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Light Brigade introduces Fiber Foundations online training course

October 25, 2017

The Light Brigade, AFL’s training and education division, has added to its online training offerings with the release of Fiber Foundations.  The course provides an overview of basic theory, terminology, key products and is a useful introduction to fiber optics

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Blockchain, robotics, AI and wireless will ‘disrupt’ in 2018: Dimension Data

October 25, 2017

Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018. And, according to new findings from Dimension Data, companies that have not started the

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Bell and Akamai ink strategic partnership deal

October 18, 2017

Bell said today it has signed a strategic partnership with cloud delivery platform vendor Akamai Technologies, Inc., designed to expand its portfolio of Web security offerings for Canadian businesses. The two companies said in a release that by “joining forces,

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CommScope research on Gen Z ‘reveals an always-on mindset’

October 16, 2017

 CommScope said today that new global research from CommScope underscores why Generation Z is the most technology intimate and connection dependent in history, with unique viewpoints and expectations for the devices, technologies and people they depend on for their always-on

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Nokia PON offering integrates WiGig to the home

October 16, 2017

Nokia today unveiled its Wireless PON solution, which it called an industry first that allows operators to bring gigabit services to customers using WiGig wireless technology, eliminating the need to bring fiber all the way to a home or building.

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Dell Technologies unveils new IoT strategy

October 11, 2017

Dell Technologies has unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models. The company said in a release that as more and more

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Deloitte: Cities need integrated mobility operating systems

October 11, 2017

To combat pressing urban population and infrastructure challenges, cities should create a common platform that provides visibility, interoperability and optimization across their transportation networks, according to Deloitte’s new report, Toward a Mobility Operating System. The report explores the key capabilities

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Schneider says it’s ‘redefining power distribution’ with EcoStruxure

October 11, 2017

Schneider Electric recently launched EcoStruxure Power, a digital architecture and platform for power distribution and management in buildings. According to the company, it leverages advancements in IoT to deliver improved reliability, safety, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity for customers across multiple

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ICP Project, IREE certification for retrofits Canada-bound

October 4, 2017

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) announced today that they are working together to bring the Investor Confidence (ICP) Project and its Investor Ready Energy

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Gartner says global IT spending to reach US$3.7 trillion in 2018

October 4, 2017

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.3% from 2017 estimated spending of US$3.5 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Enterprise software and IT services continue to exhibit strong growth,