Everything old  

Many people and companies position new products as “<old version>-killers”. Sometimes it’s true (or close to true); over time, touch tone phones replaced rotary dial, CDs have more or less replaced vinyl records, and DVDs have replaced VHS tape (and are in turn being nudged out by streaming video). But sometimes it’s just change for […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS.com

Tom Gilgan, CTO, Track Group 2

Track and G2 on new people-finding mission  

Big Data, advanced analytics and ubiquitous communications are creating a firestorm of opportunity for organizations with the right tools to harness their energy. One of the more promising applications – location-based intelligence services – is now poised for substantial growth. According to a five year forecast from Pyramid Research, global location-based services revenue will reach […]


Social market engagement and the Canadian channel  

Working as an IT industry analyst/consultant has some real benefits. I have regular access to unique, research-based insights spanning many technology segments and geographic regions, and regular opportunities to discuss new developments and their implications with the corporate IT leaders, channel executives, vendor sales and marketing managers and other subject matter experts who are tasked […]

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Virginia Brailey, VP marketing, Cogeco Data Services

Cogeco set to launch next gen cloud  

How do you make cloud more compelling? This was the question facing Cogeco Data Services, which went public this past December with plans to introduce a new cloud service. Scheduled for launch in the early part of 2015, Cogeco’s next generation public cloud will feature dual hypervisors, geo redundancy and location on Canadian soil – […]


Tieto translating integration experience to Industrial Internet reality  

By most accounts, IoT offers huge potential for improvement of productivity, environmental health, and daily life, and analyst growth predictions for this opportunity are now estimated in the trillions of dollars. Gartner research, for example, has calculated that global incremental economic value generated from IoT will be $1.9 trillion in 2020, while Cisco researchers have […]

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