12 May 2021

Data Canopy Announces Service Provider Relationship with AVANT




Tuesday, May 12, 2021, Columbia MD – Data Canopy, worldwide hybrid infrastructure provider, announced today that it has partnered with AVANT  ("AVANT"), a platform for IT decision-making, as a service provider for their network of Trusted Advisors.   This partnership will enable AVANT Trusted Advisors to deliver Data Canopy’s hybrid and multi-cloud solutions to their [...]
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1 February 2021

Welcome Charinna Kushnir to Data Canopy




Data Canopy is excited to welcome Charinna Kushnir, Executive Vice President of Sales, to lead its channel sales efforts worldwide. Charinna is an industry veteran, with more than 20 years' experience within the channel, specializing in aiding clients to architect customized solutions that are focused on each individual company’s needs, budget, and future goals. Charinna [...]
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2 November 2020

How to Manage Disaster Recovery through Cloud Migration CU Broadcast Video Interview with Ryan Barbera and Jack Smith




Our CEO, Ryan Barbera joined Jack Smith, CEO, PURE IT Credit Union Services on CU Broadcast, hosted by Mike Lawson to share how their partnership for credit unions can better manage disaster recovery through cloud migration. In the video below, Jack and Ryan discuss how the partnership works, some examples of successful migrations, benefits to [...]
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27 October 2020

Frontrunner Itiviti Kicks Off Cloud Transformation of its Entire Trading Infrastructure




Itiviti, a leading technology and service provider to financial institutions worldwide, today announced the cloud transformation of its entire electronic trading platform. Itiviti opted for a hybrid private-public cloud strategy to reinforce the modularity and flexibility of the Itiviti platform. To operate the transformation, the company will collaborate with data center experts Data Canopy and [...]
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18 August 2020

Welcome To The Data Canopy Team




Data Canopy is excited to welcome three outstanding new members to our team. Please join us in welcoming Rachel Bair, Vice President, Amy Servis, Regional Channel Director and Michael Zufelt, Director of Data Center Operations. About Rachel Bair, Vice President Rachel specializes in client education, customized technology solutions and services in the areas of emerging [...]
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17 August 2020

Data Canopy Named To The Inc. 5000 List for 2020




Inc. magazine today revealed that Data Canopy Colocation is No. 2829 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and [...]
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11 March 2020

In Focus: A Deep Dive Into Our Federal Agency Case Study




In our new series, “In Focus” we will take a deeper dive in our case studies featuring our wide variety of clients to give you a closer look at Data Canopy’s capabilities. In this first post, we look at our federal agency client. The contract was awarded to a prime GSA contractor with an IT [...]
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9 January 2020

Data Canopy Enters New Partnership with Intelisys




Data Canopy, a nationwide hybrid infrastructure provider, announced its new partnership with Intelisys, a ScanSource company, and the nation’s leading provider of technology services. This partnership will enable Intelisys Sales Partners to access Data Canopy’s hybrid and multi-cloud solutions as well as to leverage data center facilities at Tier III enhanced locations around the world [...]
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2 January 2020

Wrapping Up 2019




As we kick off 2020, we are reflective on the many accomplishments our team has had over the past year. We had a lot to celebrate in 2019, including opening our new HQ in Columbia, Maryland, and being named to the INC.5000 list.  We also expanded our data center portfolio with new data centers which [...]
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4 December 2019

Data Canopy Acquires Partial Assets and Clients of Intelishift Technologies




Data Canopy, a nationwide hybrid infrastructure provider has acquired Intelishift Technologies Government consisting of partial assets and clients of Intelishift Technologies. With this acquisition, both Data Canopy and Intelishift Technologies will be able to focus on their go-forward strategic plans. Intelishift Technologies is excited to grow its offerings to Managed Service Providers (MSPS) and related [...]
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17 September 2019

Data Canopy Takes Channel Partners Evolution 2019 to the Next Level




This week, Data Canopy was well represented at the  2019 Channel Partners Evolution conference in Washington, D.C. The team at Data Canopy made the most of this forward-thinking event to meet with our partners and agents throughout the three-day conference. On the first day of Channel Partners’ kickoff, Data Canopy sponsored the First Ladies of [...]
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26 August 2019

Data Canopy Selects CyrusOne To Expand The Data Center Capabilities In The U.S.




CyrusOne Selected by Data Canopy to Expand Their Data Center Capabilities in the United States Data Canopy brings hybrid infrastructure solution offering to Cincinnati, OH; Dallas, TX; and Raleigh, NC DALLAS, TX–Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) today announced an agreement with Data Canopy to expand their data center network to now include Cincinnati, […]

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14 August 2019

Data Canopy Named To The Inc. 5000 List for 2019




Inc. magazine today revealed that Data Canopy is No. 2053 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, […]

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2 August 2019

New HQ for Data Canopy in Columbia, Maryland




Data Canopy, a hybrid infrastructure and multi-cloud provider with data center facilities nationwide, is excited to open our new HQ in the thriving Merriweather District of Columbia, MD. Maryland has for decades been nationally recognized as a leader in producing the largest technology workforce population in the country. The Merriweather District is growing into an […]

