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Gender barriers continue to slow women entrepreneurs; even in Canada

TORONTO – At the Dell Power To Do More Summit the vendor introduced a Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard. The scorecard, commissioned by Dell, is intended to be a data driven diagnostic tool

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Staples hosts female entrepreneurs for International Women’s Day

Office supply retail chain Staples is inviting female entrepreneurs to share their stories and showcase their businesses to mark International Women's Day. While the holiday is officially observed on March 8, the retailer is hosting

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Avaya’s 500 seat mid-market challenge for the channel

CANCUN, MEX. – Avaya announced at its 2015 Avaya Executive Partner Forum a bold initiative to double its mid-market business in the next two years. Currently Avaya does not measure revenue by market

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

A quick look at new features in the latest SAP Business One update

In line with SAP SE's push into the small and midsized business (SMB) market, the company this week released the latest version of SAP Business One application designed specifically for companies hoping to grow

Published on: December 19th, 2014 Dave Yin

Lenovo adds to its rack server line up

Just two months after Lenovo officially closed its deal with IBM and its x86 business unit, the vendor announced two new rack servers. These new servers are in addition to the company’s next-generation

Published on: December 2nd, 2014 CDN Staff

SAP extends try before you buy program for 2015

NEW YORK – This is not your father’s old SAP. At the SME Summit, the German software giant tried to shed its image of being a big, expensive software vendor for the enterprise.

Published on: November 20th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP Business One comes to Amazon Web Services

Enterprise software maker SAP AG announced today  that SAP Business One, powered by SAP HANA, will be available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The pay-as-you go, subscription-based application will run on Amazon Elastic

Published on: November 19th, 2014 Dave Yin

D&H Canada’s marketing offering is completely free

Technology distributor D&H Canada has announced a marketing program that offers partners a resource library of marketing materials, and is targeting small and medium resellers almost exclusively. The new service, called Partner Services

Published on: November 18th, 2014 Dave Yin

Making social media work for your business

In 2014, the question to ask is not “Should we be on social media?” but “How can we get better at social media?” Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus or any

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Wolston Lobo

Sage strategic partnerships drive SMB growth

Business software vendor Sage North America is looking to expand its services to the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market with a series of strategic alliances announced this week at its annual Sage

Published on: July 31st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Canadian small businesses not CASL-ready: Survey

The majority of small Canadian businesses are not prepared to deal with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) which took effect July 1, according to a survey by United States-based email marketing firm. The survey

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft to revamp Office 365 SMB editions

Microsoft’s Office 365 versions for small and medium sized businesses are getting enhanced features to bring them closer to their enterprise counterparts. To make the SMB editions more attractive to small businesses, Microsoft

Published on: July 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Celestica’s new microelectronics lab opens in Toronto

Picture technicians at the Toronto-facility of Celestica Inc. are working on the prototype of an adhesive bandage that will eventually contain sensors that report on a user’s heart rate, temperature and even sweat rate among other

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Women not applying to Supreme Court or tech companies?

Minister of Justice Peter McKay has taken flack for saying women aren’t applying for jobs on the Supreme Court of Canada— which, it turns out, isn't true.  But it got me thinking, could

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

Registration in Canada’s Do Not Call List now permanent

The country’s national Do Not Call List (DNCL), which was created to protect Canadian residents from pesky telemarketing calls, received a shot in the arm today with the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano