Q9's customers span many industries and sizes, from small professional firms to some of Canada's largest corporations and public sector organizations. What unites them all is a requirement for data centre infrastructure that is designed, built and operated to deliver the highest levels of reliability and performance.
To compete effectively against other Canadian securities marketplaces and to provide high-speed connectivity for partners and customers, Alpha Group's new alternative trading system, Alpha ATS LP, needed a highly reliable and redundant IT infrastructure to support non-stop operations.
The computing model used by the Canadian Automobile Association South Central Ontario consisted of multiple, disparate data centres running different business applications. It was inefficient, expensive and limited the organization's ability to take advantage of new business opportunities.
CNSX, a new national stock exchange that operates two markets for the trading of equity securities (Canadian National Stock Exchange and Pure Trading), is critically dependent upon high levels of performance, reliability and security from the technology infrastructure supporting its key trading systems and networking environment.
As Commonwealth Legal grew and became involved in more-complex, higher-risk litigation proceedings, document volumes and the risk associated with data integrity increased, resulting in a critical need for secure, reliable and highly available IT infrastructure to host customer databases and serve applications.
With continued and substantial growth worldwide, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI) needed more than ever to ensure the reliability and smooth operation of the IT infrastructure hosting its central corporate systems as well as critical applications supporting its global operations.
To ensure that more than 10 million registered players enjoy the best possible online gaming experience, game publisher G4BOX needed a more stable and reliable infrastructure and a more advanced Internet connectivity solution than its current data centre services provider was able to deliver.
The Running Room was experiencing repeated disruptions to its key business applications due to server downtime. They realized they needed a more sophisticated data centre environment for their critical systems.
Tucows, a global provider of domain names, email and other Internet services, needed to protect revenue and improve service delivery to customers by solving power and Internet connectivity problems stemming from its co-location services provider.
When Workopolis.com, Canada's largest online job board, came under new ownership, it had to find a new data centre to house the IT infrastructure supporting its business-critical, Web-based applications used by millions of job seekers and job posters.