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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]