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With ‘scenario changing,’ Intel looks to capitalize on future demand for IoT, 5G

July 25, 2018

Changes in how networks are being built are creating new vulnerabilities for American multinational tech giant Intel Corp. as it looks to capitalize on future demand for Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G services, says data and analytics company GlobalData.

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Juniper announces major 400GbE product refresh

July 25, 2018

Juniper Networks has announced what it called a 400GbE refresh to its wide-area network, data centre and enterprise portfolio. According to the company, the upgrade will help service provider, cloud and enterprise customers “recalibrate network economics as they transition to

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Collaboration launched to develop IIoT connectivity offerings

July 20, 2018

Advantech, Toronto-based Behr Technologies (BTI), Hitachi Solutions America and Microsoft this week said that the companies are collaborating to deliver wireless communications offerings with scalability, reliability, and security for private industrial internet of things (IIoT) networks. “Since no single technology

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FICO survey finds Canadian firms ‘overly confident’ about their cybersecurity

July 16, 2018

Despite the growth in data breaches, security managers at Canadian firms are incredibly confident in their cybersecurity preparedness, according to a new survey conducted by research and consultancy firm Ovum for Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO. Upwards of 84% of

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Three firms to build fiber cable line from Montreal to Toronto

July 16, 2018

Metro Optic, Crosslake Fibre, and Utilities Kingston have announced plans to build a new fiber-optic cable system from Montreal to Toronto. The project will be developed by Maple Leaf Fibre Ltd., a joint venture of two independent Canadian providers of

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SD-WAN vendor Aryaka expands into Canada with launch of new POP

July 16, 2018

SD-WAN provider Aryaka said today it has expanded its worldwide network with the addition of a new Point of Presence (POP) in Toronto. The investment, it said, was spurred by a rapidly growing presence of global enterprises with sites in

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BTI MIOTY says it’s ‘first to meet’ ETSI communications standard for IIoT

July 11, 2018

Behr Technologies Inc. (BTI) has announced that its BTI MIOTY low-power, wide-area (LPWA) network communications offering is the “first and only technology” to comply with the just-released ETSI telegram splitting ultra-narrow band (TS-UNB) technical specification for low throughput networks (TS

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Findings cite market traction, growth opportunities for Passive Optical LAN

July 11, 2018

Research by the Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), Gartner, Hanover Research and The Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA), has revealed “unprecedented” increase in demand and growth opportunities for Passive Optical LAN (POL) in various market segments. The latest BSRIA

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OpenText showcases future for ‘intelligent and connected enterprise’

July 10, 2018

Enterprise information management vendor OpenText today opened Enterprise World 2018, welcoming 5,000 attendees to Toronto for presentations from EIM experts and innovators. “All industries are facing a series of challenging macro-trends as they transform into intelligent and connected enterprises,“ said

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Schneider says EcoStruxure IT brings big data, IoT to data centres

July 1, 2018

At its recent Innovation Day Canada event in Toronto Schneider Electric released EcoStruxure IT, which it described as the first “Data Centre Management as a Service” architecture. EcoStruxure IT, the company said, “revolutionizes’ data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) by delivering