Author Archives : Mary Allen


451 Research: The Green Grid breaks out of the datacenter to explore smart cities and the cloud

In the article below, the 451 Group’s European research manager, Andrew Donoghue, offers an interesting take on efforts of The Green Grid to remain relevant in an industry that is fickle in its support of the Next Big Thing. According to Donoghue, the organization built its reputation on “the hype around green IT” but is [...]

Andrew Donoghue, European research manager, 451 Group

Rob Carmichael - Woodbine Inel integrator

New Intel for Woodbine races

Beyond their intrinsic value as a showcase for new technology implementation, case studies provide another service. They demonstrate the art-of the-possible, and in so doing enable businesses to vision how IT solutions might be applied in their own circumstance – and to what end. By comparing and contrasting their own organization’s needs with that of [...]


Dell helps Art of the Entrepreneur celebrate small business

Rarely riveting, conferences on entrepreneurship are often like a dose of castor oil – good for you, but hard going down. Most are long on advice from the other shore – the ‘have-already-made-its’ – and replete with pious counsel but typically fails to address the real life concerns or capture the energy of this emerging [...]

Kevin Peesker, president, Dell Canada

Stephane Kahloun, senior global product marketing manager, SDN, HP

HP SDN App Store launch

HP has been building momentum towards launch of its HP SDN App Store, an online marketplace that went live September 25th where ISV developers of SDN applications can market their wares and customers can access enterprise class SDN solutions vetted by HP. According to Stephane Kahloun, senior global product marketing manager, SDN, HP, the store [...]


TR3 liftoff in Markham

The Toronto data centre space is hot, and getting hotter. One of North America’s ten largest markets, the GTA is also one of the world’s fastest growing data centre hubs. According to DataCenter Dynamics’ ongoing research census, total Toronto ‘white space’ – raised floor and associated operations areas – has increased by nearly 25 percent [...]

David Meredith, SVP and global GM, CenturyLink Technology Solutions