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Bitcoin, blockchain and banking: the “ValueWeb”  

As former president of IDC Canada and marketing director with the Canada Systems Group, reviewer Paul Kennedy has long term experience with both technology and organizational structures, which allows him to provide a unique perspective on management issues. In his thoughts on “ValueWeb,” he offers a seasoned view on the interplay between tech innovation and […]

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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 […]

TCBC Cloud Bootcamp take two

Figuring out the cloud is a challenge for many businesses. They can’t decide which of the many definitions applies, and how any of them can help the business. And that can mean paralysis by analysis, as debates among stakeholders hamstring the organization as a whole, while rogue groups quietly go ahead and profit from the […]


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

451 Research: ERM Advanced Telematics betting on IoT opportunity beyond traditional telematics

InsightaaS perspective: One of the more intriguing aspects of IoT is the concept’s service as a springboard for conjuring new technology use cases. In a recent report, 451 Researchers Brian Partridge, David Immerman and Christian Renaud have considered the opportunities this kind of visioning offers to existing tech firms – in this case, to ERM […]

Symantec Canada: filling the privacy and security gaps

With over 20,600 employees in 50 countries, Symantec is the fourth largest software company in the world, and a leading provider of managed security services through the cloud, including data loss prevention, encryption and authentication. The Mountain View, California based company currently supports customers with cloud-based solutions in three ways: users consume Symantec’s cloud-as-a-service hosted […]

Sangam Manikkayam, principal security architect, Symantec Canada