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Our objective here at the Canada Cloud Network is to build a local forum for innovating global Cloud best practices. For example over here at Sheepdog our goal is to build one of Canada’s premier brands for expert Cloud consulting. Central to this is development of the ‘Clo...
1776 is a new company that has launched in Washington, D.C. meant to act as an incubator for area technology start-ups. The new company launched eight weeks ago on the 12th floor of an office building downtown and has had 75 companies sign up its space as part of its offerings. T...
Also with Windows 8 support and automatic licence renewal notificationEPSOM, 9 April, 2013 - Kroll Ontrack, the leading provider of data recovery, e-disclosure and information management, today announced the availability of Ontrack® EasyRecovery™ version 10.1, a PC Magazine...
Recently Google commissioned Forrester Research to identify the TEI (Total Economic Impact) of moving to Google Apps, polling around 600 mid-sized firms about their collaboration plans. Download the report here: The Google Apps TEI Report from Forrester Research, used to to plan the RO...
Although there are a number of suppliers in the Cloud market, most accept and note the primary dominance of Amazon, and the distinctions in scale of the Cloud that they operate. The Cloud providers market is like McDonalds – S, M, L and Super-size! So while there are announcement...
A popular social media topic that is a great focus area for small businesses and other folks in sales is ‘Social Selling’ – This refers to using social media sites like Linkedin to help with your lead generation prospecting and other sales activities. For example this...
The Gmail team announced some improvements for search within its product on Wednesday, calling out better predictions for autocomplete based on who you contact the most and what you’ve searched for in the past. Given that Google is the king of search, this is a welcome and obvious impr...
Welcome to Kevin Benedict's What's New in HTML5.  HTML5 is predicted to be the dominant development environment for enterprise mobility over the next several years.  The questions are when and where should HTML5 be used today.  In this weekly update on HTML5 we report ...
Anil Dash is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk, titled “The Web We Lost.” He begins by pointing out that the title of his talk implies a commonality that at least once was. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppin...
In 2012 AWS released their Storage Gateway that you can access and try for free here using either an EC2 Amazon Machine Instance (AMI), or deployed locally on a hypervisor such as VMware vSphere/ESXi. About a year ago I did a storage gateway post (First, second and third impressions) w...
Okay, for those of you who’ve been waiting, this is the blog. For those who haven’t, welcome, we’re going to talk about https connections (specifically) on Android (TM) from within a native app and connecting to sites that Android views as possible security risks. Easy like learning t...
The Forrester report ‘Total Impact of Google Apps‘ provides a framework for identifying the ROI from switching from a legacy mail and collaboration platform to Google Apps. Surveying 200+ organizations with over 1,000 employees, Forrester identified the main business benefi...
By Bob Gourley We have previously written about Recorded Future, a fast moving startup delivering predictive signals from the noise of the web. Recorded Future provides a blog that captures several exemplars of their capability and its applicability in many mission areas. One mission a...
Why are AT&T and Google paying for New Yorkers’ free Wi-Fi? A recent Amdocs survey into service provider Wi-Fi strategies provides a pointer. Announcing another free Wi-Fi service for a New York neighborhood recently, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg made an interesting point: “Keep in min...
Join my Sheepdog colleagues for a webinar on Thursday, March 21st at 12pm EST – Going Google Enterprise. Register here With a customer case study from Joe AbiDaoud, CIO for Hudbay Minerals, this webinar session will provide a comprehensive introduction to the Google+ Apps suite a...
It is interesting, talking with people about what they read, and seeing how what they read is reflected in their daily lives. Even the occasional reader of this blog would not be surprised to find that I spend some amount of time with my nose buried in epic fantasy books and military h...
It’s often said that BYOD – Bring Your Own Device, is part of a broader trend of “Consumerization”. In short staff are increasingly bringing their own home technologies into work, such as their smartphone, and using them for work purposes. It’s a blended e...
Atlanta, GA, March 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Social Foundry, an Atlanta based application software provider, announces the maiden release of its database integration platform. Called “The SOAPbox,” it is a low cost alternative to data integration technologies considered t...
The cloud world seems to have been received some interesting announcements and offerings over the last week. There were some new feature releases and price offerings from Amazon. Microsoft has announced some important updates to Windows Azure Mobile Services. Plus, Cloud Foundry has...
Xero Ltd (XRO) announces the appointment of Stuart McLean to the new role of Chief Revenue Officer. McLean moves to Xero from Google in Sydney where he has been Head of Enterprise Australia New Zealand, driving cloud applications business for products such as Google Apps. His previous ...
