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Predicting Canada’s technology future

The VAR community is becoming increasingly influential over IT purchase decision makers, and vendors that ignore that influence by going direct will not succeed.That’s one of the predictions for 2008 made by the

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Palm launches a sleeker Treo

While Palm has taken a beating with its failed Foleo fiasco, it retains strong loyalty for its Treo line of smart phones and its latest offering in the space, the Treo 755p, should

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Digitel Systems growing with Active Voice

Delta, B.C.-based Digitel Systems Inc., a VAR that specializes in telecommunications, has grown from serving 100 clients for over 20 years ago to today serving more than 1,500 customers throughout North America. Digitel

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

ISQ Telephonie is all about savings and security

Sylvie Gauvin and her partner Pierre Bouchard started their telephony company almost a quarter of a century ago and continue to succeed in a very crowded and competitive market.Since 1985, ISQ Telephonie Inc.

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Sarah Lysecki

3M has projector small enough for cell phones, cameras

For several years people have been talking about the idea of miniaturizing a projector so that it's small enough to fit inside a cell phone or digital camera. Now it's finally been done,

Published on: January 8th, 2008 CDN Staff

Struggling with IT staffing

One of the biggest issues facing the Canadian IT industry today is staffing.CDN's editor, Paolo Del Nib­letto, recently sat down with four Canadian VARs to discuss the issue. Paricipating were Joseph Arnone, president

Published on: November 15th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Don’t give up on the PDA just yet

We don't often hear the phrase personal digital assistant (PDA) these days and that acronym is just as likely to conjure-up other images, particularly amongst the younger generation. While once handhelds like the

Published on: October 15th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

PC markets switching gears

The form factor of products is changing with the trend towards mobile devices from the traditional desktops, said Harry Zarek, president of Richmond Hill, Ont.-based PC reseller Compugen Inc.While that's the case, Zarek

Published on: October 11th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Mac faithful willingly play the waiting game for iPhone

I will make a bold prediction that by the time Apple's iPhone arrives in Canada it will be free (with a catch) just like the other cellphones on the market today.It is really

Published on: October 10th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

A laptop for the frequent traveler

The newest “ultraportable” notebook (30.5 x 22.5 x 3.5cm, 2 kg) in Acer's TravelMate series, the 6292 combines a small form-factor and lightweight construction with a powerful processor, sharp display and compelling graphics

Published on: September 26th, 2007 CDN Staff

Cisco, Microsoft to share vision

It was supposed to be a public discussion about the future of technology between two CEOs from two technology titans. After it was over, Microsoft and Cisco agreed to work together on seven

Published on: September 26th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

In car computing

There are more automobiles than there are buildings. This is what we know for sure today about the potential market for car computing.Given that fact, it stands to reason that automotive computing will

Published on: August 29th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sun’s big black box

There are big boxes, small boxes, and white boxes. Then there's the one assembled by Sun Microsystems.Dubbed Project Blackbox, the virtualized mobile data centre visited Toronto last month, hitting the road (on wheels)

Published on: July 15th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Total security in four easy steps

“The old days, when you could just turn on your desktop anti-virus product - I think those days are long behind us,” says Joe Zasada, manager of technical services at St. John's Ambulance

Published on: July 9th, 2007 Grant Buckler

Palm Foleo brings PC-like keyboard, display to Treos

Palm launched a device it described as a companion to its Treo smartphone that looks like a small laptop and will assist users with data input.The 1.13 kg Foleo stays connected to its

Published on: June 29th, 2007 Shane Schick