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ROOT Data Center expands its MTL-R2 facility

June 6, 2018

ROOT Data Center has expanded its Montreal-based MTL-R2 facility, adding an additional 6MW of power capacity to what it describes as Canada’s largest wholesale/hyperscale data centre. The build of two new data halls is in response to the growing demand of

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Technologies selected for testing in Toronto’s first smart city pilot program

May 30, 2018

UPPlift: Toronto has announced the winning innovators selected to pilot their smart city technologies in test-beds across the city, through the first-ever Urban Pilot Program in Toronto. The program, launched earlier this year, focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart

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Gap Wireless, Siama Systems sign distribution deal

May 30, 2018

Gap Wireless, a distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, and Montreal-based Siama Systems, a provider of converged network performance test and diagnostic tools, have entered into a reseller agreement for distribution of Siama Systems’

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Samsung to launch major Canadian AI research facility

May 30, 2018

Samsung Research America (SRA) says it plans to establish a “state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Toronto, as part of a new venture to tap into and contribute to the flourishing AI industry growing in Canada’s largest city.” The opening

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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,