Articles By Gary Hilson

How managed network solutions can help you meet high user expectations

There’s plenty of talk about how IT is helping companies disrupt traditional business models, but similar trends are affecting how IT itself is delivered and managed too, including wireless area networks. Sponsored by

Published on: February 26th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Speed, ease of use drive developer tool evolution

Regardless of platform, enterprises are looking to build and deploy applications faster and more easily. Vendors are hearing this plea and are responding with tools that strip the complexity out of development. But

Published on: August 29th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Profile of the real customer

Cloning people may be a dilemma for the future, but managing the various profiles of the same customer is a problem many companies are grappling with today. Vancouver-based Intrawest, owner of golf and

Published on: August 26th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Automating the rail yard

In the heart of his Montréal command centre, CN's computer systems officer, Brian MacKenzie, sees everything. MacKenzie's team supports the rail company's data centre operations, known as the Information Technology Command Centre. It's

Published on: August 8th, 2003 Gary Hilson

CA chief gives thumbs up to industry consolidation

LAS VEGAS — Consolidation is good for the IT industry, said Sanjay Kumar, both for vendors and ultimately customers. The chairman and CEO of Islandia, N.Y.-based Computer Associates International Inc. made the statement

Published on: August 8th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Allstream takes flight with WestJet contract renewal

Though its name may have changed, Allstream is still the right fit for Canada's fastest growing airline. Calgary-based WestJet has renewed a relationship with the company formerly known as AT&T Canada with a

Published on: August 7th, 2003 Gary Hilson

WestJet stays on course with Allstream

Though its name has changed, Allstream is still the right fit for Canada’s fastest growing airline.Calgary-based WestJet has renewed a relationship with the company formerly known as AT&T Canada in a two-year, $4-million

Published on: July 23rd, 2003 Gary Hilson

Bruce Power plugs into knowledge management tool

When Christoph Michel joined Bruce Power 18 months ago as director of information technology, he was faced with a broad range of challenges.""My role was to seek out ways to apply technology to

Published on: July 23rd, 2003 Gary Hilson

Uptime Almighty

A near disaster can sometimes be turned into an opportunity to shore an organization's IT infrastructure. For Montréal-based PaySystems Corp., a provider of payment processing solutions for online and point-of-sale merchants, it was

Published on: July 23rd, 2003 Gary Hilson

Retailer makes dash to Q9’s Calgary data centre

A major Canadian retailer's IT infrastructure has crossed the finish line in Cowtown. Edmonton-based Running Room recently completed the migration of its systems to Q9 Networks Inc.'s Calgary data centre. The comprehensive outsourcing

Published on: July 23rd, 2003 Gary Hilson

Sonar adds agentless technology to CA product lines

LAS VEGAS – Management has been the theme of this year’s CA World, with Computer Associates launching four new products here Monday to help enterprises manage their IT infrastructure and realize the benefits

Published on: July 15th, 2003 Gary Hilson

CA chief welcomes industry consolidation

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Consolidation is good for the IT industry, said Sanjay Kumar, both for vendors and ultimately customers.The president and CEO of Computer Associates made the statement both at his opening

Published on: July 14th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Insurance firm makes the case for IP

One of Canada largest insurance companies is reaping a return on its investment in Internet Protocol telephony. Canada Life Financial Corp. says it has gained significant productivity benefits from its integrated voice and

Published on: July 10th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Running Room speeds IT systems to Q9 data centre

A major Canadian retailer’s IT infrastructure has crossed the finished line in Cowtown.Edmonton-based Running Room said Tuesday it has completed the migration of its systems to Q9 Networks Inc.’s Calgary data centre. The

Published on: July 8th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Moving music with a touch

While pirated music is flourishing online, much to the chagrin of the music industry, it's only now record labels are looking at moving tunes around internally using digital technology. One of the pioneers

Published on: July 7th, 2003 Gary Hilson