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Who is the top public cloud provider in Canada?

Editor's note: This story has been corrected. A previous version of the story applied rankings to different cloud providers, which IDC doesn't seek to accomplish in its MarketScape report. Partners looking to work with

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Pivot3 announces new HCI solution, targets small businesses and branch offices

Pivot3 wants to bring its hyperconverged solution to small-to-medium-sized business and remote branch offices. Acuity X3 Series HCI Solutions, Pivot3’s latest HCI offering, is now available, the company announced in a March 14

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Bell strengthens its connect-first cloud strategy with AWS partnership

BCE Inc.’s Bell Canada is one step closer to its goal of being a one-stop-shop for public and private cloud deployments with its new status as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google aims to make a splash with first Canadian Google Cloud Platform region

It was only a matter of time before Google opened its first Canadian region. This February, after announcing the intent to open a region last spring, Google Canada announced the official opening of a

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Alex Radu

More than just plumbing: How IBM Cloud is optimized for business environments

Companies that embrace Big Blue as a cloud partner are benefitting from a business-first strategy that will help carry them well ahead of the competition, IBM Canada vice president of cloud and software

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

The secret is out: Montreal is a data centre powerhouse

Montreal is rapidly growing a reputation of being a hub for data centre activity, with the top three public cloud providers – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform – setting

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Tech Data adds Oracle Cloud to StreamOne Cloud marketplace

Oracle’s universal cloud credits are making their way to Tech Data’s StreamOne cloud marketplace. The credits, which are for Oracle’s Pay-As-You-Go metered services, will give Tech Data customers in America and Europe access

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell EMC’s new converged infrastructure system simplifies data centre modernization

Dell EMC’s new converged infrastructure (CI) system will make it easier for people to shift from traditional data centres to a vending machine-like IT department, says the company’s vice president of product and

Published on: February 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

The Toronto area’s available inventory for Amazon’s HQ2

A new Amazon headquarters in Toronto would bolster local talent and encourage other companies to follow suit, proponents of the project suggest. But where would HQ2 be located? Below, we have collected the

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cloud-neutral Montreal data centre operator eStruxture announces AWS availability

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has only been operating in Canada since December 2016, but it already seems to own the space. eStruxture Data Centers Inc., a network and cloud-neutral data centre operator based

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Park Place brings AI data centre maintenance to the masses

Add data centre maintenance and monitoring to the list of jobs that artificial intelligence (AI) can perform. It's constantly said by AI experts that to succeed in applying AI, you need to have a

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

New software-defined servers released by Dell EMC

Dell EMC is continuing its flurry of activity in the new year with more products and updates. The company has expanded its 14th generation PowerEdge portfolio with three new servers – the PowerEdge

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Google Cloud Platform opens first region, data centre in Canada

Montreal is quickly becoming a hub for all of Canada’s cloud data centre needs. Google has officially opened its first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Canada, located in Montreal. The new region

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cogeco Peer 1 provides a new way to connect to its managed services

Toronto-based Cogeco Peer 1 (CP1) announced it is partnering with Nokia's Nuage Networks to launch a new software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) on Wednesday. The SD-WAN provides enterprises that manage multiple branch sites

Published on: January 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson

Canada to pilot new blockchain-powered ‘digital identity’ prototype for air travel unveiled in Davos

The Government of Canada, World Economic Forum, and other global partners are testing a new concept in border security, which will let travellers digitize their personal information and share it with airport and

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Alex Coop