Articles By Gary Hilson

Blockchain alternative releases SDK to the masses

Having come out of stealth mode earlier this year , Swirlds is widely releasing its hashgraph distributed consensus platform for...

August 16th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Q9 cues up dedicated private cloud service for the enterprise

Toronto’s Q9 Networks Inc. is expanding its offerings with the launch of its dedicated private cloud service. It's powered behind-the-scenes by...

August 11th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Malicious JavaScript takes a break after an “explosive” quarter of growth for ransomware

Even cybercriminals need to slow down every so often. The latest quarterly threat summary from Proofpoint Inc. found that there was actually...

August 2nd, 2016 Gary Hilson

Organizations look to MSPs to handle complexity, reduce downtime

Managed service providers (MSPs) have solidified themselves as a viable outsourcing option for Canadian organizations, but there are still laggards,...

July 29th, 2016 Gary Hilson

BlackBerry doubles down on Android

Building on its first Android foray with the Priv that launched last year, BlackBerry has announced what it says is...

July 26th, 2016 Gary Hilson
Cloud computing, mobile VMware

Beyond BYOD: Why enterprise mobility needs to transcend traditional IT

Mobility is no longer just about letting devices into the office, it’s about meeting the expectations employees and customers have...

July 25th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Brocade gears up for NVMe in the data centre

When Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. launched its Gen 5 Fibre Channel directors back in 2011, it was in anticipation that...

July 21st, 2016 Gary Hilson

Breach notification reporting can be complicated without proper skills, tools

A key question raised by pending changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), which require organizations to...

July 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Bimodal IT leads to technical debt that must be paid, with interest

You’re doing IT wrong. Possibly. According to research firm IDC, many enterprises are facing the opportunities and challenges of digital...

July 14th, 2016 Gary Hilson

4G networks pose mobility management challenges for the enterprise

The consumerization of IT means employees have high expectations when doing work outside of the office. They expect seamless access to business...

July 11th, 2016 Gary Hilson