News and Views

News and Views

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...

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

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”

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

OVH celebrated its twentieth birthday with a new name. The French service provider is now OVHcloud,  the “cloud” extension to “Online Virtual Hosting” a...
Telephone pole with multiple cables.

Competition for the wireless last mile

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

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

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...

Radio spectrum in the 5G wireless world

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...

Old wine in new bottles? IB Summit 2019

As Information Builders emerges from transition to new ownership models and new leadership, the New York-based provider of data and analytics solutions has adopted...

Cloud management – is Kubernetes the final answer?

Enterprise IT management has never been an easy task and, despite the best of intentions, cloud computing has yet to make life any simpler...

Centering on the edge with Intel’s new data-centric silicon

While organizations grapple with the digital transformation imperative, tectonic shifts are also underway in the IT provider community as companies come to recognize data,...
Philips’ Azurion and Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 collaboration

Channeling healthcare innovation for home and hospital

Healthcare systems globally are straining under the weight of increasing cost, explosive service demand, and aging infrastructure and equipment. As governments wrestle with these...

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...
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...