CAPRE’s Second Annual Greater Montreal & Quebec Data Centre Summit

Jan 17, 2018

For exhibiting/sponsorship: Brian Klebash | +1-646-331-8777 |




Hydro-Québec has been generating, transmitting and distributing electricity for over half a century. The company is a world leader in the field of hydroelectricity (power from water). With a total installed capacity of 36,908 MW, Hydro-Québec provides a clean, renewable and reliable supply of electricity to all Quebecers. It also sells power on wholesale markets in northeastern North America.



ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. Every day, we drive efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 132,000 people.



For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products. Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications. Belden’s highly differentiated, high-performance products can be found in a variety of markets including industrial, enterprise, broadcast, transportation, energy and consumer electronics.



Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a unique ability to translate best-in-class technology into value through a high-touch consultative business model. We believe in driving an industry ecosystem and offering the greatest degree of flexibility in how our customers consume technology to deliver the most rewarding experiences and business outcomes. We develop and apply technologies across packet and optical networking and intelligent software applications that drive automation, openness, virtualization and collaboration for customers worldwide to meet surging bandwidth demands and facilitate the shift to the cloud. For updates on Ciena, follow us on Twitter @Ciena, LinkedIn, the Ciena Insights blog, or visit





We define innovation as a never-ending drive to solve our customers’ problems – that’s why we have continued to enrich our solutions for data centers. Greater design flexibility, ease of installation, and an even smaller cable footprint were all designed with you in mind. Our solutions offer faster installation times and moves, adds, and changes (MACs), as well as 100 percent more density than competing preterminated systems.


Data Center Frontier

Data Center Frontier charts the future of data centers and cloud computing. We write about what’s next for the Internet, and the innovations that will take us there. The data center is our prism. We tell the story of the digital economy through the facilities that power the cloud and the people who build them. In writing about data centers and thought leaders, we explain the importance of how and where these facilities are built, how they are powered, and their impact on the Internet and the communities around them.


Drumco Énergie Inc.

Drumco Énergie Inc. is proud to be distributor for Kohler Power generators, transfer switches and switchgears.

Kohler ® is a global complete power systems provider that has been offering custom solutions to meet all your customers’ needs for almost 100 years. They offer the biggest range of generators sets with the Data Center Continuous rating (DCC) on the market, from 800kW to a 4MW.



Enertrak is a leading distributor of specialized precision cooling equipment covering all of eastern Canada with exclusive distribution of such brands as: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, STULZ, CLIMATEWORX, CARNOT CO2, MARVAIR, SMARDT, REFRION, MESAN, ALFA LAVAL. For over 35 years, Enertrak has consistently and repeatedly innovated by introducing ground-breaking solutions to the HVAC market and operating at the forefront of new technologies throughout six offices led by the most qualified and competent sales engineers and technicians. Enertrak can find the best solution for your data center cooling needs. Visit us at or call us 450.973.2000 / 1.800.896.0797

Montreal – Quebec – New Brunswick – P.E.I. – Nova Scotia – Newfoundland & Labrador


Gordon, Inc.

Gordon, Inc. was founded in Shreveport, Louisiana, 1964. Since then, the company has grown to 100+ employees, with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility utilizing over 226,000 square feet, and supported by over 70 independent agents worldwide. Gordon specializes in sustainable architectural metal products for interior and exterior applications. Product applications include specialty metal ceilings and wall systems, drywall and plaster trims, column enclosures, and many other architectural specialty products. Systems are designed for commercial, acoustical, educational, cleanroom, data center, healthcare, correctional, industrial, and institutional environments. Gordon, Inc. is an award-winning manufacturer and is widely known throughout the industry as the leader in custom architectural specialties.


Hammond Manufacturing

For more than one-hundred years and four generations, customers who have required unsurpassed performance, wide selection and durability for power distribution, rack mounting, enclosures and cases, have relied on the Hammond brand.

In the early years, the Hammond family built a name for themselves building tube radio sets, battery chargers and other related products. Through the 20th century, the Hammond brand was known for its high quality, innovation and craftsmanship.

Today, Hammond is comprised of three main business units: The electronic group designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of enclosures, low-voltage transformers and power distribution products. The industrial enclosure group designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of enclosures and climate control products. The rack mounting solutions group designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of racks, cabinets and accessories for telecom, data center, security and audio/visual applications.

Hammond’s highly differentiated, high-quality and volume of stocked products can be found in a variety of markets including industrial, electronic, enterprise, broadcast, energy and data center.




iMiller Public Relations

International Marketing and Public Relations Solutions: Our experienced team delivers insightful guidance and effective PR and marketing strategies that propel corporate brands, products, and solutions to market.


Investissement Québec

Looking to break into the Québec market? Investissement Québec is the go-to partner for international businesses thinking of locating to Québec. Our team of experts provides the full range of services you need to set up in Québec and make your venture a long-term success. And once your subsidiary is up and running, our job is far from over! We continue working with you to help ensure your business stays competitive over the long haul.


Kelvin Emtech

With more than 20 years experience in critical data centers and electromechanical infrastructure, Kelvin Emtech is the engineering consulting firm to accompany you in every step of your project.



MAYA is an engineering simulation software product reseller, integrator, and developer – as well as an engineering services and training provider. We offer leading Siemens PLM Software commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products and development services to extend the capabilities of these tools. Unlike traditional VARs or niche CAE players, MAYA delivers a total solution adapted to the specific needs of your application, processes, organization, and resources. We help our clients reduce product cost, improve quality, and speed time-to-market.


Montréal International

Created in 1996, Montréal International (MI) is the result of a private-public partnership. Its mission is to contribute to the economic development of Greater Montréal and enhance its international status. Its mandates include attracting foreign direct investments, international organizations and international strategic workers as well as promoting the competitive and international environment of Greater Montréal. Montréal International—a non-profit organization—is funded by the private sector, the governments of Canada and Québec, the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (Montréal Metropolitan Community) and the City of Montréal. Since its creation, Montréal International has helped to attract $13.5 billion in foreign direct investments to Greater Montréal. From these investments, more than 61,000 jobs have been created or maintained. To date, MI’s activities have also allowed almost half of the 64 or so international organizations to establish themselves in the city and attract and retain over 10,000 international strategic workers.



With a wide portfolio of Oasis™ Indirect Evaporative Cooling (IEC) systems, Munters’ team of data center specialists can provide comprehensive design support to data center cooling engineers. Sophisticated design software provides detailed financial and thermal performance predictions, including hourly energy consumption for the full year, based on predictive weather data.




Pageau Morel

Founded in 1956, Pageau Morel et associés inc. is actively engaged in the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering, energy efficiency and ecodesign, especially for the following sectors: Offices & Public Buildings, Science & Industry, Healthcare, Data Centres and Econergy. Pageau Morel offers the expertise of more than 200 qualified specialists, including 24 LEED accredited professionals and many professionals specialized in energy efficiency, commissioning and value engineering. In addition to its mission, Pageau Morel is concerned about the protection of the environment and embraces the principles of sustainable development. Pageau Morel has won over 50 awards and distinctions over the last 10 years, which is a testament to our knowledge in energy efficiency and ecodesign.


PDI – Power Distribution, Inc.

About Power Distribution, Inc. (“PDI”): Founded in 1978, PDI is a leading supplier of power distribution and monitoring solutions for data centers and other critical or high-value electrical systems. PDI has operating facilities in Virginia and California and employs approximately 450 people. The company goes to market under the PDI brand for data center equipment and services, and ONYX for Magnetics to the industrial market. At PDI we Transform, Distribute and Monitor™ power in global networks and systems. PDI provides expertise in consulting, design and manufacturing of power transformers and distribution systems, static switching, power monitoring, RF, AC, DC, data signal and EMP protectors, as well as power quality engineering services.


ROOT Data Center


Schneider Electric


Siemens Canada

Siemens Canada is a leading technology partner that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability for more than 100 years. Siemens’ expertise in the fields of electrification, automation and digitalization helps make real what matters to Canada, delivering solutions for sustainable energy, intelligent infrastructure, healthcare and the future of manufacturing. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a foremost supplier of power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment and laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. The company has approximately 5,000 employees, 44 offices and 15 production facilities from coast-to-coast. Sales for Siemens Canada in fiscal 2016 (ended September 30), were $3.1 billion CAD.



Protecting your critical technologies takes more than just great software and equipment. It takes a level of experience that only comes from years of finding solutions when the industry needed them most. We were the first to protect mainframes with precision cooling systems. We were the first to introduce an integrated enclosure system to distributed networks. We helped some of the largest names in the industry bring new capacity online faster and at a lower cost when search and social media increased demand for storage and computing. And now as challenges and demands grow, we continue to find better ways to help you strengthen your most vital applications. Formerly the Network Power business of Emerson, we’ve brought together the most trusted and experienced names in critical infrastructure. Our portfolio spans power, thermal and infrastructure management products, software and solutions, and is complemented by a network of nearly 250 service centers worldwide. It’s a combination of experience and resources that allow us to better adapt to what’s needed, anticipate what’s next and continue to find solutions in ways other companies simply can’t.



WESCO Distribution Canada LP is the Canadian operating arm of WESCO International, an industry-leading Fortune 500 distributor. Our family of companies provide electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM product, construction materials, broadband cable, telecommunications, utility, safety and training solutions, advanced supply-chain management and logistics services. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centres and 500 full-service branches throughout North America and around the world. Major markets served include commercial, institutional & industrial construction, industrial processing & manufacturing, government, electrical utility, communications & security and property management (power & lighting controls). WESCO’s specialty is global accounts support & integrated supply.



Wirewerks is an industry leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance optical fiber and copper structured cabling systems. Wirewerks’ solutions have served our customers’ network infrastructure needs since 1991. Today, our customer-base spans virtually all vertical markets and our solutions address virtually all network configurations and topologies, from the desktop to the data center, and everything in-between. Innovation, quality and a relentless commitment to customer satisfaction are the cornerstones of our business and the qualities that have driven our success and continuous growth over the years.



As Canadian expert and leader in the field of data centers decontamination and preventive maintenance, WOKEBE designs, manufactures and installs smart containment systems to maximize passive cooling in data centers. Only recently have world-class data centres emerged in Quebec. That’s why we have worked for years in small and medium-sized data center environments, where we had to find elegant, innovative and cost-effective solutions. These solutions are now remarkably well suited to new larger data centres in Eastern Canada.
With more than 30 years experience in computer rooms, telecommunication facilities and critical data centers, WOKEBE is the owner of a unique technology to perform internal decontamination of IT equipment without affecting operations.



Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include data centers, wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 126,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services. For more information, visit