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Community cloud – Laval’s experiment in social tech

Background Since founding in 1663, Université Laval has worked to build a global reputation for high quality, comprehensive educational programming, research excellence and outreach to...

Three keys to managed services innovation

Sitting midpoint between public cloud and reliance on on-premise IT resources, managed services are an increasingly attractive alternative for the delivery of IT services....
Prepping for the present best practices in cloud skills

In Canadian cloud, plus ça change

Over the past year, the cloud marketplace in Canada has experienced profound change. While XaaS adoption has accelerated across the size and industry spectrum,...

University of Toronto SCS adds new ‘Cloud Systems in Practice’ advanced course to its...

Cloud computing is becoming ubiquitous. 2016 research from Techaisle found that 80% of US small businesses and 100% of firms with 500+ employees are...

“Building Cloud Value” – a review

It seems fitting that a guidebook about today’s most pervasive and powerful business technology should have been put together in an innovative manner. The...

Big Data-as-a-Service takes shape in Canada

CenturyLink Technology Solutions is undergoing metamorphosis. Like many organizations that entered the data centre business a half decade ago or so, the company is...

Is Blockchain the key to our IoT security future?

There are plenty of proponents who see Blockchain as more than a platform for the financial institutions of this world. Consultant Mark Kovarski is...

Hub spinning for Agile Analytics

Big Data promises a wealth of riches in the form of new insight into operational processes and business opportunity. But for many organizations, the...

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...
Cross-Cloud across Canada

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,...
Physical spaces swell analytics case arsenal

‘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...
VMworld 2016 – the 4 cloud ‘Rs’

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

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...
Microsecond speed in new financial fabric

Microsecond speed in new financial fabric

Imagine a global fabric that connects all financial and capital markets, linking buyers and sellers to each other through one large, secure networking pipe....
Conquering the complexities of hybrid environment configuration management

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...

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