Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number of users exposed to data harvesting, and three Canadian cities make the list

Published on: April 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

CDN’s #22 Newsmaker of the Year – Michael Calce AKA “Mafiaboy”

Mafiaboy is a name people probably haven’t heard in a while, but the Montreal-born former teen hacker made a comeback in 2017. When he was only 15, Calce launched a series of highly

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Enterprise cloud storage provider Box expanding Canadian presence

Despite often being confused for cloud-based file storage giant Dropbox, Box has made a name for itself in the enterprise space, targeting businesses and highly regulated customers. The Redwood City, Calif.-based content management

Published on: February 1st, 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


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

Johnny Vegas makes a cameo at Dell Peak show

LAS VEGAS - SonicWALL Peak Performance has been a highlight of my conference schedule for many years.  It was only 10 or so years ago I met two longtime friends because of Peak.

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Tech Data kicks off Business Builder Tour in Montreal

Tech Data Canada has kicked off its annual Business Builder Tour with its first stop in Montreal. The tour, which provides networking opportunities for solution providers, hardware and software manufacturers along with Tech

Published on: April 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Big American company acquires Top 100 solution provider

More acquisition news in the Canadian channel. PC Mall Inc. better known as PCM who has a Canadian presence in Montreal has acquired Edmonton-based Acrodex Inc. who last year was No. 9 on

Published on: November 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Two American solution providers partner in Montreal

Two American companies have announced a partnership to provide cloud services in Montreal. Data centre provider Cologix, which in July launched Cloud.ca with Montreal-based CloudOps, is now partnering with cloud hosting company Webair to

Published on: September 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian cities among top places for female entrepreneurs

Where are the female entrepreneurs of the world?  Perhaps unsurprisingly, mostly in North America. A new report called the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 released by market research company Compass has ranked the best cities for

Published on: August 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian partners sizzle at Microsoft WPC in Orlando

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft makes enhancements to Cloud Solution Provider program

Orlando, Fla. – At last year’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C., Microsoft gave partners a little taste of its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. But at this year’s show, Microsoft announced an

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto