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16
Jun

How I.T Can Grow Your Business

I recently read the summary (courtesy of Joe McKendrick – author, independent researcher and speaker exploring innovation, information technology trends and markets) of an interesting report on research conducted in early 2014 on 802 Companies by IBM’s Center for Applied Insights.  They wanted to establish empirical data regarding the business advantages of cloud computing. The benefits of cloud computing that

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9
Jun

Switching to and Maintaining Canadian Cloud Backup’s Service is Easy!

Key questions many people ask when considering moving to Cloud Computing is: “How easy will this be for me to move from my current backup system to ‘the cloud’?”, and “How easy is it to maintain?”  The answers to these questions depend on your choice of Cloud Provider.  Canadian Cloud Backup (CCB) is designed for easy transition into Cloud Computing

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3
Jun

‘Canadian’ Cloud Security

There is an ongoing global concern regarding where to back up important files. The ambiguity regarding a Government’s ability to ‘examine’ online files hosted in a country (regardless of country of origin) varies considerably. Fortunately, Canada has embraced the security of private data storage. This means Canadian Companies holding their backup data within Canada are safe from Government review (without

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20
May

Virtualization or Cloud Computing – What Suits Your Business More

A common misconception people have when talking about technology in modern business is that cloud computing and virtualization is the same and used interchangeably. While cloud computing and virtualization share a similar element, understanding the difference between them can help a business to achieve optimum productivity. Given the overwhelming information for both types of virtual infrastructures, it is understandable why

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14
May

Cloud Hosting Benefits for Small and Medium Businesses

Small and medium businesses today are in a heavily competitive market. Then there are multinational companies with which such businesses cannot compete. The Internet has helped many failing businesses by increasing their productivity and reducing expenses like marketing costs, rental costs, miscellaneous costs and infrastructure costs. However, the element that has had the most impact on small and medium businesses

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9
May

Canadian Privacy Laws and the Canadian Cloud: A Primer for Canadian Businesses by Jesse @ServerCloud Canada

As Canadians, two separate federal privacy laws protect our privacy. These laws govern the information that businesses can collect on other Canadians, as well as how organizations must manage and protect that data. As of January 1, 2004, PIPEDA applies to every organization that collects, uses or discloses personal information in the course of commercial activities. However, the federal government

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5
May

Public Cloud Computing Vs Private Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has become an ever present term in business and personal technology. From Google and Hotmail to iTunes and online banking services, cloud computing became the core of innovation long before they were actually called cloud services. In the commercial industry however, cloud computing is a fairly new technology, despite having an even greater accessibility publicly.

23
Apr

Protect Your Business Data with PIPEDA

Businesses in Canada are protected through two federal privacy laws. The Privacy Act, as we all know implies to the federal government and protects personal information handling. PIPEDA, on the other hand, is more detailed. The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Acts (PIPEDA) came to effect on 1st January, 2004 and now extended to most businesses in Canada. PIPEDA

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14
Apr

How Small Businesses in Canada Have Benefited from Cloud Services

There’s no denying that cloud computing is one of the hottest commodities on the internet, and small businesses in Canada are increasingly becoming aware of its usefulness. However, the uptake of cloud solutions in small business is still relatively low in Canada. This reduces the chances of these small businesses to grow significantly and compete with the big organizations. But

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31
Mar

Why You Need Online Data Storage in Canada

You have to submit a report first thing in the morning and you’re on your way to your workplace in a train. Your report requires minor edits which you work on using your smart phone or tablet device.