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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. These briefings drop on Tuesday mornings. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Tom Li, with files from the rest of the editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We got you covered. ITWC Podcasts Listen to the latest episode of […]

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Microsoft unveiled Windows 365, its Windows 10 desktops that stream from the cloud, at its annual partner conference, Inspire, on July 14. Also known as Cloud PC, Windows 365 differs from Azure Virtual Desktops (AVD, formerly known as Windows Virtual Desktop) in that it does not require any direct interaction with Microsoft Azure by users. […]

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Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. These briefings drop on Tuesday mornings. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal, with files from staff writer Samira Balsara and editorial director Alex Coop. Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We got you covered. ITWC Podcasts Listen […]

The post Coffee Briefing, June 29, 2021 – AWS launches bug busting challenge; a podcast roundup; and more first appeared on IT World Canada.

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Microsoft Windows 11, launched this week, offers a new user interface, some shiny new features, and some things that will have both consumers and corporate IT tearing their hair out.

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HPE CEO Antonio Neri dedicated virtual stage time to the company’s edge to cloud platform, GreenLake, during his Discover conference keynote this week, with a series of announcements further broadening its scope.

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Cisco unveils a host of hybrid cloud goodies, GoDaddy announces a bunch of upgrades and integrations, and Mississauga’s smart city’s ambitions take another step forward.

The post Coffee Briefing, June 15, 2021 – Cisco unveils hybrid cloud goodies; GoDaddy upgrades; Mississauga’s smart city update first appeared on IT World Canada.

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Cisco’s Webex platform has unveiled more than 800 new features since September, but when asked which one has experienced the greatest adoption, Jeetu Patel’s answer was a bit unexpected.

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A roundup of the latest reports analyzing hybrid cloud and cybersecurity challenges, plus a new IaaS player enters the Canadian market.

The post Coffee Briefing, May 11, 2021 – Survey reveals hybrid cloud challenges, a new IaaS player enters Canada, and a podcast roundup first appeared on IT World Canada.

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The remote workforce will continue post-pandemic and organizations want better tools to secure their dispersed workforce.

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Sam Selim is glad to have the PayIt saga in the rearview mirror, but the chief executive officer for Toronto tech firm SQL PowerGroup is casting serious doubt on PayIt’s ability to follow through on its proposal to modernize Toronto City Hall’s online payment systems.

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This morning’s Coffee Briefing includes Red Hat Summit updates, an update from OVHcloud about the blaze that destroyed its data centres, and much more.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Facebook and Microsoft have announced the launch of the Low-Carbon Patent Pledge, an HPE-led initiative as part of which the three technology leaders are making key patents available royalty-free to accelerate the adoption of low-carbon technologies.

The post Coffee Briefing, April 27, 2021 – Cisco, HPE and others announce plans to address climate crisis, remembering Dan Kaminsky first appeared on IT World Canada.

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