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ATN: Project Natick plumbs new data centre depths

InsightaaS: The IT trade press is abuzz today with reports on Project Natick*, an experimental Azure pod deployed 30 meters below the surface of...

ThinkOn: bringing IaaS to the mid-sized enterprise

ThinkOn was founded in 2013 as Canada’s only wholesaler provider of virtual data centre, storage, compute and networking (infrastructure-as-a-service) services. Its focus is on...

Yitamin Y: How open is open, and when is open too...

Context: Dell Canada recently invited InsightaaS and other IT journalists to a presentation designed to establish Dell thought leadership on IT infrastructure challenges facing the...

Split mandate or new model for the CIO?

For many years, the suggestion box served as a source of fresh ideas from outside traditional hierarchies of organizational authority. In today’s IT world,...

Plenty of process change chat at DCD Converged Canada

InsightaaS collaborated with global conference organizer DatacenterDynamics to deliver a major IT/cloud trade show event in Toronto last week. Our contributions to the Cloud/App...

From threat to theatre: CenturyLink and the cloud channel conundrum

Channel distribution is a relatively new approach for CenturyLink in Canada that is gaining ground with the advance of cloud service delivery. The company...

VMware keystone in Saskatchewan healthcare cloud

Background eHealth Saskatchewan is the custodian of electronic health records in the province of Saskatchewan, and manages the record of all interactions that one million...

Cloud shines through acquisition buzz at Dell World 2015

With a quick quip on the expectation that he explain “version 1.0 of the theory of the universe,” Michael Dell intimated at Dell World...

Vitamin Y: Dell to acquire EMC

InsightaaS 'Vitamin Y' posts provide concise analysis of industry events and developments. This post examines Dell's record-setting $67 billion acquisition of EMC. Context: Since becoming...

Rogers’ cloud converging mobile and IT

In IT speak, “as-a-Service” has come to stand for ‘instant’ and ‘easy’ – attributes that Rogers stressed in announcing new services aimed at helping...

Cloud and the SMB manufacturer

InsightaaS: SMB manufacturing is an essential segment in the Canadian economy. In 2014, manufacturing was the largest goods-producing sector in Canada, representing $173 billion...

VMware hybrid cloud aims at silencing 'network trombones'

Cloud news at VMworld 2015 confirmed the currency of two themes that have steered the cloud discourse over the past couple of years: the...

Micro data centres doing the bridgework for IoT

The fight for data centre efficiency is a never ending one. Yet despite the best laid plans, data centre architectures continue to go through...

Building bimodal bridges

Gartner has applied a simple framework to complex IT reality. Separating the enterprise into “bimodal” IT operation, Gartner researchers claim that 75 percent of...

Revisiting the open organization

As former president of IDC Canada and marketing director with the Canada Systems Group, reviewer Paul Kennedy has long term experience with both technology...