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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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‘On The Road To Terabit Ethernet’

June 16, 2017

By Paul Barker Last year, a consortium that included Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telecom T-Labs and the Technical University of Munich achieved what can only be called a major milestone – successfully achieving speeds of one TB per second in

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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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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

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Optical WDM market forecast to grow 8% in 2017

May 30, 2017

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the total Optical WDM market, consisting of both long haul and metro equipment, is forecast to grow 8% in 2017, reaching a market value of US$12 billion. Ciena, Huawei, Infinera, Nokia,

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Report predicts healthy growth for fiber optic connector market

May 24, 2017

The global fiber optic connector market is expected to reach US$5.9 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The research firm points out that the fiber optics segment is expected to grow, significantly, over

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New CenturyLink study examines digital transformation readiness

May 23, 2017

Communication and IT services company CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the results of a commissioned study on the digital transformation of global enterprises. Conducted by 451 Research, the Enterprise Digital Transformation Study provides insight into how, why and at what pace