Intelligent CIO North America Issue 6 - Page 50

COUNTRY FOCUS : CANADA
Thomas Reuters has partnered with AWS
“ Thomson Reuters provides the intelligence , technology and expertise that our customers need to solve their toughest regulatory , legal and compliance challenges ,” said Justin Wright , Vice President of Architecture and Development , Thomson Reuters .
“ We ’ re leveraging AWS ’ s comprehensive set of cloud services to develop insightful new products and services that will help our customers reinvent the way they work and operate effectively in complex arenas . AWS is a trusted resource for us – especially AWS Managed Services and AWS Professional Services – providing the expertise to accelerate our move to cloud and helped migrate data centers ahead of schedule .”
Greg Pearson , Vice President , Worldwide Commercial Sales at Amazon Web Services , said : “ Thomson Reuters is using the cloud to put accurate data and information into the hands of professionals across the legal , tax and accounting , and news industries to make important and timely decisions .
“ By leveraging AWS ’ s depth and breadth of services with the expertise of AWS Managed Services , Thomson Reuters is able to eliminate the heavy lifting of managing infrastructure operations and focus on innovating new ways to deliver in-depth information and digital solutions to deliver new and timely insights to customers around the world .” p

Extreme Networks offers regional data centre in Canada

Canada ’ s largest enterprises can now run ExtremeCloud IQ on Microsoft Azure data centres in Toronto , ensuring data privacy and sovereignty for Canadian deployments .

Extreme Networks , a cloud-driven networking

company , has announced it is the first networking provider to offer a native cloud management platform located and running in Canada .
ExtremeCloud IQ subscribers can now leverage Microsoft Azure data centres in Toronto to manage their enterprise networks , ensuring data privacy and sovereignty for citizens and providing a local option for global organizations doing business in the region .
Additionally , Extreme announced it is committed to expanding its highly skilled software engineering organization in Thornhill , Ontario , by 10 % with local talent . Extreme is excited to offer a professional development program targeting interns and new hires from Canada ’ s top universities in technology , including the Universities of Toronto and Waterloo .
Scott A . Marrow , Manager of Information and Communications Technology ( ICT ) Services , Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board , said : “ As school board networks become more sophisticated in order to adapt to changing student needs , our security posture has become more complex and demanding of backend systems .
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