News and Views

News and Views

Edge computing – how important is it?

Edge computing has emerged from stealth-mode and judging from the amount of media coverage that it is generating has begun to attract interest for...

Blockchain for the data centre – value add or just more hype?

Blockchain – also known as distributed ledger technology – is becoming the platform of choice for online value transfer and has even been called...

OCE Discovery 2018

Anyone who thinks that Ontario is lacking in innovation needed to have a wander through the 200,000 square feet of exhibit space at the...

Building the IoT ecosystem

IoT promises rich rewards to adopters and to the vendors who provision them – so long as everyone plays nicely in the sandbox. A...

Planning our cities through humanizing data – data driven cities from a people-first perspective

InsightaaS welcomes this guest contribution from ICF chairman and co-founder, John Jung. The article, which highlights the need for the integration of data into...
451 Research: IoT security M&A, Part 2

LoRa momentum in low power networks for IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) presents a lot of challenges, and one of the biggest is getting the data from those Things to a...

Taming the Blockchain or/ Blockchain for the good

Blockchain has unleashed a firestorm of activity in an alternative investment world. Excited by hyperinflated prices for the technology’s first child – the cryptocurrency...

Where’s Waldo? – finding the data in distributed storage

If software is eating the world, storage is the ‘pantry’ for both software and the data it depends on. Storage, however, is often viewed...

Growing financial inclusion

Let's face it, when it comes to payment methods, we're spoiled. We can use credit cards, debit cards, digital wallets, or even good old...

SMB Summit – the wrap

Panel: Governance, risk, compliance, and cloud security Michael O'Neil, principal analyst at InsightaaS set the stage for the SMB Summit governance, risk, compliance, and cloud...

SMB Cloud Summit – pt 2

The SMB Cloud Summit packed in a full day of panels and discussions. In part one, we took a look at the morning's proceedings,...

Canada playing catchup in an era of digital transformation

At Datacenter Dynamics Connected Canada 4.0, held in Toronto this December, a plenary panel composed of key industry leaders from across Canada kicked off...

SMB Cloud Summit – the first round

While 80 percent of US companies have adopted the cloud, only half of Canadian businesses have done so, according to Joanne Anderson, director of...

An IoT report card on Dell EMC integration – pt 1

The solitary champion of Dell’s IoT campaign is gathering reinforcements. Over the past year and a half, Dell EMC has mustered far flung resources...

Artificial what?

This year, there's a new trendy technology in town. Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as the "me too" feature that everyone is scrambling to incorporate...