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Schneider Electric module adds ‘intelligence’ to data centre cooling systems

May 27, 2015

Schneider Electric this week launched Data Center Operation: Cooling Optimize, an additional software module available within its Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) suite StruxureWare for Data Centers. The company says the new capability adds intelligence to existing data centre cooling

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CENGN’s goal: Revive ICT Eco-System

May 25, 2015

The Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks, otherwise known as CENGN, is an industry-initiative not government-initiative and as a result, will function differently, says Rich Dusome, its president and CEO. “There is a big difference,” he told Connections+ in

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New IDC forecast estimates IoT market to grow 19% in 2015

May 19, 2015

The worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow 19% in 2015, led by digital signage, according to a new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC). The second annual forecast focuses on growing IoT use in 11 vertical

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First Wearable World Congress to debut this month in San Francisco

May 6, 2015

Wearable World Congress (formerly GlazedCon) will take place in San Francisco May 19-20. According to show organizers, the conference and expo will bring “together all the right people and companies to forge the future of the wearable and Internet of Things

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Chinese fiber vendor F-Pacific announces B.C. expansion

May 1, 2015

F-Pacific Optical Communications Company Ltd. (F-Pacific) today announced the establishment of its North American headquarters in Vancouver and plans to expand its manufacturing capabilities elsewhere in B.C. The company’s products, currently manufactured in Richmond, are exported to China to supply

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Avaya to partner with Team Penske in NASCAR, IndyCar Series

May 1, 2015

Team Penske announced today that it has partnered with Avaya as a team sponsor for the 2015 season in both the Verizon IndyCar Series and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Simon Pagenaud will pilot the No. 22 Avaya Team Penske

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Nominations open for ITAC’s Ingenious Awards

April 29, 2015

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is now accepting nominations for the Ingenious Awards, which recognizes the use of innovative technology to achieve business results. It is also seeking nominations for the 2015 CanadianCIO of the Year. “As Canadians

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IBM to pump US$3 billion into new IoT business unit

March 31, 2015

IBM Corp. today announced that it will invest upwards of US$3 billion over the next four years to establish a new Internet of Things (IoT) unit, and that it is building a cloud-based open platform it said is designed to

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ICTC ‘talent platform’ aimed squarely at digital economy

March 30, 2015

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) today launched an online platform it said is designed to assist Canadians, industry, educational and professional development institutions, as well as policy makers “make informed decisions about the Information and Communications (ICT) job

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HP opens Security Operations Centre in Canada

March 26, 2015

HP today announced a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) located in Mississauga, Ont., which it said will provide Canadian enterprises day-to-day security management and threat detection services as well as protection against growing cybercrime attacks. The centre, designed to meet