CENGN wants to help SMBs revitalize the Canadian telecom industry

It’s been just six years since Nortel Networks filed for bankruptcy, but the shock waves that went through the Canadian telecom industry are still rippling - and the fear that Canada is falling

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Candice So

Nortel acquittal shows challenges of prosecuting corporate fraud

In the last few years, Nortel has undergone a series of asset sell-offs and bankruptcy proceedings. Many attribute the company’s decline to a series of scandals in which some of the company’s top

Published on: January 16th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Waterloo will be razed by RIM’s funeral pyre

By Francis Moran A recent article in The Verge posited the not uncommon suggestion that as goes RIM, so go the fortunes of its home town, Waterloo. Now, I’ve been travelling down to Waterloo

Published on: August 7th, 2012 Francis Moran

Bridging the gap between Ottawa’s two tech solitudes

In case you missed it, two solitudes have emerged in Ottawa over the past decade that have nothing to do with French and English. A cultural split has developed in Ottawa's technology sector,

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Christine Wong

Nortel executives chose to ignore breach

Former Nortel CEO Frank Dunn, now being tried for fraud, was among several senior company managers who were aware of a long-standing data breach into Nortel's computers systems, but chose to do nothing.

Published on: February 16th, 2012 Wayne Rash

Nortel executives chose to ignore breach

Former Nortel CEO Frank Dunn, now being tried for fraud, was among several senior company managers who were aware of a long-standing data breach into Nortel's computers systems, but chose to do nothing.

Published on: February 16th, 2012 Wayne Rash

Google gets U.S. approval for Motorola acquisition

The U.S. Department of Justice today officially blessed the marriage between Google and Motorola after concluding that the merger would not adversely impact competition in the wireless market.In the analysis of its decision,

Published on: February 14th, 2012 Brad Reed

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

Championship: Making the most of the juicy leftovers

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Recently, tech heavyweights from around the world lined up to bid for Nortel Network’s portfolio of more than 6,000 telecommunications and web-related patents. When the dust settled, the

Published on: August 30th, 2011 Francis Moran

Hug an entrepreneur

By Andrew Penny A lot has been said about creating an Innovative Culture. Research labs, government departments and agencies are all trying to figure out just how to make us innovate. The thought

Published on: April 19th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Why you’ll need a bigger belt size with Wi-Max

The dream of the ultimate do-it-all device is dead thanks to Wi-Max, says Toronto-based QuickPlay Media Inc. co-founder Wayne Purboo.In fact Wi-Max – the 4G communications platform that promises five times the bandwidth

Published on: May 23rd, 2008 Brian Jackson

Work and life more connected among tech savvy workers

Well-connected workers are more likely than their less tech-savvy peers to blur the lines between work and personal life, according to a recent survey. About one-third of hyper-connected workers used social networking for

Published on: May 14th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Determining business needs is key to navigating tech trends

Technology vendors are heralding in 2008 with a host of exciting communication technologies. The key to keeping your head above the upcoming wave is to set your sights on your business needs and

Published on: January 3rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Nortel unveils data strategy for transformed enterprise

Networking Nortel creates foundation for new and existing business applications Nortel is unveiling its enterprise data strategy and a host of product offerings targeted at businesses to address the bandwidth needs and complex

Published on: May 23rd, 2007 ITBusiness Staff