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Canada’s Cloud IaaS SOC 2 Certified

cloud.ca, Canada’s cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), has earned its SOC 2 type 1 certification. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants created the SOC (Service Organization Control) reporting platform in order to streamline reporting on accounting practices. While SOC 1 compliance covers business and financial policies, SOC 2 is designed to understand internal controls at a service organization as it relates to the newly instituted Trust Service Principles (TSPs): security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy. SOC 2 compliance is... Continued

Renewable Energy for
Canada’s IaaS Cloud

Renewable energy has been the hot topic in the cloud industry lately. Data centres for big players like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Google require a lot of power, and I mean a LOT of power. One data centre consumes the equivalent energy of about 25,000 homes per year. Data centres are major sources of energy consumption and there is growing pressure on companies to be more socially responsible and to operate sustainably. The essence of cloud computing is environmentally friendly; it allows businesses to use and pay for the right amount of IT resources at the right time, rather... Continued

cloud.ca Demo at Citrix Synergy

cloud.ca is a Citrix Ready verified regional IaaS, meaning that it is trusted to enhance Citrix solutions for cloud infrastructure and end-user compute workloads. As such, we were invited to demo our platform at Citrix Synergy a couple of weeks ago in Orlando, FL. In this video, our CEO, Ian Rae explains certain key functionalities of cloud.ca, as well as shows off its user friendly UI and reporting features. Take a tour of Ninja Software to see how our virtual private clouds allow for segregated resources for specific usage including production, dev test, end-user compute and web... Continued

cloud.ca Goes to Citrix Synergy

Earlier this month a CloudOps team attended Citrix Synergy in Orlando, FL. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, it’s a three day event for Citrix partners and customers focused on enterprise mobility, not to mention a great place to network and have a bit of fun. As a gold partner, we have attended this event many times but this was our first year as a sponsor in the cloud infrastructure pavilion. We were there to promote cloud.ca, a Citrix Ready Canadian IaaS, that can support end-user compute workloads. We had lots of attendees come by our booth to learn about how... Continued