Cloud storage spec gets ISO certification

The explosion of cloud services has meant a wealth of opportunities for enterprises, but also uncertainty -- this is a new era that demands trust. But who do you trust? The industry hopes that

Published on: October 19th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Think big to leverage cloud, mobility, CIOs told

CIOs have to be more creative to tap the tremendous potential of mobility and the cloud, Canadian IT leaders have been told. “We are in a remarkable era of change,” Patrick Howard, global

Published on: September 27th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Telus gets into infrastructure-as-a-service

The latest entrant in the race to offer organizations the ability to buy infrastructure as a service is a telecommunications carrier.Telus Communications Co. said Tuesday it will create a series of cloud services

Published on: April 17th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Cloud adviser: Where’s your data?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- (Editor's note: Although this column deals with U.S. law, the principles can be useful to IT managers in Canada.) With cloud computing, technology has advanced more quickly than the law's ability to effectively address

Published on: December 13th, 2011 thomas j. trappler

Building applications in the cloud: A tour of the tools

There's cloud development, and then there's cloud development.Since the notion of cloud development (formerly known as Web application development) took off, thousands of developers have been intrigued with the notion of creating apps

Published on: August 4th, 2011 IDG News Service

Boeing’s 787 packed with high-tech

Our weekly video round: IN CONVERSATION: KEEAN PERSAUD The managing director of consulting firm Eval-Source discusses cloud-based enterprise resource planning software. THE WIRE Boeing's 787, its newest passenger airliner, arrived in Japan this week for readiness

Published on: July 15th, 2011 IT World Canada

Four companies rethink databases for the cloud

Several companies are developing new database technologies to solve what they see as the shortcomings of traditional, relational database management systems in a cloud environment. Four of them described the approaches they're taking

Published on: June 24th, 2011 James Niccolai

Cloud computing key driver for new identity rules: expert

The Jericho Forum's new guidelines for designing better identity systems are timely because of cloud computing, according to Forum president Paul Simmonds.The Jericho Forum has this week published a set of principles, the

Published on: May 16th, 2011 anh nguyen

Nine gotchas to heed before diving in cloud development

Application development and testing in the cloud are gaining popularity, as more businesses launch public and private cloud computing initiatives. Cloud development typically includes integrated development environments, application lifecycle management components (such as

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Bob Violino