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Infographic: Open source and increasing code complexity

InsightaaS: While InsightaaS itself is dedicated to deep, long-form analysis of important enterprise IT issues, we certainly appreciate the concise insights that can be gained by a well-crafted infographic. Today’s feature is a good example: in a single, easy-to-digest frame, open source management software vendor Protecode is able to illustrate some of the trends in […]


Paul Monaghan, director, cloud and managed services, Rogers Enterprise Business Unit

Rogers’ cloud converging mobile and IT

In IT speak, “as-a-Service” has come to stand for ‘instant’ and ‘easy’ – attributes that Rogers stressed in announcing new services aimed at helping Canadian businesses better manage their network and security infrastructure. With Virtual Managed Network Services, WiFi-as-a-Service, and a new Rapid Application Development Platform, the cable company’s Enterprise Business Unit (EBU) is looking […]


Aaron Dignan: The Operating Model that is Eating the World

InsightaaS: This 2013 post, by digital strategist Aaron Dignan, was nominated as a reference for the TCBC Planning for the Cloud/Cloud Strategy – SMB group, but it informs many of the areas that are important to integrating cloud into business – strategy, but also skills, GRC, and cloud business models, metrics and imperatives. The post […]

Medium voltage AC: Big Data? ‘Big Power’ isn’t far behind

Context: an evolving standard for power distribution Data center operators are under intense pressure to maximize the efficiency of data centers. To maintain competitiveness in a race in which rack density increases and power consumption keeps pace to meet increasing demand for service delivery, data center operators are looking for ways to improve the efficiency […]

Dave Sterlace, market development manager for data centers and critical power, Thomas & Betts (ab ABB company)