Collaboration


IoT in hype hyperdrive

“Our role is to be a market maker of IoT,” Cisco CTO Pasmadree Warrior proclaimed at the second annual Internet of Things World Forum held in Chicago last week. Since embarking on this project eight years ago, Cisco has ignited considerable interest in the connection of sensors, networks and analytics, a confluence of technologies that [...]

Chief globalization officer, Wim Elfrink and Cisco CEO John Chambers

Rob Carmichael - Woodbine Inel integrator

New Intel for Woodbine races

Beyond their intrinsic value as a showcase for new technology implementation, case studies provide another service. They demonstrate the art-of the-possible, and in so doing enable businesses to vision how IT solutions might be applied in their own circumstance – and to what end. By comparing and contrasting their own organization’s needs with that of [...]


Dell helps Art of the Entrepreneur celebrate small business

Rarely riveting, conferences on entrepreneurship are often like a dose of castor oil – good for you, but hard going down. Most are long on advice from the other shore – the ‘have-already-made-its’ – and replete with pious counsel but typically fails to address the real life concerns or capture the energy of this emerging [...]

Kevin Peesker, president, Dell Canada

Leor Grebler, cofounder and CEO, Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation

Ubi talks IoT

Near ubiquitous broadband, cloud technologies and processor miniaturization, which has enabled the distribution of intelligence across multiple sensors and devices, have combined to ignite a firestorm of opportunity in the connected home marketplace. Parks Associates, a market research firm focused on emerging consumer technologies, has found that the average US household currently has 6.7 connected [...]


Distributed intelligence and IoT fog

By this point, anyone who is connected to the Internet knows how many ‘things’ will be online by 2020. Numbers of connected devices, first calculated by IBM and recounted many times over with some variation on Kevin Ashton’s Internet of Things theme – Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE), which throws people and process in the [...]

Rob Lloyd, president, development and sales, Cisco