3 trends mark the dawn of the age of IP video surveillance

As technology marches on to the beat of Moore’s Law, the trends that face users of surveillance technology are quickly evolving. The shift from analogue closed circuit television (CCTV) to Internet protocol (IP)-based

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Robert Moore

Linksys rolls out SMB-focused routers and switches

Linksys has launched new products geared towards businesses, unveiling two new dual-band wireless-AC access points and six new switches. Announcing the new products at the Interop show in Las Vegas, Linksys showed off

Published on: March 31st, 2014 Candice So

And the winner of the D-Link networking makeover contest is…

The Rusty Horseshoe Ranch has won D-Link Systems Inc.'s Extreme SMB Networking Makeover contest – and it’s netted a grand prize of $10,000 in networking gear. “I’m very stoked,” said Chris Pettican, owner

Published on: December 20th, 2013 Candice So

XO Communications deploys Canada-US high bandwidth data pipeline

XO Communications will be expanding its high-speed network services across all of Canada, the U.S.-based network provider announced today. While XO first moved into Canada in October 2012, its initial foray into the

Published on: August 20th, 2013 Candice So

Satellite communications company migrates north to Ottawa

Satellite communications provider VT iDirect Inc. has come north, setting up a home base in Ottawa as its first Canadian office. A subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., an engineering company in aerospace and

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Candice So

Panasonic targets SMBs with its ‘most advanced’ server

Panasonic Canada Inc. has released a new Internet Protocol (IP) business communications server, one that it says is the most advanced of its fleet. The KX-NS1000 server, released in Canada last month, is

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Video rewind: Is your business still on IPv4?

Sometime back in 2010 we started running articles warning businesses that IPv4 addresses were running out.Various industry experts warned that companies should demand that Internet Service Protocol services and domain name registrars adopt

Published on: March 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CIRA launches DNSSEC knowledge centre

A while back, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority rolled out a tool called Domain Name System Security Extension (DNSSEC) to counter the growing instances of Web spoofing. DNSSEC provides businesses on the Internet

Published on: February 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Avaya IP Office 8.0 to wean users from Nortel system

With the end-of-sale date of the Nortel-based Business Communication Manager telecom system coming up in a little less than two months, Avaya Inc., today announced the release of a new unified communication system

Published on: January 11th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Custom services not bandwidth, speed will shape next gen networks

The ability to provide and customized services and not mere speed will determine the shape of telecom networks of the future, according to one telecom expert.Service providers will eventually catch up with each

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Internet address shortage could create a new black market

Organizations slow to adopt IPv6 take heed: Surging requests for IPv4 addresses are quickly drying up the available store, raising the specter of an IPv4 black market that could dramatically increase the cost

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Mel Beckman

Google backing — a boost for ‘smart object’ communication venture

Google Inc.'s participation in the IPSO Alliance, announced recently, is a huge shot in the arm for the organization and its quest to enable communications among so-called "smart objects."The IPSO (IP for Smart

Published on: January 13th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Google Public DNS is cool, but is it a privacy threat?

Today's news can prompt two very different views of Google, based on the announcement of its free Google Public DNS.In one view, Google is our best friend and a noble public servant. In

Published on: December 7th, 2009 David Coursey

Prepping your corporate network for voice and video

To meet changing business needs, companies are starting to add voice and video to their networks.When doing so, however, thoroughly assessing the network's capacity to handle the new media is an excellent practice,

Published on: May 23rd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach