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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

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HPE calls for tighter integration between security and DevOps teams

October 25, 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today published the Application Security and DevOps Report 2016, a new research study highlighting the critical need for closer integration between organizations’ security and DevOps teams. The HPE report examines the challenges many organizations face in

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IBM bringing Watson to its cloud video offerings

October 25, 2016

IBM Corp. today introduced new Watson-powered cognitive services for its Cloud Video technology that it said are designed to transform how organizations unlock data-rich insights for video content and audiences. The new services, it added, can help deliver differentiated, personalized

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Telax secures major contract with Los Angeles County DHS

October 25, 2016

Toronto-based Telax, a North American cloud contact centre software provider has been selected by Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) to provide what it called an “advanced contact center solution that will enhance the patient and caregiver communication

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Bulk of businesses not ready for digital platforms: Accenture

October 17, 2016

Research released by Accenture reveals that despite the potential for small and traditional businesses to become successful digital platform companies, as few as 10% of new start-ups focused on digital platform business models will become profitable independent entities in the

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Nokia and U.S. Cellular test 5G technologies for fixed wireless

October 12, 2016

Nokia and U.S. Cellular said today they have collaborated to test 5G in North America and demonstrate 5G fixed wireless in both indoor and outdoor environments. As a result, the companies added they have proved how a next-generation network can

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Dell survey shows majority of firms in dark about Europe’s GDPR

October 11, 2016

Dell today announced results of a global survey on the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), revealing that organizations — both SMBs and large enterprises ‒ lack general awareness of the requirements of the new regulation, how to

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2,000 attendees expected at Canadian Wireless Trade Show

October 11, 2016

The sixth annual Canadian Wireless Trade Show slated for the Toronto Congress Centre Oct. 26-27 is expected to attract 100 North American exhibitors and some 2,000 attendees to share what organizers describe as the “latest innovations in wireless technology and