Data Centre

Data Centre

Harnessing the power of Niagara (supercomputer)

The persistent digitization of business and social life is generating unprecedented demand for compute resources. Expressed in terms of data growth, we have entered...

The Best Data Centre Event in Canada – Ever.

This full-day event has been months in the making. Since December, the organizers have defined and refined an agenda that will deliver unequaled value...

DCD>Energy Smart: cities must lead the way in energy efficiency

This article first appeared in the DatacenterDynamics newsletter and is posted with the permission of  DCD, a global B2B events and media company, delivering...

Taming the Blockchain or/ Blockchain for the good

Blockchain has unleashed a firestorm of activity in an alternative investment world. Excited by hyperinflated prices for the technology’s first child – the cryptocurrency...

Where’s Waldo? – finding the data in distributed storage

If software is eating the world, storage is the ‘pantry’ for both software and the data it depends on. Storage, however, is often viewed...

Canada playing catchup in an era of digital transformation

At Datacenter Dynamics Connected Canada 4.0, held in Toronto this December, a plenary panel composed of key industry leaders from across Canada kicked off...

451 Research: CyrusOne expanding at cloud-scale with modular designs and interconnected datacenters

The adoption of hyperscale process, practice and technology in enterprise data centre has been a work in progress for some time. Need for very...

Blockchain taking the legal route

Blockchain is spreading its wings, as the distributed ledger technology gains traction beyond early iterations in the cryptocurrency realm. In recent months, more industries...

The Internet in 2017 – is it broken yet?

The Internet Society celebrated 25 years of work to “promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all...

Blockchain growing beyond roots in cryptocurrency

At the latest Sibos financial services event in Toronto, Interac AVP for Mobile Product and Platform Development Oscar Roque led a presentation with Alectra...

Serverless computing – no servers, really?

Serverless is one of the more interesting developments in cloud computing. The serverless cloud story began back in 2014 with Amazon launch of AWS...

The Network Intuitive = the network as code

What if your network could know what you want to do before you do? How would network value change if you could program it?...

The Greater Toronto Area – still good for data centres

Recent announcements lead us to believe that Montreal has become the premier location for data centres in Canada. Amazon recently chose Montreal for its...

DEW 2017: “better together”

A merger can serve many masters: it may be aimed at improving the performance of the target company, consolidating a particular industry, creating or...

The quantum computing mystique

Talk to those in the quantum computing arena and you will either be enlightened or confused on any given day. At times the language...