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Wavefront and Waterloo-based Communitech join forces

May 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…

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IEEE SmartGridComm 2013 to explore sustainable growth of electric grids

May 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…

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Networks of Centres of Excellence provides MaRS with new funding

February 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.

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Cisco launches HealthPresence 2.5 and Connected Health Services

January 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…

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Cisco global report examines expectations and network challenges of IT professionals

May 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…

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AT&T launches new cloud-based unified communications services

January 25, 2012

AT&T says it is bringing the benefits of Unified Communications (UC) to businesses of all sizes via a carrier-grade service.

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IBM reveals five innovations that will change lives within five years

December 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:

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University of New Brunswick and Cisco sign IT innovation and R&D pact

October 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.

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Industry heavyweights form Open Networking Foundation

March 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).

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Inside the GNOC command centre

March 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…