Data Centre

Data Centre

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...

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...