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

Government of Canada unveils move to public cloud

The time has finally come for the Canadian federal government to move to the cloud. In an announcement on Feb. 7, Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and minister responsible for

Published on: February 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Commvault’s new head of global partnerships wants to be the vendor of choice for channel partners

Commvault is shifting to a partner-led strategy with its latest hire. Owen Taraniuk is a 25-year technology solutions industry veteran and was recently named head of worldwide partnerships and market development at Commvault,

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Enterprise cloud storage provider Box expanding Canadian presence

Despite often being confused for cloud-based file storage giant Dropbox, Box has made a name for itself in the enterprise space, targeting businesses and highly regulated customers. The Redwood City, Calif.-based content management

Published on: February 1st, 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

Avaya’s new head of cloud wants to put Avaya back on the map when it comes to the cloud

New Orleans, La. - With a new leader at the helm of its cloud services, Avaya is hoping to increase its footprint in the cloud market, speed up its development process and ensure

Published on: January 31st, 2018 Alex Coop