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Delivering on the Promise of 5G

Insights on how 5G and edge computing fuel next-generation applications 5G is picking up speed, both figuratively and literally. According to Precedence Research, the global 5G services market size is projected to surpass US$ 1.87 trillion by 2030. The adoption of 5G networks and the combination of 5G capabilities and other enabling technologies, such as…

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An International Cyber Security Gathering

May saw an increasing return to in-person activities in the Wesley Clover hospitality portfolio. One UK event in particular served as a very opportune and collaborative affair for a number of our global Wesley Clover and Alacrity technology companies. The following is a recap from our team on the ground in Newport, Wales. Organized by…

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New Venture Fund Supports Disruptive Innovation in Canada and Abroad

Diving into Deep Tech with BDC Capital Many businesses were forced to pivot, others just got the timing right, but one thing is clear, the scale of innovation has been escalating worldwide. Innovations come in many forms. What innovations qualify as truly disruptive, and what unique challenges do these organizations face? We spoke with Thomas…

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Opportunity Awaits in the Largest Technology Park in Canada

Kanata North in numbers: Annual GDP exceeds $13B, 33,000 people employed, 1,200+ open positions currently Kanata North was not known for its high-tech strengths when I started Mitel together with Mike Cowpland in 1972. Since that time, however, the continued attraction of world-class talent, leading edge innovation and global business growth have combined to make…

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Catching the IoT Automation Wave

Organizations worldwide reap benefits from automating processes Timing is everything, in life and in business. Remote working conditions, budget constraints, furloughs, lockdowns and other restrictions brought on by COVID-19 forced organizations to pivot and adjust their operations. Reacting quickly proved to be essential to survive. For many worldwide, this meant speeding up ‘digital transformation’ –…

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The Continued March of Microsoft

Dominance at the Enterprise Desktop that is Unyielding For years, speculation over the ability of the company who created the original PC ‘disk operating system (DOS)’ to remain relevant and growth oriented in the face of new competitors and innovations has made for often-passionate debate. Those who grew up or came to love using Microsoft…

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Net Dollar Retention: The New Magic Number

Insights and opportunities from Canada’s largest SaaS conference Investors evaluate many metrics to determine how appealing a funding opportunity could be. Customer and revenue retention performance have always been important, but are now viewed as even more so for organizations that are subscription-based. This was a recurring theme among the more than 100 global investors…

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Canadian Technology Growth Further Fueled by Launch of Hub350

Insights from Terry Matthews As we witness the opening of the impressive new Hub350 business and technology center here in Kanata North, I can’t help but think back to all the developments I have seen in the past that have led us to this point, and look forward with anticipation for all the new ones…

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Battle for Tech Talent Further Fueled by COVID-19

HR professionals from companies in Canada’s largest tech park and beyond all shed light on the impact the pandemic has had on attracting and retaining talent The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of business, leaving some sectors starving and others growing, in some cases considerably. The disparity between companies is nothing short of remarkable.…

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TELUS, CENGN, KNBA Partner to Launch 5G Innovation Zone in Kanata North

5G represents one of the most significant new advances in communications technologies to date and no other area in Canada has the combination of experience, talent and commitment to 5G, in complementary fields of software, data, computing, applications and other technologies, that Kanata North Technology Park has. Today, Kanata North Business Association (KNBA), in partnership…

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