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How-to-guide” for installers new to IP CCTV testing released

June 19, 2018

As documenting IP CCTV performance becomes more commonplace, IDEAL Networks said today it has released a new white paper designed to help installers and systems integrators understand how to apply network testing practices to CCTV installations. According to the company,

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Feds launch consultation initiative on digital and data transformation

June 19, 2018

Navdeep Bains, federal minister of innovation, science and economic development today announced the introduction of a national consultation initiative on digital and data transformation. “New technologies have changed the way that we access information, shop, live, socialize and work,” a

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Cisco releases new developer capabilities across its IBN platform

June 12, 2018

Cisco today released new developer capabilities across its intent-based networking (IBN) platform. Announced at the Cisco Live user conference in Orlando, the company said the upgrades underscore “continued progress in delivering an open, programmable platform that spans the entire network,

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LPWANs still a work in progress, GlobalData research finds

June 6, 2018

Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) rollouts were hogging headlines in 2017 as nearly every mobile operator offering Internet of Things (IoT) services exuberantly joined the bandwagon. Even though uptake continues and optimism remains, it is still early days for

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ROOT Data Center expands its MTL-R2 facility

June 6, 2018

ROOT Data Center has expanded its Montreal-based MTL-R2 facility, adding an additional 6MW of power capacity to what it describes as Canada’s largest wholesale/hyperscale data centre. The build of two new data halls is in response to the growing demand of

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Technologies selected for testing in Toronto’s first smart city pilot program

May 30, 2018

UPPlift: Toronto has announced the winning innovators selected to pilot their smart city technologies in test-beds across the city, through the first-ever Urban Pilot Program in Toronto. The program, launched earlier this year, focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart

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Samsung to launch major Canadian AI research facility

May 30, 2018

Samsung Research America (SRA) says it plans to establish a “state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Toronto, as part of a new venture to tap into and contribute to the flourishing AI industry growing in Canada’s largest city.” The opening

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Survey shows half of North American firms not prepared for GDPR

May 23, 2018

A new survey of IT professionals reveals more than half of North American companies have not taken steps to prepare for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on Friday. The survey was conducted by data

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CompTIA report examines cloud’s role as backbone of IT

May 23, 2018

With cloud computing firmly entrenched in current IT operations, organizations are turning their focus to optimized architectures and using the cloud as an enabler for new and emerging technologies, according to a new report from CompTIA. CompTIA’s survey of more than

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Global intelligent building market to reach US$42.6 billion by 2024

May 16, 2018

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, entitled, “Intelligent Building Market by Component, Type, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2024“, the global intelligent building market was valued at US$12.3 billion in 2017, and is