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Canadian Web Hosting Hires Senior Network Engineer for Upcoming Expansion of Network and Data Services

Our latest press release is regarding our new hire who will increase our network reliability and accelerate our expansion of our CA Cloud network architecture across current and future Canadian data centres for our customers. You can view the full version on our website.

Canadian Web Hosting, (, a leading online web hosting provider in Canada, announced today that it has hired Mike Phung as their new senior network engineer. His responsibilities will initially focus on Canadian Web Hosting’s upcoming expansion of their CA Cloud infrastructure services that will give customers multi-site capabilities across Canada including self-managed clouds, integrated monitoring and resource scheduling, Anycast IP routing, all Canadian storage cloud, automated geographic failover and disaster recovery solutions.

Canadian Web Hosting’s CTO, Kevin Liang states, “we’ve been working with Mike for some time and believe that he will be a valuable asset to our technical team and helping us move forward with the next iteration of our CA Cloud infrastructure services coming in May. He gives our customers proven experience maintaining an industry leading network backbone and has worked with many leading enterprise and hosting technologies from companies like Juniper, Cisco and Dell. We are excited to have him on board."

“I’m very excited to join an organization like Canadian Web Hosting where the focus continues to be on delivering customer-centric services that help our customers utilize the latest technologies designed around their business requirements,” stated Mike Phung. Mike comes to Canadian Web Hosting from Peer1 where he had worked since 1999. His role involved deploying and maintaining switch fabric infrastructure and routers including the design and implementation of Peer1’s network backbone.

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Kevin Liang
CTO / SEO Guru


Canadian Web Hosting Maintenance Updates: April 18-21, 2012

Like most hosting companies out there, we frequently have to run some routine maintenance at our various facilities in Toronto and Vancouver. In addition to our forum updates, we would like to start providing ongoing notices on our blog as well to inform our current customers about these notifications. Below are two upcoming maintenances:

Vancouver, British Columbia
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Toronto: Scheduled Electrical Maintenance - April 18-19
We will be performing this maintenance at our Toronto 151 Front Street and 1 Yonge Facilities during the following window: Wednesday, April 18th, from 22:00 EST to Thursday, April 19th at 04:00 EST. This maintenance is necessary to perform the annual ATS preventative maintenance and inspection in both facilities. This maintenance will be non service impacting.

Vancouver: Scheduled Network Maintenance - April 20-21
The scheduled network maintenance will be during the following window: Friday, April 20th, 23:00 PST to Saturday, April 21st, 01:00 PST. We will be performing an upgrade on our Secured Bandwidth System, specifically on the RioRey solution. During this maintenance window, the behavioural mitigation system will be temporarily disabled but protection will still be provided by our firewall. You may notice up to two brief periods of latency or packet loss while the system is placed in bypass.

Please be assured that our team and the appropriate electrical and network staff will be present for the entire duration of these maintenance windows. If you are a current Canadian Web Hosting customer and have any comments or concerns, you may contact us by email at, by phone at 1-877-871-7888, by tweeting us at @cawebhosting or via our Facebook Page.

Kevin Liang
CTO / SEO Guru