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RackForce Launches Multi-Tier Cloud Computing Services

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Kelowna, B.C. – Cloud Services Provider RackForce Networks Inc. (www.rackforce.com) announced on Tuesday it has added ddsCloud-B (Dynamic Datacenter Services Cloud - Basic) an entry level cloud service with a starting price tag of $79 per month and an SLA of 99.9% to its’ cloud services portfolio.

This press release follows RackForce's recent announcement of large power upgrades to its GigaCenter to support the growth of its cloud business.

It's like working on a cloud

System that does away with need for IT infrastructure is catching on

The Province
Friday, October 1, 2010

These days, when Cindy Pearson goes to work, she accesses all her data from a "cloud."

The so-called "cloud" stores everything from the accounting software used by her organization, to her own email inbox and working files and documents.

As long as Pearson has access to the web, she can access every one of those items, whether she's at an Internet cafe in Beijing or using an iPad in New York.

"Always on, always connected," says Pearson, vice-president and chief operating officer of the B.C. Technology Industry Association.

XPC Web Hosting Announces Green Web Hosting Initiative

XPC Web Hosting Press Releases
Friday, August 6, 2010

XPC Web Hosting is pleased to announce that we have launched a green enterprise hosting initiative. Over the past month we have successfully moved our entire hosting operation into the RackForce Cloud hosting system located in the GigaCenter green data center in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Canadian researchers hope to green the web, make Canada the world's web server

Interconnected data centers powered by wind, sun, could drastically reduce IT carbon footprints

The Globe and Mail
Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Canadian researchers hope to stem the global IT industry's rampant output of greenhouse gas emissions by perfecting a way to host the Internet's content purely on green power.

And if their experiment succeeds, Canada could essentially become the world's largest Internet server — powered with almost no carbon footprint — and help reduce one of the most significant, growing sources of pollution.

RackForce Increases Lead on Telco Datacenters

RackForce completes Phase II build-out of its GigaCenter, commissioning six Megawatts of power capacity and maintaining its position as Canada's preeminent cloud, colocation and disaster recovery datacenter.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Kelowna, B.C. - Datacenter Operator and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider RackForce (www.rackforce.com) announced on Tuesday it had completed its multi-million dollar power and cooling addition to its Tier III equivalent GigaCenter, seeing strong demand for cloud computing and disaster recovery services.

RackForce Completes Upgrade of GigaCenter Data Center

theWHIR.com
Thursday, July 1, 2010

(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) -- Data center Operator and Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider RackForce (www.rackforce.com) announced on Tuesday it has completed its multi-million dollar power and cooling addition to its Tier III equivalent, 30,000 square foot GigaCenter in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

RackForce decided to upgrade the data center after seeing strong demand for cloud computing and disaster recovery services.

Enterprise Level Hosted Private Cloud Launched by RackForce

RackForce's ddsCloud Enterprise utilizes best -in-class technologies from Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and VMware and is built on the new state-of-the-art GigaCenter infrastructure which provides unprecedented scalability, flexibility and greenness.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Kelowna, B.C. - Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider RackForce (www.rackforce.com) announced on Wednesday that its ddsCloud Enterprise offering is now available for deployment to enterprise level customers. ddsCloud's components include Cisco Data Center 3.0 (Nexus network and UCS Servers), IBM Severs and IBM XIV Storage with virtualization and management technology from Microsoft, Cisco and VMware.

Over 400 Global Businesses Have Adopted Cisco Unified Computing System for Greater Business Agility, Reduced Costs, and Operational Efficiencies

Seattle University, Tele Sistemi Ferroviari, Moses Cone Health System, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and RackForce Select Cisco Unified Computing System to Scale Virtualization, Rapidly Deploy Applications and Optimize Resources

MarketWire
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that the Seattle University, Tele Sistemi Ferroviaria

Sierra Wireless selects IBM to host its North American Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services platform

Sierra Wireless Press Releases
Thursday, February 4, 2010

VANCOUVER, Feb. 4 - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW), has signed a services contract with IBM to host a new services platform dedicated to its software as a service Machine-to-Machine offering (data communication between machines through wired or wireless networks). Under the terms of the agreement, IBM will provide data center collocation facilities and services to Sierra Wireless. In 2008, Sierra Wireless deployed its first platform in France to service the European market.

EthicsPoint Establishes International Data Center to Meet Global Client Needs

Facility Powers Secure, Reliable, Sustainable Systems to Support International Demand

Marketwire
Tuesday, December 22, 2009

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - December 22, 2009) - EthicsPoint, the global authority in integrated hotline and case management services, today announced that it has established an international data center in order to meet growing demand for its software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based offerings for governance, risk and compliance programs. This investment makes EthicsPoint the first hotline and case management vendor with a data center outside the United States.

Meeting Client Needs Globally

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