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Big Data-as-a-Service takes shape in Canada

CenturyLink Technology Solutions is undergoing metamorphosis. Like many organizations that entered the data centre business a half decade ago or so, the company is...

2017: a year of living virtually

Each year about this time, analysts, pundits, and pretty much anyone else with an opinion begins to pontificate about what the next years will...

Is Blockchain the key to our IoT security future?

There are plenty of proponents who see Blockchain as more than a platform for the financial institutions of this world. Consultant Mark Kovarski is...

City of the future to run on code

Oman’s director of ICT research Ali Al Shidhani outlined the increased risk associated with urban IoT – providing recommendations to help Smart Cities stay...

Digital thread links Meeting of the Minds 2016

“The technology is there,” observed conference founder Gordon Feller, framing a question for panelists at Meeting of the Minds 2016, this year’s installment of...

Hub spinning for Agile Analytics

Big Data promises a wealth of riches in the form of new insight into operational processes and business opportunity. But for many organizations, the...

Quantum Valley the next frontier

At a recent Google GO NORTH event in Toronto, RIM co-founder, founder of the Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and...

3 keys to the Big Data fast-track

One measure of tech ROI is user adoption: software that is not incorporated into workplace processes is of questionable value. Recognizing this principle, creators...

Dell EMC World 2016 – a study in integration

One strain of management theory holds that the success of an acquisition depends on the speed and efficiency with which the new business is...

DCD 2016 dives deeper into cloud

Conversations at this year’s Datacenter Dynamics Converged/Cloud Symposium shifted from discussion of general trends in cloud deployment to more laser focus on factors that...

What exactly is AI?

We used to think of artificial intelligence (AI) as the stuff of science fiction. And it was often evil, especially in the movies. Remember...

IBM launches Innovation Space

IBM Canada celebrated the official opening of its Innovation Space for entrepreneurs and startups this month. The goal of this initiative is to provide...

Plugging in to customer experience

It wasn’t that long ago that Google Maps became the go to plug-in for business websites. The fact you could “find us” with a...

‘Physical spaces’ swell analytics case arsenal

The market for Big Data/Analytics products and services is poised for a dramatic shift up into overdrive. As cloud-based storage prices contract, and new...

How Linux took over the world

The computing world is never a dull place, and sometimes the most innocuous-seeming things turn into monsters. Consider, for example, the Linux operating system. Twenty-five...

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