Communications


Ever wondered what Interop looks like?

Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event in UBM Tech’s global conference and expo series. Held each spring, this “independent” technology conference aims to “inspire” and “inform” through live demos and implementations in the InteropNet program, training workshops, lectures, panel discussions, keynote presentations and awards celebrations. This year’s event boasted the co-located Cloud Connect Summit, [...]

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HP and NEC join forces to drive SDN

Designed to deliver flexibility and choice in networking gear to enterprise IT, software-defined networking (SDN) has generated a good deal of buzz in the user community. For those in the know, SDN offers the means to circumvent lock in to proprietary hardware and systems, and a way to customize management of networking equipment to better [...]

Michael Zhu, senior director of global solutions and alliances, HP Networking

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Modelling SMB networking needs

The much discussed and misread SMB is the power house of the Canadian economy. Employing 64 percent of working Canadians[1], small and medium sized businesses account for over half of the country’s GDP. [2] But if the contribution of the SMB is clear, defining the needs of this community has proved more elusive due to [...]


The Comms conundrum

InsightaaS: There is a space in the technology spectrum that is difficult to define, and which as a result, is difficult to develop. You find it at the juncture of communications technology, collaboration systems, and mobility. The label we use is “unified communications and collaboration” (UC&C), but in most cases, the “unified” aspect is lacking. [...]

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