Author Archives : Mary Allen


Hyper-convergence with EVO:RAIL

‘Software defined’ in much data centre parlance has been associated with new levels of programmability in the configuration and management of IT infrastructure, with advanced customization and end user control the outcome. At its most recent annual end user conference, VMware pushed its own spin on this concept with announcement of a new appliance built [...]

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2014 is the year of the virtual WAN

451 Research networking practice director Peter Christy has over thirty years’ experience  managing software and systems technology for leading IT vendors, including HP, Sun, IBM, DEC and Apple,  and was founder of MasPar Computer, a midrange SIMD HPC provider. This long term operational involvement has translated well into a research and advisory role at 451 Research, [...]

Peter Christy, director, networking practice, 451 Research

Marty Puranik, founder and CEO, Atlantic.net

Atlantic.Net launches cloud in Canada

“There is very little understanding that Toronto is the fifth largest North American metro area and the second or third largest international banking transaction center in North America; that Canada ranks fifth in the world for low risk data center siting, following only the US, UK, Sweden and Germany, and that the largest concentration of [...]


CTS a new private cloud ‘standards’ bearer

Long heralded as the cloud of choice for businesses with unique data security, privacy or regulatory requirements, private cloud deployment is like an itch that won’t go away. Despite media and industry focus on the efficiency and cost savings to be won in multi-tenant environments, organizational need to leverage existing system and infrastructure investments, new [...]

Richard Seroter, head of product management, CenturyLink Cloud