CentriLogic acquires Advanced Knowledge Networks to strengthen cross-country presence

CentriLogic, which recently unveiled a shiny new data center in Toronto, is expanding its footprint across Canada through an acquisition that will help bolster its presence in Vancouver, Calgary, and Halifax. The company

Published on: November 27th, 2015 Gary Hilson

Cogeco building massive 100,000 sq. ft. Montreal data centre

Cogeco Data Services is going big in Quebec, with constriction underway of a new 100,000 square foot data centre on the island of Montreal. Based in Toronto, Cogeco is a provider of fully

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cogeco plans new public cloud service

Toronto-based Cogeco Data Services has unveiled plans for a new public cloud service that will provide Canadian business with public, private and hybrid cloud services. Scheduled to launch early next year, Cogeco is

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Jeff Jedras


Montreal cloud provider signs with value-added distributor

SherWeb has signed a distributorship agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc.  This follows the Montreal-based cloud services providers’ partnership with rival Ingram Micro in 2012. In this case, it enables the value-added distributor to

Published on: December 1st, 2014 CDN Staff

Canadian cloud services firm buys US hosting company

Cloud services provider SherWeb of Sherbrooke, QC has announced the acquisition of Orcs Web Inc., a Windows-based managed hosting provider based in Charlotte, NC. According to the company, OrcsWeb will operate as a wholly-owned

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

HP, Foxconn partner on low-cost server line

Hewlett-Packard and Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn announced a joint venture to build a line of low-cost, “cloud-optimized” servers aimed at service providers. The two companies aim to carve out a piece of the

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Hybrid cloud provider hires Microsoft channel exec

Rackspace Hosting has had a topsy-turvy start to its year in terms of leadership. Its year started with Taylor Rhodes, the company’s Chief Customer Officer (CCO), being taken away from his duties and

Published on: April 7th, 2014 CDN Staff

Cloud a big threat to distributors, new study says

If cloud computing is a threat to the broadline distributors such as Ingram Micro and Tech Data; well they sure aren’t showing it. But a new whitepaper from IT user non-profit association CompTIA

Published on: February 10th, 2014 CDN Staff

Hosting company plays up its Canadian roots

With the National Security Agency (NSA) spying scandal and the USA Patriot Act raising data privacy and data sovereignty concerns with data manager, one Canadian hosting company is playing up its Canadian roots

Published on: January 31st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

NSA spying scandal impacting hosting decisions: Peer 1

A study released by Peer 1 Hosting – itself a Canadian hosting company – says that Canadian and UK data managers are looking wearily at U.S. hosting providers following last year’s revelations about

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Montreal cloud service provider launches private cloud offering

Montreal-based cloud service provider iWeb has launched a new Microsoft Private Cloud service, giving businesses more cloud-based data management options. According to iWeb, the new service is designed to give businesses more flexibility

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

U.S. cloud vendor gobbles up Canadian SMB hosting provider

Montreal-based iWeb, an IT infrastructure provider to SMBs has been acquired by Atlanta-based cloud vendor Internap for $145 million. iWeb does have a reseller and hosting program and has been working towards an

Published on: October 31st, 2013 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro acquires Toronto-based cloud services provider

Distributor Ingram Micro announced on Thursday that it has acquired SoftCom Inc., a Toronto-based cloud marketplace and global service provider. SoftCom, founded in 1997, offers domain name management, web hosting and cloud infrastructure

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras