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Risks of public cloud multiply even as enterprise use surges 2

A few years back, raising the issue of data privacy was viewed in many IT discussions as a traitorous act. Dazzled by the economic potential in new sources and analytic platforms for Big Data, neither vendors nor technology users appeared very willing to consider the privacy challenge that was rearing its ugly head. In the [...]

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Ash Mathur, VP and Canadian country manager, CenturyLink

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 [...]


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