7 steps to a security responsible firm

Is loss of control the biggest hurdle to cloud computing?

Some systems managers still believe the promise of cloud computing exceeds the technological reality.  They cite the “ities” – security,...

July 2nd, 2014 Don Sheppard

The ten skills to look for when you hire for the cloud

The cloud computing steamroller continues to roll along. As part of its 2014 IT forecast, TEKsystems surveyed around 900 Canadian...

June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Oracle releases MySQL Fabric web database utility

As the cloud and Big Data continue to take over enterprise computing, the challenges to database management are keeping pace....

May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

HP says it can orchestrate the datacentre

Running an IT department means overseeing numerous parts -- from servers to network to application development. Hewlett-Packard Co. has assembled...

May 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cloud Computing

SaaS continues to dominate enterprise cloud computing market

While the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model remains dominant in terms of market share, growth and breadth of coverage, a new research...

May 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

The network that got away: UC management still an elusive goal

The management of unified communications (UC) systems is already a big enough task for network managers. It's complicated and unglamorous, and...

April 22nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SaaS users have risky tech habits: Softchoice

A new report from Toronto-based solution provider Softchoice is raising concerns about the impact of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications on end...

January 30th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

CIO talks about Rosetta Stone’s early cloud wins

When Pradeep Mannakkara took the post of CIO at language-learning software company Rosetta Stone Inc. in 2011, among his main...

November 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

6 must-dos before moving apps to the cloud

6 must-dos before moving apps to the cloud

Once considered a big risk that only few companies dare to take, migrating applications to the cloud has become a...

March 8th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff