Author Archives : Mary Allen


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 […]

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

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‘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 […]


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 […]

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware

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

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 […]


451 Research: The Open Compute Project; open is one thing, interoperable is another

In IT parlance, “open” is often used synonymously with interoperable, but is that really end of story? In this special report presented below, 451 research director for networks, Peter Christy, reconsiders levels of success achieved by open initiatives such as the Open Compute Project in ensuring that compute components work together and that systems can […]

Peter Christy, director, networking practice, 451 Research