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 […]

BLACKIRON Data Adds Breakthrough Cooling Technology to New Markham Facility

The modern data centre uses as much electricity as a small town to keep pace with today’s digital explosion. Running and cooling the equipment that stores the zettabytes of information we want available all the time, is both challenging and costly. Knowing that cooling may account for nearly 40 percent of the data centre’s operating […]

Vancouver’s Teliphone Corp. Makes Two Key VoIP Acquisitions

Digital telecommunications firm, Teliphone, has acquired Vancouver-based Titan Communications and Cloud-Phone Inc. of Calgary. Titan is one of the country’s leading providers of white label Voice over IP solutions for carriers and Internet Service Providers, and delivers services to over 8,000 residential customers in Western Canada. Cloud-Phone serves cloud-based communication services and hosted Voice over […]

Cogeco Cable Completes Purchase of Web Hosting Leader, Peer 1

Cogeco Cable said it has satisfied the requirements necessary to acquire international Web hosting leader, Peer 1. The $526-million deal for Vancouver-based Peer 1 (TSX: PIX) was announced on December 21st and consists of purchasing all of the issued and outstanding common shares for $3.85 each. Louis Audet, President and CEO of Cogeco Cable, said: […]

CANARIE’s Free Cloud Computing Tools Helps Canadian Tech Firms Compete

In an effort to give Canadian businesses a competitive digital technology edge, free cloud computing resources are being made available through a government-sponsored accelerator program. The Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) program is offered by CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network and supported by tech firms Compute Canada and Cybera. […]

How much do Canadians love their smartphones?

Do you check your mobile phone before brushing your teeth in the morning? And do you go to bed with your smartphone by your side? Evidently, if you answered yes, you fit right in with the majority of Canadians according to the latest Rogers Innovation Report. Just over half of Canadians say they sleep with […]

Fujitsu Expanding Web Hosting & Cloud Services with New Regina Data Centre

Fujitsu Canada is building its first data centre in Saskatchewan to strengthen its IT portfolio and expand its Web hosting and cloud computing presence. The Tier III data centre will begin construction in late December or early January and cover up to 35,000 square feet of space. Full operation is expected sometime in 2014. The […]

TELUS Ramping Up Cloud Computing Services with Quebec Data Centre

TELUS has launched a new $65 million data centre in Rimouski, Quebec to add cloud computing services and boost managed Web hosting solutions for Canadian businesses. An additional $13 million in IT and Web hosting infrastructure in Quebec is forthcoming. TELUS reports that the new facility is more than 80 percent more energy-efficient than traditional […]

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