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25 August 2017

Partnering to Bring a Secure, Hosted Solution to Healthcare Clinics Worldwide




Data Canopy has partnered with Sage Five, a global technology consultancy based in Phoenix, Arizona, to deliver custom CRM solutions for healthcare providers from a securely hosted platform. One of those clients is a stem cell organization with a worldwide reach. The organization required a global patient management platform customized to support worldwide medical tourism […]

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5 May 2017

Transforming Healthcare IT




It’s an interesting and transformative time for healthcare and other highly regulated industries. CIOs and other technical leaders in these organizations are recognizing the value of the cloud and ultimately, the security that can be achieved there. A recent article in TechTarget features CIOs from such esteemed healthcare institutions as University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dignity Health, […]

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14 April 2017

Fidelity & Guaranty Life Grows Strategically with Data Center Outsourcing




Fidelity & Guaranty Life operates a lean organization that competes in the market with companies that have many more employees as well as additional overhead. In order to relieve their overburdened IT infrastructure team from the tedious and costly efforts required to build and maintain their primary and redundant data center facilities, FGL turned to […]

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8 March 2017

Cloud Adoption Strategies in Financial Services




With the vast amount of data and information that companies need to in order to operate; the cloud seems like an appealing option. However, industries that handle especially sensitive material like financial service institutions have to weigh the pros and cons of the cloud for a highly-regulated environment. Not all clouds are built the same […]

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22 February 2017

4 Tips for End of Life Planning Success




End of life planning is important because it serves as the technical team’s next three to five-year road map and there is typically no major deviation from that plan. This is very similar to how a baseball team has to build a team. They must pick and choose which free agents they sign and when [...]
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16 February 2017

Data Center Cost Savings Through Vertical Growth




One of the key trends to be aware of in the data center space is that of vertical vs horizontal growth. Even 5 years ago, multi-tenant facilities had a hard (read: expensive) time cooling even 10kW per cabinet, but we’ve come a long way since then. Now, Tier III enhanced facilities can maintain 22+ kW […]

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14 February 2017

Server Huggers Need Love, Too




Recently, Ron Vokoun wrote a piece for Data Center Dynamics where in he discussed his predictions for the data center market for 2017. In this article, you might be surprised to learn that he discusses the continued requirements of server huggers. When everyone is talking about the cloud and virtualizing just about everything, those in […]

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27 January 2017

What Is the Difference Between FedRAMP and FISMA, Anyway?




When discussing security at a data center or in a cloud environment, it’s easy to get lost in the swirling acronyms. SSAE, SOC, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, FedRAMP, it’s a lot. When speaking about government infrastructure needs, FedRAMP and FISMA get tossed around like a hot a potato. Throw in FISMA High or Moderate and it can […]

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13 January 2017

Three Things Your Organization Needs to Stop Believing This Year




The new year is well underway. Maybe you have resolved to exercise more, eat less sugar, or finally finish that travel guide to craft breweries in the Northeast. There are a few myths still live and well in many IT organizations that you should resolve to bust this year. Myth #1: We can build/fix anything […]

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3 January 2017

4 Tips to Avoid Oversubscribing to Power in Your Data Center




As the technology industry, and many others, move toward a ‘pay for what you use’ business model, I still find a constant issue with the over subscription of power. I’m sure it comes as a shock, but the facilities and power company benefit heavily when they contract for power that isn’t being used. When this […]

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29 November 2016

Keys to Developing a Hybrid Strategy in Regulated Industries




Hybrid is a growing trend among highly regulated industries, such as financial services, healthcare, and government, and for good reason – it allows these industries to get the best of all worlds while maintained strict compliance. It’s not a plug-and-play solution though and requires strategic planning to get it right. Like any generalization there are […]

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19 October 2016

Colocation and Disaster Recovery Save Insurance Firm $1M in Yearly Operating Costs




Like many businesses this $2B insurance firm’s infrastructure had aged and they were interested in upgrading their technology and colocation solutions so they issued a request for proposal. As part of their due diligence in responding to the RFP, Data Canopy interviewed the stakeholders at the insurance firm to more deeply understand its pains and business goals. What we identified […]

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17 September 2016

How SMEs Use the Cloud to Regain Business Focus




We’ve all seen the headlines and statistics about cloud adoption. 78% of small businesses are set to have complete cloud adoption by 2020. The cloud market to grow to $141 billion (with a B) by 2019. IaaS and PaaS forecasted to grow $27% – 30% annually. But beyond leveraging Salesforce.com and Microsoft 365, how are […]

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29 February 2016

3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Are Successfully Using Data Centers




As a healthcare organization looking to save money, but protect your patients as much as possible, the choice of how to host your data is critical. I’ve worked with organizations of all sizes and by far, the overwhelming requirement is to ensure data is secure (especially when it comes to HIPAA and HITECH compliance), and […]

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2 December 2015

4 Ways Enterprises Are Failing to Support IT Transformation




Often in business, as in life, we presume that because everyone is talking about how wonderful something is that everyone must be doing it and – we fear – doing it better than we are. This goes for everything from participating in grueling triathlons and flawless family vacations to undertaking a successful IT transformation. In […]

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