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Maitland integration links technical and business goals  

Background: Maitland’s approach to business evolution offers an instructive demonstration of the complex interplay of IT and business requirements – and insight into the impact of their alignment on sustainable growth. Founded by a group of South African lawyers in Luxembourg in 1976 as a provider of cross-border legal and tax advisory services to corporate […]

Gareth Billimore, manager, project office, Maitland

Aamir Hussain, EVP and CTO, CenturyLink

CenturyLink deploys SDN and NFV to reach ‘simple’

When combined, two ends of the network virtualization spectrum can enable the powerful automation needed to support cloud networks – this at least is CenturyLink’s expectation as it rolls out next generation SDN and NFV technologies across its extensive data centre footprint. For CenturyLink, these virtualization plans represent further advance on a strategy to link […]


HP grows Pro Sprout  

What looks rather like a flat screen TV set with a desk lamp grafted on top has the potential to change life for creative professionals – and anyone else with the imagination to figure out interesting things to do with a device that speaks both 2D and 3D. The improbably named HP Sprout Pro, the […]

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Armughan Ahmad, VP, Enterprise Solutions & Alliances, Dell

Yitamin Y: How open is open, and when is open too open?  

Context: Dell Canada recently invited InsightaaS and other IT journalists to a presentation designed to establish Dell thought leadership on IT infrastructure challenges facing the enterprise. The session also aimed at showcasing Dell’s response – a growing portfolio of products that cross the range of data centre requirements, which have grown out of a spirited […]


Bridging the IoT divide  

A vision for the connection of people, process, data and things, the Internet of Things currently functions more as a collection of discrete solutions. At an individual case level, IoT – or even IoE – implementations typically are comprised of various sensors, networks that connect devices or their data to cloud repositories, and analytics capabilities […]

Dr. Mohamed Ibn Kahal, Department of Systems & Computer Engineering, Carleton University