Ontario suffered more blackouts than any other province in 2017: Eaton

Here's one more reason to add to the list of reasons that data centre operators are setting up shop in Quebec: in 2017, Ontario suffered nearly nine times as many power outages as Canada's

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

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

VMware execs reflect on a successful 2017, growing Canadian market

As 2017 comes to a close, businesses are reflecting on the year and preparing for 2018. VMware has had a busy 2017, filled with new products and services,  collaborations, and leadership changes. Numbers-wise,

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

A small town in Norway might have world’s biggest data centre

Ballangen, Norway may have a population of just 2,600 people, but soon enough might be the home of the world biggest data centre. The data centre, named Kolos, is being built by Kolos,

Published on: August 15th, 2017 CDN Staff

Lenovo wants YOU to get data center certified

Data centers are vital to almost every aspect of the business as we move forward into the cloud, and Lenovo has taken steps to ensure that IT professionals are qualified for this future

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Alex Radu

Does your SMB have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration?

Your SMB may not have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration.  That's right.  While slim, there is a chance that you may not need to go through the painstaking process of upgrading

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Dave Yin

Cisco makes changes to its VIP channel program

Cisco Systems Corp.’s Value Incentive Program (VIP) is getting some tweaks. Since its debut way back in 2001, the VIP program has literally ensured the profitability of loyal Cisco channel partners. Certain elements

Published on: August 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware increases partner rewards for software-defined enterprise

SAN FRANCISCO – To say VMware senior executives overused the term “software-defined enterprise” (SDE) at the opening day of its Partner Exchange 2014 conference, held here, would be a huge underestimation. SDE was

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft’s data centre of the future

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - What makes up Microsoft’s data centre of the future? Gladstone Grant, the head of enterprise specialist sales for Microsoft Canada provided customers and channel partners with an outline of what

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Postcards from a mega data centre in China

Rob Ober is an LSI fellow in corporate strategy area of the San Jose, Calif.-based vendor. He recently visited China a penned a blog about his experience at a mega data centre. I’ve been

Published on: April 3rd, 2013 CDN Staff

Intel joins bid to halve the cost of data centres

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is working with a group of Taiwanese companies and a government research centre on a project that aims to slash the cost of a data centre by nearly half.The

Published on: October 28th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

New HP data centre solutions target complexity, cost

LAS VEGAS - Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) used its annual Tech Forum conference to encourage its partners and customers to use IT to help "transform, converge and innovate" inside of their organizations.The

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Fusepoint acquisition gives Savvis Canadian presence

Savvis Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS) is dishing out US $124.5 million in cash to purchase Toronto-based data centre hosting provider Fusepoint Inc.With the acquisition, the St. Louis-based cloud hosting provider will take over Fusepoint's

Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo