Internet of Things

Top 10 Considerations for SAP Big Data for Retailers and CPG Manufacturers

We’ve all rolled our eyes at it in the mall – Christmas décor coming out in early October.  But given the volume and revenue at stake during the holiday rush, it’s not surprising that retailers and their manufacturing suppliers are already ramping up for the big selling season, making their ...

Why is AI (Finally) Happening Now?

Editors Note: This is Part Two of a special feature is brought to you courtesy Industrial Alliance Securities and analyst Blair Abernethy. It will run in multiple parts over the next two weeks in Cantech Letter. For part one and to read disclaimers click here. Why is AI (Finally) Happening Now? AI ...

Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Canadian Enterprise Software Vendors

Editors note: The following special feature is brought to you courtesy Industrial Alliance Securities and analyst Blair Abernethy. It will run in multiple parts over the next two weeks in Cantech Letter. In various forms, Artificial Intelligence has been around for decades, but as a sub-sector of ...

HP reinventing printing with four new solutions for cloud, security, IoT, and workflow optimization

In what’s been a busy few days for HP Inc., the company has continued the momentum and unveiled four major solutions at its global partner forum, HP Reinvent, held this year on Sept. 12 in Chicago, with a goal of reshaping the printing industry for an increasingly digitized world. HP’s latest s ...

Bell’s cloud strategy focuses on network strength to deliver ‘one portal to rule them all’

One year after announcing the full acquisition of Toronto-based data centre provider Q9 Networks, BCE Inc.’s Bell Canada is firming up its strategy for the Bell Business Cloud as a partner that can provide control over both public and private cloud deployments. Q9 was investing in a nationwide pr ...

3 megatrends that will drive digital business into the next decade

By Mike Walker, Gartner Inc. Imagine a world where it is possible to implant a magnet that detects electrical current or utilize an exoskeleton to enhance strength. Now consider the potential abuses of requiring employees to have chip implants before they can work. Human augmentation has the potent ...

Internet pioneer re-routes expertise for a switch in direction

A major force in the rise of the Internet with its network routers and switches, this tech giant now faces a period of transformation. Lower-cost generic competitors are cutting into the demand for its hardware, so the company is shifting to faster-growing security and software markets. As part of ...

Internet pioneer re-routes expertise for a switch in direction

A major force in the rise of the Internet with its network routers and switches, this tech giant now faces a period of transformation. Lower-cost generic competitors are cutting into the demand for its hardware, so the company is shifting to faster-growing security and software markets. As part of ...

Cybersecurity and cloud are top IT concerns for Canadian organizations

Intrusion prevention and ransomware are key areas of focus for Canadian organizations, according to a new survey by CDW Canada, while at the same time they are following through with their cloud strategies. As security threats to data have become inherently persistent, survey respondents indicated ...

Choosing a unified endpoint management solution

The modern enterprise walks a fine line with technology. How do you manage employees demands for mobility – often on multiple devices – against the threat that comes with mixing private and business use of data on the same device? Do you really need to trade off productivity and the employee co ...