Canada 15Edge Data Centers Inc. (“C15Edge”), a provider of colocation data center solutions, announces that it has combined with Whipcord Ltd., an Alberta based cloud and colocation provider, to form Whipcord Edge Data Centers Inc. (“Whipcord Edge”). The transaction will allow Whipcord Edge to support the continued growth of its customers in both Eastern and Western Canada. Together, the company’s Toronto and Alberta based locations will allow Whipcord Edge to provide cross-Canada solutions for its clients to protect their mission critical data and information technology infrastructure.
The combination of C15Edge and Whipcord will further enhance the service offerings of both companies, providing geo-redundancy and cross-country network access for its clients while continuing to guarantee that their data will reside within Canada. The combined Whipcord Edge will continue to be a leading Canadian provider of colocation, private cloud, backup, disaster recovery and network services across the country.
Joe Damiani, CEO of Whipcord Edge commented, “We’re excited to bring together two teams that have delivered high touch customer service for years. Together, we offer an expanded service portfolio across Canada giving our domestic and international customers more options in different regions.
Whipcord Edge is focused on IT risk mitigation at the network edge, including:
- Hybrid solutions spanning colocation, private and public cloud
- Data protection and disaster recovery solutions
- Secure dedicated and multi-tenant private cloud solutions
- Resilient and secure colocation solutions
“This transaction represents the first phase of our continued growth,” commented Dan Hamilton, COO of Whipcord Edge, “and we’re excited to expand our reach as we bring our in-house services to the Toronto market. Both teams are very well aligned in terms of vision, strategy and execution”.