Joseph Bradley (left), Cisco's IoE chief demonstrates a grocery store app at Cisco Connect
Joseph Bradley (left), Cisco's IoE chief demonstrates a grocery store app at Cisco Connect

Published: May 14th, 2015


Developing professional services with Big Data

MONTREAL - Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, in a wide-ranging interview conducted at the Cisco Partner Summit, discussed how big data is transforming the services market and how the channel

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC puts more muscle behind channel programs

LAS VEGAS - EMC Worldwide channel chief Greg Ambulos had a tough act to follow during the Global Partner Summit of EMC World. Ambulos addressed channel partners shortly after the crowd watched John

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data, big plans for Cisco’s services chief

MONTREAL – Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, was relatively unknown until the company put forth his name as a potential successor to the Cisco throne; currently held by John Chambers

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Scotiabank banking on data analytics

DALLAS - Imagine signing up for a bank loyalty travel card and finding out on your out of country vacation that you been locked out from using the card because you were travelling.

Published on: April 28th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Can big data thwart cyber attacks?

DALLAS - At its annual global forum event here, SAS Institute is focusing the spotlight on analytics and how it can be used to thwart cyber attacks and help organization combat fraud. The

Published on: April 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

What to expect at the Cisco Partner Summit in Montreal

It has arrived. The Cisco Partner Summit 2015 in Montreal is here. And, for the Canadian channel community it is one of most the anticipated conferences in years. Many solution providers have marked

Published on: April 24th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS unveils managed analytics service, new core infrastructure partners, desktop app market

Amazon Web Services has unveiled its own analytics service to rival that of IBM Watson, while also announcing four more partners to implement AWS as their core infrastructure platform. Named Amazon Machine Learning, the fully managed

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

Can Big Data reduce the IT gender gap?

The numbers for Women in IT in Canada are not encouraging. Canada currently has a ratio of 3:1 in the ICT sector in favour of men. If this trend continues it will lead

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Customers outline how to avoid big data mistakes

"My first big mistake was calling it big data,” said George Hamin, director of eBusiness and information for Subaru Canada. “Their eyes just glazed over.” Hamin was recalling the puzzled looks he got

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

4 major announcements from Facebook’s F8 developers conference

Facebook had one overarching message this week for the tech industry and consumers alike: the social media giant wants to get behind everything internet-related. At the company's F8 developers conference, announcements came in

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft Canada president is big on big data

TORONTO - Microsoft Canada president Janet Kennedy told a packed audience at the Big Data Debate event that she has faith in the technology talent and business innovation in this country. This despite

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP’s IoT platform aims to enable smart cities

HP has announced an Internet of Things platform and will be initially targeting mobile network operators and the energy sector. While the company was not ready to announce any specific partnerships, a spokesperson

Published on: March 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Follow Friday: Big data experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing big data experts that can shed light on best practices.  First up is is Ann Cavoukian, the former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and the executive director of

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

How to overcome the domain expertise barrier to Big Data

A lack of domain expertise is the largest barrier to companies accessing big data, according to analytics software developer SAS Canada. Mike Luke, data management practice lead of SAS Canada made the remark at

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Dave Yin