It took six days, but Shaw Communications Inc. has finally come forward with an explaination of last week’s huge explosion and fire at its Calgary high-rise headquarters.
As described in this story from The Calgary Herald, the incident cut power to IBM Canada servers in the building, which hosts applications for provincial departments. IBM, which had a data centre in the building before Shaw took it over, is considering moving.
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com
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