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5 Major Trends Impacting Cloud & its Adoption in 2019

By Paul Fouad, Vice President of Sales on October 2, 2018

The rate of cloud adoption will continue to rise in 2019 and be harder to ignore as more CIOs are challenged by the enormous costs of managing infrastructure while dealing with the high costs of delivering availability, security and performance. With a booming economy, enterprises will often overlook inefficiencies and real infrastructure costs because they don’t have to worry about it at the time. However, forward-looking CIOs will start preparing for the inevitable downturn by focusing on reigning in costs and reducing operational risk, while delivering a superior experience to their customers.

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Whipcord Now Hosting Large Crypto Mining Operation in Lethbridge

By Whipcord Team on September 27, 2018

Whipcord is pleased to welcome Blackcloud to our Lethbridge data centre! Blackcloud's Biostar Hardware arrived at our flagship data centre, August 8th, 2018.

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Whipcord Partners with Tetranex to Build Cryptomining Pod

By Whipcord Team on September 24, 2018

We have now partnered with Tetranex to manufacture and install our first cryptomining pod!

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Meet a Whipcordian: Jana Hackman

By Jana Hackman, Regional Sales Manager of Alberta on September 11, 2018

Hey everyone, my name is Jana Hackman and I'm a new member to the Alberta Sales Team at Whipcord. Like most people I've met out west, I'm a transplant to Calgary as I grew up in a small town in Northwestern Ontario (Lake of the Woods).

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Meet a Whipcordian: Karla Ginter

By Karla Ginter, Corporate Controller on September 10, 2018

Hi, my name is Karla Ginter, and I crunch the numbers here at Whipcord. I was born and raised in southern Manitoba, and thus, am well versed in swatting mosquitoes and shovelling enormous drifts of snow. The mountains called my name for enough years that when presented the opportunity for a transfer to southern Alberta in 2002, my husband and I jumped at it.

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We're Growing... Join Our Team!

By Ryan Johnson, President & CEO of Whipcord on September 6, 2018

Summer got away from us, but I’d like welcome our new staff members! We've had a really exciting year as we pursue tomorrow's digital world, and with that growth we're also looking to expand our team. Exciting things are happening at Whipcord - keep an eye out for upcoming announcements!

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IT Basics Part 3: What Is an IP Address?

By Dan Hamilton, Vice President of Technology on August 23, 2018

So far we’ve discussed networks and protocols. Both have been fairly general topics. but now we come to something a little more specific: Internet Protocol (or IP) addresses, specifically with a focus on IPv4 (Internet Protocol Version 4).

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IT Basics Part 2: What is a protocol?

By Dan Hamilton, Vice President of Technology on June 22, 2018

A protocol, in general terms, might be described as a formal set of rules to govern interactions between two entities. Another way to think of them might be like shared languages. For example, if I’m speaking Inuktitut and you’re speaking Swahili, our conversation likely won't be very fruitful.

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Final Thoughts from Whipcord's Intern, Camilo

By Camilo Cubides on May 4, 2018

First days on new the job can be a little scary for everyone, but in this case, they had me come in before my first day to get introduced to the people that work in the building. They seemed like very friendly, cool and welcoming people, which made me feel more excited than intimidated.

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Part 3: The Business Case for Cloud Computing

By Paul Fouad, Vice President of Sales on May 2, 2018

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, I outlined several key aspects of IT infrastructure, the prevailing types of cloud and managed infrastructure and the different approaches to creating a business case for the cloud. So how do we bring it all together?

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