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Saputo Stadium to enable “extraordinary experiences” with help of Aruba

September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020 – Saputo Stadium (Montreal), home of Major League Soccer’s Montreal Impact, is deploying an Aruba network to deliver “reliable, high-performing Wi-Fi and new gameday experiences to fans”, as well as streamline and automate stadium operations. Saputo Stadium

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Start nominating for the 2020 Digie Awards

August 31, 2020

August 31, 2020 – Nominations are now open for the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Digital Innovation (a.k.a. Digie) Awards, which have been presented by Realcomm/IBcon since 1999 to recognize outstanding companies, real estate projects, technologies and the next generation of

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Circa expanding into IoT space with Teletics acquisition

August 17, 2020

August 17, 2020 – Circa Enterprises Inc., a manufacturer of equipment for the telecom, electrical utility and construction industries, has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Teletics Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of wireless voice and

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AI, 5G and IoT the top emerging technologies for 2020: CompTIA

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 – Artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G wireless networks will have the biggest impact on companies involved in the business of technology in the coming years, according to the Emerging Technology Community of CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association).

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Wesco completes $4.5-billion merger with Anixter

June 24, 2020

  June 23, 2020 – Wesco International Inc. has completed its merger with Anixter International Inc., which we reported mid-January. Anixter is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Wesco, and its shares ceased trading prior to the market open on

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Ontario boosting broadband and cell service for rural communities

June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 – Ontario is investing $150 million in “reliable” broadband and cellular service in rural and remote areas of the province. This initiative is part of the province’s $315-million initiative “Up to Speed: Ontario’s Broadband and Cellular Action

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Cisco to acquire ThousandEyes, which is like a “Google Maps view of the internet”

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 – Earlier today, Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held ThousandEyes Inc., whose internet and cloud intelligence platform “delivers deep visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the internet”. And the

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Q&A with Ted Maulucci, president of SmartONE Solutions

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Ted Maulucci’s career in the smart technology industry started far younger than most. As a teenager in high school, he wrote software to help educate special needs children, which was purchased by the school board. “Back

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Powering learning at Ryerson University’s largest residences

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education and a university clearly on the move. Located in downtown Toronto, Ryerson is a distinctly urban university with a mission to serve societal needs and a long-standing

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Canadian 5G rollout will require new business models

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – There’s a misconception in the market that the advent of 5G wireless, with its exponentially higher speeds, is going to mean smart buildings and communities will be able to rely more on wireless connections and less