Sponsors & Affiliates


InsightaaS is proud to be a member of a broader community. Our sponsors and partners include:


InsightaaS sponsors:

CenturyLink Technology Solutions is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Nearly 2,500 unique clients, including more that 30 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use CenturyLink Technology Solutions to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing. With data centers across Canada, CenturyLink Technology Solutions offers a full range of flexible, scalable hosting solutions — from colocation to a full suite of managed services.

The company focuses on providing IT services to business enterprises and the public sector.  Because of its global infrastructure, management systems and business model, CenturyLink Technology Solutions has the unique capability to deliver fully managed and integrated IT solutions to enterprises with offices around the world. Our highly credentialed team has the expertise and a global experience to help customers reach their business goals.

CenturyLink Technology Solutions sponsors the InsightaaS.com Cloud section. Learn more about the company at http://www.centurylinktechnology.com/#



InfoBuilders_Logo-300Information Builders  is a leader in helping customers to deploy intelligenceintegration, and integrity solutions to dramatically improve the performance of their entire organization. Founded in 1975, Information Builders delivers state-of-the-art technology that is transforming business in all commercial industries, government, and education, and is one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the software industry.

Information Builders is the sponsor of the Analytics section of InsightaaS.com. Learn more about Information Builders at http://www.informationbuilders.com/about_us



VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology, accelerates digital transformation by enabling unprecedented freedom and flexibility in how our customers build and evolve IT environments. With VMware solutions, organizations are improving business agility by modernizing data centers and integrating public clouds, driving innovation with modern apps, creating exceptional experiences by empowering the digital workspace, and safeguarding customer trust by transforming security. VMware is a member of the Dell Technologies family of businesses.

VMware sponsors the InsightaaS.com Cloud section. Learn more about the company at https://www.vmware.com/ca.html


InsightaaS partners:


Techaisle is a data-driven global SMB IT Market Research and Industry Analyst organization. Techaisle was founded on the premise that Go-to-Market strategies require insightful research, flexible data, and deeper analysis. Understanding the value of data consistency across markets to inform strategic planning, Techaisle has remained holistic in its approach to Insights and provides globally consistent SMB and Channels analysis across geographies. Techaisle’s believes that data is inherently more valuable when it can be summarized and delivered as the answer to a specific question.

Techaisle is the only SMB focused research organization that covers the entire spectrum of technology areas including providing a deep understanding of buyer’s persona, their IT adoption journey, points of influence, business issues driving adoption.

InsightaaS partners with Techaisle on the production of industry-leading research on US, Canadian and global IT markets.




3Quotes provides procurement advisory services that help optimize IT budgets at zero risk to your business. Our mission is to save you time, money and resources.

Founded in 2009, 3Quotes has built presence in North American and Europe. Each year, 3Quotes saves clients millions of dollars and thousands of hours.

InsightaaS works with 3Quotes to deliver the BidPrice Solutions pricing service, on select consulting assignments, and in the delivery of CIA-Plus research materials.




DatacenterDynamics is a global B2B events and media company, delivering unmatched insight and networking, to help the professionals driving the data center scale IT infrastructure sector to make better strategic and operational decisions.

At the heart of the market for two decades, DCD has built a global audience of over 1 million ICT, engineering and technology professionals interacting with our market leading content and services, as they navigate the complexities of technology convergence. Central to this community are over 20,000 highly influential professionals attending DCD’s world renowned events each year, across over 20 countries and four continents.

InsightaaS and its TCBC community partners with DCD each year to deliver Canada’s best enterprise IT symposium. The 2017 event is scheduled for December 14th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.





The Innovation Group (TIG) is a leading management consulting, advisory and independent research founded by Roberto Masiero and Ezio Viola, specializing in business innovation and knowledge-based business processes through the use of digital technologies and new technologies.

The Innovation Group is aimed at companies and organizations who want to develop concrete strategies for growth with programs, projects and initiatives of product innovation, process, in particular go-to-market, and integrated management of production processes based on internal knowledge and outside the company.

The Innovation Group is formed by a team with solid experience both locally and internationally, relies on the contribution of strategic partnerships with international companies and institutions that ensure a strong and continuous development of research and knowledge of markets, technologies and best practices in key vertical industries.

InsightaaS is pleased to collaborate with The Innovation Group on areas of interest to our respective clients.




Over the last eight years, Meeting of the Minds has become the premier international leadership conference for sustainable cities.

An invitation-only event which meets annually across North America, Meeting of the Minds brings together opinion-shapers, policy-makers and leading thinkers from every sector to advance the creation of more sustainable cities using smarter design tools, sounder environmental practices and cleaner energy systems.

International leaders who speak at the two day conference are innovators scaling-up practical urban innovation in infrastructure, design, technology, energy, transport, water and finance. From multiple disciplines and diverse geographies, these leaders share ideas and shape a common agenda — building more livable cities.

Meeting of the Minds is an initiative of Urban Age Institute which works to foster leadership and innovation in the areas of strategic urban planning, urban policy, public sector management, sustainable environmental planning and poverty reduction.

InsightaaS was a media partner of the 2013 Toronto Meeting of the Minds and 2014 Chicago events. More information can be found here: http://cityminded.org/events


Affiliated communities


The IoT Coalition of Canada (IoTCC) connects suppliers, business and IT professionals, ecosystem members, academics and other stakeholders in a group designed to facilitate knowledge exchange on issues relating to the Internet of Things: planning, implementation, management and the business changes that result from adoption and use of IoT.

IoTCC is the sponsor of the IoT section of InsightaaS.com. 




The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition (TCBC) brings together buy-side IT managers from both large enterprises and small businesses, Canadian born-in-the-cloud (BITC) companies, global IT suppliers and GTA “ecosystem” members (firms that support adoption of cloud solutions) with academics, associations, VC and corporate finance experts and other community experts to accelerate the adoption and use of cloud in the GTA and across Canada.

InsightaaS is a founding member of the TCBC.


Like sister communities IoTCC and TCBC, the Canadian Analytics and Big Data Business Coalition (CABC) connects thought leaders from industry and supplier organizations to identify issues that will accelerate adoption and use of analytics in Canada, and to co-create Best Practice guidance that addresses these issues in a Canadian context.

InsightaaS is a founding member of the CABC.