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AI, ML come of age at AWS re: Invent

February 2, 2018

By Paul Barker Las Vegas – The one guarantee delegates attending an AWS re: Invent can be sure of is a dizzying array of new product and service launches. In fact, during a single keynote speech from CEO Andy Jassy,

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Trend Micro opens cybersecurity research centre in Toronto

February 1, 2018

Trend Micro today announced the establishment of a Cybersecurity Research Centre in Toronto that will see it involved in a research collaboration and partnership agreement with Telus Communications. The company said in a release that the new facility will work

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WCT commits to closing the gender gap in digital industries

January 31, 2018

Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) has released a report from a national consultation it conducted across Canada that provides insights about why Canadian digital industries continue to struggle to attract and retain women in their workforces. Currently, women make

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CommScope’s MTDC Alliance adds five new members

January 31, 2018

CommScope’s Multi-Tenant Data Center (MTDC) Alliance recently welcomed five new members to its roster, while adding an advisory board to help enhance the multi-tenant experience for operators and customers. Formed in June 2017, the MTDC Alliance — part of CommScope’s PartnerPRO Network — was created to address the shift taking place in which companies

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New edition of Outside Plan Design reference manual released

January 29, 2018

BICSI, the association advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community, has published a new edition of the Outside Plant Design Reference Manual (OSPDRM). “From its beginnings of supporting the telegraph, outside plant (OSP) cabling has evolved into the vital

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Canada’s manufacturers lukewarm to IIoT, other tech advances: PLANT

January 24, 2018

PLANT Magazine’s 2018 Manufacturers’ Outlook study released late last week reveals that companies lag in the adoption of advanced measures and technologies that would improve productivity. Only 36% make use of automatic data access, analysis and review to measure and

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Microsoft, Ipsos shed light on why workplaces need overhauling

January 24, 2018

New research from Microsoft and Ipsos shows that if leaders want to drive growth and innovation, they must foster a workplace culture that unleashes their employees’ creative approach to problem solving and desire to collaborate in order to generate fresh

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ICT Canada – Presented by BICSI Events announced

January 23, 2018

BICSI has announced details of two Canadian conferences that will take place next year and in 2021 at the Toronto Congress Centre. To be known as ICT Canada – Presented by BICSI Events, planned are the following: * 2019 BICSI

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UNH-IOL test initiative results in certification of 37 new PoE offerings

January 16, 2018

The Ethernet Alliance today announced the certification of the first 37 Power over Ethernet (PoE) products through its new PoE certification program. Products from multiple Ethernet industry vendors were tested at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) in

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Samsung delivers its IoT vision at CES 2018

January 9, 2018

Samsung Electronics Canada today outlined its vision and strategy for intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) experiences at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nev. “At Samsung, we believe IoT should be as easy as flipping a switch,”