DCD 2016 dives deeper into cloud  

Conversations at this year’s Datacenter Dynamics Converged/Cloud Symposium shifted from discussion of general trends in cloud deployment to more laser focus on factors that are hindering or accelerating successful adoption. Organized by InsightaaS and the TCBC, the Cloud Symposium was one of three tracks covering diverse topics in cloud, servers and storage, power and cooling […]

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Boots on to drive IoT adoption  

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot, hot topic today, not only because it’s something new and interesting, but because it has the potential to change how businesses are run. And businesses are starting to figure that out. The trouble is, new fields lack standards and best practices, and, for that matter, knowledge coming […]

What exactly is AI?  

We used to think of artificial intelligence (AI) as the stuff of science fiction. And it was often evil, especially in the movies. Remember HAL, the mad sentient computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey? Or Proteus IV from Demon Seed, whose goal was to create a flesh body for itself by forcibly impregnating the wife […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS

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Reducing Risk in IIoT  

What is a “Security Framework” and how can it help protect against the unique threat landscape that is evolving with the Industrial Internet of Things? For the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), it is a broad-based set of responses to common security challenges in Industrial Internet systems, which speak to stakeholders with business, functional and implementation […]

IBM launches Innovation Space  

IBM Canada celebrated the official opening of its Innovation Space for entrepreneurs and startups this month. The goal of this initiative is to provide startups and entrepreneurs with the resources needed to scale up their development, specifically, cloud and cognitive technology from IBM as well as a considerable amount of in-house expertise. The Innovation Space […]