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Assurance IT – Veeam Cloud Connect Partner

Offsite backup and archiving has been a longstanding tradition for many companies who value their data. As companies look for alternatives to expensive and cumbersome  tapes, cloud backup has become a very popular and effective

HPE Hyper Converged 380: A VM Vending Machine

While at HPE Discover this week, I will be taking a closer look at the Hyper-Converged 380. This solution from HPE sits in the Hyper-Converged space and helps companies deliver Infrastructure in a couple of

3 Takeaways from DevOpsDays Toronto

Last week, DevOps practitioners, aspiring DevOps practitioners, industry thought leaders and vendors assembled in Toronto for DevOpsDays Toronto. DevOpsDays is a global conference with several DevOpsDays events all over the world that are organized by


Microsoft Azure and AWS open their Canadian Datacenters

Build the Data Center and They Will Come This year the undisputed leaders in Public Cloud have taken the leap of faith and established their public data centers in Canada. AWS and Microsoft Azure have

4 Things you Need to Know About GE Predix

Recently, General Electric (GE) has been making efforts to redefine itself in the marketplace. All signs are pointing towards the gigantic conglomerate becoming a software focused enterprise with the launch of GE Digital last year.

OpenStack: to Manage or not to Manage

Two weeks ago over 7,500 “stackers,” myself included,  flooded Austin, Texas for the OpenStack Summit. The event has grown massively since its inception in 2010, where just 75 people attended the first OpenStack summit –

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1CloudRoad Gets a Reboot

After a 5 month hiatus the team at 1CloudRoad is back. This time around we have a new team member. Geoff Sullivan joins the team as a resident blogger. We are absolutely thrilled to have

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Gartner’s 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016 – Summarized

Last month Gartner officially released its top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016. Below is a summarized list. I paraphrased and summarized it for the sake of quicker consumption. Gartner believes that these tech trends will

Category: Cloud Computing

1CloudRoad Will Be Back Soon!

Hi Everyone. 1CloudRoad is going through some maintenance and getting a facelift. Please remain patient. We will be back on in the next couple of weeks! In the meantime, we thought we would tell you

VMware VSOM – The Musical

What is VSOM? AKA – vSphere with Operations Management.  vSphere with Operations Management offers a more intuitive user interface than vCenter Server and improves monitoring capabilities by adding predictive analytics to help with faster problem