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18-wheeler steals show at AWS re: Invent 2016

November 30, 2016

There was no shortage of announcements from Andy Jassy today during an almost three-hour keynote at AWS re: Invent 2016 in Las Vegas today, but it was the arrival of an 18-wheeler that took centre stage, almost literally. The arrival

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HPE extends ‘composability’ to its cloud, hyper-converged offerings

November 29, 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced an expansion of its composable initiative with the addition of a new hybrid cloud offering and technology extensions to HPE hyper-converged systems. Launched at the HPE Discover Conference in London, England the new offerings include:

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Schneider Electric launches its ‘next-generation’ EcoStruxure platform

November 29, 2016

Schneider Electric today announced the launch of its “next generation” EcoStruxure architecture and platform it said is designed to deliver IoT-enabled offerings at scale for building, grid, industry and data centre customers. According to the company, the platform provides a

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Ghiz becomes second former premier to head up CWTA

November 28, 2016

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) today announced the appointment of Robert Ghiz as the organization’s new president and CEO effective January 1, 2017. Ghiz has nearly 20 years of experience in government affairs and public policy, including 12 years

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CATAAlliance demands feds ‘return’ $4.2B of clawed back SR&ED incentives

November 22, 2016

CATAAlliance, which bills itself as “Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group” has called on the federal government to return $4.2 billion of ‘clawed back’ SR&ED incentives as part a new innovation plan to build Canada as a global Centre

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D-Link, Microsoft join forces in ‘Super Wi-Fi’ initiative

November 22, 2016

D-Link will partner with Microsoft in a project that will deliver the next generation of Wi-Fi, known as “Super Wi-Fi,” to rural communities across the globe, announced D-Link Chairman John Hsuan as part of his D-Link Future Strategy during a press

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First ‘Emerge’ progress report launched at Telecom World

November 16, 2016

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) — including cloud computing and the rise of software-as-a-service — has reduced the cost of innovation and market access, allowing small tech businesses to compete with established industries. This was one of the key findings

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Hitachi says intelligent add-on to its HCP platform an industry first

November 16, 2016

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.,  announced Hitachi Content Intelligence, an addition to its Hitachi Content Portfolio (HCP) storage platform, which the company said can “transform data into relevant business information and deliver it to

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Ericsson, Rogers pilot ‘Connected Water’ offering in Ottawa

November 16, 2016

Ericsson and Rogers Communications have announced their participation in the City of Ottawa’s Innovation Pilot Program with a “Connected Water” offering the two firms say supports an early detection system for water quality testing. The pilot will leverage a combination

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Berk‐Tek adds fiber to its EVERYTHING IP platform

November 8, 2016

Berk‐Tek, a Nexans Company, has expanded its EVERYTHING IP platform to include fiber optic offerings. The company said that it recognized years ago that “IP networks would one day be at the center of virtually everything we do. Hence, EVERYTHING