Cloud


Cogeco set to launch next gen cloud  

How do you make cloud more compelling? This was the question facing Cogeco Data Services, which went public this past December with plans to introduce a new cloud service. Scheduled for launch in the early part of 2015, Cogeco’s next generation public cloud will feature dual hypervisors, geo redundancy and location on Canadian soil – […]

Virginia Brailey, VP marketing, Cogeco Data Services

Joel Stone, VP, global data center operations, CenturyLink

Setting the bar on data centre best practices  

In data centre economics, design is half the battle. Site location, deployment of modular build, state-of-the-art facilities technologies and high efficiency IT equipment have filtered down from the hyperscale sites to inspire new levels of computing productivity for the enterprise. The other half of the war is waged on the management front, where operational process […]


451 Research: Cloud Price Index: mapping the ‘cloud war’ battle lines  

InsightaaS: A cloud service is a service, is a service. Right? Not so, according to the 451 Research Group, which has developed a ‘Cloud Price Index’ to gauge cloud costs and identify opportunities for provider differentiation. In the article below, 451 senior analyst, digital economics, Owen Rogers offers a recent sample from the Index – […]

Owen Rogers, senior analyst, digital economics, 451 Research Group

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Ten predictions for 2015 – and five issues to keep an eye on for 2016 and beyond

It’s that time of year, the one where everybody is making a list, checking it twice, and then using it as a way of identifying the key developments anticipated for the New Year. As world leaders in deciphering the business issues shaping the use and supply of IT in business, Techaisle and InsightaaS have been […]


Public cloud rumblings gathering force  

Using GE’s decision to shift to public cloud as an important anecdotal marker and market data from a number of research houses as quantitative evidence of the public future, in the article below, Kevin Fogarty examines strategies adopted by several of the large IT vendors to capture the coming wave. From software providers looking for […]

Kevin Fogarty, freelance IT journalist and frequent contributor to InsightaaS