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Image via Wikipedia Cloud Ventures, a Canadian consultancy incubating Canadian Cloud technology, is forwarding a technology company Esotera that has a technology which solves the data privacy concerns of European countries in a single sweep. The New York Times recently reported that cloud computing is not being adopted as quickly in Europe as in other parts of the world because of European Commission privacy laws that place rigid limits on the movement of information beyond the borders of the 27-country European Union. Industry lobbyists are working to loosen and streamline existing laws on international data transfer to permit the eventual creation of a comprehensive, workable, global privacy framework that is consistent, flexible, transparent and principles-based. Cloud Ventures, a Canadian consultancy incubating Canadian Cloud technology, is forwarding a technol... (more)

Enterprise Data Centre Transformation – Business Architecture best practices

Data Centre and Application Consolidation The primary business benefit outputs of a business transformation-driven virtualization project are achieved through multiple levels of consolidation. This includes [...] ... (more)

Cloud UVC: Unified Virtual Collaboration

The Canadian government calling out for insights into the gaps in their R&D innovation strategy is timely and provides a context for the market opportunity for Telco Cloud Services. Telcos can offer Cloud platforms that not only meet the core IT needs of governments but can also be aligned with these high-level strategic priorities. Most notably and critically important in these difficult financial times, it can be positioned as economy-boosting 'Innovation Infrastructure', on a SaaS basis. Unified Virtual Collaboration One of the hottest application areas for Telco Cloud servic... (more)

Open Government = Social Innovation

Our McS consulting practice specializes in fast-tracking cutting edge, new innovations such as Cloud computing, Open Government and Social Innovation. These can be utilized by start-ups, providing them a unique invention to launch and grow their business, and it can also be leveraged by large organizations and governments. The essential ingredient is that rather than these being seperate, standalone topics, the critical point is how they overlap and enable one another. As the title suggests, Open Government is actually a form of Social Innovation. Canadian Federal Government rese... (more)

Social Media Clouds

Welcome to Enterprise2.us, our new channel on Ulitzer focused on Enterprise 2.0, how businesses can use social media internally. Where this overlaps with Cloud computing is a very hot area for new ventures, as it helps to bring together a number of disparate and also quite technical strands and packages them into business and user-centric solutions. Enterprise social media The term 'Enterprise 2.0' was coined by Andrew McAfee, who became widely known for the topic following his MIT white paper 'Dawn of Emergent Collaboration'. This described how organizations could greatly impro... (more)