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Increasing efficiency in existing fiber networks

January 6, 2020

Digital communications are an important part of the day-to-day lives of many. As they evolve, the infrastructure that supports them has remained stagnant, resulting in a need for more efficient networks. In a recent whitepaper from Cailabs, Is your network

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Upgrading lighting to impactfully lower emissions

December 12, 2019

By Luis Ramirez   Sustainability is a top priority for companies of all sizes, and today nearly 600 worldwide have formally adopted ambitious science-based targets for lowering emissions. Reducing environmental impact and conserving natural resources aren’t just good publicity, they’re

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Feature CablingConnectivity

Meeting high-power PoE at longer distances

December 2, 2019

By Carol Oliver It’s been a year since high-power PoE was defined and ratified by IEEE 802.3bt. So, what has changed in the low-voltage industry and what are the challenges for system designers and contractors when selecting and installing cables

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Wellness support at work no longer considered optional: study

November 29, 2019

View Inc. recently announced the results of a survey of Canadian workers, conducted in collaboration with Future Workplace on workplace wellness in Canada and the United States. The study found that the new demographic composition of workforces is requiring employers

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Q & A with Derek Manky, Chief, Security Insights with Fortinet

November 29, 2019

Earlier this year, Fortinet, a California-based global provider of network security appliances, published results of a global survey of chief information and security officers which revealed that IoT is now the second-most concerning mode of cyberattack. We spoke with Fortinet’s

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Schneider Electric and ThoughtWire partner to create smarter hospitals

October 31, 2019

Schneider Electric and ThoughtWire have formed a strategic partnership to create smarter digital hospitals. The partnership addresses what can be significant roadblocks to becoming a patient-centric digital hospital. Currently, most healthcare facilities are operated in silos with fragmented information available

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Focal Point hires two new members to product management team

October 29, 2019

Focal Point LLC, an architectural lighting and acoustic solutions manufacturer, has expanded its product management team with the addition of Ali Qureshi, senior product manager – downlights and cylinders, and Shavonna Warren, associate product manager. Qureshi joins Focal Point with

Feature CablingConnectivity

Connectrac acquired by Legrand, North and Central America

October 23, 2019

Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA) has acquired Connectrac, a developer of flexible floor-based cable management solutions that deliver power, data and communications to commercial interior applications. LNCA says adding Connectrac to its portfolio will allow the company to reach

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Canadian firms launch first German Technology Day

October 10, 2019

Eplan, Pilz, Rittal and Wago, all companies in the automation and advanced manufacturing space, are launching Canada’s first-ever German Technology Day.

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Feature Clean TechnologyHVAC

Toronto’s University Health Network labs add intelligent ventilation

July 18, 2019

The hospital labs installed Aircuity platforms to monitor indoor air quality and inform the building’s ventilation controls to provide optimal airflow levels.