IDC’s Canadian IoT forecast makes the smartphone market look small

IDC Canada is projecting the market for products and services related to the Internet of Things will reach $21 billion within four years, driven by the hope among CIOs that it will boost productivity

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Shane Schick

IT market won

Canadian IT spending is still in its recovery stage, according to IDC Canada Ltd. The research firm predicted a four per cent compound annual growth rate over the next five years, driven by strong

Published on: April 22nd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Virtualization gets sticky, clouds barely touched

A recent study on the operational aspects of virtualization, conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by CA Inc., finds organizations getting stuck in their virtualization efforts, and that management is the key to

Published on: March 25th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

IBM splits memory and processor on eX5 servers

IBM Corp. introduced a new line of eX5 servers for the x86 platform at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, which offer big benefits for virtualization projects by removing the need to buy more servers

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

SAS and Accenture form predictive analytics group

SAS Institute Inc. and Accenture Plc. are teaming up to form the Accenture SAS Analytics Group, a joint venture that will develop, implement and manage predictive analytics solutions. The venture is a “first

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

City of Coquitlam rolls out services-oriented storage

The City of Coquitlam in British Columbia turned to storage virtualization to introduce a services-oriented approach to storage in order to deal with its growing online citizen services and application and database requirements. The city

Published on: February 2nd, 2010 Kathleen Lau

The state of e-health in Canada: IDC Canada

A recent snapshot by research firm IDC Canada Ltd. of the e-health landscape in Canada reveals a market that is still very much fragmented and immature.Although there exist several federal and provincial programs

Published on: January 28th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Nexus One leads Google to new frontier

The hardware is not what is noteworthy about Google Inc.’s unveiling of its Nexus One high-end smart phone, rather it’s about the search engine mogul taking on the new role of managed device

Published on: January 6th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Switchboard routes multichannel support calls

A Toronto-based company wants to change how businesses approach modern-day customer support by helping them incorporate social media and mobile technologies as communication channels. There are challenges to interactive voice response (IVR) systems –

Published on: January 4th, 2010 Kathleen Lau