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CENX achieves TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification

April 21, 2017

TM Forum, the global industry association for digital business, has awarded Ottawa-based CENX with the TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification for the 6.1 version of its namesake product. The program provides an independent assessment and verification of how well products and implementations align to

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New TIA standards address generic telecom cabling systems

April 18, 2017

The Telecommunications Industry Association, which develops standards for the information and communications technology industry, has released a new document, TIA-607-C-1 Generic Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding (Earthing) for Customer Premises Addendum 1 – Bonding in Multi-tenant Buildings and ANSI/TIA-1183-A Measurement Methods

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Rittal, HPE sign market alliance

April 18, 2017

Rittal Corp has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in an agreement that revolves around modular data centre product offerings. The two firms said in a release that the go-to-market alliance will focus on the computing challenges related to the

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IT transformation study reveals level of readiness woefully low

April 18, 2017

Dell EMC has released results of a new study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), which revealed that a majority of senior IT leaders and decision-making managers of large companies surveyed around the world indicate their organizations have yet to

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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