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Fiber optic connector growth projected to hit almost 10%

The global fiber optic connector market 2016-2020 report released this week says growth of undersea fiber-optic connections and 25 billion connected devices will be key trends for market growth during the next five years. » Read More

N.A. optical sensors market worth: $5.87 billion by 2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the report to their offering. » Read More

Loblaw buys healthcare tech firm QHR

Loblaw Companies Ltd. and QHR Corp. today announced a definitive agreement under which Loblaw will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of QHR. QHR, a B.C.-based healthcare technology company specializing in the electronic medical records (EMR) market, provides software for healthcare providers and their patients. » Read More
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Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software receives upgrade

Power management company Eaton recently launched Intelligent Power Manager software version 1.53, which it said provides IT managers with improved protection for data centre IT equipment through integration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) OneView and new functionality with the OpenStack management platform.
Through these integrations, the company added, the software gives IT professionals the insight and control they need to manage and mitigate issues such as overheating equipment and power anomalies in order to improve availability of critical resources and maintain business continuity. Operators of data centres require significant visibility into their infrastructure, as adverse events such as overheating and power loss can lead to significant revenue loss. Through the integration of Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software with HPE OneView, users can maintain business continuity by addressing issues such as overheating down to the server level. » Read More

Celliboost mobile system designed to be used in rugged terrain

Israeli entrepreneurs have developed and begun marketing secure mobile broadband technology for rugged terrain. The technology, developed by start-up Celliboost, is based on a standalone mobile system that uses ordinary mobile infrastructure for fast transmission of large-volume landline-quality high-resolution data, audio, and video communications.
Designed for communications in rural and open areas, the Celliboost system is suitable for militaries, security and homeland security organizations, law enforcement, and emergency services, as well as telecommunications companies, such as radio and television stations.
The technology offers broadband access for both Internet and control centres of end-customers and allows the simultaneous use of up to four mobile channels, independent of the mobile operator, and supports two operating methods — bonding and load balancing.
According to the company, the algorithm-supported system can link to any communications interface, including satellite and ADSL, across all operating characteristics of the broadband channel. » Read More

BICSI Fall Conference

Sept. 11-15
Location: San Antonio, Tex. » Read More

Microsoft Ignite

Sept. 26-30
Location: Atlanta, Ga. » Read More

Canadian Wireless Trade Show

Oct. 26-27
Location: Toronto, Ont. » Read More