The Fast Path to Software-Defined Networks

The Fast Path to Software-Defined Networks

Deploying new technologies - from cloud to to software-defined networking - presents a challenge for IT departments. Cisco, F5, and...

August 11th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

Cloud computing

Discovering clouds and other things

Discovering and finding things these days seems to be getting harder (perhaps because I keep losing everything!).  Both “clouds” and...

May 3rd, 2016 Don Sheppard


Shadow IT: good, bad or just ugly?

Shadow IT is the label used to describe IT computing infrastructure, software and external IT services being used by business...

April 21st, 2016 Yogi Schulz

Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Microsoft tackles the spectre of Shadow IT with new cloud-based security offering

Microsoft has unveiled a cloud-based service the company says is targeted at curbing Shadow IT usage across the enterprise. Microsoft...

April 7th, 2016 Ryan Patrick


A Cautionary Shadow IT Tale

It was a dark and a potentially stormy meeting. An outwardly upbeat vice president with a cheery face was maneuvering...

April 1st, 2016 Yogi Schulz

iceburg - feature

Canada has a ‘dark data’ problem and it’s getting worse: Veritas

What is dark data? According to Veritas, it's data that sits in an environment whose value is unknown. In Canada,...

March 15th, 2016 Dave Yin


Shadow IT takes the pressure off the CIO

Many pundits appear to believe that even small amounts of Shadow IT is a recipe for chaos that ensures poor...

February 26th, 2016 Yogi Schulz


Introducing the IT4IT™ Reference Architecture

In October of 2015, the IT4IT Forum, which is a part of the Open Group, published Version 2.0 of its...

January 26th, 2016 Don Sheppard

cloud feature

IT’s island mentality has got to go

When I started my new role as CIO at a large college, I spent time meeting with other executives in...

September 2nd, 2015 Kevin Pashuk