Vitamin Y: a Dell cloud – IoT update

Context:  Dell’s acquisition of EMC has cast a long shadow. Since announcement last October of this major milestone in the company’s decade long quest to build an end-to-end solution business, Dell ‘news’ has been consumed by speculation over what a newly merged Dell/EMC business might look like in terms of product, operation and cultural integration, […]

Kirk Schell, VP product marketing, Dell Client Solutions

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Bitcoin, blockchain and banking: the “ValueWeb”  

As former president of IDC Canada and marketing director with the Canada Systems Group, reviewer Paul Kennedy has long term experience with both technology and organizational structures, which allows him to provide a unique perspective on management issues. In his thoughts on “ValueWeb,” he offers a seasoned view on the interplay between tech innovation and […]


451 Research: IoT security M&A, Part 2  

IoT presents a compelling demonstration of fragmentation in emerging markets. While IoT solutions combine a mix of components from multiple vendors across the ICT stack, they frequently attempt to merge technologies from different sides of the IT/OT platform divide – in vertically oriented solutions that seek to solve business problems, rather than upgrade technology capabilities […]

Christian Renaud, research director, Internet of Things, 451 Research

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Conquering the complexities of hybrid environment configuration management  

In the IT industry, “the future is hybrid” is one of the few declarations that draws nearly-unanimous support. Research, including an InsightaaS survey of Canadian businesses showing that companies of all sizes are expanding the number of platforms that they use and their connections between on-premise and cloud environments, demonstrates the trend towards hybrid at […]


Interac tokens transit to IBM cloud  

There’s a first time for everything, as they say. That’s certainly the case for Interac as it breaks from tradition to bring its latest project to a hybrid cloud model. Driving this decision was the company’s commitment to make mobile payments mainstream. A key element of the initiative is the Interac Token Service Provider (TSP), […]

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