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Canada’s climate action plan wants you

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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)

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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The Internet Society celebrated 25 years of work to “promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all...