Archive for January, 2011

Newfoundland’s Computers for Schools Program

Recycling computers in Newfoundland for the benefit of schools is what Newfoundland’s Computers for Schools is all about.

Founded in 1993 by Industry Canada and the Telecom Pioneers, Computers for Schools accepts computers from businesses and government organizations, refurbishes the computers and related computer equipment to distribute to schools, libraries and non-profit organizations. Read more…

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Corner Brook Computer Stores – J.W. Allan Company Ltd

Located on Newfoundland’s west  coast is the provinces smallest city, Corner Brook.  For anyone looking for a fully stocked computer store in Corner Brook, your choices are limited to the big box stores or the small independent computer stores.

One of the oldest computer stores in Corner Brook is that of J.W. Allan Company Ltd located at 43 West Street, Corner Brook. Read more…

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Reliable Newfoundland Web Hosting Companies

Finding a reliable web hosting company in Newfoundland poses unique challenges.

With Newfoundland being an island there was at one point only one major telecommunications link to the island via an underwater cable from the mainland of Canada.  Web hosting in Newfoundland could potentially be impacted by an outage and therefore result in on-island servers being cutoff form the rest of the Internet world.

In recent days, the addition of an additional off-island link and and additional cross-island fiber optic network, both Internet access and web hosting services within Newfoundland enjoy more redundancy.  These factors have also resulted in a reduction of bandwidth costs making the creation of Newfoundland web hosting companies a viable venture for many smaller computer companies. Read more…

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Computer Jobs in Newfoundland – Part 2

In the last article, Computer Jobs in Newfoundland – Part 1, we explored some of the largest employers within the province, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University and the various regional health authorities.  Computer Jobs in Newfoundland – Part 2 continues along the same lines and looks at several other government employers with computer departments. Read more…

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Computer Jobs in Newfoundland – Part 1

Finding computer jobs in Newfoundland poses many unique challenges.  With a large rural population, the opportunities for the computer professional are often limited to the larger urban centres in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Computer jobs in Newfoundland will typically be located in areas such as Corner Brook, St. John’s and Gander.  However, that is not to say that opportunities for employment in the computer industry are limited just to the larger centres in Newfoundland and Labrador.  For those who are seeking employment in the information technology field in Newfoundland, job searches should first concentrate on the larger centres and larger employers in the province. Read more…

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