Cloud Technology Helping Canadian Businesses with Customers and Costs

Cloud technology continues to help Canadian businesses save money on IT and is a key factor in servicing customers, according to an IDC/TELUS study. The second annual Enterprise Cloud Study, which surveyed large Canadian business firms and IT leaders, showed businesses continue to integrate Web hosting and cloud solutions into their IT sourcing strategy. Two […]

Canadian Tire Building Cloud Computing Centre in Winnipeg

Residents of Winnipeg, Manitoba will have one of the most advanced digital hubs in North America this October. The 28,000-square-foot facility, which will be located on the second floor of the Air Canada Centre on Portage Avenue, will also add 50 new jobs to the area. “The Canadian Tire Advanced Cloud Computing Centre will serve […]

Web Hosting Firm Q9 Adds Capacity at Calgary Data Centre

Q9 Networks reports that it has now opened a new phase of capacity at its Calgary data centre and more than 40 percent of new space has been sold. Q9 Networks has invested nearly $425 million in its 12 data centres spanning three provinces, and about $190 million was spent on facilities in Western Canada. […]

Rogers Acquires BLACKIRON Data from Primus to Build Cloud Hosting Business

Rogers has acquired BLACKIRON Data from Primus Telecommunications for $200 million. The deal brings eight state-of-the art data centres across five major cites and a Web and cloud hosting specialist with more than 4,000 customers. “The cloud continues to enable businesses to innovate and evolve in a dynamic market. This acquisition presents Rogers with a […]

Web Hosting Leader CentriLogic Enhances Enterprise Cloud, Data Centre Services

CentriLogic has boosted the cloud hosting services it provides from its Canadian and US-based data centres. The company’s enhanced International multi-zone Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Cloud offering is designed to support enterprise clients with heavier data requirements as well as addressing cross-border regulatory and compliance concerns arising from legislation including PIPEDA and the US Patriot Act. CentriLogic […]

Ricoh Canada Launches Cloud Computing Services

Ricoh Canada has launched a cloud hosting platform for a suite of software-based services and is now offering Enterprise Content Management. PEER 1 will provide the Web hosting services and cloud architecture for Ricoh’s RCloud platform in Toronto, Canada. Geared towards small to mid-sized organizations, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) eliminates silos by managing and storing […]

Molson Coors Taps HP for Cloud Hosting Services

Molson Coors Brewing Company will be using HP’s cloud platform for finance and human resources (HR) systems. The move to HP’s Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) platform will help the international brewer reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve access to critical information. Molson Coors added that the switch to a robust cloud hosting environment would make […]

CentriLogic Buys Mississauga Web Hosting Firm, The Capris Group

Data centre service provider, CentriLogic said it has acquired managed Web hosting firm, The Capris Group, for $9 million in an all-cash transaction. The Capris Group, founded in 1996, operates a 15,000 square foot data centre in Mississauga (just west of Toronto) and delivers custom web applications, database development, CRM configurations, SharePoint, eCommerce and web […]

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