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VMware launches networking initiative for the ‘Digital Era’

May 1, 2018

At Dell Technologies World 2018 in Las Vegas today VMware Inc. outlined what it called its “vision for the future of networking,” with the launch of the Virtual Cloud Network. The company said the new offering, which consists of the

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Amazon’s Vancouver expansion plans to result in 3,000 new high-tech jobs

April 30, 2018

Amazon today announced plans to expand its Vancouver Tech Hub and create an additional 3,000 jobs in fields including e-commerce technology, cloud computing, and machine learning. To mark the company’s latest investment in Canada, Amazon invited a number of dignitaries

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BICSI releases sixth edition of Outside Plant Design program

April 30, 2018

BICSI today announced an updated program for the Outside Plant Design field, including the Outside Plant Design Reference Manual, 6th Edition. “Outside plant (OSP) cabling has evolved into the vital element that supports all voice and data communication globally,” the

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Structured cabling market worth US$14.3 billion by 2025: Grand View

April 25, 2018

The global structured cabling market size is projected to reach US$14.3 billion by 2025, according to a study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc., recording a 7.6% CAGR during the forecast period. “The need for advanced technologies has increased the

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New Fluke Versiv adapters support IoT, smart building design

April 25, 2018

Fluke Networks has introduced three new adapters for the Versiv DSX CableAnalyzer Series, which it said gives installers the ability to certify Modular Plug Terminated Link (MPTL) cabling installations to the draft ANSI-TIA568.2-D standard. The adapters support Category 5, 6,

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34 tech giants sign Cybersecurity Tech Accord

April 18, 2018

Upwards of 34 global technology and security companies have announced the creation of the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, which its members described as a watershed agreement among the largest-ever group of companies agreeing to defend all customers everywhere from malicious attacks

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Rogers, Ericsson join forces with 5G testing initiative

April 18, 2018

Rogers Communications has announced a multi-year network plan that includes working with Ericsson in 5G deployment. “We are at the advent of the fifth generation of wireless networks,” said Jorge Fernandes, chief technology officer at Rogers. “Similar to how 4G

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TE Connectivity debuts new waterproof USB Type-C connector

April 18, 2018

TE Connectivity (TE) today introduced its new waterproof on-board USB Type-C receptacle connector, which the company said is designed to help protect devices in harsh environments with IPX8 dust and water ingression performance. “With an IPX8 rating, this connector could

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CommScope AR tech assessment puts whole new spin on cable admin tasks

April 11, 2018

CommScope today said it recently demonstrated augmented reality (AR) capabilities with its imVision automated infrastructure management offering, which will allow IT personnel to physically “see” what’s going on in their local area networks. The software-based imVision currently enables IT managers

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APOLAN says POL a critical piece in smart building digital transformation

April 11, 2018

The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN) has created a roadmap for how POL can streamline an organization’s smart building digital transformation to keep pace with the massive growth in Internet of Things (IoT) and mobility applications. The organization said