Tag Archives : communications

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

OnHub app

Idiot-proofing the network 1

Enterprises with proper network infrastructure and the people to manage it, often forget that their mobile users connect from all sorts of less-than-wonderful places. Users may be willing – happy, even – to connect from the couch or hammock to get that extra bit of work done, but by doing so, they may be unwittingly […]

The great communications divide 1

The saying goes that talk is cheap. But when it comes to managing an IT project, the wrong talk can mean considerable costs and delays. The IT world is rife with acronyms and terminologies that are often meaningless to the non-tech audience. I recently came across a case study in which the developer injected terms […]

Jason Benfield, director of product marketing, Blueprint

Larry Zibrik, VP, market development, Sierra Wireless

Tackling IoT on the Wavefront

In many ways, discourse around the Internet of Things has been framed around devices and data. Visioning of novel business models and use cases enabled by IoT has trained its eye on cloud-based applications that can deliver new business insight and/or new citizen services based on information collected by ubiquitous sensor networks in industry, urban […]

Vitamin Y: Bell Canada’s big fibre play

Context: As part of a plan to invest $20 billion in developing broadband fibre and wireless networks across Canada by 2020, Bell Canada has announced that it is investing $1.14 billion to bring Gigabit Fibe service to 1.1 million Toronto homes and businesses. Working with Toronto Hydro, and sharing use of 80,000 utility poles, the […]

Mayor of Toronto John Tory and George Cope, president and CEO Bell Canada