Research and Resources

Research and Resources

Bitcoin, blockchain and banking: the "ValueWeb"

Bitcoin, blockchain and banking: the “ValueWeb”

As former president of IDC Canada and marketing director with the Canada Systems Group, reviewer Paul Kennedy has long term experience with both technology...
451 Research: IoT security M&A, Part 2

451 Research: IoT security M&A, Part 2

IoT presents a compelling demonstration of fragmentation in emerging markets. While IoT solutions combine a mix of components from multiple vendors across the ICT...

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...
Fleet Monitoring

451 Research: ERM Advanced Telematics betting on IoT opportunity beyond traditional telematics

InsightaaS perspective: One of the more intriguing aspects of IoT is the concept’s service as a springboard for conjuring new technology use cases. In...
Security

Symantec Canada: filling the privacy and security gaps

With over 20,600 employees in 50 countries, Symantec is the fourth largest software company in the world, and a leading provider of managed security...
cloud security

Cloud Security, Privacy and Reliability, a new community offering from the TCBC

The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a group of more than 60 Canadian experts drawn from the IT management, cloud services provider, channel, academic, VC/corporate finance...
Integration

Maitland integration links technical and business goals

Background: Maitland’s approach to business evolution offers an instructive demonstration of the complex interplay of IT and business requirements – and insight into the...
Inside the Data

Inside the data: IT’s role in supporting innovation

  In October, 2015, InsightaaS worked with global research experts Techaisle to conduct a survey of 402 IT leaders, representing Canadian businesses of all sizes. The...
IaaS to the midsize

ThinkOn: bringing IaaS to the mid-sized enterprise

ThinkOn was founded in 2013 as Canada’s only wholesaler provider of virtual data centre, storage, compute and networking (infrastructure-as-a-service) services. Its focus is on...
TCBC Whitepaper

TCBC whitepaper release: Delivering Hybrid Cloud

The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a group of more than 40 Canadian experts drawn from the IT management, cloud services provider, channel, academic,...
Lynn Greiner

Microsoft underground

When we think about Microsoft, all sorts of things come to mind. Word processors, spreadsheets and servers, for example. But wheelchairs? Seriously? If you step into...

TCBC releases Planning for the Cloud/Cloud Strategy: Enterprise whitepaper

New report combines input from Canadian experts to provide guidance on enterprise cloud adoption planning, strategy and use. The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a...

Unity delivers cloud-based VoIP/Unified Communications

Established in 2004, Unity Connected Solutions is a Newmarket-based provider of on-premise and cloud-based unified communications solutions. Its customer base of 3,500 ranges from...

451 Cloud Price Index finds big saving in multi-vendor sourcing

An abundance of assumptions have appeared in the discourse around public cloud procurement – that public cloud is always cheaper than private deployments, that...