IT World Canada Webcasts Webinar: Managing Your Network Infrastructure for Growth: An Enterprise Case Study. International architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, designers of Toronto’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel, grew by 350 per cent between 1997 and 2007. As the company grew, its local area network and its telephony system became outdated and unable to handle the demands of the business. In addition, with offices on four continents, KPF wanted to function as a single organization.Can your network infrastructure support your business needs – now, and in the future? Host and moderator Rafael Ruffolo ComputerWorld Canada, joined by Darryl Wilson, Area Practice Director, Dimension Data Canada, and David Senf, Director, Infrastructure Solutions Group, IDC Canada discuss how KPF used IP telephony, a LAN refresh, and third-party support to prepare its network for future growth and best practices on choosing and working with managed services providers.Register and view it now!Sponsored by Dimension Data Canada Webcast – Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Convergence Trends in the Data Centerhttp://video.itworldcanada.com/?bcpid=7044989001&bctid=741506852001 Upcoming live webinarsStay tuned for our next live webinars.Check out on demand webinars below!On demand webcastsVirtualization for enterprises big and small: one Canadian company’s journeySign up now to join IT World Canada’s Editor in Chief Shane Schick and Nigel Fortlage, VP of information technology with GHY, along with Solutions Consultant Rick Kearns from IBM, for a webinar that will:Update you on the latest developments in virtualization, beyond the serverProvide some practical tips on achieving the cost and productivity benefits of virtualization for your organizationLet you hear directly from this Canadian IT executive the compelling reasons why virtualization can apply to any organization, regardless of sizeIt’s free!Register now!Sponsored by IBM CanadaContract consolidation: a key strategy for managing through a tough economyA webinar on the impact the economy is having on IT departments, their ability to deliver value to the business, and contract consolidation’s role in both these areas.Host and moderator Shane Schick, Editor in Chief, IT World Canada, is joined by Andy Woyzbun, Lead Analyst, Info-Tech Research Group, and Darryl Wilson, Area Practice Director, Dimension Data Canada, as they discuss:proven strategies for assessing your contract portfolio and inventory andhow to renegotiate or even consolidate your support relationships while achieving the best possible service levelsRegister to view it now!Sponsored by Dimension Data CanadaStrategies for Recovering Your IT BudgetJoin IT World Canada Editor-in-Chief Shane Schick in an exclusive interview with Peter Beggs, National Business Process Management (BPM) Specialist, and Steve O’Keefe, WebSphere Brand Executive, both from IBM Canada, as they discuss strategies and best practices for:reducing the complexity of enterprise application integrationtaking the next steps to a service-oriented architecturemaking better use of existing software and hardware assets by virtualizing not only your servers but also your applicationsand optimising your business processes to deliver better service to users and the businessLearn how to harness the power of improved connectivity, application infrastructure and dynamic processes to achieve a better return on your IT investments.Register to view it now!Sponsored by IBM CanadaCDN’s Managed Services Webinar (for solution providers)The market opportunity in managed services is undeniable. How can your organization capitalize on it? CDN Editor Paolo Del Nibletto hosts this informative webinar on how solution providers can grow their business through managed services. The hour long session features three top experts in the field of Managed Services, covering a market overview, best practices, opportunities for solution providers in Canada (along with the pitfalls to avoid), and more.Register and view it now.Sponsored by Dell CanadaAchieve More with Less with Your Storage InfrastructureIT is being asked to build storage infrastructures at lower costs. At the same time storage networks are deluged with content, driven by rich digital media and new governance and compliance rules. How can we better prepare for this ongoing onslaught on our storage resources?Join Shane Schick, Editor in Chief of IT World Canada, and his guests John Sloan, Senior Research Analyst, Info-Tech Research Group and Jim Decaires, Storage Product Manager, Fujitsu, for this one-hour webinar that separates the hype from the reality and enables you to be better prepared.Register and view it now. Sponsored by Fujitsu CanadaCustom webcasts produced by IT World CanadaInfo-Tech Live! BMO’s winning application management services strategyBMO is recognized as a leader in the innovative use of IT for competitive and strategic advantage.Discover BMO’s winning AMS strategy from Dave Revell, Senior Vice-president, Technology and Operations at BMO Financial Group. Leading up to this webcast interview with Dave, Info-Tech Senior Research Analyst Howard Kiewe presents some interesting intelligence based on research on AMS conducted with more than 250 enterprises, most of them Canadian.Register and view it now.