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451 Research: The Open Compute Project; open is one thing, interoperable is another  

In IT parlance, “open” is often used synonymously with interoperable, but is that really end of story? In this special report presented below, 451 research director for networks, Peter Christy, reconsiders levels of success achieved by open initiatives such as the Open Compute Project in ensuring that compute components work together and that systems can […]

Peter Christy, director, networking practice, 451 Research

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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 […]


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 […]

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

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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 […]


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 […]

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