Peer 1 Hosting’s 3D Map of the Internet App Hits 100K Download Milestone

Vancouver-based PEER 1 Hosting said that its 3D Map of the Internet mobile app has been downloaded more than 100,000 times. The smartphone and tablet app allows users to view what’s “under the hood of the Internet” including Internet service providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points, universities and other organizations through two view options – Globe […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cloud Computing Startups Set to Battle in Banff on March 11

The much anticipated Cloud Matters Conference in Banff on March 11-12 will be highlighted by a startup showdown. Canada’s premiere cloud startups will pitch their business plans to a panel of the nation’s top industry analysts, investors, entrepreneurs and press for a chance to win free office space, Silicon Valley mentorship, marketing exposure and publicity […]

Peer 1 Hosting Maps Out the Internet in 3D

Web hosting leader PEER 1 Hosting, a subsidiary of Cogeco Cable (TSX: CCA), has launched an interactive 3D app that maps out the Internet. So here’s your chance to see a digital representation of the world’s networks and how they are connected. PEER 1 says the interactive app brings to life what the Internet physically […]

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