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What you’ll be doing in three years

I have good news and bad news for senior IT administrators: I know what you're going to be doing in...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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CenturyLink hopes new Toronto-area data centre will be filled fast

The thing about the data centre business is that a couple of empty rooms is big news -- because they...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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How to trust enterprise applications from a startup

In this hyper-competitive world, CIOs have to think carefully before saying "no" to new technology. On the one hand, the...

September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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GE Capital’s CIO rolls back outsourcing

There's been a seeming never-ending fight within the C-level of many organizations in the last decade about how much of...

August 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Calgary utility outsources IT services to India’s Wipro

Calgary's ATCO Group, a utilities and manufacturing company, has struck a 10-year multi-million deal to outsource its IT services to...

July 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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

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Ontario data centre shutdown will save $20 million, province says

The doors are slamming shut and when the two-year process is complete, only two provincial data centres will remain out...

May 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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The friendly co-pilot: After the ink has dried, part 3

Just because you’ve outsourced your IT doesn’t mean everything falls on the shoulders of your partner. As I wrote in...

April 11th, 2014 Graham J. McFarlane

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The friendly co-pilot: After the ink has dried, part 2

Just because you've outsourced your IT doesn't mean everything falls on the shoulders of your partner. As I wrote in...

April 8th, 2014 Graham J. McFarlane