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CommScope acquires Redwood Systems

July 11, 2013

CommScope has acquired Redwood Systems, Inc., a company that specializes in LED lighting products and integrated sensor networks for data centres and buildings.

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Study highlights importance of national broadband plans

July 4, 2013

Countries with a clearly-defined national vision for broadband rollout are significantly out-performing those taking a more laissez-faire approach to broadband development, according to a new joint report released by ITU, the Broadband…

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$256 million and counting to repair Calgary

July 4, 2013

The flood that ravaged through parts of Calgary in June caused at least$256.5 million in damages, according to city officials.

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What ails us can be fixed

July 1, 2013

The cover story in this issue is a microcosm of all that is happening in the ICT industry. So much change, so many moving parts, so many opportunities and so many challenges.

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Cloud services and small business

July 1, 2013

any BICSI members are small business owners or are interested in making a transition to owning their own business. Cloud computing is becoming the engine that brings those businesses many of the enterprise level tools that, until recently, have…

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Zeroing in on security

July 1, 2013

A new physical network security standard is under development within the TIA TR42.1 formulating committee. The document is still in the early stages of development and for this issue’s column, I wanted to report on the key elements of…

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Installer Update 2013

July 1, 2013

e old adage “what goes around comes around” is something that could be applied to the world of cabling installation.

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Cisco initiates major networking refresh

June 26, 2013

Cisco Systems Inc. this week launched new switching and router equipment and expanded the scope of its Open Network Environment (ONE) architecture.

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Infoway releases new digital health action plan

June 26, 2013

Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today released Opportunities for Action: A Pan-Canadian Digital Health Strategic Plan. The plan, which details the health care priorities that digital health solutions can best support over the coming years, has…

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IoE could generate US$613 billion in profits this year

June 20, 2013

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is expected to enable global private-sector businesses to generate at least US$613 billion in global profits in 2013, according to the IoE Value Index study released by Cisco on Wednesday. The report found firms…