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Productivity initiatives distracting sales teams: Accenture

Organizations have invested billions in sales productivity solutions to enhance performance by giving sellers more time to sell – but the investment strategy is not paying off. » Read More

Three firms bring advanced telehealth services to Canada's North

Ice Wireless, a mobile network operator in Canada's North, and its parent company Iristel Inc., a national telecom carrier, are joining forces with Pharmaceutical Innovation Ltd. to offer telehealth services to rural and isolated Arctic and sub-Arctic areas, including amenities not yet available on other wireless networks across Canada. » Read More

Adobe and Microsoft partner in the Azure cloud

Adobe and Microsoft Corp. today announced plans at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta for a strategic partnership the two said will help enterprise companies “embrace digital transformation.” » Read More
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Indoor/outdoor configurations added to Superior Essex cable line

Superior Essex recently launched Indoor/Outdoor CMR/CMX configurations of its PowerWise 1 Gigabit 4-pair Power-over Ethernet (4PPoE) cable, which the company says are designed to meet the high power and data demands of Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) applications.
Utilizing 22 AWG copper conductors, PowerWise 1G 4PPoE cable delivers 60 Watts of power to PoE-enabled devices with 97% power efficiency and 100 Watts of power at 88% power efficiency, while also supporting 1 Gigabit data transmission.
According to the company, in spaces with hundreds of PoE devices, this unparalleled power efficiency can yield an energy savings of thousands of kilowatt hours per year, which translates to thousands of dollars in saved utility costs. Additionally, PowerWise 1G 4PPoE cable maintains the lowest temperature rise in large cable bundles, ensuring reliable power and data transmission in high-density installations and further improving system energy efficiency. » Read More

Platinum Tools’ Tor cable jacket stripper and slitter now shipping

Platinum Tools recently launched the Tor Cable Jacket Stripper and Slitter, an adjustable heavy-duty cable stripping and slitting tool for all insulation types used in today’s cables. Features include tool-less interchangeable cable clamps, giving it a cable capacity up to 1.5 in. / 40mm. Tor has been tested to more than 100,000 cycles, the company says.
Easy to use, Tor has positive locking positions for circular, lengthways and spiral (apple peel) strips. Its blade automatically returns to its starting position at the end of a strip, reducing the possibility of broken blades.
With a suggested list price of US$90, additional features and specifications include:
• Ergonomic: well-balanced design to ease raising the cable clamp
• Eyelet built in base of tool for attaching a lanyard
• Size (L x W x H): 6.57 in x 1.46 in. x 1.2 in (167 mm x 37 mm x 30.5 mm)
• Weight: 0.26lb. / 116 gr. » Read More

Capacity North America

Oct. 5-6
Location: Toronto, Ont. » Read More

Canadian Wireless Trade Show

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

BICSI Winter Conference 2017

Jan. 22-26
Location: Tampa, Fla. » Read More