University of Toronto, IBM build Canada’s most powerful supercomputer

Canada's "most powerful and energy efficient supercomputer" will soon be a reality thanks to a joint initiative by the University of Toronto and IBM.The supercomputer – capable of doing 360 trillion calculations per

Published on: August 22nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

CloudAV could “supercharge” anti-virus security

Combining multiple vendor offerings in a virus-scan service delivered via cloud computing technology could be very effective in detecting malware, according to research from the University of Michigan.The new approach – dubbed CloudAV

Published on: August 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Developers flock to Google App Engine as kinks smoothed out

Requests are piling up from enthusiastic programmers using the App Engine hosted application development environment,again testing Google's ability to meet the expectations of external developers, a demanding bunch that the company considers key

Published on: July 7th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

It pays to have your head in the clouds: Google’s Glotzbach

Cloud computing will have as profound an impact on IT, business, and life in general as the invention of the “power grid” at the turn of the last century, says a top Google

Published on: April 11th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Digital shadow eclipses Canadian firms’ data management efforts

Digital shadow - the volume of digital information generated by various sources - is surging, and Canadian firms are struggling to handle the flood of data, technology experts say.With a compound annual growth

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano