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CompTIA report examines cloud’s role as backbone of IT

May 23, 2018

With cloud computing firmly entrenched in current IT operations, organizations are turning their focus to optimized architectures and using the cloud as an enabler for new and emerging technologies, according to a new report from CompTIA. CompTIA’s survey of more than

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Shaw completes its first successful 5G technical trials

May 22, 2018

Shaw Communications Inc. today announced the successful completion of its first 5G technical trials in Calgary. Conducted in collaboration with Nokia, CableLabs and Rohde & Schwarz, Shaw said its trials leveraged 28GHz mmWave and 3.5GHz spectrum and demonstrated the significant and

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NTT successfully demonstrates 100 Gbps wireless transmission

May 16, 2018

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) said today it achieved a world first — 100 Gbps wireless transmission using a new principle called Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) multiplexing with the aim of achieving terabit-class wireless transmission to support demand for

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Global intelligent building market to reach US$42.6 billion by 2024

May 16, 2018

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, entitled, “Intelligent Building Market by Component, Type, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2024“, the global intelligent building market was valued at US$12.3 billion in 2017, and is

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CPI white paper examines four advances that will transform networks

May 16, 2018

Upcoming changes in Power over Ethernet (PoE), advanced Wi-Fi, software-defined networking (SDN) and 5G will impact the physical premise network, says Chatsworth Products (CPI). In a recently released white paper, it describes these technologies and illustrates cable management and equipment

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Panasonic explores disruptive technologies in new industry survey

May 9, 2018

Panasonic Corporation of North America has released a new cross-industry survey series entitled Moving Forward, based on research into 10 disruptive technologies within two key solution sets: sustainable energy and integrated supply chain, and across five industries: building & construction,

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Xanadu raises seed money, noted MIT professor signs on as advisor

May 9, 2018

Toronto-based Xanadu has announced a seed round of $9 million the company said will be used to build quantum photonic chips that will enable the creation of the world’s most powerful computers. “Recent scientific breakthroughs have shown that the use

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Humber and Cisco join forces to ‘enhance technology-driven education’

May 9, 2018

Humber College and Cisco Canada are launching a five-year initiative to engage students, faculty and companies in “maximizing the opportunities presented by cyber, network communication and collaborative digital technologies.” Cisco will provide more than $4 million of equipment and infrastructure

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VMware launches networking initiative for the ‘Digital Era’

May 1, 2018

At Dell Technologies World 2018 in Las Vegas today VMware Inc. outlined what it called its “vision for the future of networking,” with the launch of the Virtual Cloud Network. The company said the new offering, which consists of the

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Amazon’s Vancouver expansion plans to result in 3,000 new high-tech jobs

April 30, 2018

Amazon today announced plans to expand its Vancouver Tech Hub and create an additional 3,000 jobs in fields including e-commerce technology, cloud computing, and machine learning. To mark the company’s latest investment in Canada, Amazon invited a number of dignitaries