Tag Archives : Compute


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 […]

Joel Stone, VP, global data center operations, CenturyLink

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Hybrid Momentum: a new whitepaper from InsightaaS.com

How — and how quickly — will cloud delivery models become an essential part of IT infrastructure, and what should IT management do to manage through the transition from traditional to hybrid environments? InsightaaS.com has published an HP-sponsored whitepaper that combines a long-term forecast of infrastructure spending in Canada with five tactical steps that will […]


Vitamin Y: a new home for Lenovo Canada

Context: Lenovo cut the ribbon on new headquarters located in Markham, Ontario last week. Designed to house an expanding workforce in a collaborative work environment, the 37,000 square foot is contained on the building’s ground floor and features equal parts designated workstation and open concept, flexible use meeting space to support 200 workers. The office […]


Datacenter Dynamics tours Toronto 1

Most events in the technology industry are organized around the release of a new product, the opening of a new corporate location, or serve to showcase a company and its services. The Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) conference, held at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel on November 6, was assembled for none of these reasons. In stark contrast […]

Bruce Taylor, EVP North America, Datacenter Dynamics