Author Archives : Mary Allen


Connecting the dots: security integration at Dell  

Visions of the ‘wild west’ are often conjured in reporting on the business use of IT today, and the biggest outlaw is typically BYOD. And rightly so – the introduction of multiple operating systems and personal devices into corporate networks can produce maintenance headaches for IT administrators, impact network availability, and intensify security risk for […]

Dmitriy Ayrapetov, director, product management, Dell SonicWALL

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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 […]


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 – […]

Virginia Brailey, VP marketing, Cogeco Data Services

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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 […]


451 Research: 2015 in datacenter technology – tailwinds for most, crosswinds for some  

InsightaaS: Long time industry analyst and current research VP, datacenter technologies (DCT) & eco-efficient IT for 451 Research, Andy Lawrence considers the sources of ambivalence in the data centre sector as the community considers prospects for 2015/16 in the article below. Based on this year’s installment of ongoing 451 research into data centre technology trends, […]

Andy Lawrence, research VP, datacenter technologies (DCT) & eco-efficient IT for 451 Research