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Three firms to build fiber cable line from Montreal to Toronto

July 16, 2018

Metro Optic, Crosslake Fibre, and Utilities Kingston have announced plans to build a new fiber-optic cable system from Montreal to Toronto. The project will be developed by Maple Leaf Fibre Ltd., a joint venture of two independent Canadian providers of

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BTI MIOTY says it’s ‘first to meet’ ETSI communications standard for IIoT

July 11, 2018

Behr Technologies Inc. (BTI) has announced that its BTI MIOTY low-power, wide-area (LPWA) network communications offering is the “first and only technology” to comply with the just-released ETSI telegram splitting ultra-narrow band (TS-UNB) technical specification for low throughput networks (TS

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OpenText showcases future for ‘intelligent and connected enterprise’

July 10, 2018

Enterprise information management vendor OpenText today opened Enterprise World 2018, welcoming 5,000 attendees to Toronto for presentations from EIM experts and innovators. “All industries are facing a series of challenging macro-trends as they transform into intelligent and connected enterprises,“ said

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Schneider says EcoStruxure IT brings big data, IoT to data centres

July 1, 2018

At its recent Innovation Day Canada event in Toronto Schneider Electric released EcoStruxure IT, which it described as the first “Data Centre Management as a Service” architecture. EcoStruxure IT, the company said, “revolutionizes’ data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) by delivering

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Joint survey reveals key trends in digital manufacturing space

July 1, 2018

A recent Trends in Digital Manufacturing survey, jointly conducted by SME, a manufacturing association promoting advanced manufacturing technologies, and Plataine, a provider of automated offerings for advanced manufacturing, contains key insights on plans for factory digitization. The survey, which was

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Dell Technologies & The 2030 factor

July 1, 2018

By Paul Barker Las Vegas, Nev. – The future is either clear or murky for 3,800 business leaders when it comes to the adoption of emerging technologies, results of a joint survey conducted by Dell Technologies and the Institute for

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McAfee Labs sees criminals infect and collect” in cryptocurrency mining surge

June 27, 2018

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q1 2018. McAfee Labs saw on average five new threat samples every second,

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5G could produce upwards of 250,000 new jobs in Canada by 2026: Accenture

June 19, 2018

New 5G wireless networks will contribute as much as $40 billion annually to Canada’s economy by 2026, according to a new report from Accenture. Commissioned by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and developed by Accenture Strategy, the report, “Fuel for

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Feds launch consultation initiative on digital and data transformation

June 19, 2018

Navdeep Bains, federal minister of innovation, science and economic development today announced the introduction of a national consultation initiative on digital and data transformation. “New technologies have changed the way that we access information, shop, live, socialize and work,” a

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Community-owned high-speed ISP ENVI launches in Newmarket

June 13, 2018

As part of its commitment to support local businesses and economic development, the town of Newmarket said today it is working with Newmarket Hydro Holdings Inc. and new Internet Service Provider Envi to “enhance broadband infrastructure and improve connectivity and