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: […]

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 […]

Project Hosts Launches Data Centre in Toronto

Micosoft Web hosting specialist, Project Hosts is now providing its unique cloud-based solutions to Canadian partners, enterprise organizations and government agencies. With the opening of its first Canadian data centre in Toronto, the certified Microsoft Hosting Partner is fully equipped to deliver secure, robust and scalable hosting solutions backed by a 99.9 percent uptime guarantee. […]

Primus Creates BLACKIRON Data Division to Target Cloud Computing Market

BLACKIRON Data, the newly created division of Primus Canada, will exclusively focus on Web hosting, data centre services and cloud computing. Primus is pouncing on the North American cloud computing market growing at 62 percent annually and the managed Web hosting sector advancing steadily at 21 percent. The company has eight data centres across Canada […]

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 […]

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