Who is the top public cloud provider in Canada?

Partners looking to work with the best public cloud provider in Canada might find the sky isn't as black and white as they might hope - instead, sizing up the market means discerning

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

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

Microsoft Cloud helping partners scale, target specific sectors

Several years ago the CIO of Steamwhistle Brewery explained to Jason Brommet that managing servers and mailboxes wasn’t the lager producer’s core business - it was brewing “incredible” beer. That comment has stuck

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Head start helping Amazon remain the top public cloud provider in Canada

Amazon Web Services (AWS) was one of the first global cloud providers to set up shop in Canada, opening data centres in Quebec and launching a Canadian region at the end of 2016.

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

Legacy systems holding customers back from cloud, says Long View Systems

Very few things should be holding organizations back from adopting the cloud to some capacity, says Kevin Crowe, vice president from Long View Systems, a channel partner of Microsoft Canada. Legacy systems, however,

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Commvault appoints Bassam Hemdan to head Canadian business

Data management software vendor Commvault announced today that Bassam Hemdan will be the company's new vice-president for their Canadian business. Hemdan was Commvault’s vice president of world wide industry solutions group, and prior to

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple uses Google Cloud, Uber causes congestion, grocery shopping on Go Transit

Apple confirms it uses Google Cloud, ride-sharing companies like Uber cause congestion, and online grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier for Toronto transit riders. First up from Facebook is news that

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Top cloud providers featured in CDN’s February Digital Magazine

All four of the major players - Amazon Web Services, Mircosoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and IBM Cloud - are officially in Canada with their own regions and data centres, and the Government

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

TeraGo adds managed Amazon Web Services to cloud services

Amazon Cloud Services have been added to TeraGo Inc.’s list of managed services, the Canadian hybrid IT company announced yesterday. The announcement came on the heels of TeraGo’s announcement last year that it

Published on: February 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

IT Cloud Solutions named Microsoft distributor as it expands beyond cloud recovery services

IT Cloud Solutions may have started as a cloud backup solution provider in 2005, but almost 15 years later, it’s proved to be much more than that. The Quebec-based company just recently announced

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Juniper says expansion of its services makes migration to multicloud easy

Juniper Networks wants to make life easier for enterprises migrating to a multicloud environment. Its expanded portfolio of services, announced Feb. 15, which includes additions to Juniper’s data centre, campus, branch and cloud networking

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

New cloud certification focuses on advanced cloud skills

The cloud is entering the mainstream, and a popular U.S.-based certification program for the IT workforce, with strong ties in Canada, is introducing a new version of its cloud program to reflect that.

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Alex Coop