What is PIPEDA?!

There have been a lot of opinions, whether it has been verbal or printed, revolving around data custody and Canadian users, businesses and enterprise hoping to house data physically within Canada. This has continued to be a growing matter because data is subject to foreign laws if it is physically stored in a U.S.based cloud (i.e., The Patriot Act) and will thus fall out of Canadian protection. However, many organizations that are migrating from a U.S.-based cloud such as AWS or Google Compute wonder, “What sort of protection their data is afforded within Canadian jurisdiction?” PIPEDA stan...
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Google is rolling out mobile update on April 21st and it will affect your site

Are you ready for Google’s upcoming mobile search results algorithmic update? More than 50% of google searches are from mobile devices so it is expected to be a significant update that affects more sites than the previous two updates combined.       Here’s what we know: The update rolls out April 21st. The algorithm will be rolling out worldwide and in all available languages, meaning everyone on the internet will likely be affected. The algorithm runs in real time so that any previously non mobile-friendly sites that have updated to mobile-friendly will ...
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CA Cloud, Announces the Public Availability of On-Demand OpenStack Private Cloud Hosting Plans with Easy Upgrades, Guaranteed Availability and Performance

Vancouver, British Columbia (PRNewswire) Feb. 10, 2015 CA Cloud, a cloud by Canadian Web Hosting Company, announced the general release of their Private Cloud Hosting solutions to now include On-Demand OpenStack Private Clouds, and these new plans are available in certified Canadian data centres in Vancouver, BC or Toronto, ON. CA Cloud's new plans are focused on giving customers the ability to order, deploy and have access to a turnkey private OpenStack implementation in Canada where you only pay for what you need with no vendor lock-in. The available plans include options that start with ...
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Simplifying cloud storage services

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Cloud/CanadianWeb Hosting With so many cloud storage options on the market, the services we use often overlap. It’s not uncommon to have an account on Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Amazon Cloud Drive, and then be registered for some backup services like Backblaze or Mozy. Others rotate between storing their photos on Flickr or SmugMug. But how do we choose the right service to store our data? Or a better question – what services do we actually need? Some of the services mentioned above are free to use, but often with limited data. Some are inexpensive for a lot of storage, bu...
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CWH attends Startup Week Vancouver!

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Startup Week is back in Vancouver, with featured events including Devlops Day, Insights on Innovation, Techvibes Tech Fest Jobfair, Fireside Chat with Dan Martell (founder of Clarity), Vancouver Impact, and much more. (View the full schedule here.) Startup Week Vancouver  We’re excited to be attending these events that feature workshops to help startups and tech businesses. Canadian Web Hosting is a big supporter of new businesses and host for many small to big ones, many of which have been with us from the beginning of their ventures. With Canadian Web Hosting, startups can rely on exp...
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