Tag Archives : cloud


Reset on the panacea of cloud  

Finding the path from initial pain to cloud success isn’t a straightforward process, Michael O’Neil, principal at InsightaaS and author of The Death of Core Competency: A management guide to cloud computing and the zero-friction future, told an IT audience hosted by CenturyLink at the St. Andrew’s Club. Yet according to a recent survey by […]

Richard Seroter, head of product management, CenturyLink Cloud

Kelly Shore - Dell cust

Sparksight puts Dell power behind its video production  

Denise Deveau is a Toronto-based freelance writer specializing in business and technology. Drawing on a wealth of experience writing for local dailies and multiple trade publications, she brings a unique business perspective to issues that are of interest to the InsightaaS audience. In the article below, for example, she outlines the business benefits to be […]


The “do’s” and “don’ts” of application migration  

Patrick Pushor is a creative thinker based out of Western Canada with a fierce focus on cloud computing and related technologies. Patrick consults in many IT disciplines related to automation, business process modelling, virtualization and cloud, and demonstrates his deep expertise in this first contribution to InsightaaS – a “how to” of application migration. The piece […]

Patrick Pushor, cloud consultant and InsightaaS contributor

David Allen, director of distribution and DMR sales, North America, Intel

Channeling the Intel SMAC stack  

As a leading provider of foundational technology, Intel is a good source of insight into new IT industry trends. The company prides itself on its role as market educator, and its website serves as veritable trove of expert information on products, architectures, and implementation best practices served up through technical resources for developers and IT […]


451 Research: Software-defined storage – a proxy for storage transformation  

InsightaaS: Time was, storage transformation was a lot about falling prices, but as 451 storage research VP Simon Robinson explains in the article below, storage is now having to play catch up with compute virtualization in the data centre. If “software-defined storage” – a “proxy” that Robinson believes stands in for several transformational disruptions that have […]

Simon Robinson, research VP, storage, 451 Research