Wavefront and Waterloo-based Communitech join forcesMay 16, 2013
Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, and Communitech, a member of the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) this week announced a new collaboration agreement. The collaboration is…
IEEE SmartGridComm 2013 to explore sustainable growth of electric gridsMay 9, 2013
The IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), the international forum dedicated to the advance of the world’s power delivery infrastructure, has extended the “Call for Papers” deadline to May…
Networks of Centres of Excellence provides MaRS with new fundingFebruary 7, 2013
The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) has awarded Ontario-based MaRS Innovation $14.95 million in funding through the Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) program.
Cisco launches HealthPresence 2.5 and Connected Health ServicesJanuary 17, 2013
Cisco Systems Inc. today announced three new connected health offerings, including HealthPresence 2.5, which the firm said are “designed to meet an increasing need in the healthcare industry for software and services that helps…
Cisco global report examines expectations and network challenges of IT professionalsMay 9, 2012
An international study released this week by Cisco Systems Inc. revealed that without the proper cloud migration strategy, more than one third (38%) of IT decision makers would rather get a root canal, dig a ditch, or do their own taxes than…
AT&T launches new cloud-based unified communications servicesJanuary 25, 2012
AT&T says it is bringing the benefits of Unified Communications (UC) to businesses of all sizes via a carrier-grade service.
IBM reveals five innovations that will change lives within five yearsDecember 21, 2011
IBM Corp. this week released its annual “IBM Five in Five” — a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years:
University of New Brunswick and Cisco sign IT innovation and R&D pactOctober 26, 2011
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Cisco Canada this week announced two agreements aimed at helping the university become a world leader in technology innovation.
Industry heavyweights form Open Networking FoundationMarch 23, 2011
Six companies that own and operate some of the largest networks in the world — Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Verizon, and Yahoo! — announced today the formation of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).
Inside the GNOC command centreMarch 1, 2011
It is no surprise that AT&T’s Global Network Operations Center or GNOC for short, is a technological masterpiece. It is located in a corridor of communities in the north central part of this state that over the past 50 years has housed some…