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C-suite must be part of any cyber security action plan: GTEC

GTEC, is joining forces with IBM Corp. and Telus Communications Inc. to deliver its annual Cyber Security Program Nov. 1 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. » Read More

Nokia says its F-Cell ‘revolutionizes’ small cell deployment

Nokia Bell Labs has announced what it has described as a breakthrough in small cell technology to “expedite the creation of the high capacity and low latency network that will form the digital fabric of the future for humans and machines.” » Read More

InfoSec professionals weigh in on security and the public cloud

Information security (InfoSec) professionals trust the cloud even less now than they did last year, despite efforts by cloud-service providers to tighten security, according to the results of the second annual SANS Institute Cloud Security Survey to be released during a two-part webcast next week. » 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

Connected+ Conference

Oct. 12-13
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