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Microgrids: integration for power cost and control

Context: microgrid and data center synergies Autonomous energy networks that integrate distributed power resources, matching this with local energy loads to service localized demand, microgrids...

CenturyLink builds in central Washington

CenturyLink is on the move again, this time into central Washington with this month’s announcement of a new data centre at Moses Lake. Designed...

Beyond Convergence 1.0: the Nutanix private cloud-in-a-box

Converged infrastructure is attracting a lot of attention in industry circles as the key means to reducing IT complexity in the data centre. But...

New power solutions, new presentation at DCD

Edgar Dales’ ‘cone of experience’ has inspired education researchers since 1946 to explore the effectiveness of various approaches to knowledge transfer. When numbers are...

Hyperscale to enterprise Main street

InsightaaS: Martyn Jackson is a senior solutions architect with Dell’s Enterprise Systems Group and a 10 year Dell veteran. With over 25 years of...

OpenStack, converged infrastructure and enterprise IT: integration is king

One needs to look no further for evidence that solution selling is still alive and well than the hyper-successful phenomenon of converged infrastructure. Converged...

DCIM: An ‘Operating System’ for the Data Center

Context: the evolution of DCIM scope Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is a powerful management solution with a complex provenance. Rooted in building automation, computer-based...

IBM Opens SoftLayer cloud centre in Montréal

IBM opened its newest SoftLayer data centre in Drummondville, just outside of Montreal, Quebec this past week. Just six months after launching its Toronto...

451 Research: Uptime Institute finds datacenters still differentiated by vision, design...

InsightaaS: In the spirit of the Uptime Institute’s founding raison d’etre – the sharing of best practice in data centre design, technology and operation,...

Apto’s reuse, recycle business is booming

‘Apto’ is Latin for “to adapt, to adjust, to accommodate”: it is also the name of an emerging company in the ITAD space. For...

The “do’s” and “don’ts” of application migration

Patrick Pushor is a creative thinker based out of Western Canada with a fierce focus on cloud computing and related technologies. Patrick consults in many...

451 Research: Software-defined storage – a proxy for storage transformation

InsightaaS: Time was, storage transformation was a lot about falling prices, but as 451 storage research VP Simon Robinson explains in the article below, storage...

VMware’s version 6 virtual blast

With a considerable amount of fanfare, VMware announced the latest iteration of its popular virtualization platform this past week. As part of the launch,...

451 Research: Pneuron offers a new way of thinking about connecting...

InsightaaS: In the Impact Report that follows below, 451 research manager, enterprise architecture, integration & business process management Carl Lehmann offers a good example of...

Everything old

Many people and companies position new products as "<old version>-killers". Sometimes it's true (or close to true); over time, touch tone phones replaced rotary...