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WBA says certain factors needed in order for IoT, 5G to succeed

November 21, 2016

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), in partnership with Maravedis-Rethink, today published its Annual Industry Report for 2016, revealing that the Internet of Things (IoT), the hyper-dense network and 5G will not be economic or practical without the convergence and coexistence

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First ‘Emerge’ progress report launched at Telecom World

November 16, 2016

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) — including cloud computing and the rise of software-as-a-service — has reduced the cost of innovation and market access, allowing small tech businesses to compete with established industries. This was one of the key findings

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Hitachi says intelligent add-on to its HCP platform an industry first

November 16, 2016

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.,  announced Hitachi Content Intelligence, an addition to its Hitachi Content Portfolio (HCP) storage platform, which the company said can “transform data into relevant business information and deliver it to

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Ericsson, Rogers pilot ‘Connected Water’ offering in Ottawa

November 16, 2016

Ericsson and Rogers Communications have announced their participation in the City of Ottawa’s Innovation Pilot Program with a “Connected Water” offering the two firms say supports an early detection system for water quality testing. The pilot will leverage a combination

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Berk‐Tek adds fiber to its EVERYTHING IP platform

November 8, 2016

Berk‐Tek, a Nexans Company, has expanded its EVERYTHING IP platform to include fiber optic offerings. The company said that it recognized years ago that “IP networks would one day be at the center of virtually everything we do. Hence, EVERYTHING

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Scalar study finds 77% of Canadian firms lax about cloud security

November 4, 2016

According to a study released this week by Scalar Decisions Inc. an ‘overwhelming’ three quarters (77%) of Canadian organizations feel they are not doing enough to address cloud security on both the IT and business sides. The study, conducted with

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Next 36 months ‘make or break’ time for business: IIBA

November 4, 2016

A new study entitled “Business Analysis – Positioning for Success” commissioned by International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) and conducted by KPMG reveals that organizations are expanding their expectations of business analysis and they are looking for smart, quick and

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CenturyLink to acquire Level 3 Communications

November 2, 2016

CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications, Inc. have announced that their respective board of directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately US$34 billion, including the

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Dell and Intel study portrays future of the Canadian workplace

November 1, 2016

When it comes to technology adoption in Canada, it seems that homes are smarter than traditional workplaces. Over a third of Canadian employees (35%) who took part in a global study conducted by research firm PSB, as commissioned by Dell

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Fluke Networks to hold LinkWare Live info sessions

November 1, 2016

Fluke Networks has announced the dates and times of its LinkWare Live Café Event. They are as follows: Mississauga (Nov. 15), Ottawa (Nov. 17), Montreal (Nov. 22), Calgary (Dec. 6), Edmonton (Dec. 7) and Vancouver (Dec. 8). Morning sessions run