Cloud


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 [...]

Anurag Agrawal, President, Techaisle

Kevin Fogarty, freelance IT journalist and frequent contributor to InsightaaS

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 [...]


The outcomes-based business cloud

InsightaaS: On November 3, InsightaaS Principal Analyst Michael O’Neil is releasing a new book on cloud entitled “The Death of Core Competency: A management guide to the zero-friction future.” The foreword to the book was written by Ash Mathur, VP and Canadian country manager for CenturyLink. It is an excellent intro to the content of [...]

Ash Mathur, VP and Canadian country manager, CenturyLink

Ash Mathur, VP and Canadian country manager, CenturyLink

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, [...]


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 [...]

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