Data Centre

Data Centre

Equinix

Equinix IOA unlocks global opportunity for big business in Canada

When the Canadian market beckoned, Equinix responded with the opening of a new US$100 million International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in the heart...
Hydro delivers a DC power boost

Hydro delivers a DC power boost

La belle province is the new darling of the Canadian data centre industry. Driven by growing appetite for data centre services associated with the...
HPE persists with Persistent Memory

HPE persists with Persistent Memory

Computer memory, aka RAM (random access memory), comes with pluses and minuses. It's fast, and because it's snuggled up to the CPU, there's not...
Microsoft brings Canadian Azure to early adopters

Microsoft brings Canadian Azure to early adopters

A (r) evolutionary conjuncture of factors has culminated in Canadian-based, Microsoft cloud resource lift-off. First announced last June, Canadian cloud capability has finally come...
Flying Pig

They’re doing what?? Microsoft open play

Microsoft has been startling people right and left this month, and Microsoft watchers are having a lot of fun. Or not, depending on their...

Yitamin Y: How open is open, and when is open too open?

Context: Dell Canada recently invited InsightaaS and other IT journalists to a presentation designed to establish Dell thought leadership on IT infrastructure challenges facing the...

Review and forecast: did IT live up to the hype in 2015, and what’s...

Analysts: Mary Allen (InsightaaS), Anurag Agrawal (Techaisle), Michael O’Neil (InsightaaS) December has traditionally served as the occasion for the publication of New Year forecasts. It’s...

Vitamin Y: Dell to acquire EMC

InsightaaS 'Vitamin Y' posts provide concise analysis of industry events and developments. This post examines Dell's record-setting $67 billion acquisition of EMC. Context: Since becoming...

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...

Micro data centres doing the bridgework for IoT

The fight for data centre efficiency is a never ending one. Yet despite the best laid plans, data centre architectures continue to go through...

451 Research: Schneider Electric dances on its toes in response to changing datacenter demand

While the single cloud is no longer on the futurists’ radar, in their research into Schneider Electric’s evolving data centre strategy presented below, 451...
Dave Sterlace

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...

Revisiting the open organization

As former president of IDC Canada and marketing director with the Canada Systems Group, reviewer Paul Kennedy has long term experience with both technology...

Microgrids: integration for power cost and control

Context: microgrid and data center synergies Autonomous energy networks that integrate distributed power resources, matching this with local energy loads to service localized demand, microgrids...

ABB and InsightaaS release “The Shamrock Accords”

ABB and InsightaaS have combined to produce a new report that consolidates insights from a diverse group of data center professionals examining the business...

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