Managed hosting provider Canadian Web Hosting is partnering with colocation provider Backbone Data Vault to expand its operations on the Canadian West Coast. The Vancouver, British Columbia data center expansion is in response to accelerated growth of their web hosting and cloud hosting services and to improve reliability and performance for their hosting services on the West Coast of Canada.
Canadian Web Hosting is becoming one of the first customers in the new data center campus of Backbone Data Vault on the West Coast. Backbone Data Vault’s Vancouver data center is set within a 10,000 square foot custom facility, including of 3,000 square feet of server cabinet space, electrical distribution, cooling, and backup UPS and diesel generator systems. The facility is located near the Olympic Village, on the southeast side of False Creek, adjacent to the Vancouver downtown core.
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The doubling of existing data center capacity means Canadian Web Hosting will expand its data center presence in Canada to four locations across Canada. The Vancouver, BC expansion follows Canadian Web Hosting’s recent data center expansion in Toronto back in March.
“We chose Backbone Data Vault for our Vancouver, BC data center expansion because they have built a reliable framework that includes robust power, cooling and physical infrastructure that delivers on our requirement for ultimate reliability for our web hosting and cloud hosting customers,” said Matt McKinney, Managing Director at Canadian Web Hosting. “We wanted a data center that’s bullet-proof. Backbone Data Vault’s engineering expertise has allowed them to build a top-grade facility.”
Since 1998, Canadian Web Hosting has been providing on-demand hosting solutions that include Shared hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Cloud Hosting, Dedicated Servers, and IT as a Service for Canadian companies of all sizes. Canadian Web Hosting is SSAE 16 Type II SOC 1 certified ensuring that their processes and business practices are audited against industry standards. Canadian Web Hosting is headquartered out of Richmond, British Columbia with additional locations in Vancouver, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario.
Backbone Data Vault is a Canadian Data Services provider offering solutions around custom cloud hosting, managed services, co-location facilities, and infrastructure architecture as a service.