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Some thoughts on data centres from the Converged Canada conference


Datacenter Dynamics presented the Converged Canada conference on October 12 with two pre-conference workshops the day before.  The conference headline was “the

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10 qualities of successful IT leaders

Leadership is both a challenge and a blessing. It is transformational in its core essence. It is a unique opportunity to...

October 25th, 2016 Tamer Marzouk

10 challenges facing IT leaders in a startup

As an IT leader appointed to manage in various contexts and environments, I had to face multiple concurrent challenges and...

October 24th, 2016 Tamer Marzouk

The Summit on Enterprise Mobility – a few observations

I attended the fifth annual Summit on Enterprise Mobility earlier this month presented by the Strategy Institute in Toronto.  I was...

October 16th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Predictive analytics – knowledge is power

The oft used phrase “knowledge is power” draws an explicit parallel between information and might, and the 21st century –...

October 13th, 2016 Salman Khan
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Five ways to maximize data center efficiency

Optimizing data center power use is a high priority for data center managers, but they continue to face challenges as...

October 12th, 2016 Gartner

Yahoo’s colossal security failures: Top 7 hilariously incompetent responses

Given the company’s public profile and well-documented security failures (RE: my previous blog) anything is possible. In fact, I have...

October 11th, 2016 Claudiu Popa

Should Verizon get a discount on Yahoo?

Yahoo used to be a funky place to hang out, especially for some of us early Internauts who were used...

October 7th, 2016 Claudiu Popa
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BlackBerry outsources smartphone business

The highlight of BlackBerry’s last quarter was its announcement that it would stop making smartphones directly. The media was all...

October 5th, 2016 Chris Lau

Big data is useless without visual analytics

Big Data, with its vast data volumes, is largely useless without the data analytic and presentation functionality found in visual...

October 5th, 2016 Yogi Schulz