European cloud provider expanding in Canada

TORONTO - Canada has become Roubaix, France-based cloud provider OVH Group's starting point for North American business expansion. The company has opened its Toronto office to look after its client base not just

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

French company opens large data centre in Quebec region

Internet services provider OVH of Roubaix, France has turned the former Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum plant located in the Montreal suburb of Beauharnois into one of the world's largest data centres. “It was a very

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How to keep your company running during an emergency

We are all familiar with Mother Nature’s violent electrical storms and what happens when there’s a loss of power and everything goes dark. Everyone worries, and life and work as we know it

Published on: October 7th, 2016 Nabeel Sherif

Forcepoint opens Toronto secure data centre

TORONTO – Nine months after rebranding itself Forcepoint, the security vendor has now established deep roots in Canada with the opening of a state-of-the-art data centre in the country’s biggest city to further

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE adds major components to Partner Ready program

As Hewlett-Packard Enterprise approaches the first year anniversary of its historic separation, the new company has integrated the services program into the Partner Ready channel program at the 2016 Global Partner Conference in

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada on the company’s largest channel investment in a decade [video]

TORONTO - Another Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto has concluded. Its the third time the city of Toronto has hosted WPC. This year the company made some big announcements both before

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE to push IoT to the Edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise says it’s extending the data centre out from the back office right to the edge with its new converged systems for the Internet of Things (IoT). With the new systems

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

The channel gets its chance at the two Microsoft Canada data centres

They are finally here! The two Microsoft Canada data centres are officially open for business and according to Jean Cheng, director of cloud computing and Public Sector for Microsoft Canada, they are data

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

A three-peat for CDW Canada at the CDN Top 100 show

For the third time in a row CDW Canada is the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT

Published on: April 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Dell President says its time for Canada to scale up

TORONTO - While Brian Humphries, president of enterprise solutions sales and strategy for Dell Inc., was in Toronto for Power to Do More Summit 2016, he also met with BlackBerry’s CIO for dinner. If you’d been

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Best practices for creating a winning online marketing strategy

There is no such thing as set it and forget it; when it comes to marketing your business, you have to commit. The cold, hard truth is that marketing will take hard work,

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Lenovo and Juniper Networks announce global partnership

Lenovo and Juniper Networks today announced a new global partnership around building next generation data centre solutions. Under the agreement, customers can buy Juniper networking products directly from Lenovo. Meanwhile, the two companies

Published on: March 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM makes major strategic alliance with VMware

LAS VEGAS - Users of VMware Inc.’s software-defined data centre stack will soon be able to push their workloads off-premises and onto IBM’s cloud network, comprised of 45 different data centres worldwide, the

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

HPE talks Synergy progress, the “composable” infrastructure it hopes will succeed hyper-converged

HP Enterprise has been hard at work on Synergy. When we last saw it in December, it had just been announced, months ahead of its projected release, and being called everything from "first

Published on: February 12th, 2016 Dave Yin