Author Archives : Mary Allen

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 […]

From the IISF report.

Shawn Rosemarin, Chief-of-Staff, Americas Systems Engineering, VMware

Cross-Cloud across Canada  

Shawn Rosemarin’s experience in the tech industry has been broad and deep. His career spans implementation with SAP and sales with IBM and Dell, a stint as Canadian CTO for Hitachi Data Systems, service as a mentor with the CFC IdeaBoost Accelerator, and now setting strategic direction for the VMware engineering group.. He currently acts […]

‘Physical spaces’ swell analytics case arsenal

The market for Big Data/Analytics products and services is poised for a dramatic shift up into overdrive. As cloud-based storage prices contract, and new sources of data like IoT and social communications push the boundaries on what information will be collected, stored and analyzed, researchers are predicting significant future opportunity for enabling technologies in the […]


Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware

VMworld 2016 – the 4 cloud ‘Rs’

“Nonsense” is Pat Gelsinger’s response to the hype around digital business, which calls on enterprises to place sole focus on a new style of IT. “All business is digital business,” the VMware CEO proclaimed in his keynote address at VMworld 2016, adding that the “philosophy of two disparate worlds of IT which have to be […]

IT-in-the-service of business: a cost equation

The IT leader today wears a heavy crown. Supporting a vocal end user community that has consumer aspirations for instant-on IT, he/she is also tasked with managing the miracle – digital transformation that leverages IT’s full potential to wrestle new sources of value from the organization’s competitive landscape. The key to success, so the story […]

Shawn Rosemarin, Chief-of-Staff, Americas Systems Engineering, VMware