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Nokia studies outline business return-on-investment from 5G services

April 21, 2017

Nokia says it is leveraging its business modeling and 5G Acceleration Services capabilities to remove the guesswork from operators’ 5G network evolution plans. New studies from the company have revealed the benefits of deploying 5G and identify those services with

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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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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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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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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

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Alliance heralds ‘next Ethernet era’ at OFC 2017

March 20, 2017

The Ethernet Alliance is holding interoperability demonstrations at OFC 2017 it says emphasize the full spectrum of Ethernet speeds from 1 Gigabit (1G) to 400 Gigabit (400G) nd features a live 400G demo interconnecting to four discrete member booths. The Optical