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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

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Blackberry eyes Enterprise Of Things with new platform launch

June 20, 2017

With an estimated 20.8 billion connected devices by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how we live, and the Enterprise of Things is transforming how we work, according to Blackberry Ltd. As such, the company today announced productivity

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A.T. Kearney forms connected enterprise alliance with Microsoft

June 20, 2017

Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney today announced the formation of a “Connected Enterprise” global alliance with Microsoft. The announcement was made at the company’s Digital Business Forum (DBF) in Berlin, an event bringing together executives and digital leaders as

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ETELM exec says mixed approach key to MCC development

June 14, 2017

Now is the right time to unify legacy and new technologies for Mission Critical Communications (MCC) to ensure that users retain existing functionality while adding new advanced LTE services, says Paul Ward, international sales director for ETELM, a manufacturer of

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Global LTE connections to be near 2.5 billion mark by end of 2017

June 13, 2017

5G Americas, the industry trade association, today announced that global LTE market share compared to all other mobile wireless technologies reached 28% at the end of the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 11 percentage points in one year.