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Responding to critical DC care needs

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At an Intel Experience presentation held in Toronto last fall to showcase use cases for new chip capabilities, Scott Overson, GM of Intel’s Enterprise...
Data centre options in a post-Brexit world

Digital experience beyond the network edge

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With the exponential rise in distributed multi-cloud computing, IT monitoring and management has pushed network optimization beyond the edge – literally and figuratively. Today’s...

Open Solidarity to address COVID-19 crisis

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We hear quite a bit about ‘tech for the good’ – technology’s unique ability to support social, cultural or environmental progress. We also hear...

Extending and linking the data center globe

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When news goes viral, its sweep depends on geometric uptake online. Unlike secrets passed person to person in linear fashion, virality is achieved through...

Tripping the app fantastic

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“It’s an apptastic world!” Declared a decade ago by leading Canadian tech practitioner Eugene Roman, this quip is as relevant today as ever –...
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Data platform enabling collaboration in construction

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As digitization takes hold across the range of industries, software companies are framing founding mythologies in the physical world. Industry watchers – and indeed...

Celtic phoenix rising on data centre wings

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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...

The benefits of group think: building collaborative process in higher education

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In higher education today, there is a wealth of opportunity for enhancing job-related knowledge and skills. Innovative courseware and curricula in emerging areas are...

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

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

At 20 years old, OVH looking to take on the global hyperscalers

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OVH celebrated its twentieth birthday with a new name. The French service provider is now OVHcloud,  the “cloud” extension to “Online Virtual Hosting” a...
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Competition for the wireless last mile

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There was a time when visualizing the last mile was pretty straightforward – it was the copper wire that connected a telephone to a...

Fuelling the innovation engine – connected car in Canada

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Autonomous vehicles have captured the imagination of futurists, manufacturers, planners and the public. Driverless vehicles promise new levels of road safety and convenience –...

Data centres are hot stuff

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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

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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...

Radio spectrum in the 5G wireless world

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Twenty-five years ago Maclean’s magazine put the spotlight on a wired world, but today it is wireless networking that connects the globe. Traditional wired...