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. […]

Public Mobile Bumps Up Data Centre Services with OnX

Toronto-based OnX Enterprise Solutions has partnered with Public Mobile to deliver a more robust data centre solution to improve availability and reliability. Public Mobile’s growth requires it to handle increasing amounts of data so a dual data centre solution was selected to ensure mission-critical applications are always available and secure. “Given our growth trajectory, we […]

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 […]

Cogeco Expanding Data Centre Operations With New Montreal Facility

Communications giant Cogeco Inc. (TSX:CGO) plans to expand its data centre footprint to take advantage of the exploding cloud computing and Web hosting market in Canada. That market, a relatively new revenue stream for Cogeco, is expected to generate a billion dollars by 2014 according to IDC. Under the Cogeco Data Services division, which started […]

Cogeco Adds New Data Centre in Canada’s Financial District

Cogeco Data’s new state-of-the-art data centre in the heart of Toronto’s business district will serve local customers as well as firms requiring easy access and low latency connections to Canada’s largest business and financial institutions. Metres away from many of Canada’s most important institutions, the facility combines the latest technological, environmental and operational developments. Tony […]