Asigra launches backup appliance that targets ransomware

Asigra’s latest attempt to combat sophisticated malware that dumps ransomware on backup systems has taken the form of new hardware released in partnership with iXsystems. The Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance - unveiled this

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

HiveIO brings more intelligence to the data centre with latest update

HiveIO, an up-and-coming software company from New Jersey that’s been transforming legacy data centre equipment into software-defined virtualization solutions, announced the release of its latest solution, Hive Fabric 7.0. The company says Hive

Published on: August 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Root announces plans to build third data centre in Montreal

Root Data Center has announced plans to build a third data centre in Montreal. The new data centre will become part of its MTL-RI La Salle campus and will create an additional 10

Published on: July 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cologix adds third data centre in Vancouver

Data centre colocation and network solution provider Cologix Inc. announced the development of a third data centre in Vancouver, bringing the company’s total across Canada to 11. VAN3 is expected to be completed

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

Nutanix introduces new channel partner program, expands Lenovo partnership

Mid-market enterprises are the focus of Nutanix’s new channel partner program, and the company is also working with its partner Lenovo to make it easier for those customers to access new offerings. The

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Tour Canada’s largest data centre in the old Toronto Star print facility

What was once an iconic facility of the print news industry is now home to the largest data centre in Canada. The Toronto Star sold the property in 2016 and two years later,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo recommits to partners as Accelerate 2018 boasts most Canadian attendees ever

LAS VEGAS - Lenovo is on a journey of putting the customer first, and with 85 per cent of its business based in the channel, it is relying on partners to get the job

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

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

New software-defined servers released by Dell EMC

Dell EMC is continuing its flurry of activity in the new year with more products and updates. The company has expanded its 14th generation PowerEdge portfolio with three new servers – the PowerEdge

Published on: February 6th, 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