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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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Daikin invests in U.S. software company

April 23, 2020

Daikin Industries has invested $2 million into Silicon Valley-based startup Locix, Inc., a company that uses cloud-based spatial intelligence solutions that use a combination of indoor positioning technology, advanced AI, and Wi-Fi to acquire and analyze locations, as well as

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Q&A with Justin Bean, global director of smart spaces marketing at Hitachi Vantara

April 15, 2020

By Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk   Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., brings together over 100 years of experience in operational technology (OT) and more than 60 years in information technology (IT) to provide data insights into a business’ operations,

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GlobalData’s 2020 tech, media and telecom predictions

March 4, 2020

Data and analytics company GlobalData has unveiled its 2020 predictions for the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) industry. The company’s report, TMT Predictions 2020, identifies the top 20 themes impacting the sector this year and, for each theme, offers a

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Connected compactors remotely detect when waste equipment is full

February 20, 2020

Metro Compactor Service has launched its next generation, IoT-enabled system, iSmart Generation 2 technology, which allows the company to remotely troubleshoot and detect fullness on customers’ waste equipment from anywhere. Created for facility managers, multi-residential property owners and large retailers,

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IX Reach and Evoque partner to add four new locations to its network

February 4, 2020

IX Reach, a global provider of cloud services and connectivity solutions, has partnered with Evoque Data Centers Solutions, a global data centre operator formed through the acquisition of AT&T’s colocation assets at the end of 2018. This partnership enables Evoque’s

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Smart bulbs could cause security gaps: UTSA study

November 20, 2019

Researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) recently conducted a study on the security holes that exist in popular smart light brands. According to researchers, hackers may target smart bulbs because of some of their features. “Your

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BrainBox AI of Montreal: AI for HVAC systems in buildings

May 9, 2019

The company’s technology combines deep learning, cloud-based computing and algorithms to support a 24/7 self-operating building controls that can enable significant energy savings.

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Eaton introduces high density rack power distribution unit

January 18, 2019

The High Density rack PDU offers improved outlet counts and the addition of 11 colour options for easy identification of A/B power feeds

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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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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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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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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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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