Skyway Launches “Infrastructure as a Service” Data Center in the Cloud

Last week I was in Calgary, rolling out our “Infrastructure as a Service” to System Integrators and I.T. firms. Skyway is partnering with OneWire, delivering a hardware-free solution that gives I.T. professionals all the advantages of a complete enterprise-class datacenter without the hassle and expense of managing such a sophisticated system. Your servers exist in ...

ADSL Network Latency Explained

Many of the network connections Skyway West provisions for customers are based on Telus ADSL. Like all network technologies, the ADSL link introduces latency into the network path. That latency is the result of a number of causes. The single largest cause of latency on Telus ADSL is the data interleave configuration on the DSLAM ...

A hole story with pickles on the side.

01. September 2011 Networking 0
I’ve always thought epiphany* was a neat word.  (*A sudden realization about the nature or meaning of something, often due to a trigger event.) I’m embarrassed to report that it wasn’t until my early forties that I actually realized a pickle and a cucumber were the same vegetable.   It’s funny, I like pickles, but I detest cucumbers.  ...