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Canadian firms identify cybersecurity as top IT priority, CDW Canada survey reveals

August 15, 2018

IT security continues to be a high priority for Canadian organizations, while many businesses are interested in cloud storage and collaboration tools, according to a new survey from CDW Canada, a provider of technology services. When asked to identify areas

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Siemon, Montreal DCIM vendor Maya HTT sign partnership agreement

August 8, 2018

Siemon has partnered with Canadian data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) provider Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd. whose Datacenter Clarity LC DCIM platform will provide Siemon customers with the tools to accurately manage their infrastructure. The ability to track unlimited assets

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Cisco buys cloud security vendor Duo for US$2.3 billion

August 8, 2018

Cisco Systems Inc. has said it intends to acquire privately-held Duo Security, a provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud. Headquartered in Ann Arbour, Mich., the firm’s offering verifies the identity of users and the

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Feds’ digital and data transformation roundtables get underway

August 8, 2018

Navdeep Bains, federal minister of innovation, science and economic development, has announced that six innovation experts have been selected to host roundtable discussions with Canadians across the country on digital and data transformation. Many  were part of the Innovation Agenda

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LG opens Toronto AI research lab, signs research pact with U of T

August 1, 2018

This week marked the launch of the new LG Electronics AI Research Lab in Toronto, an extension of the newly expanded LG Silicon Valley AI Lab in Santa Clara, Calif. In addition, LG is entering into a new research partnership

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ITU ‘Network 2030’ focus group launched to ID ICT, 5G advances

August 1, 2018

The International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations specialized agency for ICT, has launched a new research initiative to identify emerging and future ICT sector network demands, beyond 2030 and the advances expected of 5G systems. The work will be carried

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Amazon still dominates cloud infrastructure services market: Synergy

August 1, 2018

New Q2 data from Synergy Research Group shows that spend on cloud infrastructure services jumped 50% from the second quarter of 2017. This was virtually in line with the growth rate achieved in the first quarter and was once again

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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