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EXFO acquires U.K.-based Ontology Systems

March 7, 2017

EXFO Inc. has announced that it has acquired privately held Ontology Systems, a firm that specializes in real-time network topology discovery and service-chain mapping, for a total consideration of US$7.6 million, net of cash. UK-based Ontology Systems uses graph-data and semantic searches

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Huawei tells MWC delegates: 2017 is ‘Year of NB-IoT’

February 28, 2017

Huawei has predicted that 2017 will be the year of scale commercial rollout for Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) at the annual GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit, a Mobile World Congress event. With the announcement Huawei also released its NB-IoT

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Ericsson, AT&T, Qualcomm demo VoLTE call for IoT

February 28, 2017

Ericsson, AT&T and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., say they are the first to announce the performance of a successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call for Internet of Things (IoT) on existing mobile network infrastructure with new software activation and new modem

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Dell releases new Edge Gateway in Barcelona

February 27, 2017

Dell introduced its Dell Edge Gateway 3000 Series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, which includes three models targeted at the industrial automation, energy, transportation, and digital signage markets. Typical places of deployments include a vehicle, a refrigerated trailer, a

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Delving Into The DNA Of AWS

February 27, 2017

By Paul Barker Las Vegas — It may have been well past the cocktail hour, but that didn’t stop thousands of AWS re: Invent 2016 delegates from streaming into a cavernous hall to listen to James Hamilton, responsible for infrastructure

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Legrand throws its support behind Cisco’s Digital Building Solutions

February 22, 2017

Legrand said this week it has reaffirmed its commitment to Cisco’s Digital Building Solutions as an ecosystem partner, formerly known as the Cisco Digital Ceiling Framework, with the on-going development of new products to support the evolving intelligent building landscape.

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CABA completes Intelligent Buildings and IoT research project

February 22, 2017

The Continental Automated Buildings Association said this week it has completed its “Intelligent Buildings and the Impact of the Internet of Things” research project. The Intelligent Buildings Council, a core working council of CABA, commissioned the initiative to examine the

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CommScope becomes founding partner of Infrastructure Masons

February 22, 2017

CommScope has announced it is the first Founding Partner of Infrastructure Masons, an organization created to bring together technical professionals involved in infrastructure services – from end users to consultants to vendors. The organization was established to provide network infrastructure

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Belden REVConnect wins ISE technology award

February 14, 2017

Belden Inc. has received an innovation award for REVConnect, a new connectivity system. The Top New Technology (TNT) Awards annually recognize new and outstanding products and services exhibited at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam. A team of

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Huawei Canada launches research venture with Polytechnique Montréal

February 14, 2017

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has launched a multi-year joint research venture with Polytechnique Montréal: the NSERC-Huawei Industrial Research Chair in Future Wireless Technologies, or Future Wireless Chair (FuWiC). Huawei said the partnership will be the first academic chair partnership for Huawei’s