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    Vancouver-based PEER 1 Hosting said that its 3D Map of the Internet mobile app has been downloaded more than 100,000 times. The smartphone and tablet app allows users to view what's "under the hood of the Internet" including Internet service providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points...
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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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    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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    Web hosting leader PEER 1 Hosting, a subsidiary of Cogeco Cable (TSX: CCA), has launched an interactive 3D app that maps out the Internet. So here's your chance to see a digital representation of the world's networks and how they are connected. PEER 1 says the interactive app brings to life...
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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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    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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    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...
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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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    CloudFlare, a website optimization provider, recently added its first Canadian data centre location in Toronto and plans to boost business in the Canadian marketplace. CloudFlare's co founder, Michelle Zatlyn, said Canada is already one of the firm`s top-10 markets based on both traffic to its...
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    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...
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    BCE Inc. and three other institutional investors have joined forces to buy Web hosting service provider Q9 Networks for C$1.1 billion. BCE will contribute C$180 million for a 30 percent stake, while the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, private equity firms Providence Equity Partners and Madison...
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