Case Study: QuadReal — IoT/LPWAN Deployment

The Customer

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company. QuadReal manages the real estate and mortgage programs of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), one of Canada’s largest asset managers with a $171.3 billion portfolio. Today QuadReal also manages real estate on…


Case Study: QuadReal — IoT / LPWAN Deployment

The Customer

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company. QuadReal manages the real estate and mortgage programs of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), one of Canada’s largest asset managers with a $171.3 billion portfolio. Today QuadReal also manages real estate on…


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Don’t let the “Shared Responsibility Model” sink your digital transformation journey!

2018 has been a landmark year for cloud services with cloud consumption revenue surpassing server sales for the first time in history; analysts predict that by the end of this year companies will have relocated 60% of all server workloads from on-premise infrastructure to Public Cloud. We will likely look…

Daniel Simmons

A Toronto-based technology investor, experienced product manager, cloud evangelist, and a solution architect.

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