Cable & Telecom

New $70M data centre goes live in downtown Montreal

MONTREAL - The new downtown Montreal data centre officially opened its doors Friday, billed as the only true wholesale and purpose-built data centre in the city.The $70 million, 266,671 square-foot facility was made possible by a partnership between Urbacon and Fonds immobilier de solidarit√© FTQ.  The location at 544 Rue de l'Inspecteur in the Griffintown borough, near Montreal's financial district, serves as a global telecom node and is well served by air, rail and road links. The data centre boasts seven dedicated data floors, a total critical power of 30MW, and an annualized mechanical PUE of 1.2 or better.  In addition to...

Our industry and COVID-19

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