according to a reseller. Jack Murphy, CEO of MYRA Systems Corp.

Published on: March 15th, 2005 Jeff Mackie

ScanSnap returns

The Fujitsu fi-5110EOX ScanSnap colour image scanner is not your everyday scanner. Sure, it will scan your photos, which is why most businesses today have a scanner as part of workgroups. But the

Published on: February 10th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Clearing the picture: After the Oracle deal

For some VARs, last year ended with a bang — PeopleSoft's capitulation to Oracle Corp., a deal that's supposed to be consummated by the time you read this. It's explosive because of the

Published on: January 7th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Andy Aicklen, Managing Director, Peoplesoft Canada

Andy Aicklen has been thrown a lot of curve balls over the past two years. First, PeopleSoft acquired J.D. Edwards and its channel, more than doubling PeopleSoft's customer base in Canada to more

Published on: December 16th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetSuite treks north of border

A software company founded by Oracle chief Larry Ellison hopes to grow its number of channel partners here tenfold with its recent expansion into the Canadian market. NetSuite Inc., which was founded in

Published on: December 15th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Joanne Moretti, General Manager, CA Canada

It's been a year of headlines for Computer Associates, which hasn't always been easy for the Canadian division run by Joanne Moretti. From an accounting scandal that shook its parent company, to restructuring,

Published on: December 15th, 2004 Fawzia Sheikh

Cognos is Canada’s Top ISV for 2004

For the third year in a row Cognos claims top spot in CDN's annual listing of top independent software vendors. In fact, ever since the Top 100 program included an ISV component Cognos

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Simply Accounting goes bilingual

The next version of Simply Accounting will come in three flavours and will be bilingual. Best Software, which acquired the Simply Accounting product from its purchase of Accpac International earlier this year, will

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ottawa ISVs banks on Exchange

Little-known Nemx Software Corp., an Ottawa-based security software vendor has updated PowerTools for Exchange. Version 5 is designed as a multi-tier attack system on spam, according to company president John Young. Spammers have

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM sees starring roles for Canadian digital media firms

Although California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has made inroads to restore movie production back to its U.S. roots, IBM Corp. foresees no impact on Canadian software firms creating digital media content for Hollywood. ""It's

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Fawzia Sheikh

Making the Best of acquisitions

CDN recently spoke with Best Software CEO Ron Verni on partner programs, Accpac and how it got Kevin Bacon to play at a recent product launch. CDN: Best announced Partners for Growth at

Published on: November 18th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Photo editing a snap with album app

Jasc's Paint Shop Photo Album 5 is a simple and easy-to-use digital camera software program, making it suitable for the digital home. Installation of the package, which runs Microsoft Windows XP, was a

Published on: November 16th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Ontario solution provider hires an Apprentice

Nick Warnock was fired by Donald Trump on national TV last year, but he says the experience he gained by being on The Apprentice program helped him land a job with a London,

Published on: November 11th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto