Illumiti announces hosting partnership with Sungard Availability Services

Large-scale software implementations require considerable care and handling if they're to deliver the functionality and efficiencies that enterprise customers require. When cloud computing is added to the mix, managing the process is even

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

TekSavvy joins new Tier 3 Montreal data centre

In a partnership that both companies say will bring a new competitor to the Canadian telecommunications market, independent Canadian telecom services provider TekSavvy Solutions has partnered with Montreal-based data centre colocation provider Root

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Ontario data centre shutdown will save $20 million, province says

The doors are slamming shut and when the two-year process is complete, only two provincial data centres will remain out of a former network of 22. While it's a massive closure, the Ontario

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Cisco offers managed security service

Cisco Systems Inc. has added a managed security service to its portfolio of hosted offerings. Managed Threat Defence is  a combination of on-premise hardware and software plus remote monitoring by Cisco, which monitors data and provides

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rogers opens Calgary data centre

Rogers Communications has opened a new data centre just outside Calgary, its second Uptime Instititue Tier III facility and the first of that type in the province. "We understand the pressures that organizations

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rough weather seen for cloud providers in 2014: Gartner

The coming year could be a challenging time for cloud adopters as about 25 per cent of the top 100 IT service providers may not be around by the end of 2014, according

Published on: December 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Philippine BPO industry unscathed by Haiyan: Gartner

Deaths attributed to Typhoon Haiyan have gone up to 5,200 and destruction to property is estimated at around $212 million but the Philippines’ business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, which serves companies around the

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Rogers expands data centre in Edmonton

Rogers Communications today announced the expansion of is data centre in Edmonton and the formal launch of the Rogers Data Centres operating unit. With this development Rogers said it now operates 14 data

Published on: November 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

More secure version of Salesforce available through HP deal

SAN FRANCISCO -- Large enterprises that want to run the Salesforce.com cloud service on dedicated infrastructure now have the ability to do it on Hewlett-Packard Co. hardware. The two companies formed a partnership at

Published on: November 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson