Maitland integration links technical and business goals  

Background: Maitland’s approach to business evolution offers an instructive demonstration of the complex interplay of IT and business requirements – and insight into the impact of their alignment on sustainable growth. Founded by a group of South African lawyers in Luxembourg in 1976 as a provider of cross-border legal and tax advisory services to corporate […]

Gareth Billimore, manager, project office, Maitland

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TCBC releases Cloud Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Best Practices document  

New report provides guidance from a cross-section of Canadian experts on governance, risk and compliance (GRC) in the cloud. The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a group of more than 60 Canadian experts drawn from the IT management, cloud services provider, channel, academic, VC/corporate finance and consulting communities – has published a new document examining best practices in […]


CenturyLink deploys SDN and NFV to reach ‘simple’

When combined, two ends of the network virtualization spectrum can enable the powerful automation needed to support cloud networks – this at least is CenturyLink’s expectation as it rolls out next generation SDN and NFV technologies across its extensive data centre footprint. For CenturyLink, these virtualization plans represent further advance on a strategy to link […]

Aamir Hussain, EVP and CTO, CenturyLink

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HP grows Pro Sprout  

What looks rather like a flat screen TV set with a desk lamp grafted on top has the potential to change life for creative professionals – and anyone else with the imagination to figure out interesting things to do with a device that speaks both 2D and 3D. The improbably named HP Sprout Pro, the […]


ATN: Project Natick plumbs new data centre depths  

InsightaaS: The IT trade press is abuzz today with reports on Project Natick*, an experimental Azure pod deployed 30 meters below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Microsoft project manager Ben Cutler says, “Project Natick is a radical approach to how we deploy data centres. Basically what we’re doing is, we’re taking green data centres […]

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