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Southco, EAS to discuss physical security at BICSI Winter Conference

January 9, 2014

Southco will deliver a presentation on physical security for data centres at the 2014 BICSI Winter Conference in Orlando, Fla. on Wednesday, Feb. 5.

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Canadian banks’ tech spending surpassed $13 billion in 2013

December 23, 2013

IDC Canada recently released its study on the state of ICT spending within Canadian financial institutions. The total ICT expenditures, including both internal and external costs, exceeded $13 billion in 2013 and approximately 7% of total…

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Ontario-Cisco pact to help create up to 1,700 new jobs

December 19, 2013

Ontario is partnering with Cisco Canada to launch the largest job-creating investment in the history of the province’s tech sector.

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Dell launches its ‘next-gen’ storage and networking offerings

December 12, 2013

Dell this week launched new enterprise technology on the eve of its Dell World 2013 user conference in Austin, Tex., which it said is designed to help customers architect new data centres and modernize campus networks, while meeting increasing…

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iTRACS initiative designed to advance DCIM cause

December 12, 2013

iTRACS, a CommScope company that develops data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) offerings, this week introduced its ourDCIM Developer Community globally.

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IDC offers up its annual predictions for 2014

December 6, 2013

International Data Corporation (IDC) this week released the first of its annual predictions for the coming year in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. IDC’s predictions for 2014 were heavily influenced by the 3rd…

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Eaton’s 93E UPS designed for mission-critical data centres

December 6, 2013

Eaton this week launched its 93E uninterruptible power system (UPS), which it says features enhanced maintenance bypass options and external battery cabinets to ensure uptime of critical IT systems. Known as the 9E in previous models,…

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IBM to build cloud computing platform for seven N.S. post-secondary schools

November 29, 2013

IBM Canada Ltd. is contributing a “multi-million dollar” private cloud to a consortium of post-secondary institutions in Nova Scotia. The system, the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, will form a shared computing platform…

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Rogers initiates major data centre expansion into Alberta

November 22, 2013

Rogers Communications announced this week the expansion of its data centre business in Western Canada and a new operating unit called Rogers Data Centres.

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Savvis breaks ground on its fourth Canadian data centre

November 22, 2013

Savvis, a CenturyLink company and provider of cloud infrastructure and hosted IT services for businesses, plans to expand its presence in Canada with the summer 2014 launch of a new data centre in the Toronto region.