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Belden adds pre-loaded patch panels to REVConnect

July 18, 2017

Belden Inc., has launched the new REVConnect preloaded patch panels, which it said will support faster deployment in enterprise networks. Designed based on feedback from installers and end-users about what they need most in a preloaded patch panel, it allows

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General Cable board of directors open to selling the company

July 16, 2017

General Cable Corp. announced today that its board of directors has initiated a review of “strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value,” including a potential sale of the company. To that end, it has engaged J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as financial

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Caribbean nations to gain from build of new optic subsea system

July 11, 2017

Deep Blue Cable, the developer, owner and operator of a subsea fiber-optic system providing connectivity across the Caribbean islands and to the Americas, has contracted with TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, to build and deploy the Deep Blue

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Ericsson becomes OpenStack Foundation platinum member

July 4, 2017

The Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation has approved Ericsson as a Platinum Member, the highest level of investment and commitment to the Foundation. With 14 live OpenStack deployments and more than 80 customers running OpenStack globally, Ericsson said

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EXFO releases its third quarter results

June 29, 2017

EXFO Inc., the network test, monitoring and analytics vendor, reported today financial results for the third quarter ended May 31, 2017. Sales reached US$58.5 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 compared to US$60.9 million in the third quarter

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Genesis Technical Systems joins the Broadband Forum

June 27, 2017

Calgary-based Genesis Technical Systems is the newest member of the Broadband Forum, the industry body that is focused on “engineering smarter and faster broadband networks.” Stephen Cooke, Genesis founder and CTO said he viewed the joining as a significant milestone,

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New network for a new era dominates discussion at Cisco Live

June 26, 2017

The big news of the day at Cisco Live, the company’s annual North American user conference, which started today at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas, actually happened prior to the event starting. Last Tuesday, Cisco launched a

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hitchBOT creators to study how AI, robots can help patients

June 20, 2017

McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into clinical health care. With the help of Softbank’s humanoid robot Pepper and IBM Bluemix

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Blackberry eyes Enterprise Of Things with new platform launch

June 20, 2017

With an estimated 20.8 billion connected devices by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how we live, and the Enterprise of Things is transforming how we work, according to Blackberry Ltd. As such, the company today announced productivity

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‘On The Road To Terabit Ethernet’

June 16, 2017

By Paul Barker Last year, a consortium that included Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telecom T-Labs and the Technical University of Munich achieved what can only be called a major milestone – successfully achieving speeds of one TB per second in