Kelowna firm spends $75M on green data centre

Kelowna firm spends $75M on green data centre

A collocation startup is using Kelowna, B.C. as the location for a $75 million data centre that promises to make...

June 16th, 2008 Shane Schick

The Tao of IT: Lesson 1

The Tao of IT: Lesson 1

A few months ago I visited One Wilshire, a 25-story building at Wilshire and Grand in downtown Los Angeles. One...

May 7th, 2007 Mark Gibbs

Future networked society raises privacy concerns

Future networked society raises privacy concerns

Imagine things like doorknobs, toasters and light bulbs communicating with one another in a network that far exceeds anything we...

November 29th, 2005 John Blau

The IT disaster code looms above us

The IT disaster code looms above us

On Sept. 11, 2001 the world watched in horror as terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center (WTC) and other venues,...

April 28th, 2005 Bernard A. Hodson

So what

So what

So what do I read when I open my Saturday newspaper on a Canada Day Monday? That BCE, hands chapped...

July 11th, 2002 Michael MacMillan

Intel quits Web hosting business

Intel quits Web hosting business

Intel Corp. is scrapping its Web hosting business after less than three years of operation and will take a US$100...

June 18th, 2002 Ashlee Vance

Will the Lights Go Out?

Will the Lights Go Out?

Ten seconds to midnight, December 31, 1999. Megacorp's brightly lit computer centre hums with the sound of servers. The sprawling...

October 24th, 2000 Grant Buckler

Business continuity planning can save the day

Business continuity planning can save the day

Years ago, if a hurricane knocked out a city's power supply, the resulting effects on businesses, while problematic, were generally...

July 13th, 2000 Tamara Wieder

Forecasting the Future

Forecasting the Future

A team of scientists and engineers at a Columbus, Ohio, research institute has compiled a list of the most strategic...

March 31st, 2000 Liam Lahey