Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018

Three Ways to Get Your Business AI-Ready

Three Ways to Get Your Business AI-Ready

Artificial intelligence is all around us.

Not so long ago, artificial intelligence (AI) existed only in the world of science fiction - but today, AI pervades our daily lives – whether we’re aware of it or not.  So much of what we do and the tools we use or dependent on data-driven analytics.

Take these examples:

Have you used a ride-sharing service (like Uber or Lyft) lately? These companies track millions of metrics each day, then employ machine learning (DL) and deep learning (DL) – both subsets of AI – to match drivers with riders, optimize routes, develop safety processes, and much more. 

Laundry time? Some washing machine manufacturers are introducing next-generation models controlled by apps – and those apps use AI to determine the best cycle for the type of clothes you’re washing, and also help with maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure your machine is operating to optimal results. 

In the healthcare space, one organization has trained and taught algorithms to augment the work of radiologists, allowing them to make diagnoses more accurately and efficiently.

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Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Enterprise Security: Risks, Rewards, and New Regulations

Enterprise Security: Risks, Rewards, and New Regulations

Were you one of the 90,000 Canadians whose data was stolen when two Canadian banks were recently hacked? 

Even if you weren’t, you can probably imagine the distress it caused – not just to the victims, but also to those at the banks responsible for safeguarding customer data and enterprise systems. Yes, the banks acted swiftly to launch investigations and enhance online security measures, but what could have been done to prevent the hack from happening in the first place?

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Posted: Monday, August 27, 2018

Securing Your Data: Your Guide to Improving Your Data Protection

Securing Your Data: Your Guide to Improving Your Data Protection

By : Paul Oh

The talk of data protection, data breaches, and cyber security won't be going away anytime soon. As a rising threat all over the world, it's become more important than ever before to gain a deeper understanding of these trends and the short and long-term effects they could have on your business. 

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Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Enterprise AI - Welcome to the Future

Enterprise AI - Welcome to the Future

It's no secret that AI is taking the technology world by storm. Businesses are becoming more dependent on deeper and speedier insights. The opportunities for advancement that have opened up as a result of AI have allowed businesses to catapult into a whole new level of customer service delivery and overall operational efficiency.

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Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

iTech Toronto - A Recap

iTech Toronto - A Recap

On May 8th, Sentia took part in the iTech Toronto Conference and Exhibition - Toronto's leading IT event for like-minded professionals worldwide. 

The event focused on infrastructure, cloud, security, big data and much more. It was a great platform for attendees to get introduced to new businesses, discover cutting-edge technology, develop new contacts and stay up to date on the latest industry trends. 

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Posted: Monday, March 5, 2018

Device-as-a-Service: Redefining Device Ownership in a Subscription Economy

Device-as-a-Service: Redefining Device Ownership in a Subscription Economy

Whether your business is large or small, the as-a-service model for client devices warrants your attention if you purchase or lease PCs, mobile computers and other devices for your company.

If you own your machines and devices, you know only too well that maintaining, updating, keeping them secure, and replacing them takes a big toll on your IT team, or if you don’t have one, can get expensive and cause workplace disruption hence impacting productivity. What about security threats? Are your devices adequately protected and backed-up? When time comes for imminent replacement, do you have the budgets to proceed when you should?

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Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018

Making Virtual Backups Easier Than Ever

Making Virtual Backups Easier Than Ever


IBM has long been able to back up virtualized infrastructures with Spectrum Protect for Virtualized Environments (formally TSM for VE); but it always had the reputation of being a little more complicated then its rivals. The detailed retention policies of Spectrum Protect’s file-based world were not made for the image-based backups of the virtualized world we find today. With virtualization becoming more prevalent, things had to change - and they sure have.

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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Five Reasons to Consider Managed Services

Five Reasons to Consider Managed Services

As discussed in a past blog post, while technology continues to evolve, the complexity of managing your businesses’s IT infrastucture has also increased significantly and that creates a big challenge. There are so many systems that need to be monitored, maintained and updated, in addition to issues requiring fixes. The biggest challenge facing businesses large and small is properly allocating the right people, talent and skills.

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Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018

Ten Best Practices to Improve Data Protection While Saving Money

Ten Best Practices to Improve Data Protection While Saving Money

By : Paul Oh

With so many vulnerabilities around us, data protection remains a top priority for organizations as they face the realization that proactive steps must be taken to ensure data is highly available, accessible and resilient as it continues to grow at unprecedented rates. Along with the acceleration of data growth, one of the major impediments to efficiency and budgets are inefficient data protection systems.

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Posted: Monday, January 22, 2018

Top Considerations for Choosing a Full Service IT Provider

Top Considerations for Choosing a Full Service IT Provider

Most companies rely on the expertise of multiple providers who support their businesses in areas such as applications development and maintenance, IT infrastructure, ISPs or MSPs, Cloud Hosting, etc. However, having one expert advisor to guide you towards the best solution to fit your needs that is not influenced by what they can sell you may be more difficult to find.

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