Cisco enters the Internet of Everything eraJuly 1, 2013
Orlando, Fla. — Cisco Systems Inc.’s reinvention of itself continued unabated in June with the launch of new switching and router equipment and a networking architecture designed to “expand” the scope of its Open Network Environment…
A dismal report cardMay 1, 2013
The Conference Board of Canada has reviewed the level of innovation, or lack thereof, in this country and does not like what it sees.
Power vs. SmartsMay 1, 2013
ber communications infrastructure is a key enabler for the smart grid, which promises to turn our electrical networks into intelligent systems. With the right infrastructure in place, a smart grid should be able to monitor electrical demand and…
Array Polarity SystemsMay 1, 2013
In August, 2012 TIA published Addendum 2 to the ANSI/TIA-568-C.0 “Generic Telecommunications Cabling for Customer Premises Standard” with a mysterious title called general updates. This Addendum contains a lot of valuable information including…
Booming mobile rewriting strategic playbooks: IBMMarch 1, 2013
DC Canada contends that ever-increasing commute times, a growing desire for work-life balance, the proliferation of mobile devices and cloud computing, as well as the overall improvement in network speeds all serve to contribute to…
BICSI opts to walk away from STEPMarch 1, 2013
Tampa, Fla. — The biggest news coming out of the 2013 BICSI Winter Conference occurred after the event had ended.
Nets being cast far beyond 100 GbEMarch 1, 2013
Anyone who thinks the Ethernet path will conclude with 100 GbE is mistaken for it appears it is simply going to be the springboard for a whole new era of computing.
Clearing out 100 GbE RoadblocksMarch 1, 2013
he path to 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) may still be littered with roadblocks, but their numbers are fewer with each passing year. High cost and limited technology availability continue to keep wholesale migration at bay. At the same time,…
A 40-year celebrationMarch 1, 2013
The BICSI 2013 Winter Conference & Exhibition was 40 years in the making, and what a great opportunity it was to take a glimpse back in time.
What to do when the bank says, NO!March 1, 2013
s an investment banker I am exposed to all kinds of difficult situations that business owners can face. Sometimes a client’s need for financing is driven by an unexpected business or sector slowdown, other times it is for acquisition or…