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Broadband Forum, SDN/NFV Industry Alliance form technology pact

May 2, 2017

The Broadband Forum and SDN/NFV Industry Alliance today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly set up an Open Broadband Laboratory Asia (OBLA) and promote the development of network transformation and cloud evolution. The partnership, which

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Nokia studies outline business return-on-investment from 5G services

April 21, 2017

Nokia says it is leveraging its business modeling and 5G Acceleration Services capabilities to remove the guesswork from operators’ 5G network evolution plans. New studies from the company have revealed the benefits of deploying 5G and identify those services with

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Gartner recognizes Cradlepoint in 2017 WAN Edge Infrastructure Guide

April 21, 2017

Cradlepoint has introduced Release 6.3 of its NetCloud OS router software, part of the Cradlepoint NetCloud platform, with extended SD-WAN functionality for 4G LTE-dependent networks. The company also announced that its SDN-enabled network offerings have been recognized by Gartner in

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CENX achieves TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification

April 21, 2017

TM Forum, the global industry association for digital business, has awarded Ottawa-based CENX with the TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification for the 6.1 version of its namesake product. The program provides an independent assessment and verification of how well products and implementations align to

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New TIA standards address generic telecom cabling systems

April 18, 2017

The Telecommunications Industry Association, which develops standards for the information and communications technology industry, has released a new document, TIA-607-C-1 Generic Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding (Earthing) for Customer Premises Addendum 1 – Bonding in Multi-tenant Buildings and ANSI/TIA-1183-A Measurement Methods

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IT transformation study reveals level of readiness woefully low

April 18, 2017

Dell EMC has released results of a new study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), which revealed that a majority of senior IT leaders and decision-making managers of large companies surveyed around the world indicate their organizations have yet to

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HCE Telecom acquires NET6 Communications

April 11, 2017

HCE Telecom, a provider of high speed fiber services throughout the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area (GTHA), announced today that it has purchased NET6 Communications, a company that specializes in IP voice, hosted contact centre and data centre solutions. The firms said the

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Viavi’s 10th ‘State of the Network’ study probes security threats

April 10, 2017

Viavi Solutions today released the results of its 10th annual State of the Network global study, which focuses on the growing issue of security threats. Now available for download, respondents included 1,035 CIOs, IT directors, and network engineers. “Enterprise network

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Survey reveals high number of Can. firms ‘IT dropouts’

April 5, 2017

With the fourth revolution underway and the future of big data and cloud computing shifting the business landscape, most large and medium-sized businesses in Canada leverage information technology (IT) in their growth strategies. However, almost a quarter (23%) of Canadian

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EXFO announces CEO transition

March 30, 2017

EXFO Inc., the global network test, data and analytics firm, has announced that Germain Lamonde, the company’s founder, chairman of the board and CEO has appointed Philippe Morin as the company’s new CEO, effective April 1. Morin has more than