New security service makes Java apps ‘self-healing’

A Dublin-based security vendor is offering a new cloud-based service to offer a new type of Java application server that protects itself from cyber-security theats. Waratek's Java Application Security product promises to monitor,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

NetSuite builds on cloud legacy with 3 key business development planks

SAN JOSE -- My first cloud computing conference, and the anticipation of the crowd is palpable as people from around the globe have gathered at SuiteWorld 2014. The Commonwealth is well represented –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2014 Marylka Empey

Gartner’s top 10 software vendors by revenue shows ‘sea change’ for 2013

Salesforce.com is the world's fastest growing software vendor that makes annual revenue over $3 billion with a growth rate of 33.3 per cent between 2012 and 2013, according to Stamford, Ct.-based analyst firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

RSA keynotes tackle NSA allegations out of the gate

Updated on Feb. 26, 2014 at 7:45am ET with analyst comments from Anton Chuvakin of Gartner Inc. There’s been a lot of talk about RSA Security Inc.’s involvement with the U.S. National Security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2014 Candice So

A look ahead at next week’s RSA conference

With the RSA conference kicking off Feb. 24 in San Francisco, there’s a lot of buzz around what may – or may not – be revealed during one of the cyber security industry’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2014 Candice So

Smartphone sales beat out feature phones for first time: Gartner

It’s a sign of the times – smartphones have finally overtaken feature phones in sales, with smartphones representing just over half of the number of mobile phones sold, according to Gartner Inc. In

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2014 Candice So

Digital leadership – the coming of the chief digital officer

In a recent presentation entitled “Taming the Digital Dragon” Gartner fellow and vice president Ken McGee revealed that although IT budgets would appear to remain flat again for the 13th year in a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2014 Jim Love

Mobile advertising to boom next year, Gartner report says

Digital advertisers, take note – the market might look slow now, but the budget for advertising on mobile devices is going up, according to research firm Gartner Inc. Global mobile advertising spending is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2014 Candice So

Android to hit 1 billion users this year, Gartner report says

2014 will be the year of Android once again, with the mobile OS on track to hit the one-billion user mark across all devices by 2014, according to market research firm Gartner Inc.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 7th, 2014 Candice So

Top 6 most popular ITBusiness.ca stories of the year

The year 2013 was one that saw the mobile technology trends accelerate more quickly than perhaps most anyone ever imagined, punctuated by signs of the winners of losers that were either riding that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Dear CIO, communicate the business value of IT

“What is the value of an exercise machine?” – Probably one of my favourite opening questions by Gartner analyst Richard Hunter, vice-president and Gartner Fellow, just prior to sharing with the audience his

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2013 Brian Clendenin

The conundrum of leadership and open collaboration in the social era

For those leaders that think social collaboration is a waste of time, think again.  The chatter among many leadership pundits today is on the topic of open leadership and letting your employees get

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

Neopost acquires Canadian data services provider DMTI Spatial

DMTI Spatial Inc., a Canadian provider of location-based data solutions, has announced Neopost, a European mailroom equipment provider, has acquired it for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Thursday, DMTI Spatial said

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

Three major themes to remember from Gartner Symposium 2013

I'm back home! It's been over 48 hours since I even saw a Gartner analyst, let alone hear them give a prediction or presentation. Often when I go to these types of conferences,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 15th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie