News from Kamloops

September 24, 2015

Sexqeltkemc Cloud Services joins Kamloops Community Network

Kamloops, B.C. –The City of Kamloops is pleased to announce that the Sexqeltkemc Cloud Services (SX Cloud) has joined the Kamloops Community Fibre Network (KCN) as a customer.

In order to service a “meet me” location in South Kamloops, SX Cloud has agreed to fund an upgrade to the KCN fibre count near Kamloops Center for Water Quality. SX Cloud will then lease fibre from this location to the KCN Transit exchange at City Hall. The initial agreement is for 3 years with the possibility of additional locations being added over time.

“By attracting new customers to the KCN fibre optic system the value of the network is apparent,” says Tony Klancar, Information Technology Manager for the City of Kamloops. “Customers get unmatched data transmissions speeds. The industry is moving to 100 Gigabits per second and the KCN is fully able to support that level. And, since only a single customer’s data is on their dedicated fibres, the KCN has security and capacity that cannot be matched by switched networks”.

About SX Cloud
Sexqeltkemc Cloud Services was created to provide Shuswap First Nation communities with opportunities to harness the power of cloud computing and enable access to innovative technology and training. SX Cloud Services is currently developing solutions for a number of Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) in British Columbia. SX Cloud is a 100% First Nation’s owned business incorporating three Shuswap Nations: Adams Lake, Neskonlith, and Splatsin. SX Cloud will provide technology services, technology certifications and technology business operation training to First Nation people and ISV’s throughout the Province of BC. The SX Cloud Data Center is located within the All Nations Trust Facility on the Tk’emlups First Nation Reserve and is hosting an open house on  October 23rd, 2015.

 

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Media Contacts:
Jackson Stephen
Operations and Sales manager
778-257-6824
Jstephen@sxcloud.ca

Kamloops Community Network
Tony Klancar, Information Technology Manager
City of Kamloops
250-828-3505
tklancar@kamloops.ca

 



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