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Canadian-German IIoT licensing pact announced

February 13, 2018

Toronto-based Behr Technologies Inc. (BTI) and Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS (Fraunhofer IIS) have announced the formation of a new partnership to develop and commercialize Fraunhofer IIS’s patented MIOTY communication technology for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market. According

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Frost & Sullivan explores changing role of building automation systems

February 13, 2018

Frost & Sullivan’s latest analysis, World Building Automation Systems (BAS) Markets, Forecast to 2022, sheds light on the rapid transformations taking place in the global BAS market. Factors propelling change, the research firm says, include the growing use of Internet

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Viavi service supports enterprise IT transition to the cloud

February 13, 2018

Viavi Solutions today launched ObserverLIVE, active performance monitoring available as a service. As enterprise IT teams strive to stay ahead of the evolution of their networks and services on premises and in the cloud and employees connect from anywhere, the

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Hubbell launches PoE platform at BICSI Winter Conference

February 6, 2018

Hubbell said today it has developed a new Power over Ethernet (PoE) product it added will help make buildings smarter, better connected and more energy efficient. PowerHUBB is an enterprise-level PoE lighting and control platform that integrates luminaires, sensors, user

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AI, ML come of age at AWS re: Invent

February 2, 2018

By Paul Barker Las Vegas – The one guarantee delegates attending an AWS re: Invent can be sure of is a dizzying array of new product and service launches. In fact, during a single keynote speech from CEO Andy Jassy,

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Trend Micro opens cybersecurity research centre in Toronto

February 1, 2018

Trend Micro today announced the establishment of a Cybersecurity Research Centre in Toronto that will see it involved in a research collaboration and partnership agreement with Telus Communications. The company said in a release that the new facility will work

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WCT commits to closing the gender gap in digital industries

January 31, 2018

Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) has released a report from a national consultation it conducted across Canada that provides insights about why Canadian digital industries continue to struggle to attract and retain women in their workforces. Currently, women make

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CommScope’s MTDC Alliance adds five new members

January 31, 2018

CommScope’s Multi-Tenant Data Center (MTDC) Alliance recently welcomed five new members to its roster, while adding an advisory board to help enhance the multi-tenant experience for operators and customers. Formed in June 2017, the MTDC Alliance — part of CommScope’s PartnerPRO Network — was created to address the shift taking place in which companies

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New edition of Outside Plan Design reference manual released

January 29, 2018

BICSI, the association advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community, has published a new edition of the Outside Plant Design Reference Manual (OSPDRM). “From its beginnings of supporting the telegraph, outside plant (OSP) cabling has evolved into the vital

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Canada’s manufacturers lukewarm to IIoT, other tech advances: PLANT

January 24, 2018

PLANT Magazine’s 2018 Manufacturers’ Outlook study released late last week reveals that companies lag in the adoption of advanced measures and technologies that would improve productivity. Only 36% make use of automatic data access, analysis and review to measure and