Canadian telecom regulator begins review of fixed-line services

Canada’s federal telecommunications regulator initiated the final policy review late last month as it attempts to implement a balance to allow consumers to gain access to new Internet and wireless services at an affordable rate while also abiding by federal regulations. The purpose of holding the hearing was to determine if the major cable and […]

How SMBs can use cloud technology to avoid productivity loss

Cloud-based technology has changed the way we do business in the modern world. Cloud services are enabling the workforce to become more mobile and more flexible while increasing compliance, uptime and quality of service. For small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), this offering is invaluable when it comes to streamlining business operations, managing remote workers and […]

Software-defined networking: A primer for non-techies

B2B tech is getting smarter. Back at the dawn of internet time, you had boxes and routers and a network was ‘managed’ by plugging and unplugging things. Each device had its own brain and each component had to be individually managed, and like Christmas lights, an entire network could be dependent on one faulty connection. […]

Google Cloud gets down to business with new Interconnect pipes

In the race to deliver cloud infrastructure services to businesses, Google is gunning hard to catch up with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) powerhouse. On Tuesday, it made the obvious move to use its network for competitive advantage. As part of several announcements it made at its Cloud Platform Live event in San Francisco, Google also unveiled Cloud Interconnect, […]