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Frameworks and culture in Roadmaps to Cloud Success

A book as the source of knowledge in a world of digital communication? Surely not! In fact, not one, but two books served as the inspiration for presentations at the Roadmap to Cloud Success event held in Toronto last week. The third of four sessions in CenturyLink’s Reset on the Panacea of Cloud breakfast series, […]

David Shacochis, VP, cloud platform, CenturyLInk Technology Solutions

Craig McLellan, CEO, ThinkOn Inc.

Cloud ‘recipes’ to drive distribution

A half decade back, ‘cloud’ loomed as a dark menace over the channel community: large cloud vendors would either sidestep the ‘trusted advisor’ in favour of a direct relationship with the end customer, or channel members would fall prey to a desperate ‘survival of the fittest’ selection that would winnow out all but the few […]


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New SDN OS aims to conquer carriers, then competitors

  In this companion piece to his exploration of adoption hurdles for network virtualization in carrier and service provider networks, Kevin Fogarty considers some of the SDN solutions now on offer to help this segment modernize network environments. Specifically, he examines “ONOS,” a new open source SDN operating system designed for the carrier/service provider by […]


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