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To the Cloud and back again – 451’s study

The 451 Group recently published an update to their 2017 article article “Why Companies Move Apps from Colocation to...

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What SMB’s Should Consider When Purchasing a Private Cloud Solution

The Internet has changed the way we do business in an uncountable number of ways. It’s hard to say which Internet-based...

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Data Centre Secrets – Concurrently Maintainable

This is the first in a series of blog posts focused on “consumers” of data centre services. Our goal is to provide some...

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Force Majeure vs. SLA

Below is a great article reprinted with permission. See links below to the original posting from Darren Ghan of Data...

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Whipcord Edge Press Release

CANADA15EDGE DATA CENTERS INC. AND WHIPCORD LTD. COMBINE TO FORM WHIPCORD EDGE DATA CENTERS INC., PROVIDING...

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IT World Canada - Building a Successful Disaster Recovery Strategy in the Age of Ransomware 

WHY IS DISASTER RECOVERY PLANNING IMPORTANT?

IT World Canada recently spoke with Dan Hamilton, VP of Technology at...

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5 Helpful Tips for Building a Disaster Recovery Plan

WHY IS DISASTER RECOVERY PLANNING IMPORTANT?

In today’s increasingly complex IT environment, businesses are under great...

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How Ransomware Attacks Happen and how to Protect your Business

What is Ransomware and why it’s increasing

Most recently many businesses have transitioned their workforce to work from...

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When Should an Organization Consider Private Cloud?

Evaluating different factors of Private Cloud

If you’re in an IT technical role you likely already have a good...

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3 Tips for Enabling Business Resilience Through Remote Work

Challenges in Scaling up IT Infrastructure

With the recent shifts in the economic landscape, several industries are...

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How a Turnkey Solution Adds Value To Your Business

If you're a business searching for a solution that offers more reliability during times of uncertainty, then you're not...

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Can Your Business Survive A Disaster Tomorrow, If You Don’t Prepare Today?

Living in BC today, we’re used to the beautiful scenery, greenery, mountains, parks and of course the rain, but what...

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What Is The Internet of Things (IoT)?

Well first off, the Internet of Things is a buzzword. And like many technical buzzwords, the underlying concept that it...

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Public vs. Private Cloud: Top 4 Differences

Most people who are considering moving to the cloud are familiar with public cloud services such as those offered by...

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Mini-Series Parts 9&10: 10 Important Questions to Ask Your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Parts 7&8: 10 Important Questions to Ask Your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Parts 5&6: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Parts 3&4: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Part 2: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Part 1: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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5 Major Trends Impacting Cloud & its Adoption in 2019

The rate of cloud adoption will continue to rise in 2019 and be harder to ignore as more CIOs are challenged by the...

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Whipcord Now Hosting Large Crypto Mining Operation in Lethbridge

Whipcord is pleased to welcome Blackcloud to our Lethbridge data centre! Blackcloud's Biostar Hardware arrived at our...

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IT Basics Part 3: What Is an IP Address?

So far we’ve discussed networks and protocols. Both have been fairly general topics. but now we come to something a...

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IT Basics Part 2: What is a protocol?

A protocol, in general terms, might be described as a formal set of rules to govern interactions between two entities....

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Part 3: The Business Case for Cloud Computing

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, I outlined several key aspects of IT infrastructure, the prevailing types of cloud and...

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Dedicated Private Cloud: The Best of Both Worlds

What exactly is private cloud, and how is it different from public cloud services?

I think one way to look at it is...

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IT Terminology 101: The Internet is a Proper Noun!

Okay, call me a grammar nerd if you'd like, but when we talk about the Internet, it should be capitalized.

The term...

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Part 2: The Business Case for Cloud Computing

In this blog series we'll present the business case for cloud computing to empower more organizations to see the...

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IT Basics Part 1: What Is a Network?

A network, in its most basic sense, is just a collection of things that can communicate with each other.

In the IT...

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Say Yes to The Cloud This Valentine’s Day 

Disaster Recovery Has Never Looked This Good

The top sources of financial loss for businesses are downtime caused by...