Data Centre Archives - Page 4

Top 100 solution provider introduces new hosting solutions

The parent company of Mississauga, Ont.-based Forsythe Technology Canada has created a hosting solutions division that will combine the company’s managed security services and its managed hosting services into one. The new division

Published on: April 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Equinix’s Toronto TR2 data centre opens its doors

United States-based data centre and Internet exchange firm Equnix Inc., today, opened the doors to its new facility in Toronto as part of an international expansion effort that will see the company open

Published on: April 16th, 2015 Nestor Arellano

HP announces private cloud solution based on open architecture

PC vendor HP today announced a new pre-configured private cloud solution called HP Helion Rack, one that integrates with the company's server hardware and is based on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry open source

Published on: March 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Toronto’s TeraGo acquires top Canadian cloud provider

Internet service provider TeraGo Networks Inc. has announced its purchase of Kelowna, B.C.-based cloud provider RackForce for $33 million. The majority of this amount, $31 million, will be in cash while $2 million will be

Published on: March 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

Huawei makes first foray into hyper-converged market

It looks like Huawei is entering the hyper-converged space. The Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer this week announced a partnership with DataCore, a Fort Lauderdale, FL-based vendor of software defined storage. As a first step, Huawei’s FusionServer series

Published on: March 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

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