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New network for a new era dominates discussion at Cisco Live

June 26, 2017

The big news of the day at Cisco Live, the company’s annual North American user conference, which started today at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas, actually happened prior to the event starting. Last Tuesday, Cisco launched a

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hitchBOT creators to study how AI, robots can help patients

June 20, 2017

McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into clinical health care. With the help of Softbank’s humanoid robot Pepper and IBM Bluemix

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Blackberry eyes Enterprise Of Things with new platform launch

June 20, 2017

With an estimated 20.8 billion connected devices by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how we live, and the Enterprise of Things is transforming how we work, according to Blackberry Ltd. As such, the company today announced productivity

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A.T. Kearney forms connected enterprise alliance with Microsoft

June 20, 2017

Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney today announced the formation of a “Connected Enterprise” global alliance with Microsoft. The announcement was made at the company’s Digital Business Forum (DBF) in Berlin, an event bringing together executives and digital leaders as

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ETELM exec says mixed approach key to MCC development

June 14, 2017

Now is the right time to unify legacy and new technologies for Mission Critical Communications (MCC) to ensure that users retain existing functionality while adding new advanced LTE services, says Paul Ward, international sales director for ETELM, a manufacturer of

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Global LTE connections to be near 2.5 billion mark by end of 2017

June 13, 2017

5G Americas, the industry trade association, today announced that global LTE market share compared to all other mobile wireless technologies reached 28% at the end of the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 11 percentage points in one year.

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CenturyLink, Cisco Meraki team up with new cloud offering

June 13, 2017

CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the availability of CenturyLink® Managed Enterprise with Cisco Meraki, an offering it said enables customers to more efficiently deploy and monitor Wi-Fi networks, security, wireless, phone, video surveillance and SD-WAN services through a single administrative dashboard.

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Report predicts solid and impressive growth for structured cabling market

June 6, 2017

The global structured cabling market is expected to experience a significant level of competition in the market throughout a forecast period up to and including 2021, predict a new research study from Transparency Market Research. An expected rise in the

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Brother launches new handheld labeling tool for contractors

June 6, 2017

Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation, today introduced the PT-E110 industrial handheld labeling tool, the newest addition to its P-touch EDGE line of jobsite labeling products. According to the company, the “economical labeler” includes

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Viavi says its SmartClass Tier 1 tester provides MPO connectivity first

June 5, 2017

Viavi Solutions today announced the availability of the SmartClass Fiber MPOLx optical loss test set, which it described as the “first true Tier 1 (basic) certification test solution for cabling systems that utilize ribbon fiber with multi-fiber push on (MPO) connectivity. “Ribbon fiber