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Toronto structure earns LEED Platinum certification

October 3, 2012

An office tower located at 25 York St. in downtown Toronto has achieved LEED Canada Platinum Certification for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance.

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CommScope launches new global partner program

October 3, 2012

CommScope this week launched its PartnerPRO Network of certified partners supporting cable television, business enterprise, wireline and wireless customers.

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New Primus platform provides businesses with improved cloud and server control

August 30, 2012

Primus Business Services, a subsidiary of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc.), this week launched the PrimusCloud Server, a platform it says will give clients more control over server performance.

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Ovum predicts data centres will drive Global ON market to US$20 billion by 2017

July 25, 2012

Ovum is projecting an upbeat long-term forecast for sales of optical networking (ON) equipment, driven by new data centre demands. The global research firm expects the ON market to reach US$20 billion by 2017 with a 5% compound annual growth…

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Collaboration meets the cloud at Cisco Live user conference

July 1, 2012

San Diego, Calif. – At Petco Park, a jewel of a baseball stadium that is home to the San Diego Padres, a major wireless upgrade is underway that will provide spectators the option of using a Wi-Fi or cellular service. Plans call for the…

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Q&A With Andy Jimenez

July 1, 2012

CNS: You are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Anixter Enterprise Cabling Lab, standards development and product research. What areas are you currently concentrating on and what is the lab all about?

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The Changing Data Centre

July 1, 2012

Economic uncertainty is doing nothing to stop the onslaught of data that organizations will need to manage; or the investments that service providers are making in top-of-the-line data centres.

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Cogeco Data Services new data centre heads in town not out

June 20, 2012

Cogeco Data Services has opened a new data centre in Toronto’s business district.

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Investor group and Bell to acquire Q9 Networks for $1.1 billion

June 6, 2012

An investor group consisting of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers), Providence Equity Partners, Madison Dearborn Partners LLC and BCE Inc. (Bell) have announced an agreement to acquire Canadian data centre operator Q9 Networks Inc….

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CPI seminar series to focus on power and cooling efficiency

May 3, 2012

Chatsworth Products Inc. (CPI) will present the Data Centre Power & Cooling Efficiency seminar this June in Toronto, Ottawa and Calgary. These events each last one day and offer data centre professionals the opportunity to earn BICSI…