Cloud


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

451 Research: From outsourcing to ‘cloudsourcing’ – whither ITO?

InsightaaS perspective: 451 Research is one of the world’s leading sources of insight into cutting edge technologies – especially in areas that are important to InsightaaS and our principals, including cloud, collaboration, analytics, and sustainable IT. InsightaaS.com works with 451 Research to bring periodic thought leadership pieces to our readers. Readers may recall that in [...]


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

Automation overdrive: from IaaS to Blueprint engine

“Automation is the lifeblood of cloud,” according to David Shacochis. “It’s like liquidity in the financial sphere – if we had to barter and negotiate every single transaction, the economy would stagnate.” Shacochis’ observation speaks to a perception of cloud technology that is commonly held if not well understood – and to his own firm [...]

David Shacochis, VP, cloud automation platform, CenturyLInk Technology Solutions