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

AWS hosting cloud-based academic video platform for Canadian universities

Today’s students expect high quality digital services throughout their academic journeys, and a new partnership will provide that. Education technology company Echo360 has announced that its innovative cloud-based video and active learning platform

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Intel’s new Xeon Scalable processors tackle the future and the competition

Today Intel launched its new Xeon Scalable data centre processors, calling it the biggest jump generation-over-generation in the past decade. The new chips are 1.65 times faster than the prior generation of Intel

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Dell EMC announces worldwide availability of new data centre server portfolio

Dell EMC has announced the worldwide availability of its 14th generation PowerEdge server portfolio for the data centre, and it's the most software-defined hardware announcement the company has made yet. After previewing the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

HPE updates backup suite with new security features

The latest updates to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Adaptive Backup and Recovery (ABR) Suite have kept security in mind. New features announced for the Data Protector, Backup Navigator, and Storage Optimizer solutions within the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

22 Canadian tech brands of the past and of the future

 

Published on: June 29th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lenovo Canada hires familiar face as its new channel chief

Greg Myers stay on the unemployment line did not last long. Lenovo confirmed via Twitter that Myers, the former senior vice president of sales and marketing at Tech Data Canada will be its

Published on: June 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp, Cisco reimagine the FlexPod

SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – Ahead of next week’s Cisco Live conference, NetApp is introducing a new FlexPod specific for next generation data centres and for new buyers of this technology. NetApp released FlexPod

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AMD is back with ‘Epyc’ new data centre processor

After four years, AMD is back in the data centre chip space, and the company is looking to pry open the grasp Intel has on the market with its new Epyc data centre

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

AWS launches Direct Connect location in Toronto

Partners using Amazon Web Services in Toronto are in luck, as the tech company has launched an AWS Direct Connect location in the Canadian city that will support the Canada Central AWS region.

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Four new channel priorities for Lenovo Canada

Coming out of its annual Accelerate conference, Lenovo is embarking on a North American channel strategy that will have a big emphasis on the Canadian market. The event in Orlando, Fla., broke new

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker: Year of the Data Centre

CDN’s Newsmaker issue for 2016 was an easy one: Data Centres. There were so many data centre openings in 2016 highlighted by the two from Microsoft Canada and the first AWS region outside

Published on: April 28th, 2017 CDN Staff

French cloud provider acquires VMware vCloud

Global hyper-scale cloud provider OVH has put the wraps on its acquisition of VMware vCloud Air business. The VMware vCloud is an enterprise-class, secure public cloud platform offering compute, storage, networking, disaster recovery

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS and Cisco partner to launch new IoT platform

ORLANDO – SAS Institute Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc. are combining Cisco’s Unified Computing System and SAS’ Analytics to create an Edge-to-Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics platform. It will help organizations with

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu