Hadoop bulks up for enterprise

If you need clusters to process big data then Hadoop is the leading platform for consideration. And why not? The open source framework for processing large datasets is available for free to try

Published on: June 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The Next Stage of the Dense Computing Revolution

Download  “The Next Stage of the Dense Computing Revolution - Ultra-dense servers and low-power processors” to find out how this new class of ‘shrinking’ servers works in tandem with low-power processors to achieve

Published on: May 20th, 2014 IT World Canada Team

IT has to regain control from business users, conference told

IT departments need to wrestle back power from management to show their importance, two vendor officials have told a conference of information technology professionals. How they do it depends on a mix of

Published on: May 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP, Foxconn to make servers for service providers

Hewlett-Packard and Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn announced a joint venture to build a line of low-cost, “cloud-optimized” servers aimed at service providers. The two companies aim to carve out a piece of the

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Vancouver company’s dashboard gives visibility into power use

IT systems need electrical power to operate, but a management in number of organizations still don’t know exactly how much their data centres cost and why. For those enterprises Vancouver’s TSO Logic has

Published on: April 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Considerations on cloud backup

The cloud offers any number of solutions to problems for organizations, but arguably the most important is backup. With increasingly faster connections, backing up offsite to the cloud in more than one location

Published on: March 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The friendly co-pilot: After the ink has dried

I had worked closely with a client in completing an outsourcing deal, and, understandably, he was feeling pleased and a little complacent after the signing ceremony as much effort had gone into executing

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Graham J. McFarlane

D-Wave founder named first Canadian Technology Leader

Three members of the Canadian tech community were honoured for their achievements and contributions to the country’s tech scene during an awards ceremony last night. Branded as the Canadian Technology Leaders Awards, the

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

Adobe, SAP announce reseller partnership, more integration

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Adobe Inc. and SAP AG have inked a reseller partnership that will also see integration of some products from the two software vendors. As the opening keynote of

Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson