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

The fourth option for cloud

PARIS – Customers choosing what kind of cloud to go with have had three options: public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. But today OVH Group, who has one of its largest cloud

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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