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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...

Creating ‘data aware’ culture: Quinte Heath Care

Background: Quinte Health Care Corporation is comprised of four geographically dispersed hospitals in Hastings and Prince Edward counties of Ontario, which employ a total of...

Frameworks and culture in Roadmaps to Cloud Success

A book as the source of knowledge in a world of digital communication? Surely not! In fact, not one, but two books served as...

Cloud ‘recipes’ to drive distribution

A half decade back, ‘cloud’ loomed as a dark menace over the channel community: large cloud vendors would either sidestep the ‘trusted advisor’ in...

Wearables

When we think about wearable computing, consumery things like Fitbit and Google Glass come to mind. But those aren't the only doodads people can...

New SDN OS aims to conquer carriers, then competitors

  In this companion piece to his exploration of adoption hurdles for network virtualization in carrier and service provider networks, Kevin Fogarty considers some of...

Setting the bar on data centre best practices

In data centre economics, design is half the battle. Site location, deployment of modular build, state-of-the-art facilities technologies and high efficiency IT equipment have...

Reconciling the carrier SDN paradox

How does advanced technology go mainstream? In the article below, Kevin Fogarty deals with this (new) age old question in the context of network...

Service management constants

Managing IT and its associated services has been a challenge since Day One. At first, the High Priesthood in its glass house ruled. Supplicants...

Vitamin Y: a new home for Lenovo Canada

Context: Lenovo cut the ribbon on new headquarters located in Markham, Ontario last week. Designed to house an expanding workforce in a collaborative work...

Girls can too code

As I take ‘pen to paper’, an announcement that Karen Sheriff has been named President and CEO of Q9 Networks, a major Canadian provider...

Dell trains eyes on security software

In building its Software Group, Dell has been careful to observe two key management maxims: the importance of integrating new capabilities to leverage the...

Delivering effective customer analytics

Businesses that leverage analytics for internal use understand the value their data can bring. In many cases, organizations are also collecting data on a...

UCS for IoT

Does the candle burn at both ends? Cisco says yes, and in what Paul Perez, Cisco UCS GM, described as the "most sign technology...

Heartbleed should be making you sweat

It’s been a couple of months since news of the Heartbleed vulnerability first spawned global near-hysteria. The bug, which sat virtually unnoticed on approximately...

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