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Three firms to build fiber cable line from Montreal to Toronto

July 16, 2018

Metro Optic, Crosslake Fibre, and Utilities Kingston have announced plans to build a new fiber-optic cable system from Montreal to Toronto. The project will be developed by Maple Leaf Fibre Ltd., a joint venture of two independent Canadian providers of

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SD-WAN vendor Aryaka expands into Canada with launch of new POP

July 16, 2018

SD-WAN provider Aryaka said today it has expanded its worldwide network with the addition of a new Point of Presence (POP) in Toronto. The investment, it said, was spurred by a rapidly growing presence of global enterprises with sites in

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BTI MIOTY says it’s ‘first to meet’ ETSI communications standard for IIoT

July 11, 2018

Behr Technologies Inc. (BTI) has announced that its BTI MIOTY low-power, wide-area (LPWA) network communications offering is the “first and only technology” to comply with the just-released ETSI telegram splitting ultra-narrow band (TS-UNB) technical specification for low throughput networks (TS

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Findings cite market traction, growth opportunities for Passive Optical LAN

July 11, 2018

Research by the Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), Gartner, Hanover Research and The Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA), has revealed “unprecedented” increase in demand and growth opportunities for Passive Optical LAN (POL) in various market segments. The latest BSRIA

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OpenText showcases future for ‘intelligent and connected enterprise’

July 10, 2018

Enterprise information management vendor OpenText today opened Enterprise World 2018, welcoming 5,000 attendees to Toronto for presentations from EIM experts and innovators. “All industries are facing a series of challenging macro-trends as they transform into intelligent and connected enterprises,“ said

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Schneider says EcoStruxure IT brings big data, IoT to data centres

July 1, 2018

At its recent Innovation Day Canada event in Toronto Schneider Electric released EcoStruxure IT, which it described as the first “Data Centre Management as a Service” architecture. EcoStruxure IT, the company said, “revolutionizes’ data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) by delivering

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Joint survey reveals key trends in digital manufacturing space

July 1, 2018

A recent Trends in Digital Manufacturing survey, jointly conducted by SME, a manufacturing association promoting advanced manufacturing technologies, and Plataine, a provider of automated offerings for advanced manufacturing, contains key insights on plans for factory digitization. The survey, which was

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Fiber optic connectivity market worth US$4.19 billion by 2026: TMR

July 1, 2018

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the global fiber optic connectivity market is expected to reach a value of US$4.19 billion by 2026, owing to the increasing usage of optical components in energy efficient

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Dell Technologies & The 2030 factor

July 1, 2018

By Paul Barker Las Vegas, Nev. – The future is either clear or murky for 3,800 business leaders when it comes to the adoption of emerging technologies, results of a joint survey conducted by Dell Technologies and the Institute for

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Leviton releases Cat 6A reference guide

June 27, 2018

Leviton said this week it has launched an interactive reference guide for Cat 6A cabling systems. The 90-page guide includes: *Tips for installation in pathways, telecom rooms, and the work area *Standards from IEEE, TIA, and ISO *General applications and