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Ottawa
OTTAWA'S LEADING IT CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION
June 18-18, 2019
iTech is Canada's leading IT technology conference and exhibition focusing on Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, Data Centre and Mobility. Discover new cutting edge products and services, Network and meet new people in the industry, Stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends, See technology i...

ENSURING CYBER RESILIENCE FOR INDUSTRIAL & CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
ENSURING CYBER RESILIENCE FOR INDUSTRIAL & CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
June 19-19, 2019
2018 was a major tipping point for ICS/SCADA threat awareness. Management boards and government officials now understand that modern cyberattacks like NotPetya, TRITON and LockerGoga can easily bypass perimeter defenses, shut down production facilities, and have a major impact on financial results &...

Big Switch Networks


Big Switch Networks is the Cloud-First Networking company, bringing public cloud-style networking and hybrid cloud consistency to organizations around the world. The company provides data center switching, monitoring, visibility and security solutions for on-premises enterprise cloud, public cloud and Multi-cloud environments that enable companies of all sizes to dramatically increase operational efficiency, increase business agility, and reduce networking costs. Big Switch was founded in 2010, with roots in the original Stanford research team that invented software-defined networking.

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Belgium’s three mobile carriers have in recent months been ramping up their 5G network plans, but hurdles still lie in their way. These include growing concerns about radiation levels of new 5G antennas and the seeming inability of the country’s ruling bodies to agree on a 5G auction process. Former telecom incumbent Proximus is working with Nokia to upgrade the capacity of its IP transport network tenfold to prepare for new services including 5G and IoT. The carrier has been working...
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San Francisco-based infrastructure-as-a-service startup PubNub raised $23 million in Series D funding to build its international business, specifically in emerging markets. This brings the company’s funding to date to a little short of $70 million. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) joined existing investors Sapphire Ventures (which is backed by SAP), Relay Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Cisco Investment, Bosch, and Ericsson in the latest round. Founded in 2010 by Todd Greene, now CEO, an...
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AT&T’s mobile 5G network has spread to seven more cities, bringing the carrier’s total 5G coverage to 19 markets. The latest expansion includes some of the countries most populated cities, including Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; Orlando, Fla.; and California’s four largest cities: Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose. AT&T was the nation’s first operator to launch a standards-based mobile 5G last December, and says it will have nationwide 5G serv...
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SAN FRANCISCO — Google today moved into on-premises data centers and across clouds — including competitors Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure — with Anthos, its hybrid-cloud platform. “If you are using multiple cloud environments, Anthos is the choice for you,” said Google CEO Sundar Pichai, during the opening keynote at Google Cloud Next. Anthos, which is based on Kubernetes and fully managed by Google, runs on premises and supports multiple clouds inclu...
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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has not implemented four high-priority health IT recommendations by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), according to a recent report by the government watchdog. The four recommendations focus on improving healthcare data security at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), strengthening critical infrastructure protection, beefing up the public health alert network infrastructure, and improving performance measures for electronic healt...
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Google LLC today said it’s adding to its cloud infrastructure with new data center facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Seoul, South Korea, that will help it scale up its capacity to cater for its growing customer base. The new cloud regions are scheduled to open in early 2020, and will each offer three Availability Zones plus access to the full gamut of Google’s cloud products and services, the company said. The first to go online will be the South Korean facility, which will be ...
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With machine learning and deep learning storming into the datacenter, the new challenge is optimizing infrastructure choices to support diverse ML and DL workflows. How many accelerators do you (really) need? Which interconnect scheme works best? How do various frameworks compare on different compute architectures? When can you choose less expensive CPUs and rely on the GPUs to do the magic? How different are the needs of training versus inferencing?...
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Last August, Redis Labs introduced a Commons Clause license for its popular in-memory database to prevent cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) from “taking advantage of the open source community for years by selling (for hundreds of millions of dollars) cloud services based on open source code they didn’t develop.” NoSQL database platform MongoDB followed suit in October 2018 announcing a Server Side Public License (SSPL) to ...
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Analysis Google Cloud means open, hybrid and multi-cloud. The company took the keynote at Next in San Francisco to offer more flexibility with using other vendors such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) – but that’s where the familiarity ended. The biggest product news to come out of the session was moving its cloud services platform, rebranded as Anthos, to accommodate AWS and Microsoft Azure. Anthos lets users “build and manage modern hybrid applications across environments” ...
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EVENTS

Ottawa
OTTAWA'S LEADING IT CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION
June 18-18, 2019
iTech is Canada's leading IT technology conference and exhibition focusing on Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, Data Centre and Mobility. Discover new cutting edge products and services, Network and meet new people in the industry, Stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends, See technology i...

ENSURING CYBER RESILIENCE FOR INDUSTRIAL & CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
ENSURING CYBER RESILIENCE FOR INDUSTRIAL & CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
June 19-19, 2019
2018 was a major tipping point for ICS/SCADA threat awareness. Management boards and government officials now understand that modern cyberattacks like NotPetya, TRITON and LockerGoga can easily bypass perimeter defenses, shut down production facilities, and have a major impact on financial results &...