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Berk-Tek launches PoE optimized LANmark-IP cable

July 18, 2017

Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, and manufacturer of network infrastructure offerings, has announced the release of a new cable it said is designed for PoE applications with low bandwidth requirements. “Today, there are more than 100 million devices effectively powered with

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OpenText launches new AI offering, takes aim at Watson

July 11, 2017

Enterprise Information Management (EIM) vendor OpenText today announced the availability of OpenText Magellan, the company’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that it said combines open source machine learning with advanced analysis and the capabilities to acquire, merge, manage and analyze

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Toronto named as site of next two BICSI conferences

July 7, 2017

BICSI has selected Toronto as the location for its 2019 and 2021 BICSI Conference & Exhibition. The dates will be as follows: *2019 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition; April 8-11, 2019, Toronto Congress Centre *2021 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition;

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Evolved Intelligence highlights 5G security concerns

July 4, 2017

At the recent Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, network signalling security vendor Evolved Intelligence warned that operators racing to deploy 5G services in time for the Winter Olympic Games in 2018 were in danger of forgetting the security lessons of

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Ericsson becomes OpenStack Foundation platinum member

July 4, 2017

The Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation has approved Ericsson as a Platinum Member, the highest level of investment and commitment to the Foundation. With 14 live OpenStack deployments and more than 80 customers running OpenStack globally, Ericsson said

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EXFO releases its third quarter results

June 29, 2017

EXFO Inc., the network test, monitoring and analytics vendor, reported today financial results for the third quarter ended May 31, 2017. Sales reached US$58.5 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 compared to US$60.9 million in the third quarter

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IoT focus of Trend Micro US$100 million venture fund

June 27, 2017

Trend Micro Inc., which has a branch office in Ottawa, has announced the launch of a corporate venture fund it said will explore emerging technology markets. With an initial investment of US$100 million, the firm said it will allow it

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Genesis Technical Systems joins the Broadband Forum

June 27, 2017

Calgary-based Genesis Technical Systems is the newest member of the Broadband Forum, the industry body that is focused on “engineering smarter and faster broadband networks.” Stephen Cooke, Genesis founder and CTO said he viewed the joining as a significant milestone,

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New network for a new era dominates discussion at Cisco Live

June 26, 2017

The big news of the day at Cisco Live, the company’s annual North American user conference, which started today at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas, actually happened prior to the event starting. Last Tuesday, Cisco launched a

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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