3 Trends Shaping the Canadian Data Centre Market

Corporate-run data centres are in decline, yet the need for data centres continues to rise in Canada. There has been a shift in the way that IT is delivered – cloud technology has made compute and storage so much more efficient, but the amount and types of data that...

10 ways SMBs can save money using VoIP/Unified Communications

Business communication expenditures can place a heavy burden on corporate budgets, forcing SMBs (Small and Mid-Sized Businesses) to search for ways to trim their communication costs on fixed and mobile phone calls. A key component to achieving your cost reduction...

Top 5 reasons SMBs should be adopting VoIP

Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) spend a lot of time and resources exploring innovative ways to stay ahead of their competition. And since increasing revenue while decreasing expenses is a key area of focus for most companies, the implementation of a VoIP (Voice...

The Danger in Free Public Cloud

Cloud computing went from hype to mainstream in pretty short order. That’s partly because providers are making cloud computing resources easier to use all the time. It can be as easy as taking out your credit card. In fact, it’s so easy, your employees are probably...

Understanding the Matrix

No, we’re not talking about the series of Keanu Reeves movies. That’s far beyond our scope. We’re talking about cloud models and delivery channels. It’s a useful exercise to map models against channels to look at how their advantages (and disadvantages) complement...

Back to School with Higher Network Security

Ah, kids. Many of us have them. We can all testify to the fact that they’re a few years away from good judgment, like ours.  (Yes, that’s meant to be ironic.) But there’s a new wrinkle in the judgment game that’s really only manifested itself in the last few years....

Student BYOD Challenges School I.T. Infrastructure

Was a time that the most sophisticated device a student would bring into a classroom was a pocket calculator. And math teachers weren’t too happy about that. (Actually, there was a time the most sophisticated device a student would bring into a school was a slide...

5 Ways to get your Team to Adopt Video Conferencing

We have all read the many articles about why it is so important that we adopt unified communications and collaboration and how Millennials will be paving the road to a more remote workforce. So now you’ve made the decision to purchase a UCC solution and you’ve made...