U.S. firm rolls out big data cloud service in Canada

Colorado-based cloud content storage management (CSM) solutions provider Front Porch Digital has opened a new private cloud platform hub in Ontario that will provide big data cloud storage to firms in major Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Top Irish solution provider expands to Canada

TORONTO – Dublin, Ireland-based solution provider DNM Analytics chose today, St. Patrick’s Day, to announce its expansion into Canada. The company whose expertise is creating dashboards so their customers can get the best

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel to make big data more of a reality than it is

Chip making giant Intel Corp. want to help businesses maximize the value of big data investment by launching the Intel Data Platform software suite. Based on open source technologies, Intel Data Platform is designed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2014 CDN Staff

Why visual analytics may benefit from a dose of gamification

In Toronto for a company meeting, Jim Goodnight talks about upcoming applications The SAS Institute is known for business intelligence software used by the biggest corporations around the world. It isn’t known for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

What HP, NASCAR and wildlife have in common?

BARCELONA, SPAIN – In case you haven’t noticed I was in Barcelona, Spain for the HP Discover conference this week. Covering the high tech industry you get the chance to see a lot

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 13th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 10 predictions for CIO in 2014

The channel always wants to know what's on the minds of CIOs. And, International Data Corp. (IDC) released its Top 10 CIO predictions today, which should interest solution providers. The top 10 was put

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2013 CDN Staff

SAP-sponsored study finds predictive analytics investment pays off

According to a study sponsored by German business software vendor SAP AG, 90 per cent of organizations agree that employing predictive analytic software has given their business a competitive advantage. The study, conducted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Xerox gets into the big data game

You may have heard the story earlier this year when Wal-Mart in the U.S. put its beer next to its diapers in many of its stores. The reason behind the strange move was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2013 CDN Staff

Welcome to the data apocalypse

The best thing about conferences is that you get to hear about all the newest things and learn how great things are … going to be. At Storage Network World (SNW), we learned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2013 Max Spindle


How big data analytics can help cyber security

Enterprise organizations should look to big data analytics and other options to battle increasing security threats in 2014, according to technology analyst firm Ovum. The best protected government and military and enterprise systems

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

More data doesn’t necessarily make better decisions

The first time I saw The Paddler (He Noho Kou I ko'o Wa'a by Leohone Magno of Hawaii) painting I knew I had to have it in my office. It was a reminder to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2013 Max Spindle

Visual analytics making real-world difference in policing, trucking

LAS VEGAS – While big data and analytics is still in the theory stage for many businesses, a media panel on visual analytics at IBM’s Information on Demand conference showcased several real-world examples

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Big data and analytics go together like beans and rice

LAS VEGAS – IBM Corp. is making the pitch for big data and analytics to a largely receptive audience at its Information on Demand conference this week. And the business and IT professionals

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2013 Jeff Jedras