Data Centre

Data Centre

Celtic phoenix rising on data centre wings

The Celtic phoenix continues to rise, borne high on the wings of blistering investment in Ireland’s data centre industry. In the decade ending in...

New Digital Realty interconnect platform to enable “centres of data exchange”

What is a ‘platform’ and what is its source of performance? A seemingly simple term that is used in IT with increasing frequency to...

The Software-Defined Future

Continuing on from our enthusiastically-received 'Summer Scan' series, we are pleased  to highlight sessions from the 2019 Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium (GCDCS19), delivered...

Summer Scan: Thought leadership packaged for deck or dock

The InsightaaS “Summer Scan” series provides data centre community professionals with a summer-weight way of scanning the ideas shaping the industry. Each Summer Scan session...

Data centres are hot stuff

Data centres are hot. Really hot. Literally. And that's a problem. So said speakers at the 2019 Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium. Power and cooling came...

Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium 2019 – moving to the edge

Data centre and digital transformation experts and practitioners gathered at The McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton on June 20th for a day of thought-provoking...

New DC Foresight report on the ‘Compute Factory’

A new report, Industrialization of the Data Centre: the Compute Factory, boasts deep and extensive roots. The report was created and edited over several...

Inaugural Canadian Data Centre Excellence Awards celebrate innovation in the Canadian industry

Capping months of research that involved extensive outreach to more than 150 suppliers and hundreds of Canadian data centre professionals, InsightaaS and McMaster University's...

Data Gravity in the Public Sector report released in advance of GCDCS19

InsightaaS is delighted to announce that it has released the first DC Foresight community report, Data Gravity in the Public Sector. Sponsored by the Technology...

VMware Canada: building culture, portfolio sales, and partnerships

As with other members of the Dell EMC 'federation', VMware is managing a tightrope of opportunity, looking to put in place the resources needed...

Beauharnois data centre a model of OVH DIY scale

Renowned for their talent in pushing the envelope on data centre innovation, the hyperscale infrastructure providers pose a challenging conundrum to consumers of data...
Interactive Climate action map

Canada’s climate action plan wants you

Climate change predictions can make pessimists of the optimists among us. In the most recent UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released...

IBM Acquires Red Hat – What does it mean, and to whom?

Note: InsightaaS recently collaborated with Techaisle on an analysis of IBM's $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat. Here is the text of the resulting...

Government of Canada opens new, state-of-the-art enterprise data centre

BORDEN, ON, Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians expect modern, reliable and secure online Government of Canada services. Shared Services Canada (SSC), Defence Construction Canada...

Edge computing – how important is it?

Edge computing has emerged from stealth-mode and judging from the amount of media coverage that it is generating has begun to attract interest for...