May 24, 2016

Microsoft Canadian Datacentres Expand Insight's Canadian Footprint

MONTREAL, May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microsoft Canada announced today that the Microsoft Cloud is now officially open to power even more Canadian businesses. With this announcement, Microsoft Azure is generally available from local datacentre regions located in Toronto and Quebec City, and Office 365 is now offering data residency for Canadian business customers.

Insight (Nasdaq:NSIT) is dedicated to helping clients' businesses run smarter by providing intelligent technology solutions with key partners like Microsoft. As Microsoft's largest global reseller, Insight clients who require data residency, are now able leverage Microsoft's Cloud services.

The cloud offers solutions, cost savings, efficiency, productivity and reliability. It enables organizations - of any size, and in any sector - to collaborate, compete and excel in an increasingly mobile world.

"From today on, our goal is to create Canada's best and most complete cloud, enabled by world class technology and world class cloud ecosystem," said Janet Kennedy, president of Microsoft Canada. "We're privileged to work with our team of Canadian partners who are perfectly positioned to help our Canadian customers innovate, grow and transform their businesses."

"This datacentre expansion into Canada gives Insight the ability to deliver Microsoft Cloud to our clients who require data residency," said Carmela Orlando, SVP & general manager, Insight Canada. "The privacy of our client requirements, as well as preserving the sovereignty of their data so that it is physically residing in Canada is what Microsoft has helped us deliver.

For more information on Insight, visit http://www.insight.ca  or call 1.800.INSIGHT.

About Insight

From business and government organizations to healthcare and educational institutions, Insight empowers clients with Intelligent Technology™ solutions to realize their goals. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of hardware, software, cloud and service solutions, our 5,700 teammates provide clients the guidance and expertise needed to select, implement and manage complex technology solutions to drive business outcomes. Through our world-class people, partnerships, services and delivery solutions, we help businesses run smarter. Discover more at insight.com. NSIT-M  

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