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Dell announces new line of business targeting the sub-hyperscale market

To Dell, business opportunities don't lie with companies with traditional IT, whose technology budgets are flatlining, if not shrinking. Nor does it lie with hyperscale companies, whose sheer size and available resources leads

Published on: August 24th, 2015 Dave Yin

StorMagic partners with Lenovo for hyperconverged solution

Software-defined storage provider StorMagic has announced a partnership with Lenovo to offer a hyperconverged solution for small businesses. The solution, which referred to simply as the "hyperconverged Solution from StorMagic and Lenovo", is

Published on: August 17th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell unveils next entry in PowerEdge C servers

Dell has announced the newest addition to its PowerEdge server series, one aimed at high-performance computing and big data. The PowerEdge C6320, with compute, storage and automated management can achieve up to 999 gigaflops

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Converged Infrastructure Experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing experts on converged infrastructure. First up is is Rick Ross, solutions architect at Corporate Technologies, an IT consulting services firm.  He specializes in storage data

Published on: June 18th, 2015 Dave Yin

Only 7 per cent of business have cut ties with Windows Server 2003: Softchoice

The countdown to end of support for Windows Server 2003 is on. With the July 14th deadline looming, there is officially less than a month to go before servers running the old operating

Published on: June 17th, 2015 CDN Staff

Montreal-based B2B telecom provider launches hybrid cloud offering

Canadian enterprise telecom provider Ormuco has announced its bid for the hybrid cloud market with the launch of its own data centres, and is not above paying companies to become their customer. "In

Published on: June 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

SimpliVity to further support OpenStack

One of the pioneers of hyper-converged infrastructure SimpliVity Corp. announced at the Open Stack Conference in Vancouver that it will now support the KVM hypervisor and OpenStack. The Westborough, Mass.-based vendor with an office

Published on: May 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

Lenovo announces X6 server additions, SAP HANA optimized and ISV enterprise solutions

Lenovo announced Tuesday additions to its X6 server portfolio and prequalified ISV enterprise solutions including offerings optimized for the SAP HANA platform. The products include two Flex System X6 compute nodes (System x480 X6

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Dave Yin

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