Data Centre

Data Centre

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...

The Great Canadian DC Symposium: disruption in the data centre

InsightaaS and the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC), co-producers of the Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium held at the McMaster Innovation Park on June...

Blockchain for the data centre – value add or just more hype?

Blockchain – also known as distributed ledger technology – is becoming the platform of choice for online value transfer and has even been called...

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...