Articles By Ryan Patrick

Digital transformation, IoT, business messaging & the secured network: Four things learned from Cisco Live 2016 

Las Vegas — Stephen Foster was among the 28,000 attendees down at Cisco Live 2016 this week hoping to hear...

July 15th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

How Panera Bread is using Cisco tech to digitize its business and rise above

Las Vegas -- For Panera Bread, the concept of digital transformation isn’t yet fully baked, but it’s definitely on the rise....

July 12th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Cisco primes the network for digital transformation

LAS VEGAS -- Some time ago, Cisco products were closed systems, said customer Kaushik Saha, a digital architect at India-based...

July 11th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

City of Calgary CIO: “It’s important to invest in our infrastructures.”

The City of Calgary has its eyes on the future. Its technology team employs over 400 people and manages $300...

June 23rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

How Israel’s cyber spy network is helping improve enterprise security

The vaunted Unit 8200 represents the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) exclusive IT spy agency responsible for collecting signal intelligence (SIGINT)...

June 20th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

The top ten IT security tools for 2016 — and why the CSO should care

National Harbor, MD — At its Security & Risk Management Summit this week, analyst firm Gartner Inc. outlined the top...

June 17th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger: “We are in the most disruptive period in the history of IT.”

As a 36-year tech veteran, CEO Pat Gelsinger of VMware Inc. has virtually seen it all from a technology perspective....

June 15th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Ransomware and mobile app collusion are the main cybersecurity threats of late: Intel Security

Ransomware, the Pinkslipbot Trojan, and mobile app collusion are the growing cybersecurity threats of note in the past quarter, according...

June 14th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Managing Security in the Cloud: CSO Digital Security Situations #1

Research firm IDC predicts that the enterprise spend on cloud services and IT products will exceed $500 billion by 2020. But...

June 10th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Q&A: What are the cloud computing challenges around data sovereignty in Canada?

Data access and privacy are often considered key concerns for Canadians enterprises looking at cloud computing to improve operations by having business data hosted by a...

May 31st, 2016 Ryan Patrick