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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 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 –

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 4th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

10 IDC tech predictions for 2010

IDC Canada Ltd. revealed its top 10 technology predictions for 2010 on Thursday. 1. Next year will be the year of the private cloud. Most IT managers have already begun to offer service-oriented IT delivery to employees,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 17th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Canada

Despite record-breaking smart phone sales worldwide, Canadian mobile phone shipments have continued to stay in the red, according to a new IDC Canada Ltd. report. Kevin Restivo, lead analyst for IDC's mobile phone tracker in

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 9th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo