Is Google’s GCE ready to take on Amazon’s EC2?

Following an 18-month review, Google Inc. has finally announced the general availability for full commercial use of its Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)...

December 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Cloud computing – basic concepts

Information technology seems to progress in waves, with each new wave replacing (or at least extending) the previous generation of systems. ...

November 27th, 2013 Don Sheppard

Savvis to open fourth Canadian data centre

Independent data centres in Canada are almost growing as fast as weeds. The latest being developed is by Savvis, a...

November 19th, 2013 Howard Solomon

SAP enhances HANA, mobile portfolio

German enterprise software maker, SAP AG has unpacked enhancements to its mobile portfolio and its in-memory database platform HANA. SAP...

October 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

No miracle needed to create cloud-based data centre: VMware

Building a so-called software-defined data centre with almost everything at the core virtualized isn't a dream in the clouds, a...

October 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Kaseya Traverse promises better cloud monitoring

From cutting energy consumption to reducing data centre footprint to driving rapid provisioning and faster service deployment, virtualization offers many...

October 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

What SDN can and cannot do for your network – Part 1

Software defined networking (SDN), an approach to computer networking that enables network managers and administrators to control network services using...

October 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

OnX to focus on solutions business

There will be no more data centre purchases for Canadian-based cloud and managed services firm OnX Enterprise Solutions in the...

September 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Cloud’s popularity still means it needs careful thought

Where will cloud computing stop? It seems as if there’s an inexhaustible supply of software-infrastructure-platform-everything as a service offerings, with...

September 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon