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April 14, 2012  5:32 PM

EPIC Tech Day is here again!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
CAnada, Cisco, cloud computing, conference, Epic Technology Day, event, HP, IBM, Information Technology, Manitoba, Meru Networks, SonicWALL, Virtualization, VMWare, Winnipeg

Hi folks, it's that time of year again. EPIC will be holding their Technology Day event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and you won't want to miss it. The event is chock full of IT goodness and all the usual suspects will be there as well as some new vendors you may have not seen before such as...

February 29, 2012  8:44 PM

Privacy in Canada, Bill C-30



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Bill C-30, CAnada, privacy

Hi folks, so if you're part of the IT community and live in Canada, bill C-30 should be important to you. Not because you want it, but because you want to avoid it in any way you can! Bill C-30 authorizes governments to get your private information from ISP's without a warrant. Some people say...


January 16, 2010  7:31 PM

University of Winnipeg partners with Cisco!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
CAnada, Cisco, Manitoba, TelePresence, U of W, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg

Hi folks! So in my hometown of Winnipeg, one of our local universities has decided to partner with Cisco!This also involved the help of the federal and provincial government. The University of Winnipeg(U of W) has partnered with Cisco on a 7 million dollar deal to create 34 research and teaching...


January 16, 2010  7:26 PM

MTS sells Allstream



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Allstream, CAnada, Manitoba, MTS, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Winnipeg

Hi folks, for those of you from Canada you might find this news of interest. MTS has sold off the IT consulting portion of their Allstream division! MTS is one of the largest telephony players in the province of Manitoba and they have an IT division called Allstream. They've decided to sell it...


October 31, 2009  8:46 PM

Epic Technology Day a great success!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
CAnada, Epic Technology Day, HP, largest partner event, Manitoba, Winnipeg

Hi folks, so as you know I work for the largest locally owned IT consulting company in Manitoba. Twice a year we hold one of the largest HP partner events in North America called Epic Technology Day. This year I did a presentation on VoIP and Wireless and I was very...


October 6, 2009  6:59 PM

Will iPhone steal market share from BlackBerry?



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Bell, BlackBerry, CAnada, Cell phones, cellphones, iPhone, major carriers, Rogers, smartphones, Telus

Hi folks! As per my previous blog post, iPhone will soon be available at the major carriers across Canada. What does this mean to us? Well obviously some might think this will foster competition but unfortunately the carriers haven't been one to really compete with each other. They typically...


October 6, 2009  3:08 PM

iPhone in Canada, coming to Bell and Telus



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Bell, CAnada, iPhone, Telus

Hi folks! As some of you may know, Rogers is the only wireless provider that offers the iPhone in Canada. For a long time now customers of Bell and Telus have been hoping for Apple's prize fighter of a smart phone to come to their networks. Well it looks like the wait is going to finally be...


December 20, 2008  2:36 AM

BlackBerry Storm sells out at Telus in Canada



Posted by: Raj Perumal
50 dollar credit, BlackBerry Storm, CAnada, sold out, Telus

So here I was all ready to get a BlackBerry Storm for my wife when it comes to Canada. I diligently signed up for the alerts from Telus to be the "first" to be informed when it came to Canada.

Instead what happened was the Storm came and left and apparently I was the last to know....


December 13, 2008  6:41 PM

BlackBerry Device software version 4.5 available for Canadians



Posted by: Raj Perumal
battery dies, battery drain, Bell, BES, BlackBerry, BlackBerry Curve, BlackBerry device software 4.5, Bluetooth, CAnada, Canadians, HTML e-mail, HTML email, MTS, Telus

Recently the latest software revision came out for our BlackBerries for us Canadians that use BlackBerries. Also for you BES users, the latest maintenance release is out and it provides HTML email support. I recently tried these updates out and I have to say I love them. My BlackBerry Curve now...


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