Welcome to the data apocalypse

The best thing about conferences is that you get to hear about all the newest things and learn how great things are … going to be. At Storage Network World (SNW), we learned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2013 Max Spindle


Open Data Institute creates Canadian node

The open data movement got another shot in the arm this week with the appearance of World Wide Web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee to its supports at the not-for-profit’s first ever summit event.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 CDN Staff

Apple acquires Toronto data management vendor

Apple Computer Inc. doesn’t usually make acquisitions. So anytime they purchase a company its big news. Today, the Mac maker focused on the Canadian market with the acquisition of Toronto-based data management vendor

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 19th, 2013 CDN Staff

TeamTek hits major milestone

TeamTek of Richmond Hill, Ont., is celebrating 10 years in business. Given today’s economic climate in high tech, what the staff at TeamTek have accomplished is extraordinary. Wes Pollock, vice president of sales

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp provides new path for Software-D​efined Storage

NetApp's vision for Software-defined storage (SDS) is to deliver a native multi-tenant, policy-based storage services through programmable APIs and application integrations. Clustered Data ONTAP is the first storage and data management solution that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2013 CDN Staff

SMBs losing business data because of poor BYOD

The majority of small to mid-size businesses have no clue where there data is stored. This conclusion comes from market research company TNS Infratest after a survey found that 60 per cent of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 24th, 2013 CDN Staff

Cloud-based replication service for MSPs

A new partnership in the channel may lead to a new managed replication service for data centres. Salt Lake City, Utah-based Voonami and Newark, Calif.-based Tegile Systems are teaming up to develop a managed replication

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A new way to reduce roaming charges for executives

TORONTO - Leave it up to the channel to figure out a way to dramatically reduce roaming charges for executives who make several out of country trips for business. Mississauga, Ont.-based Gibraltar Solutions,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 9th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Data Centres for the oil and gas market

Global data center services provider CyrusOne has launched its first Internet Exchange (IX) platform supporting the processing and data management requirements of oil and gas companies. Called the Seismic IX, it provides the the oil and gas

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Personal data is out of control, survey reveals

Most people believe they have little to no say at all on how corporations use their personal information. That was the biggest news coming out of a new survey conducted by German security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Data erasure for data centres

Two of the main concerns with data centres are compliance and costs. But another issue that is cropping up is secure data erasure. According to Kim Vaisanen, CEO of Blancco, a data erasure

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2013 CDN Staff

Toronto cloud provider celebrates 10 years in business

Is the cloud even 10 years old? While the marketplace debates that Toronto-based KineticD is marking its tenth year in business. The hybrid cloud backup provider for the SMB said that over the

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MSPs offered double the amount of cloud data backup

VaultLogix, a business-class cloud backup service provider for SMBs and resellers, announced that it is doubling the normal cloud data backup storage limits for free trials to qualified businesses of its services that take place during March 2013.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2013 CDN Staff