Data Centre Archives - Page 2

HPE adds major components to Partner Ready program

As Hewlett-Packard Enterprise approaches the first year anniversary of its historic separation, the new company has integrated the services program into the Partner Ready channel program at the 2016 Global Partner Conference in

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Datto opens second data centre in Canada

Disaster recovery company Datto Inc. may not be a household name in Canada, but it has just made another large investment in the market. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based service provider has announced a new data

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff

HPE to push IoT to the Edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise says it’s extending the data centre out from the back office right to the edge with its new converged systems for the Internet of Things (IoT). With the new systems

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Lenovo announces twelve new products in the data centre space

Lenovo is doubling down in its efforts to capture the data centre market with a slew of announcements today, including in software-defined storage, a partnership with Juniper Networks, servers, and hyperconverged appliances. Software-defined

Published on: June 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft’s Canadian data centres are helping transform this solution provider

DMTI Spatial, some might argue, has reached phase three in its two decades of operations. The Markham, Ont.-based solution provider has a bit of a niche, in that it provides "Canadian location intelligence" solutions to

Published on: May 23rd, 2016 Dave Yin

The channel gets its chance at the two Microsoft Canada data centres

They are finally here! The two Microsoft Canada data centres are officially open for business and according to Jean Cheng, director of cloud computing and Public Sector for Microsoft Canada, they are data

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Cloud: Officially open for business in Canada

Microsoft Canada today announced that its Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform is now generally available in data centre regions located in Toronto and Quebec City. In addition, the company's Office 365 platform is offering

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

New Lenovo NA president talks new server strategy, sees better performance in Canada over U.S.

Orlando, FL - The Canadian channel probably spent the good part of the past year learning to pronounce the name of the previous president of Lenovo North America - in fact, it was almost exactly a

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 support ends tomorrow

It seemed only yesterday that Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 (July 14, 2015 technically speaking), but finally, SQL Server 2005's day has come. The software giant will be sunsetting the 11-year

Published on: April 11th, 2016 CDN Staff

Red Hat partners with QCT for private cloud solutions and reference architecture

New Orleans, LA - Red Hat has been hard at work. The company that was and is still known more for its open source Linux offerings has been quietly working on becoming an

Published on: April 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

Data centre power outages cost more than $8,800 per minute on average

Highlighting the impact of power outages, the average total cost per minute of an unplanned data centre outage rose 57 percent over the last five years from more than $5,600 in 2010 to more

Published on: March 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 11: Karl Strohmeyer

The Canadian channel simply could not ignore an impressive 242,000 sq.ft. data centre facility from Equinix in 2015. Equinix president of the Americas Karl Strohmeyer presented the company's first Canadian data centre located

Published on: March 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

Lenovo and Juniper Networks announce global partnership

Lenovo and Juniper Networks today announced a new global partnership around building next generation data centre solutions. Under the agreement, customers can buy Juniper networking products directly from Lenovo. Meanwhile, the two companies

Published on: March 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

HPE talks Synergy progress, the “composable” infrastructure it hopes will succeed hyper-converged

HP Enterprise has been hard at work on Synergy. When we last saw it in December, it had just been announced, months ahead of its projected release, and being called everything from "first

Published on: February 12th, 2016 Dave Yin

IBM partners with Bell to secure connections to its cloud

There are more clouds gathering in Canada, and they are not harbingers of economic woes, but of IBM partnering with Bell to provide business customers across Canada with access to specialized cloud services

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Gary Hilson