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CenturyLink takes Managed Security Services 2.0 to APAC

Not all markets are created equal; and not every sales approach will resonate with certain audiences. This was something that CenturyLink kept in mind...

CL Managed Enterprise to manage Meraki

Managed services are emerging as an increasingly popular approach to addressing IT complexity.  By outsourcing day-to-day IT management and technical support requirements, businesses solve...

Government contractors starting to embrace the containers application development movement

Containers Represent Welcome Leap Forward for Mission-Critical DoD Vendors This article – special to InsightaaS – was submitted by Wes Caldwell, CTO of Polaris Alpha....

VMware Canada – new path forward

Sean Forkan has a degree in engineering from McMaster University but has spent most of his professional career in consulting, sales and management roles....

Solving for cost and performance complexity: Just-in-Time VDI

Imagine the traditional engineering firm circa 2000. To access CAD drawing and other sophisticated engineering software, the engineering professional would need to come into...

SDN: networking in the cloud era

Cloud computing is a done deal. Virtually all organizations now use cloud in one form or another: the value proposition of SaaS is no...

451 Research: Enterprise file sync and share down but not out

InsightaaS: Discussions of cloud storage often revolve around price and the 'race to the bottom'. Yet research shows that file storage and sharing is...

Scoping services with CenturyLink, SAP and SEAL

CenturyLink is resolving the ‘build’, ‘buy’ or ‘ally’ conundrum with a simple strategy: it is using them all. In developing its Big Data practice...

Fat fingers

When a large portion of the World Wide Web suddenly ceased to function recently, it was a wakeup call. Fifty-four of the top 100...

451 Research: Google Cloud Next 2017 – Is Google’s pricing a clear and present...

InsightaaS: With buzz mounting around Google's entry to Canada - challenging AWS and Azure in hyperscale, and complicating value propositions for local CSPs - we...

Community cloud – Laval’s experiment in social tech

Background Since founding in 1663, Université Laval has worked to build a global reputation for high quality, comprehensive educational programming, research excellence and outreach to...

Three keys to managed services innovation

Sitting midpoint between public cloud and reliance on on-premise IT resources, managed services are an increasingly attractive alternative for the delivery of IT services....
Prepping for the present best practices in cloud skills

In Canadian cloud, plus ça change

Over the past year, the cloud marketplace in Canada has experienced profound change. While XaaS adoption has accelerated across the size and industry spectrum,...

University of Toronto SCS adds new ‘Cloud Systems in Practice’ advanced course to its...

Cloud computing is becoming ubiquitous. 2016 research from Techaisle found that 80% of US small businesses and 100% of firms with 500+ employees are...

“Building Cloud Value” – a review

It seems fitting that a guidebook about today’s most pervasive and powerful business technology should have been put together in an innovative manner. The...