Tag Archives : research and resources


Scaling EHR with CenturyLink cloud  

Founded in 2002, Nightingale is one of the largest providers of cloud-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) and practice management solutions to Ontario healthcare organizations, and is expanding its business in several other Canadian provinces and the US. Adopting a workflow-based approach, the company works to automate processes in practice management, medical records management, billing and […]

Ijaaz Ullah, VP, information technology and privacy officer, Nightingale

Andy Lawrence, research VP, datacenter technologies & eco-efficient IT,  451 Research Group

451 Research: Uptime Institute finds datacenters still differentiated by vision, design and efficiency  

InsightaaS: In the spirit of the Uptime Institute’s founding raison d’etre – the sharing of best practice in data centre design, technology and operation, InsightaaS is pleased to present here a review article on winners of the annual Brill Awards for Efficient IT. Established to honour the late founder of the Uptime Institute, Ken Brill, […]


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