Over the past several weeks I’ve been working on some content I’m excited to finally share with you through a series of blog posts. This series will introduce you to Windows 8 development from an Android developer’s perspective. Through the course of the series you’ll create your first...
Ferris cuts development time by 80% on average, reducing costs and speeding time-to-market for web and mobile applications built on the Google App Engine platform Atlanta, Georgia – February 28, 2013 – Cloud Sherpas has launched the world’s first open source Python framewor...
SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2013 — Firespotter Labs today announced the UberConference Google Apps Reseller Program. UberConference is a next generation audio conferencing service with a unique, visual interface. UberConference’s new channel partner program will be launching with Premi...
London, 27 February 2013: Unified Communications Expo sponsor Cisco will highlight the value of a unified workspace strategy, bringing together social, collaboration, cloud and video solutions in a comprehensive programme of seminars taking place in the Social Business & Collaborat...
Regardless of where you sit in the Samsung copying Apple discussion, the Korean smartphone maker announced its latest tool in the fight against its Cupertino rival: a Passbook-style ticket and coupon management app called Samsung Wallet. Unveiling Wallet at its Developer Day at Mobile ...
Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, February 26th, 2013 Smaato, the leading global mobile ad exchange, announced the release of the Smaato Advertising SDK for Windows Phone 8 with MRAID support, providing Windows Phone 8 Developers the opportunity to monetize with Rich Media Ads.I...
Netbiscuits' Device Context Service, now available through a cloud-delivered solution, helps companies deliver native-like experiences on the mobile web using HTML5 in combination with information and context for device, browser, network and user parametersA core part of Netbiscuits a...
Chicago, IL, February 21, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Preparing, printing and filing Form W2 and 1099 is easier, faster and more flexible than ever for small business owners this 2013 tax season. The new edition of ezW2 software from halfpricesoft.com now allows users to easily import employee,...
A headline theme for our upcoming seminar next week is ‘Google Apps for Healthcare’. It’s free to attend – Sign up here. Take Two Apps and Call Me in the Morning Our keynote speaker is Dennis Giokas, author of the recent Cloud Computing strategy document from Ca...
Companies want to migrate data to cloud and work from cloud directly. However, they don’t have time to wait for the data migration to happen if it is taking a long time. Here is a typical conversation around data migration to the cloud. “Can Gladinet work as a shared network drive for...
Public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, cloud bursting, cloud storming, elastic compute, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, the list of terms goes on and on ad-nauseam. Like it or not, cloud computing has taken hold as an important design consideration in companies ranging from small startups to lar...
Microsoft’s decision to keep Office away from iPad may be a good way to protect sales of Windows tablets but it’s also costing the company a pretty penny in terms of potential revenues. AppleInsider has picked up on some recent research from Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Holt showing tha...
Learn how to Install and Configure Parallels 8 on a Mac for use in Windows 8 and Windows Phone Development. You'll need the following to use Parallels Desktop to install Windows 8 and Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 on your Mac: Parallels Desktop. To download a trial version...
Il ne se passe pas une semaine sans que j’anime un séminaire ou participe à une conférence dont le thème principal est le « Cloud Computing ». Que ce soit pendant une heure ou quatre jours, j’ai à chaque fois...
Last year I posted a blog to the Allstream portal about how tools like Cloud-based Microsoft Outlook services can help you implement personal productivity best practices, like ‘Getting Things Done‘. This type of functionality is also possible with the Google toolset, indeed...
Kilgraston School was getting more spam than genuine email iomartcloud, one of the UK's leading suppliers of business critical hosted cloud services, is helping one of the UK's top independent schools to stop its staff and pupils being inundated by spam email.Kilgraston School, a Scott...
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We’ve had rapid prototyping technology for a while, but this year we’re going to see a lot more 3D printers designed for the consumer market. Many of these models are small enough to use right on your own desk. Why does this matter? Because if they can continue to make the technology m...
Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical, revealed his plan to release a version of Ubuntu software for smartphones. Shuttleworth aims to target developing countries and believes Ubuntu will have an easy transition into these markets due to the software’s brand recognition in these ...
San Francisco, CA / Singapore / Hamburg, January 16, 2013 - Smaato, the leading mobile RTB ad exchange and ad optimization platform for fast-growing application developers, has been awarded a 2013 Mobility Award for Mobile Advertising as Best Mobile Ad Network by MobileTrax, a leading ...