What's Cloud Computing and How it's Different to a VPN

By: Harold Kilpatrick, Security Consultant and Blogger Nonprofit organizations have many of the same needs as for-profit businesses, from data storage to digital security. However, because so many nonprofits are strapped for resources, such basic...

How the right software saved time and money - while improving programs

Eleven years ago, when Wesley Chenery took on the role of IT specialist at the Alberta South Regional Office of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) the computers were old and the software was either extremely outdated or in some cases, c...

Microsoft Cloud for Good Webinar Recap

Through its Cloud for Good program, Microsoft Philanthropies aims to create equitable access to technology across society. As part of this initiative, Microsoft provides nonprofits with donated cloud services to help transform the way they achieve...

How Providing Access to Technology Helps the John Howard Society of Durham Region Connect with their Community

It’s easy to assume everyone has access to the Internet in a first-world country like Canada, but in reality 17 per cent of Canadian households don’t have internet at home – including 58 per cent of households with incomes of $30 000 or less. That...

Protect your Computer Systems with Horizon DataSys

TechSoup Canada is proud to announce Horizon DataSys as our newest donor partner!  Horizon Datasys is a software development company that provides instant-recovery software that keeps computers in a preset state, which can help you instantly recov...

11 Tips for Troubleshooting Software

This blog post was originally written by Brian Satterfield and updated by Ariel Gilbert-Knight at TechSoup. This post has been adapted and expanded for a Canadian audience by TechSoup Canada.Your nonprofit or library relies on software to get its ...