Carbon60 Expands to Eastern Canada with Acquisition of Cirrus9
Carbon60, a leading pure-play managed cloud service provider, today announced that it has acquired Cirrus9, a leading managed cloud and hosting solutions provider based in Saint John, New Brunswick. This addition will provide Carbon60, backed by private equity sponsor M/C Partners, with an Atlantic coast presence creating a truly national footprint to provide managed public cloud, private cloud, managed hosting and security services to Canadian organizations. Read the full press release here: www.carbon60.com
Cirrus9 Attains VMware Hybrid Cloud Powered Validation
Cirrus9, Managed Cloud and Hosted Solutions, today announced that its Cirrus9 Hybrid public cloud service has achieved VMware Hybrid Cloud Powered status, illustrating to customers that the company’s cloud services are underpinned by VMware’s leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely, VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud Director.
In a move designed to enhance Fredericton’s position as global leader in the ICT sector, Mayor Brad Woodside announced a strategic partnership that connects the City’s GoFred fiber optic network to the F6 Networks’ regional fiber backbone, bringing its clients gigabit data services at the lowest cost in Atlantic Canada.