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IBM forms Watson Group business unit

January 9, 2014

IBM Corp. this week established the IBM Watson Group, a new business unit dedicated to the development and commercialization of cloud-delivered cognitive innovations.

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IDC offers up its annual predictions for 2014

December 6, 2013

International Data Corporation (IDC) this week released the first of its annual predictions for the coming year in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. IDC’s predictions for 2014 were heavily influenced by the 3rd…

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EMC survey reveals Big Data adoption trends

September 18, 2013

EMC Corp. this week released the findings of a survey that asked IT decision makers in North America for their perspective on the challenges and opportunities that Big Data and IT transformation and related skills can present to their companies.

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IoT, M2M market to be worth US$290 billion by 2017

July 11, 2013

According to a new market research report  published by MarketsandMarkets, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-To-Machine (M2M) Communications market is expected to reach US$290 billion by 2017 at a CAGR of 30.1% from 2012 to…

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Seventh annual IBM 5-in-5 released

January 1, 2013

In mid-December, IBM Corp. unveiled the seventh annual “IBM 5 in 5” — a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.

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Doubling of world’s data equals ‘huge opportunities’ for IT, new study finds

June 29, 2011

Results of an EMC Corp.- sponsored IDC Digital Universe study, entitled Extracting Value from Chaos, has found the world’s information is more than doubling every two years, which is faster growth than Moore’s Law – with a colossal 1.8…

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Inside the GNOC command centre

March 1, 2011

It is no surprise that AT&T’s Global Network Operations Center or GNOC for short, is a technological masterpiece. It is located in a corridor of communities in the north central part of this state that over the past 50 years has housed some…

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Worldwide IT spending outperformed expectations in 2010: IDC

February 9, 2011

Global spending on information technology (IT) surged to its fastest rate of growth since 2007 last year, driven by pent-up demand for hardware upgrades and infrastructure investment after the financial crisis and global recession of 2009.

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$500 million to be invested in electronic health record systems

September 29, 2010

Canadian physicians and nurse practitioners will benefit from a $500 million investment made by the federal go…

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HP offerings designed to ‘simplify’ infrastructure management

September 29, 2010

HP this week released a suite of integrated product offerings that it said will simplify operations and accele…