Articles By Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Diane Bryant departs Google Cloud; Uganda taxes social media; make Mac OS X great again

Could Diane Bryant be throwing her hat in the ring for the CEO job at Intel? There’s a new daily tax for social media users… in Uganda. And a new product promises to

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

VMware offers new approach to containers with ‘Kubernetes as a Service’

Users of VMware Cloud Services are now able to access a new Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering, allowing its customers to tap into this container runtime environment on a pay-for-what-you-eat basis, the enterprise software firm announced

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

How Compugen, Tech Data, and OnX won HPE’s expanded Canadian Partner awards

Hewlett Packard Enterprise upgraded its recognition program for Canadian partners, with five awards being handed out to Canadian partners at HPE Discover in Las Vegas last week. Here's a breakdown of the awards

Published on: June 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – AI tackles e-Sports; Facehub; TrumpHotels.org taken down

Artificial intelligence is going to own you at Dota 2, why a new iPhone app will have you making ridiculous faces at your phone, and the website TrumpHotels.org isn’t what you think it

Published on: June 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

IBM Canada’s new president wants Big Blue to be your digital transformation partner

Maybe IBM Canada President Ayman Antoun was feeling inspired by the renewal sentiment of New Year's resolutions as he took the reins of his new role in January, because he describes his agenda

Published on: June 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Tech firms face employee backlash; IBM’s Project Debater; Canada’s top 6 memes

Tech employees are pushing back against selling to law enforcement; IBM has a computer that will beat you at a debate; and we’ve got the scoop on the top six most-searched memes in

Published on: June 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

HPE Aruba launches new software-defined WAN solution

LAS VEGAS - HPE announced new networking gateway hardware at its Discover conference on Tuesday, breaking new ground for its Aruba Wide Area Networking (WAN) portfolio with a Software-Defined Branch solution. The SD-WAN

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson

HPE launches hybrid cloud as a service option with GreenLake

LAS VEGAS - Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced GreenLake Hybrid Cloud on Tuesday at its Discover conference, a hybrid cloud management service that it says will allow customers to get a tighter grip

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Can’t beat the cloud? Sell the cloud, MSPs advise

One slide after the next demonstrating the growth of public cloud infrastructure projected over the next five years left little room for doubt among managed service providers in the room at the Infrastructure

Published on: June 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

3 ways the ‘AI Leader of the Year’ is using Data for Good

When Victor Anjos co-founded Data for Good in Toronto, he probably only dreamed that the not-for-profit could use data to help feed more hungry people, to warn about potential genocide, or to raise

Published on: June 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

First look at BlackBerry Key2 smartphone – All Hands on Tech

The successor to TCL's flagship KeyOne smartphone, the Key2 is continuing the focus on a candybar design complete with a physical QWERTY keyboard. We get a close look at all the new bells

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Facebook under fire; iOS 12 fights smartphone addiction; DNA service hacked

Facebook has some more tough questions to answer from U.S. lawmakers, Apple’s iOS 12 beta is designed to help you use your iPhone less often; and a DNA analysis service reports a data

Published on: June 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Apple WWDC updates: watchOS 5, iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Finally, you can use your Apple Watch like a walkie talkie. The macOS app store is getting a total overhaul. And iOS developers will be able to port their apps to the Mac

Published on: June 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

KPMG strengthens ties with Google around ‘intelligent interactions’

Swiss auditor and consultancy firm KPMG International announced an alliance with Google Cloud Platform on Thursday. The partnership will see KPMG providing services around Google's popular cloud services including machine learning, enterprise mobility,

Published on: May 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson

OpenText asks EnCase partners to broaden their scope beyond forensics software

LAS VEGAS - At this time last year when Colin Cree, the director and founder of Vancouver-based e-Forensics Services Inc., was attending Enfuse it was still an event hosted by Guidance Software. Now

Published on: May 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson