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    Cloud technology continues to help Canadian businesses save money on IT and is a key factor in servicing customers, according to an IDC/TELUS study. The second annual Enterprise Cloud Study, which surveyed large Canadian business firms and IT leaders, showed businesses continue to integrate Web...
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    Residents of Winnipeg, Manitoba will have one of the most advanced digital hubs in North America this October. The 28,000-square-foot facility, which will be located on the second floor of the Air Canada Centre on Portage Avenue, will also add 50 new jobs to the area. “The Canadian Tire...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Molson Coors Brewing Company will be using HP's cloud platform for finance and human resources (HR) systems. The move to HP's Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) platform will help the international brewer reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve access to critical information. Molson...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    The launch of Windows Server 2012, otherwise known as the only server built from the cloud up, attracted more than 600 eager IT professionals at Microsoft's road show in downtown Toronto on Sept. 5th. The cloud-centric, mobile-friendly, data-focused operating system is one of the core product...
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    Primus Business Services (NYSE: PTGI) has launched its enhanced PrimusCloud Server to allow Canadian business clients more control over their hardware performance. The PrimusCloud Server platform provides enhanced levels of end-client management capabilities and has two distinct levels of...
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