Open access key to better Internet in Canadian cities: panel

Canada needs to adopt an open access infrastructure model if it’s going to provide Internet service competitive with the bandwidth and prices offered elsewhere in the world, a panel of networking experts agreed

Published on: September 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CANARIE funds more software projects

The high speed CANARIE network has announced $4 million more in software research projects involving the crunching of large amounts of data in disciplines ranging from astrophysics to genetics and disaster management. “These

Published on: February 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ghadbane is new head of CANARIE network

The incoming head of Canada's CANARIE national research network says it could have the capability of running a coast-to-coast 100 Gbps backbone by March, 2105. But Jim Ghadbane, who has been the carrier's chief

Published on: November 6th, 2013 Howard Solomon

How power plant closures will affect data centres

HULL, Quebec -- As electrical utilities remove coal-fired plants from service, governments will be building secondary data centres in remote locations with their own power sources, a wide-area networking expert says. “What we’re seeing

Published on: December 3rd, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Are Canadians afraid to take risks?

Canada’s ranking as 13th on the global innovation list was addressed at the recent IBM Science & Innovation Summit, a two-day event at the IBM Toronto Lab where researchers and business executives gathered

Published on: October 14th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

E-learning comes of age

It all started in a CRIB in Alberta in 1969. That's the way Griff Richards remembers it. CRIB was the Curriculum Resource Information Bank, a crate of cards upon which Alberta teachers wrote

Published on: March 21st, 2002 Tom Keenan