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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...

Spinning off or building up?

When Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a year ago that it was spinning off its enterprise services (ES) business and merging it with CSC...

The enterprise data centre – digital disruption or IT transformation?

There has been lots of talk about disruptive innovation and the IT transformation that occurs when “software is eating the world.” Significant progress has...

451 Research: OCP Summit 2017. A maturing hardware ecosystem still needs...

The Open Compute Project’s celebration of its ninth annual summit summons two observations: while interest in this initiative remains high, it’s not clear how...

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...

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...

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,...

Vitamin Y: More on merger – Dell EMC culture, customers and...

Context:  Dell EMC has taken its merger message on the road with pit stops in major Canadian cities. Last week, the company touched down...

Dell EMC World 2016 – a study in integration

One strain of management theory holds that the success of an acquisition depends on the speed and efficiency with which the new business is...

DCD 2016 dives deeper into cloud

Conversations at this year’s Datacenter Dynamics Converged/Cloud Symposium shifted from discussion of general trends in cloud deployment to more laser focus on factors that...

Cross-Cloud across Canada

Shawn Rosemarin’s experience in the tech industry has been broad and deep. His career spans implementation with SAP and sales with IBM and Dell,...

VMworld 2016 – the 4 cloud ‘Rs’

“Nonsense” is Pat Gelsinger’s response to the hype around digital business, which calls on enterprises to place sole focus on a new style of...

Data centre options in a post-Brexit world

In a recent conversation with a senior executive at a rapidly expanding, Toronto-based cloud provider, an inevitable point of discussion was European expansion. Like...

IT-in-the-service of business: a cost equation

The IT leader today wears a heavy crown. Supporting a vocal end user community that has consumer aspirations for instant-on IT, he/she is also...

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