Rogers Business Solutions announces significant expansion of Edmonton and Calgary data centres

Rogers Business Solutions announces significant expansion of Edmonton and 
Calgary data centres 
Data centre acquisitions consolidated under new operating unit, Rogers Data 
Centres 
Rogers Data Centres now a leading provider of data centre services in Canada 
TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications announced today the 
expansion of its data centre business in Western Canada and a new operating 
unit, Rogers Data Centres. Rogers Data Centres launches today with a newly 
expanded data centre in Edmonton and confirmed plans to open a Western Canada 
flagship data centre in Calgary in January 2014. 
"Our new data centre offerings in Alberta present a significant growth 
opportunity in Western Canada's business-to-business market," said AJ Byers, 
President, Rogers Data Centres. "We have experienced strong demand for data 
centre services in Western Canada, and the two expansions announced today are 
the core platform allowing us to deliver enhanced data centre, cloud and 
managed technology services to Alberta's thriving business community." 
Rogers Data Centres now operates in 14 locations across the country, servicing 
over 870 small, medium, government and enterprise clients. The expanded Rogers 
Data Centres Edmonton facility adds approximately 6,000 square feet of 
newly-constructed raised floor space. Opening in January 2014, the flagship 
Calgary facility will offer 80,000 square feet of raised space, 
state-of-the-art and highly efficient cooling systems , world-class security 
measures, 24/7 support, and will meet Uptime Institute's Tier III standards. 
Earlier this year, Rogers Communications acquired BLACKIRON Data, Pivot Data 
Centres and Granite Networks to expand its data centre and cloud-based 
business solutions. The consolidation of these three data centre operations 
under the Rogers Data Centres umbrella establishes Rogers as a Canadian leader 
in data centre services. 
"In the past year, Rogers Business Solutions has taken significant steps to 
build and strengthen our position as a leader in data centre services in 
Canada," said Terry Canning, SVP Rogers Business Solutions. "Combining data 
centre services with our extensive fibre network, and full suite of voice and 
data solutions allows us to enable businesses across the country to innovate 
and evolve in a dynamic and fast-paced market." 
The Rogers Data Centres expansion in Western Canada builds on a $700 million 
overall investment by Rogers in Alberta over the next four years announced 
earlier this year. Rogers Business Solutions is committed to strengthening the 
economy and communities in the West by driving growth in Alberta enterprise 
businesses with next generation business solutions, expanded data capacity and 
managed data and cloud services. 
Rogers Business Solutions (RBS), operated by Rogers Communications 
Partnership, provides Canadian enterprises and partners with highly reliable 
network and data centre solutions, leveraging fibre, cable and wireless assets 
to support a range of leading-edge voice, data and networking solutions. 
Rogers Business Solutions owns and operates a transcontinental network with a 
100 percent digital fibre optic backbone and strategic interconnect points to 
the United States and overseas for seamless cross-border and international 
coverage, and connects that network to its 14 data centres in 9 cities across 
the country. With an extensive customer base including commercial, government 
and financial enterprises, RBS offers scalable business communications 
services backed by a team of industry leading technical experts. 
To learn more about Rogers Business Solutions, visit business.rogers.com 
About Rogers
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media 
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data 
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable 
television, high-speed Internet and telephony. Through Rogers Media we are 
engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines 
and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We are 
publicly traded on theTorontoStock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on 
the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
 

SOURCE  Rogers Communications Inc. 
Media Michelle Lewis, Rogers Communications 416-270-1582 
michelle.lewis@rci.rogers.com 
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