Could the Canadian public service ever store data in the cloud?

When speaking about cloud, the terms “data sovereignty” and “data residency” come up frequently.  Within the private sector, there is still a great deal of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) about topics such

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Brian Bourne

Canada must build routing infrastructure to skirt US snooping, CIRA says

Editor's note: Inspired by this article, CIRA has created an online forum for further discussion on the topic. Visit it and leave a comment. Canada saw another Internet Exchange Point (IXP) booted up Sept.

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cloud infrastructure to grow to $250 million market by 2016: IDC

Vendors in the Canadian infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market have a 50 per cent compound annual growth rate to look forward to over the next four years towards a total value of

Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Software alliance connects intellectual property to cloud computing growth

Canada is a laggard among developing countries when it comes to having government policies that promote the growth of cloud computing services, according to an alliance representing the world's leading software brands. Canada

Published on: February 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian firms shy from cloud because of Patriot Act

Fear of the U.S. Patriot Act and lack of familiarity are the final hurdles to clear before Canadian firms are ready to adopt cloud computing beyond the company firewall, says CA Technologies’ country

Published on: May 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Acknowledging privacy concerns arbitrator allows Google Apps use at Canadian University

Lakehead University decreased the privacy of faculty by switching to Google's Gmail service for campus communications, but is allowed to do so because there's no requirement that they provide private e-mail communications, according

Published on: June 17th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Privacy controversy mars Google Apps rollout at Canadian university

For Andrew Brigham, Google's offer to host Lakehead University's e-mail system was almost too good to be true.The network administrator for the Thunderbay, Ont.-based university had been struggling with a patchwork of legacy

Published on: November 7th, 2008 Brian Jackson