What will it take for Canadian enterprises to win the innovation fight?  

Age of disruption: Are Canadian firms prepared? is the latest installment in Deloitte Canada’s Future of Canada series. This particular report looks at how advanced technologies are driving disruptive innovations that will bring “significant and permanent change to Canada’s business landscape.” The authors narrow the study down to five technologies that will have considerable disruptive […]

Terry Stuart, chief innovation officer, Deloitte Canada

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TechRepublic: Gartner declares IaaS race decided, AWS wins  

InsightaaS: Much has been written about Gartner’s recent take on the IaaS market (including a brief piece that I published in the TCBC forum on LinkedIn). The linkedIn piece focuses on the contention that buyers should beware of suppliers other than AWS, Microsoft and Google. Today’s featured post, from TechRepublic, takes a somewhat different approach. It highlights […]


Beyond Convergence 1.0: the Nutanix private cloud-in-a-box  

Converged infrastructure is attracting a lot of attention in industry circles as the key means to reducing IT complexity in the data centre. But how exactly does infrastructure ‘converge’, how do various converged offerings differentiate and to what purpose? To answer these questions and more, InsightaaS spoke with Anton Granic, director of Nutanix’s Canadian business […]

Anton Granic, director, Nutanix Canada

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Drawing the lines between Collabmobilicloud  

Is cloud a solution? Are collaboration and mobility technology outcomes? Or is a solution the answer to a user’s problems? Increasingly, in a new work era defined by staff mobility and flexibility, businesses are approaching technology acquisition in this last light – as one of several inputs to resolving an issue or challenge, rather than […]


Adapting renewable energy to the data centre  

Context: do renewables have a place in the data centre environment? Interest in renewables is driven by two key requirements: environmental sustainability and energy savings. Power consumption within a data centre environment is substantial, accounting for almost half of total operating expenses. When one factors in escalating and unpredictable energy costs, along with fees associated […]

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