Tag Archives: Big Data

Businesses turn to data centres for peace of mind and cost savings

Published on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Big data defines the current era. Everyone needs it, everyone accumulates it, and everyone’s running out of room for it. With e-commerce and cloud computing at the core of many companies today, small and medium-sized businesses as well as major corporations want to know how to store their data easily and safely. To Pierre Samson, senior director at 4Degrees, which offers co-location services to companies, the answer to data storage isn’t to do it yourself. “The main problem companies face […]

The International StartUp Festival : Why the Internet and Mobile Devices have Become Indispensable

Published on Friday, October 9, 2015

From July 15 to 18, 2015 The International Startup Festival was held in partnership with Videotron Business Solutions. Between July 16 and 18, I accompanied the Quebec delegation sent on behalf of economic development agency Quebec International. On top of discovering new startup firms, I also had the opportunity to talk with various entrepreneurs from a wide variety of backgrounds. I was struck by how much the Internet and mobile devices have become indispensable to businesses. Here’s why. The Internet: […]