Research and Resources

Research and Resources

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...

Vitamin Y: DCD Cloud Symposium a launch pad for IoTCC

Context In April 2015, InsightaaS teamed with stakeholders from across the cloud community – enterprise and SMB IT management, global IT leaders and Canadian cloud...

Plenty of process change chat at DCD Converged Canada

InsightaaS collaborated with global conference organizer DatacenterDynamics to deliver a major IT/cloud trade show event in Toronto last week. Our contributions to the Cloud/App...

451 Research: Schneider Electric dances on its toes in response to changing datacenter demand

While the single cloud is no longer on the futurists’ radar, in their research into Schneider Electric’s evolving data centre strategy presented below, 451...

Collabmobilicloud at the extreme edge – The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things continues to gain momentum – at least in the opinion of countless market forecasters. Counting the number of devices that...