Research and Resources

Research and Resources

IaaS to the midsize

ThinkOn: bringing IaaS to the mid-sized enterprise

ThinkOn was founded in 2013 as Canada’s only wholesaler provider of virtual data centre, storage, compute and networking (infrastructure-as-a-service) services. Its focus is on...
TCBC Whitepaper

TCBC whitepaper release: Delivering Hybrid Cloud

The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a group of more than 40 Canadian experts drawn from the IT management, cloud services provider, channel, academic,...
Lynn Greiner

Microsoft underground

When we think about Microsoft, all sorts of things come to mind. Word processors, spreadsheets and servers, for example. But wheelchairs? Seriously? If you step into...

TCBC releases Planning for the Cloud/Cloud Strategy: Enterprise whitepaper

New report combines input from Canadian experts to provide guidance on enterprise cloud adoption planning, strategy and use. The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a...

Unity delivers cloud-based VoIP/Unified Communications

Established in 2004, Unity Connected Solutions is a Newmarket-based provider of on-premise and cloud-based unified communications solutions. Its customer base of 3,500 ranges from...

451 Cloud Price Index finds big saving in multi-vendor sourcing

An abundance of assumptions have appeared in the discourse around public cloud procurement – that public cloud is always cheaper than private deployments, that...

Vitamin Y: DCD Cloud Symposium a launch pad for IoTCC

Context In April 2015, InsightaaS teamed with stakeholders from across the cloud community – enterprise and SMB IT management, global IT leaders and Canadian cloud...

Plenty of process change chat at DCD Converged Canada

InsightaaS collaborated with global conference organizer DatacenterDynamics to deliver a major IT/cloud trade show event in Toronto last week. Our contributions to the Cloud/App...

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...

Collabmobilicloud at the extreme edge – The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things continues to gain momentum – at least in the opinion of countless market forecasters. Counting the number of devices that...

Productivity on the road

Business travel is not fun at the best of times. With airlines cramming too many bodies into too small seats, carry-on restrictions designed to...

451 Research: View Technologies launches real-time, location-based RFID service for IoT item visibility

A convention has built around the Internet of Things which measures IoT market potential in terms of the number of devices that will be...

CenturyLink CSO on defence against the “five bad actors”

Dave Mahon brings impressive credentials to his current position as Chief Security Officer at CenturyLink. Former supervisory special agent with the FBI, Mahon began...

Whither the PC in a mobile, cloud world?

What is the PC, and has its death, as Mark Twain put it when asked to comment on reports of his demise, “been greatly...

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...