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Partners advance 5G commercial readiness in North America at MWCA

September 12, 2018

As the commercial launch of 5G services rapidly approaches, Ericsson and Intel, together with AT&T and T-Mobile are showcasing the power of the 5G ecosystem this week at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles. The companies said they have

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Microsoft announces plans for new HQ in downtown Toronto

September 11, 2018

Microsoft today announced what it called a “massive new investment in Canada with plans for a state-of-the-art” new headquarters in downtown Toronto. With a move-in date set for September 2020, the facility, located at 81 Bay Street, will enable an

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Sprint, Ericsson to launch IoT-dedicated core network and OS

September 5, 2018

Sprint and Ericsson have announced a global relationship to build a distributed and virtualized core network dedicated specifically to IoT (Internet of Things), in addition to an IoT operating system. The two said the “new environment, which is purpose-built for

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5G vendors set to ‘tout their wares’ at Mobile World Congress Americas

September 5, 2018

Mobile World Congress Americas 2018, which takes place in Los Angeles next week, will focus on key themes in the wireless industry, including 5G network build-outs and go-to-market strategies as well as innovations that are advancing the Internet of Things

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Canadian firm inks major cloud agreement with NEC

September 5, 2018

Ottawa-based Solace Corp., creators of PubSub+, an event broker technology that enables smart data movement, today announced a strategic business alliance with NEC Corp. in a move designed to accelerate the latter’s data connectivity offerings. “In recent years, thanks in

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TMR report predicts annual growth of 7.10% for structured cabling market

August 28, 2018

The global structured cabling market is likely to rise at a CAGR of 7.10% during the period from 2015 to 2021, according to a new report released by Transparency Market Research. The commercial, residential, government, industrial, and the transportation sectors

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AI software revenues to soar to US$105 billion by 2025

August 22, 2018

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is entering a dynamic phase of growth, says market intelligence firm  Tractica, where adoption in the enterprise sector continues unabated, but there are questions emerging within research and academic circles about whether the technologies fueling

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AEM tester earns top Cat 8 accuracy certification ETL mark from Intertek

August 22, 2018

AEM International has announced that the TestPro multifunction cable tester has received the highest ETL accuracy certifications for testing Category 8 cabling systems from the testing and certification agency Intertek. With a six second CAT 6A certification test, the company said

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Broadband Forum automates, accelerates cloud-based access deployment

August 22, 2018

The Broadband Forum today announced the first code release and documentation of its new Open Broadband project — Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) to enable standardized, automated and accelerated deployment of new cloud-based access infrastructure and services. “OB-BAA enables operators to optimize

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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