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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...
Cloud Lock

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...

Cloud cost reporting: more than just small change

InsightaaS: Analyst firms play many different roles in the IT industry. Most offer some level of opinion; some offer data, often instead of informed...
Bootcamp

TCBC Cloud Bootcamp take two

Figuring out the cloud is a challenge for many businesses. They can't decide which of the many definitions applies, and how any of them...
Future of Cloud

Forecasting the future of cloud

The final session at the Toronto Cloud Business Coalition's cloud bootcamp was entitled "Open Forum: The Future of Cloud Technology." In it, attendees - who,...
Hybrid vigour

Hybrid vigour

When the cloud rose to prominence, as usual pundits promptly declared that it would replace previous technologies. In the IT world, anything new tends...
Cloud Server

Positioning colo in a cloudy future

A carrot and the stick are accelerating the migration of business servers from on-premise to provider facilities. Driven by high CAPEX and OPEX costs...
Mobility

Mobility Phase III – a new take on business productivity

In today’s work world, productivity is measured by outcome rather than time, and performance, not presence, serves as the better gauge of employee value....
Prepping for the present best practices in cloud skills

Prepping for the present: best practices in cloud skills

The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a group of more than 80 Canadian experts drawn from the IT management, cloud services provider, channel, academic, VC/corporate finance...

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