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Microsoft reaffirms commitment to ‘open’ at GTEC

This week was a timely one for GTEC, the public sector technology event in Ottawa. As Canada ushered in a...

October 22nd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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CIOs describe the ‘perfect storms’ that drove them to cloud computing

The potential benefits of cloud computing have been debated in Canada and elsewhere for years now, but a panel of...

October 6th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Megatrends: 80 million Windows 10 with Surface Pro

I am delivering the keynote speech at the IFIP World Computer Congress Industry Prospect Conference in October on the theme of megatrends. Included...

September 9th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki


IBM expands cloud services portfolio with DashDB Enterprise massive parallel processing

IBM is putting data warehousing into the cloud. Having formally launched IBM Cloud Data Services earlier this year, the company...

July 29th, 2015 Gary Hilson


Netflix’s former chief cloud architect says the ‘fantasy’ of failover has to end

Rugged operation will be the next big challenge for cloud computing in the next year, said a cloud computing guru...

July 10th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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Microsoft: Cloud services present risks and rewards for third-party firms

IT channel partners who offer cloud-based solutions are more successful than their peers, according to Microsoft's partner guru– but playing...

June 2nd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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Microsoft plans two Canadian data centres to address CIOs’ cloud concerns

He’s the mayor of Toronto, not an IT professional, but John Tory has no problem articulating why he sees potential...

June 2nd, 2015 Shane Schick


How the CIO of Coinamatic knows how many quarters you’ll pay for laundry

Atlanta - The old adage that we should learn from our mistakes is uttered by many of us, but John...

March 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

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Exciting times ahead for IBM in 2015

IBM’s brand is synonymous with consulting: the company has 434,246 employees and operates in over 170 countries. Due to its...

February 24th, 2015 Chris Lau