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CompTIA estimates close to 45,000 new tech jobs created last year across Canada

October 17, 2018

Tech employment in Canada expanded by nearly 45,000 jobs in 2017, to an estimated 1.2 million workers, according to Cyberprovinces 2018, published this week by CompTIA, the  technology industry trade association. Net tech employment accounted for approximately 8.4% of the

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Security vendors Darktrace and Endace sign pact that will combine AI and forensics

October 17, 2018

Darktrace and Endace have announced a partnership that combines Darktrace’s cyber AI with Endace’s forensic capabilities. The combination of the two, the companies say, will allow organizations to discover in-progress attacks anywhere on the digital infrastructure with Darktrace’s AI, and

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Wilson Electronics launches ‘first’ cloud-connected cellular signal booster in Canada

October 15, 2018

Cellular boosting technology firm Wilson Electronics today launched the WilsonPro Pro 1000C cloud-enabled cell signal booster system with remote monitoring capabilities in Canada. The system is designed to provide enhanced in-building cellular coverage for all large commercial spaces and large

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Oracle survey highlights 5G adoption as catalyst for advanced digital service ecosystems

October 10, 2018

Digital services dominate the current and future strategies of telecoms and enterprise companies across industries, according to a new Oracle Communications survey. In the Digital Services: Disrupt or Be Disrupted report, Oracle found nearly all organizations surveyed (96%) have already

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Proactive DR plans can reduce chance of repeat data breach: IBM

October 10, 2018

IBM Services today announced the results of a global study exploring the impact of proactive data recovery planning on the cost and frequency of data breaches, both of which have been shown to decrease by more than 30% in organizations that

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Graybar Canada to open new branch in Vaughan

October 10, 2018

Graybar Canada has announced plans to open a new branch in Vaughan, Ont. beginning this fall. Located near Highway 427 and 407, the 90,000 sq./ft. facility will be a consolidation of the existing Markham and Mississauga branches. As Graybar Canada’s

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Carl Data launches innovative Machine Learning app at WEFTEC

October 3, 2018

Carl Data Solutions Inc. today launched what it described as a “ground-breaking application for the wastewater management industry that uses machine learning to provide on-going, real-time analysis of sewer systems, something never available before.” The Vancouver-based firm’s FlowWorks team is

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Hitachi Vantara announces initiative with Edmonton’s Health City at NEXT 2018

October 3, 2018

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., announced at its recent NEXT 2018 user conference in San Diego that it is collaborating with Health City, a cluster-led, economic development organization in Edmonton. Health City leverages Edmonton’s assets in

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EXFO adds new test module into its 400G ecosystem test portfolio

October 3, 2018

EXFO Inc. has announced the expansion of its 400G ecosystem test portfolio with a new test module that contains its Open Transceiver System (OTS). According to the Quebec City-based firm, OTS is a modular design concept that enables compatibility between

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Gap Wireless receives green light to demo enterprise-grade drones

September 26, 2018

Gap Wireless, a distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets and a provider of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology, has received a national Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) from Transport Canada, enabling the company to