Cloud


The outcomes-based future of cloud

InsightaaS: It’s clear to anyone who has an interest in cloud that the technology and scope of deployment has been evolving rapidly over the past few years. What is sometimes lost in the flurry of the immediate, though, are the longer-term trends that are reshaping what cloud is and does. Over the past several months, [...]

Ash Mathur, VP and Canadian country manager, CenturyLink

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Management algorithms a cloud panacea?

In the article below, Kevin Fogarty tackles the thorny topic of data centre power management, a huge subject that encompasses cloud and virtualization technologies, the politics of efficiency vs. uptime in facilities management as well as power and carbon pricing. He has chosen to focus in this piece on recent research exploring the potential for [...]


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