Case Studies Archives - Page 3

The delicate dance between Red Hat and the open source community

In Henri Salo's words, time allocation is an art. Between work, a social life, working out and even going on the occasional "security exercise," it's difficult to see how the programmer has time

Published on: April 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

Avanade lays IT foundations for condo developer

For anyone who has ever considered real estate in the Greater Toronto Area, there's one name that has likely popped up consistently. At this very moment, Tridel Corporation, possibly the biggest condo builder in

Published on: March 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

Why the cloud may scare off some Canadian customers

For Dave Frederickson, there are certain subjects that that he would broach on a first meeting with a potential IT services client. As the vice president of sales and business development at Long

Published on: February 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

This reseller is helping rebuild a government with North American technology

In Iraq, Mohammed Qasim's day starts early.  Before even the neighbourhood opens shop, his children are out the door and off to school. A few minutes later, he is on the road himself to start another

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

This small Canadian health care unit is BYOD friendly, almost fully virtual

The Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit is not likely known outside of the Belleville and Prince Edward region of eastern Ontario. The rural community it serves, some 150,000 people, sits along

Published on: January 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

The Pope’s CIO: Luciano Ammenti

LAS VEGAS – The CIO of the Vatican Library is developing a digital archiving strategy of Biblical proportions. Speaking at EMC World, Luciano Ammenti described the Vatican Library, or the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana,

Published on: December 5th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cancer Care Ontario uses analytics to cure data problems

LAS VEGAS - Three hundred terabytes of data and about 150 data sets, that’s about the size of the amount of information Cancer Care Ontario, the provincial government’s advisor on cancer and renal

Published on: October 30th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Canadian Tire money program gets analytics makeover

LAS VEGAS - After 53 years on the job Sandy McTire, that jolly Scottish character that has appeared on the face of Canadian Tire money since 1961, is getting a makeover of sorts. No, were not

Published on: October 24th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Ricoh Canada boosts engagement with Azure-based portal

Ricoh Canada is traditionally known as a manufacturer and distributor of printing and digital imaging hardware, but in recent years the company has been easing into the services and solutions space. To communicate

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

How one company controls its code

Developing applications for other customers can be daunting, especially when customers have their own sets of ever-changing specs, needs, and requirements that need to be met before the job can get done. But

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Candice So

Why modernity matters: Case study with Apero Solutions

It’s a hard job for any company to rip out its legacy tech systems and replace them with something new. But for Apero Solutions Inc., that was their strategy – making an upfront

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Candice So

PC Corp. helps Alberta Teachers’ Association take storage virtual

When the IT staff at the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) was asked to bring a new service online, the first thing they’d always check was if they had enough storage. Now, after a

Published on: August 15th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft BI solution delivers results for Pizza Pizza

When the pizza delivery guy is running late, we’re often thinking “free pizza.” For Amar Narain, the same situation could be triggering a different type of imagery. His thoughts probably go something more

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Tangerine Bank program inspires employees to ‘get involved’

Jacqueline Emes, community investment manager for Tangerine Bank, spent the day of May 29 volunteering to help a Girl Guide camp prepare for the influx of hundreds of girls – but she wasn’t

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

University of Alberta solves SAN needs with Simplivity’s data centre-in-a-box

Tasked with managing and maintaining the computing and storage resources for no less than 2,000 faculty and staff members as well as an additional 2,000 students, it would be an understatement to say

Published on: May 30th, 2014 Nestor Arellano