Tag Archives : research and resources


Achieving Big Data value  

Organizations may be leveraging Big Data, but many still struggle with the need to realize value from their initiatives. In the edited interview below, Teradata’s Dan Graham provides some insight into what organizations need to achieve this transition. Dan Graham is well qualified to speak to Big Data opportunity. In the 1980s, he was an […]

Dan Graham, general manager, Enterprise Systems, Teradata Corporation

Patrick Pushor, cloud consultant and InsightaaS contributor

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 […]


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

Carl Lehmann, research manager, enterprise architecture, integration & business process management, 451 Research

451 Research: Pneuron offers a new way of thinking about connecting and using hybrid IT

InsightaaS: In the Impact Report that follows below, 451 research manager, enterprise architecture, integration & business process management Carl Lehmann offers a good example of the kind of study the 451 Research Group built its reputation on – a deep dive into the value proposition and competitive landscape surrounding new, disruptive technology companies. With this review […]


451 Research: 2015 in datacenter technology – tailwinds for most, crosswinds for some

InsightaaS: Long time industry analyst and current research VP, datacenter technologies (DCT) & eco-efficient IT for 451 Research, Andy Lawrence considers the sources of ambivalence in the data centre sector as the community considers prospects for 2015/16 in the article below. Based on this year’s installment of ongoing 451 research into data centre technology trends, […]

Andy Lawrence, research VP, datacenter technologies (DCT) & eco-efficient IT for 451 Research