Tag Archives : communications

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. And while brick and mortar buildings continue to exist to support some in-office activities, a new distributed workforce model has evolved that relies increasingly on mobile and collaboration technologies that link […]

Shawn Rosemarin, Chief-of-Staff, Americas Systems Engineering, VMware

Nevil Knupp, VP cloud, IBM Canada

Vitamin Y: IBM Bell partner to push hybrid platforms

Context: IBM and Bell recently announced their partnership to provide business customers across Canada with access to specialized cloud services via Bell’s Business Cloud. According to the agreement, Bell will deliver secure, high speed access to a range of on-demand compute and storage options available through the IBM Cloud. Four keYs: Synergy the source of […]

Cisco banking on women entrepreneurs

Creative urge, combined with frustration over the glass ceiling in many traditional businesses, has led many women to consider an alternate work path. Female entrepreneurship, displayed in the establishment of women-led businesses, is also a function of the broader economic climate: in Canada, as in many other global regions, the small to mid-sized business serves […]

Willa Black, VP national affairs, Cisco Canada

Brian Ochab, cloud practice leader, Unity Collected Solutions

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 SMBs to large enterprises, the bulk of which fall into mid-size market category. Unity’s three pillars and mission statement are to help customers connect, communicate and collaborate. Unity started as a […]

Rogers’ cloud converging mobile and IT

In IT speak, “as-a-Service” has come to stand for ‘instant’ and ‘easy’ – attributes that Rogers stressed in announcing new services aimed at helping Canadian businesses better manage their network and security infrastructure. With Virtual Managed Network Services, WiFi-as-a-Service, and a new Rapid Application Development Platform, the cable company’s Enterprise Business Unit (EBU) is looking […]

Paul Monaghan, director, cloud and managed services, Rogers Enterprise Business Unit