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IT labels and categorizations

The industry has a need to put companies in a pot and call them something. If they do not fit in any of the usual categories they create one for them

Back into the black

Vancouver VAR developed new accounting system for the University of Alberta to help track its research projects

Kicking some IT butt

Montreal based solution provider becomes an insider at Microsoft not just to better its business, but to bring more social responsibility to IT

Oracle hypes Hyperion acquisition

Company vows to create a more comprehensive business intelligence suite, but competitors shrug. However, an industry analyst thinks one of them may be swallowed

Microsoft gets vertical

New ISV solution certification program announced at Microsoft Dynamics event deepens company’s push to specialization

Carol and company

Microsoft Canada’s top channel executive is pushing partner competencies as a way to increase profitability, even in a SaaS model

HP unveils latest IT/CE crossover product

HP has redesigned the old black or beige coloured storage sub-system. The computing giant also slimmed the tower model down by more than half, chopped the price dramatically and boosted the capacity to reach 1.2 terabytes.

Exploring the oil & gas sector

Using technologies such as sofware as a service, solution providers are finding markets in the oil patch to solve problems ranging from an aging workforce to consolidation of data

Next stop: Canada

They may only have CDW Canada as a channel partner here, but that isn’t stopping Chicago-based SpringCM from launching its on-demand electronic content management solution with SOA capabilities.

Google searches for partners

Vancouver company among those ready to sell custom services for Google’s new subscription office applications

EMC fleshes out UltraScale line

EMC Corp. has filled out its Clarrion CX3 UltraScale line with a low-end model that includes both iSCSI and Fibre Channel connectivity.

Corel hopes free leads to sales

Corel hopes the free basic version WordPerfect Office it released last month will spur demand for the more sophisticated enterprise version sold by partners.


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