Data Centre

Data Centre

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...

Beyond Convergence 1.0: the Nutanix private cloud-in-a-box

Converged infrastructure is attracting a lot of attention in industry circles as the key means to reducing IT complexity in the data centre. But...

Adapting renewable energy to the data centre

Context: do renewables have a place in the data centre environment? Interest in renewables is driven by two key requirements: environmental sustainability and energy savings....

New power solutions, new presentation at DCD

Edgar Dales’ ‘cone of experience’ has inspired education researchers since 1946 to explore the effectiveness of various approaches to knowledge transfer. When numbers are...

Hyperscale to enterprise Main street

InsightaaS: Martyn Jackson is a senior solutions architect with Dell’s Enterprise Systems Group and a 10 year Dell veteran. With over 25 years of...

OpenStack, converged infrastructure and enterprise IT: integration is king

One needs to look no further for evidence that solution selling is still alive and well than the hyper-successful phenomenon of converged infrastructure. Converged...

DCIM: An ‘Operating System’ for the Data Center

Context: the evolution of DCIM scope Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is a powerful management solution with a complex provenance. Rooted in building automation, computer-based...

451 Research: Uptime Institute finds datacenters still differentiated by vision, design and efficiency

InsightaaS: In the spirit of the Uptime Institute’s founding raison d’etre – the sharing of best practice in data centre design, technology and operation,...

EMC on board with International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, EMC Canada hosted its second Women of Impact - Transforming the Face of IT meet up in Toronto...

Apto’s reuse, recycle business is booming

‘Apto’ is Latin for “to adapt, to adjust, to accommodate”: it is also the name of an emerging company in the ITAD space. For...

451 Research: Software-defined storage – a proxy for storage transformation

InsightaaS: Time was, storage transformation was a lot about falling prices, but as 451 storage research VP Simon Robinson explains in the article below, storage...

VMware’s version 6 virtual blast

With a considerable amount of fanfare, VMware announced the latest iteration of its popular virtualization platform this past week. As part of the launch,...

451 Research: Pneuron offers a new way of thinking about connecting and using hybrid...

InsightaaS: In the Impact Report that follows below, 451 research manager, enterprise architecture, integration & business process management Carl Lehmann offers a good example of...

Everything old

Many people and companies position new products as "<old version>-killers". Sometimes it's true (or close to true); over time, touch tone phones replaced rotary...

451 Research: 2015 in datacenter technology – tailwinds for most, crosswinds for some

InsightaaS: Long time industry analyst and current research VP, datacenter technologies (DCT) & eco-efficient IT for 451 Research, Andy Lawrence considers the sources of...

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