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Tripping the app fantastic

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

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...

Cloud + content = chicken + egg?

In the great cloud halls, content is king. Unlike the field of dreams, where you build it and they will come, cloud service provider...

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...

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...

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...

Cloud computing in 2019: cloudy at the edges

Thirty-five years after George Orwell published his classic vision of our dystopian future, Nineteen Eighty-Four, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov offered some predictions for...

Multi-cloud computing – increasing complexity in 2019

  Cloud computing is now more than a decade old, and yet it continues to evolve rapidly as new...

OVH pushes ‘alternate’ cloud at Summit 2018

A unicorn is rare, but is it unique? Discourse on this ‘philosophical’ conundrum parallels much of the positioning that Roubaix-based cloud provider OVH is...

IBM to acquire Red Hat, completely changing the cloud landscape and becoming world’s #1...

ARMONK, N.Y. and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading provider of open source cloud software, announced today that the...

Digital identity – Blockchain credentials for the cyberworld

Imagine not being able to prove who you are or where you were born. The World Bank estimates that more than 1.1 billion people...

It’s 10 pm – do you know where your data is?

Gone are the days when we could assume corporate data was safely snuggled down in the corporate data centre. Today, it's just as likely...