Research and Resources

Research and Resources

New research – Privacy and Security in the Internet of Things Era: IoTCC Best...

In a recent global survey, researchers found that close to half (43%) of IT and security decision makers agree that security is an afterthought...

The Great Canadian DC Symposium: disruption in the data centre

InsightaaS and the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC), co-producers of the Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium held at the McMaster Innovation Park on June...

New research – AI and Advanced Analytics: Connecting Culture, Ethics and Society in...

New solutions to support the capture, storage and integration of massive data sets, combined with progress in algorithmic modelling are delivering new levels of...

Harnessing the power of Niagara (supercomputer)

The persistent digitization of business and social life is generating unprecedented demand for compute resources. Expressed in terms of data growth, we have entered...

New Research – IoValue: Intelligence in Community Ecosystems

The IoTCC and InsightaaS have released a major new report that explores challenge and opportunity in the use of the Internet of Things (IoT)...

New Research, Meetup focus on Problem Solving: The Right Data for the Right Question

The Vision to Value: Economics of Data (V2V) Best Practice community has issued the second report in its ongoing initiative aimed at providing guidance...

Case closed – BI changing policing at YRP

An old consultant’s adage cautions prospective clients: “you can have cheap, fast or good – pick two.” But in its business intelligence initiative, York...

New research: On Ramps to Cloud – the Network

The notion that “a cloud is only as good as the network it connects to” has inspired development of the Toronto Cloud Business Coalition’s...

451 Research: Total cost of ownership in private cloud – guidelines for buyers

  451 Research is recognized as a global leader in a number of areas - including, and especially, in tracking the cost of cloud via...

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...

451 Research: CyrusOne expanding at cloud-scale with modular designs and interconnected datacenters

The adoption of hyperscale process, practice and technology in enterprise data centre has been a work in progress for some time. Need for very...

New research: Defining the Cloud Service Broker (CSB) Model

The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition (TCBC) and InsightaaS have released a major new report that outlines the path to developing essential Cloud Service Broker...

Ace is the place…for insight

About Ace Ace Hardware is the world’s largest hardware retail cooperative. Owned by its retailers, spanning more than 5,000 locations and with revenues of more...

451 Research: Itron lights up the smart grid and city with $948m acquisition of...

As IoT reaches ever farther into physical systems, disruption of key market relationships is becoming more apparent. While promising new levels of insight and...

451 Research: When the state of security makes you WannaCry

InsightaaS: There has been a great deal of commentary on WannaCry, the worm that seemed poised to infect an enormous number of systems with...