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Jurisdiction Matters: Does Encryption Help or Hinder Data Sovereignty?

Dec 22, 2017 by Mike Gero

The slippery slope of data sovereignty was brought into the limelight again recently with the news that certain Canadian government agencies were entertaining discussions to store secret Canadian data on US-based hyperscale clouds - forbidden by current Canadian Federal policy. These discussions centered around the use of encryption to ensure that this data remained secret - with the premise being that as long as Canada held the keys to the encryption, the data would be safe. Encryption has also been front and center in many discussions concerning readiness for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), already approved, and due to be enforced beginning in May 2018.

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How to deploy Containers on cloud.ca with Docker Machine

Dec 22, 2017 by Adam Carruthers

You’ve run containers locally, so running them remotely is just a matter of SSHing into a machine and running your container there instead, right? What happens when that machine is at capacity? Clearly you need to add another host, but stringing together API calls to create a remote host, install Docker on it, push Docker images to it, and finally run them can be a bit of a hassle.

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CWP Energy Uses cloud.ca Cloud Infrastructure for Its Web Applications and Desktops

Dec 22, 2017 by cloud.ca

cloud.ca Infrastructure Enables Rapid Growth of Innovative Company

 

Summary

CWP Energy sought to:

  • Off-load its IT demands (web applications and virtual desktops) to trusted partners
  • Integrate data flow between its data mining applications and financial software
  • Enable the company to expand to new locations and triple its number of employees in the next three years
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