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VCE expands converged infrastructure portfolio with new platforms, architecture and software

Computer integration company VCE announced today new solutions in its lineup of converged infrastructure systems, including a new data centre architecture, platforms and a major Vision Software update. The Richardson, TX-based company is

Published on: March 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM’s new z mainframe can handle an 8.0 magnitude earthquake

Las Vegas, NV - IBM has announced the next iteration of its line of mainframes, the z13, that integrates analytics, is able to process 2.5 billion transactions a day, encrypt mobile transactions in real-time,

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM details new technologies in its hybrid cloud strategy

Las Vegas, NV - IBM today took several steps to flesh out its hybrid cloud strategy with announcements in data portability, public-private cloud integration and developer tools. "We're shifting our investments," said Robert LeBlanc, senior

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

HP targets enterprise with pre-configured IaaS solutions

Seven new pre-configured infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions from Hewlett-Packard Co. are targeted at enterprise customers looking to accelerate their transition to the cloud and are based on HP’s Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cogeco building massive 100,000 sq. ft. Montreal data centre

Cogeco Data Services is going big in Quebec, with constriction underway of a new 100,000 square foot data centre on the island of Montreal. Based in Toronto, Cogeco is a provider of fully

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Nutanix outlines 2015 strategy, teases new Dell platforms

Nutanix had a good 2014.  The hyper-converged infrastructure vendor has grown from a curiosity to securing major partnerships, most recently in July when it became a Dell solutions partner, one that is now on everyone's

Published on: January 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

Avnet pushes mobile, analytics and e-commerce as new trends in retail

IT distributor Avnet says that mobile, analytics and e-commerce are three key areas of growth in the retail space in 2015, and at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2015 outlined several new capacities

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Does your SMB have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration?

Your SMB may not have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration.  That's right.  While slim, there is a chance that you may not need to go through the painstaking process of upgrading

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Why IT colocation should be on a company’s radar

Thanks to the internet of things (IoT),  IT colocation is growing not at single, but double digits. Launched by energy management company Schneider Electric and IT consulting firm BroadGroup, the first International Colocation Club

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Dave Yin

Hackers increasingly targeting cloud providers, not consumer devices

Rather than going after your smartphone, more and more cybercriminals will simply seek out cloud providers for their collections of consumer and corporate data - all at a faster rate than before, putting greater

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

Cogeco plans new public cloud service

Toronto-based Cogeco Data Services has unveiled plans for a new public cloud service that will provide Canadian business with public, private and hybrid cloud services. Scheduled to launch early next year, Cogeco is

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Dell boasts first week sales of PowerEdge FX2 converged infrastructure

At the official Canadian launch event last night, Dell Inc. officially showed off its PowerEdge FX2 line of converged infrastructure, with the company saying it has already sold some 1,000 units in North America

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

Data migration service provider gives Dropbox users a way out

For businesses doubting Dropbox’ security measures and are looking for a way out for their data stored in the cloud service, one company says an easy solution is finally here. Software-as-a-service company BitTitan,

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Dave Yin

Canadian success likely for Lenovo’s x86 server business: IDC

The odds of success are in Lenovo’s favour in integrating IBM’s x86 server business, especially in Canada, where HP, Dell and Cisco should start looking over their shoulder, according to research firm IDC.

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Dave Yin

Data centres will be fewer, but larger: IDC

With the growing popularity of cloud services and hosted services, IDC Corp. is forecasting there will be fewer data centres in the future. The ones remaining, however, will be larger. According to a

Published on: November 11th, 2014 Jeff Jedras