Tag Archives : #IoT


Vitamin Y: a Dell cloud – IoT update  

Context:  Dell’s acquisition of EMC has cast a long shadow. Since announcement last October of this major milestone in the company’s decade long quest to build an end-to-end solution business, Dell ‘news’ has been consumed by speculation over what a newly merged Dell/EMC business might look like in terms of product, operation and cultural integration, […]

Kirk Schell, VP product marketing, Dell Client Solutions

Christian Renaud, research director, Internet of Things, 451 Research

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 stack, they frequently attempt to merge technologies from different sides of the IT/OT platform divide – in vertically oriented solutions that seek to solve business problems, rather than upgrade technology capabilities […]


Unique Meetup debates the IoT Ecosystem in Canada  

On June 23, CIA-Plus Toronto – the meetup group launched by InsightaaS to provide a forum for community meetings on Cloud, IoT and Analytics and Big Data – hosted a “Building the IoT Ecosystem in Canada” meetup at Metro Hall.The session, headlined by speakers and panelists from Cisco, Schulich School of Business, Red Hat, ORION (the […]

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Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware

Vitamin Y: VMware’s “transition year”

Context: Pat Gelsinger was in town this month on what is emerging as a regular bi-annual tour to talk with major Canadian customers. While in Toronto, the CEO of VMware also took some time to speak with local media about the company’s positioning, products and opportunity at a time of significant transition for the company […]


Augment your reality

Virtual reality (VR) seems to have captured peoples’ imaginations this year. We have Oculus Rift (owned by Facebook) and HTC Vive and other toys to play with. They’re cool, though, and can dump you completely into a virtual world with 360 degree views and changing perspectives, as though you’re (almost) actually there. VR games let […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS