VMware creates digital transformation with network virtualization platform update

VMware Inc. is dialing further into security with its latest upgrades to its network virtualization platform: VMware NSX. The network virtualization platform comes in two options: NSX for vSphere, meaning it can be

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

NetApp enterprise all flash array improves data centre economics

In order to meet the demands of the data-heavy age NetApp has released a new enterprise all-flash array storage solution. The new NetApp All Flash FAS (AFF) A700s array aims to shrink data

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada may become a data safe haven under Trump administration

As newly instated U.S. president Donald Trump is making moves to censor scientific data at several public federal agencies, some are turning to Canada as a safe haven for data backups. A range of

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Top cloud IT infrastructure vendors revealed: IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) has put out its latest growth numbers on cloud and despite the hype that surrounds this market the worldwide cloud IT infrastructure growth, based on vendor revenue, is in

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Weekly Update – Trump meets with Silicon Valley, Yahoo Hack, Canadian data centres

IT World Canada's Brian Jackson and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. 1 billion accounts hacked in record-breaking Yahoo data breach Montreal sits at the centre of

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Alex Radu

Weekly Update – AWS Canadian data centres, Dell EMC, Toronto Mayor

IT World Canada's Paolo Del Nibletto and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. AWS Canada region open for business Dell EMC goes West for new Canadian channel

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

AWS Canada region open for business

TORONTO – As earlier reported, AWS Canada took the wraps off its new region in Montreal today. The region is officially called AWS Canada (Central) Region. Regions are Amazon Web Services’ way of

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet unveils new partner programs for cloud business

Avnet Technology Solutions has added two new partner programs in support of its Avnet Cloud Marketplace. The two programs are called AWS CloudFront Reseller Program and Oracle Reseller Program. Both have been crafted to align with

Published on: December 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro launches 24/7 business automation solution

Ingram Micro is partnering with BMC to use the latter's Control-M workload automation solution to automate business operations around the clock. BMC Control-M is a digital enterprise management solution that automates batch application

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

Cisco outlines a new IoT strategy for the channel

SAN FRANCISCO – Cisco Systems has tended to align its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy towards the massive $19 trillion market opportunity. The networking giant even described it as Internet of Everything. But

Published on: November 7th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

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