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Cisco goes after the ‘modern workspace’

October 24, 2013

At its annual Collaboration Summit event in Boca Raton, Fla. this week, Cisco Systems Inc. announced the next phase of its vision for collaboration, which it says focuses on delivering “solutions” that embrace the modern workspace…

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Study projects cloud traffic to dominate data centres

October 18, 2013

The third annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2012 – 2017) issued this week forecasts that global cloud traffic, the fastest growing component of data centre traffic, is expected to grow 4.5-fold — a 35% combined annual growth rate (CAGR) — from…

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ITU forms group to launch Smart Sustainable Development model

October 18, 2013

Industry leaders met today in an advisory capacity to promote ITU’s Smart Sustainable Development Model (SSDM) initiative. The meeting of the advisory board brings together leaders of the telecom sector to leverage the transformational…

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AT&T and GE sign global M2M alliance agreement

October 10, 2013

AT&T and GE have signed a global alliance agreement to allow GE machines to connect to the AT&T network and cloud, creating what the two companies described as the first highly-secure wireless communications system for GE’s…

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Skills/Comp

October 3, 2013

Skills/Compétences Canada, a not-for-profit organization that promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies this week launched a national awareness campaign to promote the importance of essential skills for young people who are…

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Waterfront Toronto teams with IBM to build a ‘Smarter City’

September 26, 2013

IBM Canada Ltd., together with Waterfront Toronto and IBM business partner Element Blue, recently announced a collaboration that showcases Toronto’s waterfront as a leading example of how to build a smarter city.

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Cisco NCS designed to power ‘Internet of Everything’

September 26, 2013

With Internet traffic rapidly growing amid new waves of cloud, mobile, video and machine-to-machine applications, Cisco Systems Inc. this week introduced the Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS), a network fabric line it says is designed to…

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Belden launches new release of Industrial HiVision

September 5, 2013

Belden Inc. this week announced a new release of its Hirschmann Industrial HiVision network management software. Version 5.0 of Industrial HiVision addresses specific challenges of configuring and supervising an industrial Ethernet network.

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CableCheck app now works on Android devices

August 3, 2013

The Communications Cable and Connectivity Association (CCCA) free CableCheck app is now available for Android platform devices, in addition to the iPhone and other Apple devices. The app provides a simple to use field-screening tool and…

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BICSI releases new ESS standard

July 25, 2013

BICSI has announced the release of its latest standard, ANSI/BICSI 005-2013, Electronic Safety and Security (ESS) System Design and Implementation Best Practices.