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Talks launched in bid to boost number of women in STEM

April 11, 2017

Istuary Innovation Group has kicked off the first of a series of talks, Make the Change: Women in STEM, focused on creating opportunities and efforts to build a more diverse, inclusive workforce in Canada. The first talk, held last week,

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HCE Telecom acquires NET6 Communications

April 11, 2017

HCE Telecom, a provider of high speed fiber services throughout the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area (GTHA), announced today that it has purchased NET6 Communications, a company that specializes in IP voice, hosted contact centre and data centre solutions. The firms said the

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Viavi’s 10th ‘State of the Network’ study probes security threats

April 10, 2017

Viavi Solutions today released the results of its 10th annual State of the Network global study, which focuses on the growing issue of security threats. Now available for download, respondents included 1,035 CIOs, IT directors, and network engineers. “Enterprise network

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Global telecom services market to rebound: MarketLine

April 5, 2017

The global telecommunications services market has experienced decline in recent years, registering a negative compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.4% between 2012 and 2016 to reach a value of US$1.2 trillion, according to data from research firm MarketLine. The

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Survey reveals high number of Can. firms ‘IT dropouts’

April 5, 2017

With the fourth revolution underway and the future of big data and cloud computing shifting the business landscape, most large and medium-sized businesses in Canada leverage information technology (IT) in their growth strategies. However, almost a quarter (23%) of Canadian

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EXFO announces CEO transition

March 30, 2017

EXFO Inc., the global network test, data and analytics firm, has announced that Germain Lamonde, the company’s founder, chairman of the board and CEO has appointed Philippe Morin as the company’s new CEO, effective April 1. Morin has more than

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Berk-Tek says new OSP cables extend Cat 6A performance

March 28, 2017

Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, today launched two new Outside Plant (OSP) cables – Category 6A LANmark-10G OSP and Enhanced Category 6 LANmark-1000 OSP. With the addition of the products to its LAN portfolio, the company said in a release it

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Digi Connect Sensor+ gateway connects diverse external sensors together

March 28, 2017

Digi International, a provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services this week launched Digi Connect Sensor+, an enterprise-ready, battery powered cellular gateway offering for connecting a range of external sensors. The company said in

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BICSI releases revised cabling installation program

March 27, 2017

BICSI today released the latest update to its ICT Cabling Installation Program. According to the Tampa, Fla.-based organization, the goal of the program is to “produce highly competent cabling installers, providing a career path consisting of four progressive courses and

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AT&T completes 400GbE field trial between NYC and D.C.

March 21, 2017

AT&T said today it has successfully completed the first of a multi-phase trial testing 400 gigabit Ethernet data speeds, adding that it brings it one step closer to quadrupling network speeds for businesses. In the field trial, AT&T established a