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Relax regulation or forget your data centre, Facebook told Canada gov’t

Facebook sought assurances from the Canadian government that it would not seek jurisdiction over non-Canadian data if the company went ahead with data centre A series of leaked documents have revealed that Facebook threatened to pull investment from a data centre in Canada if the Canadian government failed to temper regulation regarding Facebook’s non-Canadian data…. Read More

Digital Realty to open Toronto data centre

Digital Realty will soon be unveiling a 46MW data centre on the site of the former Toronto Star newspaper printing plant. Set to be officially opened a week from today, the data centre, named TOR1, is located on a site that was purchased by DuPont Fabros Technologies (DFT) in 2016. Digital Realty later acquired DFT… Read More

Canadian tech companies collaborate on IoT security solution

IoT security has a new weapon as three Canadian technology companies have collaborated to create a data security solution for smart city and IoT applications. The data security solution, from eleven-x, ESCRYPT and OrbiWise, is available to all applications running on the eleven-x network, Canada’s first and only coast-to-coast IoT optimized network. The companies worked together to integrate… Read More

Urbacon breaks ground on Ontario data centre

Urbacon Data Center Solutions, the Montreal-based data centre design, construction, and maintenance company, has broken ground on a new data centre facility in Ontario. The facility, known as DC2, is the second of five planned for the Barker Digital Campus in Richmond Hill, Ontario. DC2 is expected to be operational by the end of this… Read More

eStruxture buys Kolotek for Canadian expansion

eStruxture has purchased Quebecois data centre firm Kolotek from Gaz Métro Plus in order to expand offerings in Montreal. Kolotek was the first firm to achieve Tier III certification in a data centre in the Greater Montreal area, and eStruxture hopes that this acquisition will give both of the firm’s customers the option to take… Read More