Research and Resources

IBM Acquires Red Hat – What does it mean, and to whom?

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Note: InsightaaS recently collaborated with Techaisle on an analysis of IBM's $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat. Here is the text of the resulting...

A delicate balance: melding unity and diversity in self-serve analytics

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Context and business challenge Founded over 130 years ago in Denver, Colorado, the United Way now works to advance the common good in communities across...

New research – Privacy and Security in the Internet of Things Era: IoTCC Best...

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In a recent global survey, researchers found that close to half (43%) of IT and security decision makers agree that security is an afterthought...

The Great Canadian DC Symposium: disruption in the data centre

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InsightaaS and the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC), co-producers of the Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium held at the McMaster Innovation Park on June...

New research – AI and Advanced Analytics: Connecting Culture, Ethics and Society in...

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New solutions to support the capture, storage and integration of massive data sets, combined with progress in algorithmic modelling are delivering new levels of...

Harnessing the power of Niagara (supercomputer)

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The persistent digitization of business and social life is generating unprecedented demand for compute resources. Expressed in terms of data growth, we have entered...

New Research – IoValue: Intelligence in Community Ecosystems

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The IoTCC and InsightaaS have released a major new report that explores challenge and opportunity in the use of the Internet of Things (IoT)...

New Research, Meetup focus on Problem Solving: The Right Data for the Right Question

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The Vision to Value: Economics of Data (V2V) Best Practice community has issued the second report in its ongoing initiative aimed at providing guidance...

Case closed – BI changing policing at YRP

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An old consultant’s adage cautions prospective clients: “you can have cheap, fast or good – pick two.” But in its business intelligence initiative, York...

New research: On Ramps to Cloud – the Network

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The notion that “a cloud is only as good as the network it connects to” has inspired development of the Toronto Cloud Business Coalition’s...

451 Research: Total cost of ownership in private cloud – guidelines for buyers

  451 Research is recognized as a global leader in a number of areas - including, and especially, in tracking the cost of cloud via...

SMB Cloud Summit – the first round

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While 80 percent of US companies have adopted the cloud, only half of Canadian businesses have done so, according to Joanne Anderson, director of...

451 Research: CyrusOne expanding at cloud-scale with modular designs and interconnected datacenters

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The adoption of hyperscale process, practice and technology in enterprise data centre has been a work in progress for some time. Need for very...

New research: Defining the Cloud Service Broker (CSB) Model

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The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition (TCBC) and InsightaaS have released a major new report that outlines the path to developing essential Cloud Service Broker...

Ace is the place…for insight

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About Ace Ace Hardware is the world’s largest hardware retail cooperative. Owned by its retailers, spanning more than 5,000 locations and with revenues of more...