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Data centre power outages cost more than $8,800 per minute on average

Highlighting the impact of power outages, the average total cost per minute of an unplanned data centre outage rose 57 percent over the last five years from more than $5,600 in 2010 to more

Published on: March 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 11: Karl Strohmeyer

The Canadian channel simply could not ignore an impressive 242,000 sq.ft. data centre facility from Equinix in 2015. Equinix president of the Americas Karl Strohmeyer presented the company's first Canadian data centre located

Published on: March 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

Lenovo and Juniper Networks announce global partnership

Lenovo and Juniper Networks today announced a new global partnership around building next generation data centre solutions. Under the agreement, customers can buy Juniper networking products directly from Lenovo. Meanwhile, the two companies

Published on: March 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

HPE talks Synergy progress, the “composable” infrastructure it hopes will succeed hyper-converged

HP Enterprise has been hard at work on Synergy. When we last saw it in December, it had just been announced, months ahead of its projected release, and being called everything from "first

Published on: February 12th, 2016 Dave Yin

IBM partners with Bell to secure connections to its cloud

There are more clouds gathering in Canada, and they are not harbingers of economic woes, but of IBM partnering with Bell to provide business customers across Canada with access to specialized cloud services

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Microsoft’s Project Natick looks at the feasibility of the undersea datacentre

Microsoft wants your data to take a dip. While the traditional data centre has been located on land — and typically in a remote location — Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday it is

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Avnet to offer CenturyLink and IO solutions

IT distributor Avnet has announced it will now offer solutions from CenturyLink and IO. The solutions to be provided are off-premise and colocation oriented and are meant to suit "data centre expansions, redundancy

Published on: January 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

New Microsoft Canadian data centres to align with Ingram Micro

NASHVILLE, TENN. – As Microsoft Canada readies two data centres for launch in the Canadian market (early 2016) the software powerhouse has confirmed a partnership for the two new facilities with Ingram Micro

Published on: November 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix partners with Lenovo on new solutions

In an attempt to penetrate the market in China, hyper-converged vendor Nutanix has inked a strategic partnership with Lenovo that will also see the two vendors create new offerings. Currently Nutanix has roughly

Published on: November 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Two American solution providers partner in Montreal

Two American companies have announced a partnership to provide cloud services in Montreal. Data centre provider Cologix, which in July launched Cloud.ca with Montreal-based CloudOps, is now partnering with cloud hosting company Webair to

Published on: September 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

Lenovo announces ISV and SMB combined offerings, partnership with Red Hat

Lenovo has announced that a new collection of ISV enterprise and SMB-oriented offering will be appearing on its hardware, including Red Hat OpenStack and VMware Software Defined Data Center. The solutions are aimed to

Published on: August 31st, 2015 CDN Staff

A breach of virtual infrastructure will cost double its physical counterpart: Kaspersky

In the debate on whether virtual environments are more secure than physical ones, one aspect may have become clearer, namely the cost of a breach on said environments. A new report from Kaspersky Lab suggests

Published on: August 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

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