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Analytics, smart offices and more at Canadian Virtual ICT Forum

October 6, 2020

October 6, 2020 – BICSI, an association supporting the advancement of the information & communications technology (ICT) community, invites you to register now for the next Virtual ICT (vICT) Forum. The next vICT is being held October 29: 10 am

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Cisco to acquire ThousandEyes, which is like a “Google Maps view of the internet”

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 – Earlier today, Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held ThousandEyes Inc., whose internet and cloud intelligence platform “delivers deep visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the internet”. And the

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App-friendly IP security cameras on their way via S&ST platform

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Security & Safety Things GmbH (S&ST)—a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH—says it is poised “to reshape innovation in video analytics and computer vision with the commercial availability of a number of new smart IP security

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SafeChek entranceway technology to support safe business reopening

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 – Digital signage player Big Digital Corp. has partnered with A1 Innovation—a provider of people-counting solutions—to launch SafeChek digital entranceway technology “to support the safe opening and operations of businesses across North America”. Big Digital will provide

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BICSI releases two international data center standards & data center specialty manual

May 9, 2019

The Essentials of Data Center Projects provides a holistic view of an overall data center project.

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Cisco forecast: 4 billion global mobile-ready IoT connections by 2022

February 19, 2019

By 2022, 5G connections will represent over 3% of total mobile connections and will account for nearly 12% of global mobile data traffic.

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Hitachi Solutions America introduces v 2.0 of its IoT Service Hub

January 10, 2019

The new release includes efficiencies that strengthen the IoT platform’s real-time monitoring, rules-based analytics, and autonomous decision-making capabilities.

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Bell MTS, University of Manitoba launch IoT in agriculture initiative

May 30, 2017

Bell MTS today announced a $500,000 contribution to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign to launch a new initiative: the Bell MTS Innovations in Agriculture Program, providing students with financial assistance to develop Internet of Things (IoT) technologies

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Cisco’s IoT Threat Defense segments, secures devices on the network

May 24, 2017

Cisco this week launched Iot Threat Defense, and architectural and services offering that it said segments devices on the network to provide adaptable, extensible protection for organizations at IoT scale. The first use of IoT Threat Defense will be to secure vital

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New CenturyLink study examines digital transformation readiness

May 23, 2017

Communication and IT services company CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the results of a commissioned study on the digital transformation of global enterprises. Conducted by 451 Research, the Enterprise Digital Transformation Study provides insight into how, why and at what pace

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Fluke’s Accelix geared to maintenance teams, plant systems

May 8, 2017

According to Fluke, the promise of the industrial internet of things (IIoT) connects plant equipment to enable reliability maintenance teams to save costs and maximize uptime. The reality is that “most plants use offline equipment of varying types and age

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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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CABA completes Intelligent Buildings and IoT research project

February 22, 2017

The Continental Automated Buildings Association said this week it has completed its “Intelligent Buildings and the Impact of the Internet of Things” research project. The Intelligent Buildings Council, a core working council of CABA, commissioned the initiative to examine the

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IoT market to hit projected CAGR of 20.55% by 2024: TMR

January 10, 2017

As one of the highly trending markets in the world today, the global Internet of Things market is expected to be crowded by a large number of players of all sizes, according to a research report released by Transparency Market

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AT&T strengthens IoT offerings with Gemalto security app

January 4, 2017

Dutch-based digital security vendor Gemalto has announced it is supplying AT&T with a remote subscription management offering it said will help enable its customers to deploy “new and highly secure IoT applications” both in North America and globally. According to

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Ericsson plans big 5G demo splash at CES 2017

January 3, 2017

Ericsson said today it will “connect the dots between the latest technology innovations and their dependence on infrastructure at the world’s largest consumer electronics fair, CES 2017, in Las Vegas, Nev., which starts on Thursday. Building on its theme of

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Accenture forecasts digital developments to watch next year

December 13, 2016

According to Accenture, digital technologies and hyper-connectivity are bringing user-led innovation to market faster than ever and the successful organizations today are those that best adapt and respond to unceasing change. Against this backdrop, the consulting firm today released Fjord

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Avanade’s Gilchrist releases his technology predictions for 2017

December 12, 2016

Digital innovation across applications and platforms is pushing organizations to relearn how they interact with their workforce, customers and partners, says Jeff Gilchrist, general manager of Avanade Canada. Gilchrist also recently released his top three predictions he said will be

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New AWS Canada (Central) Region now open for business

December 8, 2016

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the launch of the AWS Canada (Central) Region.  AWS now provides 40 Availability Zones across 15 technology infrastructure regions globally, with another seven Availability Zones and three regions in the U.K.,

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18-wheeler steals show at AWS re: Invent 2016

November 30, 2016

There was no shortage of announcements from Andy Jassy today during an almost three-hour keynote at AWS re: Invent 2016 in Las Vegas today, but it was the arrival of an 18-wheeler that took centre stage, almost literally. The arrival

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HPE extends ‘composability’ to its cloud, hyper-converged offerings

November 29, 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced an expansion of its composable initiative with the addition of a new hybrid cloud offering and technology extensions to HPE hyper-converged systems. Launched at the HPE Discover Conference in London, England the new offerings include:

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Schneider Electric launches its ‘next-generation’ EcoStruxure platform

November 29, 2016

Schneider Electric today announced the launch of its “next generation” EcoStruxure architecture and platform it said is designed to deliver IoT-enabled offerings at scale for building, grid, industry and data centre customers. According to the company, the platform provides a

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First ‘Emerge’ progress report launched at Telecom World

November 16, 2016

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) — including cloud computing and the rise of software-as-a-service — has reduced the cost of innovation and market access, allowing small tech businesses to compete with established industries. This was one of the key findings

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Hitachi says intelligent add-on to its HCP platform an industry first

November 16, 2016

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.,  announced Hitachi Content Intelligence, an addition to its Hitachi Content Portfolio (HCP) storage platform, which the company said can “transform data into relevant business information and deliver it to

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Ericsson, Rogers pilot ‘Connected Water’ offering in Ottawa

November 16, 2016

Ericsson and Rogers Communications have announced their participation in the City of Ottawa’s Innovation Pilot Program with a “Connected Water” offering the two firms say supports an early detection system for water quality testing. The pilot will leverage a combination