data centres, servers, server room, technology, data management

vRealize cloud management suite adds support for Azure, containers

Few organizations will have a single cloud. Many will subscribe to several and have hybrid clouds as well, so flexibility...

October 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon

data centres, servers, server room, technology, data management

A formula for capacity planning

As they gaze at their data centres and their 2015 budgets, CIOs face an array of conflicts: Expand on-premise servers...

November 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Kaseya adds more security, compliance features to IT management

It hasn’t taken long for cloud IT management service Kaseya to add its latest British Columbia acquisition to the company’s...

September 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Sidebar: Workload automation tools

Analysis: Workload automation tools

There’s never enough time in the day, even more so if the organization is growing and operates across multiple time...

September 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

7 steps to a security responsible firm

Is loss of control the biggest hurdle to cloud computing?

Some systems managers still believe the promise of cloud computing exceeds the technological reality.  They cite the “ities” – security,...

July 2nd, 2014 Don Sheppard

cloud computing

New SQL Server could help ‘pull’ cloud into the enterprise

With the release of SQL Server 2014 earlier this year, Microsoft Corp. marked another milestone in its vaunted plan to...

June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Amazon's Shane Owenby at Computex. Photos courtesy of IT Business

Amazon hypes the virtues of cloud computing

From its origins as an online bookseller, Amazon.com Inc. has gotten its finger in a lot of pies. Among other...

June 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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HP boosts cloud capabilities with new thin clients, embedded OS

Cloud computing is a convenient, cost-effective and efficient way to scale existing infrastructure without springing for a ton of new...

June 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Infrastructure optimization on the cheap

Considering more hardware to beef up an IT infrastructure that's hitting the wall? In the age of virtualization, cloud computing...

June 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks