20th September 2011

D-Link Expands xStack Storage Family of Products

d-linkD-Link Canada has announced the DSN-4000 Series xStack® Storage iSCSI SAN Array, which will deliver increased flexibility and scalability for secondary server applications such as disaster recovery, backup, surveillance, and archiving. With the DSN-4000 series, small to mid-size enterprises can leverage cost-effective network storage offering volume virtualization, high transactional and throughput performance, guaranteed interoperability with the host environment and ultimately a greater return on investment when compared with competing systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

Vancouver’s Business Elite to Be Banished to Exile Island

Childrens Wish FoundationYou are invited to join The Children’s Wish Foundation on Wednesday, September 21st when ten prominent members of local business, political, entertainment, and community groups will become castaways and be banished to ‘Exile Island’ in an effort to raise funds for The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. The event challenges participants to raise $10,000 each (the average cost of one wish), as well as prepare for banishment to ‘Exile Island’, aka the Vancouver Art Gallery, which is located at 750 Hornby Street. Castaways participate in a day of mental, physical and creative challenges as they compete for the title of “British Columbia’s Ultimate Survivor”. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

RealDecoy and PrototypeD Partner to Foster Local Innovation

realdecoyRealDecoy, a high-value web development company with a focus on content management, eCommerce, enterprise search, application management solutions, and on the emerging field of agile business intelligence, has partnered with ProtoypeD Urban Workshops (pD). Ottawa’s newest member funded workshop for hobbyists, pD enables professionals, students, entrepreneurs, techies, hackers and artists to explore new avenues of creativity by providing them with access to creative tools, resources, and technology. This partnership enables RealDecoy employees to take advantage of the resources available in the pD space and enhances pD’s existing resources including computers, software, and equipment— including a 3D printer provided by RealDecoy. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

ISISPOS Releases iPad Kitchen Display Solution

isisposA wireless new POS system is now available for restaurateurs everywhere. ISISPOS in an enterprise single or multi-unit integrated point-of-sale system designed exclusively for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The Kitchen Display Solution displays incoming orders in real time with never before imagined abilities to manage the prep-time of courses and tickets.

“It’s simple and refreshingly unique,” said Paul Perri, Executive Vice President. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

No-Nonsense Advice For New Screenwriters

walflowers need not applyVancouver’s ThinkBox Publishing has published “Wallflowers Need Not Apply: A “no bs” look at the world of professional screenwriting,” a 212-page book by author/screenwriter John Russell (the pen name of a screenwriter with nearly 20 years of professional experience). “I’ve been a professional writer for nearly 20 years. I am not a ‘superstar’ screenwriter by any means,” writes John, “but I do get paid for my work. I offer this collection of ‘working writer’ advice in hopes that it will assist new screenwriters as well as others who have not yet secured paid writing deals.” Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2011

Telmetrics Launches Mobile Call Tracking Solution

telmetricsWith mobile local search continuing to explode and more than 80 percent of SMBs including mobile marketing in their budgets, provider of advertising call measurement solutions Telmetrics has introduced m.Call. This patent-pending, first-of-its-kind call measurement solution allows mobile local search publishers and application developers to capture valuable call data without traditional call tracking numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2011

Winning animators announced for the TeleToon at Night Pilot Project

teletoon at nightTELETOON at Night fans have spoken! The votes are in and Vancouver, BC’s Sheryl Vedamani and Lemoyne, QC’s Philippe Ramsay Gaudreau have 10,000 reasons to gloat today as their animated films have been named the winners of the TELETOON at Night Pilot Project and TÉLÉTOON la Nuit Projet Pilote contests, respectively. As the winners, both Vedamani and Gaudreau have won $10,000 CDN and a trip for two to North America’s largest animation conference and festival, the Television Animation Conference and Ottawa International Animation Festival.

Vedamani, 20, is a Vancouver native and is a student at Vancouver Film School. Gaudreau, 26, grew up in Brossard, Quebec and currently works as a 2D artist at a video game company in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2011

Social Tactics Introduces New Corporate Social Media Courses

social tacticsSocial Tactics is now offering corporate training courses in addition to their public workshops in social media and personal branding. The new corporate training courses, led by Susan Varty and Marc Roginsky, Co-founders of Social Tactics, are designed to address the corporate demand for understanding and embracing enterprise social recruiting, social media policies and best practices, and lead generation through social media.

“With social media access becoming the norm at work, more and more corporations want to be prepared to embrace the new shift in social communication using technology tools – inside or outside of the corporate firewall,” says Susan Varty. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2011

Earth Day Art Contest for Young People

TD Financial GroupKnow a young budding artist? TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF) and Earth Day® Canada invite teachers and parents to kick off the school year on a green note with the TD FEF and Earth Day Canada Art Contest.  Elementary school students across the country can submit an original drawing of their favourite part of nature for the chance to have their artwork featured on a limited edition TD FEF reusable shopping bag and win a $7,500 environmental grant for their school. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2011

I Love Rewards Has A New Name

AchieversSocial Recognition company I Love Rewards has officially changed its name to Achievers. The company has experienced a 105% increase in monthly income over the past year, as well as growth in staffing of 162%. With $14 million in financing from JLA Ventures, GrandBanks Capital, Laurence Capital and Ontario Venture Capital Fund, Achievers is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco. Read the rest of this entry »

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