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...

October 26th, 2016 Don Sheppard

Carleton University researchers in a cloud

It’s bad enough that employees are allowed to bring their own laptops and tablets to work, but imagine if they...

October 26th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Is public or private cloud cheaper? Here’s the answer

Cost reduction was always one of the biggest attractions of cloud computing, but the question has always remained: is it...

October 25th, 2016 Danny Bradbury

IBM offers hybrid cloud object storage service

Vendors, researchers, entrepreneurs and academics around the world are finding new ways and reasons to collect and store data. Long...

October 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Taking security to cloud

Cogeco Peer 1 offers direct connection to Microsoft Azure

One of the biggest reservations CIOs have to cloud services is security, which is why so many insist on keeping...

October 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Global cloud computing

AWS coming to Canada early in 2017

With Canadian organizations increasingly turning to the cloud but often insisting on using data centres here, observers have been wondering...

October 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft to launch Dynamics 365 cloud suite Nov. 1

On Nov. 1 Microsoft will launch the second major cloud suite in Dynamics 365, a suite that combines enterprise resource...

October 11th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Get ready for network-as-a-service

CIOs have a choice of software-as-a-service, infrastructure as a service and platform as a service. Why not network-as-a-service? Actually, it...

October 10th, 2016 Howard Solomon

cloud computing and servers

Thomson Reuters’ new Canadian technology centre to focus on cloud, cognitive computing

Financial news and content provider Thomson Reuters is expanding of its Canadian operations by creating a new technology centre in...

October 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon