|By PR Newswire||
|October 29, 2012 01:05 PM EDT||
OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GTEC, produced by UBM TechWeb, announces more than 35 new product or service announcements happening at or leading up to Canada's leading government technology event next week. GTEC will feature another sold out expo show floor with over 200 companies showcasing the latest in technology advancements. Taking place November 5-8 at the Ottawa Convention Centre, GTEC provides a unique platform for IT professionals to present new products and services to targeted audiences. For more information visit: http://www.gtec.ca/.
"We're excited that so many exhibitors have chosen to make first time announcements at next week's event," said Nancy Dorigo, Executive Director of Content, GTEC Ottawa. "This is an impressive preview to the innovation happening in today's industry and we're pleased that GTEC is able to provide a platform for this news."
In addition, Terry Horsman, Director of Sales said, "The event gathers an incomparable audience for showcasing the latest and greatest in technology and provides attendees with a first-hand look at the products and services available to improve collaboration and better serve the Canadian market."
The GTEC exhibitors who will be making announcements or showcasing new products at the event currently include the following:
Accenture will share results of a new Digital Citizen survey recently conducted that will address why governments need a strategic approach to digital and what citizens expect from their public service. The survey reveals which channels are being used today and which ones we can expect to see tomorrow.
Adobe introduces Adobe® Acrobat® XI to meet today's complex document challenges. Acrobat XI features complete PDF editing, touch-friendly capabilities and exports to Microsoft PowerPoint. It supports seamless and secure Microsoft Office and SharePoint integration. Find out eight ways Acrobat XI can help increase productivity and lower costs. Go to: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/pdf-solutions-for-government.html.
Alliance Storage Technologies, Archiving Solutions Manufacturer, will present the next generation of innovative developments to the existing Plasmon Archive product lines allowing optimal scalability options at a fraction of the cost including the newly released Archive Appliance Elite. Ask about our upcoming new technology development by visiting ASTI at Booth #808.
BancTec will feature the IntelliScan XDS, its premium multi-application, high-speed, mixed document scanner with the new Multi-Pocket Stacker option. For scanning applications needing multiple sorting options, the Multi-Pocket Stacker provides a single module with five out-sorting pockets at a significantly lower cost in a compact ergonomic design.
Bell, Canada's largest communications company providing government with solutions to all their communications needs, will announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art data centre. The Ottawa centre will provide Bell customers with co-location, managed hosting and next-generation cloud computing services such as hosted unified communications.
British Columbia is proud to be the Showcase Province at GTEC this year. As leaders in Open Government, we're excited to share news about our GovTogetherBC, Data BC and Open Information websites. Come visit British Columbia's booth # 525 to learn more.
Commissionaires (Booth 524) will showcase the cutting-edge digital fingerprinting RTID (Real Time Identification) and our background screening services. RTID services allow fingerprints results to be processed and mailed within days whereas traditional ink fingerprints can take six months. Commissionaires services include digital and ink fingerprinting, credit checks and police clearances.
CTES training features a new enterprise grade Virtualization Infrastructure using state of the art hardware/software. This allows CTES to provide a completely functional lab environment to individuals from around the world. Organizations are able to have their employees fully participate in training from any location, anywhere in the world.
Datavisual will introduce the Barco Clickshare which allows PC and Mac users to connect wirelessly, with one click of the button, to a projector or display. And the Vaddio HD USB PTZ camera which is the first professional USB PTZ camera suited for soft client video conferencing.
DLS Technology Corporation (Booth#515) will showcase the vKey®- a completely encrypted, virtualized, and remote-management-friendly USB device with Linux and Microsoft OS. It boots off of its own OS, creating a separate and protected computing environment, and allows users to securely connect to corporate trusted networks from any computer.
EMC is showcasing solutions that enable customers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset - information.
EXFO (Booth# 225) showcases the newest FTB-880 NetBlazer test functionalities – CPRI/OBSAI, OTN, Fibre Channel, PRI/SDN and MPLS – and its new FTB Anywhere floating test licenses capability, which allows operators to purchase any number of cloud-hosted test licenses available to any FTB platform on an at-need basis when and where required.
Extron will showcase its XTP Systems, a completely integrated switching and distribution solution for multiple digital and analog formats. They support local connectivity as well as extended transmission capability for sending high resolution video, audio, RS-232, Ethernet, and power up to 330 feet (100 m) over a single CATx cable.
ExitCertified announces the launch of its proprietary Individual Multimedia Video Presence (iMVP™) technology, allowing individuals the opportunity to attend a live certified course from their office or home. It's a remarkable way to experience premium training when and where you need it. It's virtual training without the virtual.
FileMaker Inc, offers a new platform to create your own mobile applications that can incorporate data from internal systems. You can create customer engaging mobile applications to capture data, images, video, electronic signatures and geo location. All this can be done in days which will save you a lot of money.
Imation will showcase the IronKey Workspace, its USB 3.0-based "PC on a Stick" for deployment of Windows To Go, an enterprise feature of Windows 8. Visit booth #526 to see the full line of Imation IronKey hardware encrypted, IT managed flash and hard drives designed to secure the mobile workforce.
InformationActive Inc. will showcase new releases of the ActiveData for Excel data analytics software. Visit Booth 831 and learn how our new general Business Edition can deliver dramatic productivity gains and time-savings to public sector managers and analysts. See the newly-released French version, created for Canadian government. Free evaluations: www.informationactive.com/download.
LANDesk announces the release of Management Suite and Security Suite version 9.5. The product will mark one of the most successful releases we have had to date. This release will feature many new and exciting capabilities, including effective software license management, enhanced cross-platform support, and productivity and automation tools.
Motion Computing®, a leading global provider of mobility solutions, recently announced the rugged F5t Tablet PC. Designed for mobile workers across a broad range of markets, the F5t delivers uncompromising levels of power, security and manageability. Built to run Windows, the F5t offers seamless business integration and virtually unlimited usability.
NIKSUN will introduce the new release of NIKSUN NetDetector, NIKSUN NetVCR, and NIKSUN NetOmni on NIKSUN's newest technology platform, Alpine 4.2. Many advanced features propel NIKSUN into the forefront for continuous monitoring, capture, advanced forensics, and anomaly detection. Come and visit NIKSUN at Booth #707.
OpenText showcases its Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions that enable organizations to improve process velocity, reduce risks, and protect content: onsite; via mobile devices; private cloud; in the cloud. OpenText helps organizations faced with growing volumes of data, to bring structure to the unstructured and unleash the power of information.
Canadian owned and operated Oproma Inc. (booth #424) will demonstrate, for the first time to the public, two new products: CentralCollab, a brand new version of its popular online secure collaboration tool; and DiscoIQ, a groundbreaking tool in Information Governance support. Comme visit us!
ORSYP Software will showcase a new Capacity Optimization Assessment solution. Through comprehensive analysis of data centers, ORSYP helps customers optimize their infrastructure resource capacity; realize tangible direct savings. Stop by booth #724 to hear how this simple Capacity Optimization Assessment will help you to optimize your infrastructure and reduce OPEX.
OSACAN – Open Source Alliance of Canada (OSACAN) was founded in October 2012, making its public debut at GTEC. We'll be revealing our mission: promoting adoption of open source technology in government. Meet our charter members, learn about our publications and events, and hear about open source momentum in Federal Government.
Plixer, will debut the next generation of its NetFlow reporting solution, Scrutinizer V10. New features include customized data reporting, mapping IP Groups, and ASA/syslog support. In addition, Plixer will showcase V10's integrating with Enterasys' Mobile IAM to provide an enhanced level of mobile device threat protection. (Booth #212)
QuIRC introduces PeopleInsight - a fresh approach to Workforce Analytics which connects and unlocks HR, Talent, Engagement and Business data to deliver insight in clear, visually appealing and actionable ways. Built for HR Executives and Professionals, PeopleInsight identifies patterns, understands trends and develops action plans that drive smarter people decisions.
Randstad presents a vast array of highly qualified contractors (IT and Admin) to support federal government programs. Come to GTEC to hear what innovative staffing solutions Randstad is employing to service your particular niche technology resourcing needs.
Route1 presents MobiKEY, a smartcard enabled USB device that allows subscribers to securely access office computers and networks, remotely. Designed to work with Mac OS X and Windows, MobiKEY leverages true multi-factor authentication to authorize users, and does not require pre-installed software to work on a guest computer/remote device.
Seccuris will showcase our new Managed Mobile Security Service. As part of our Managed Security Services suite the new service offers organizations a fully managed solution for mobile device management, monitoring for mobile security threats and the protect of data. For more information visit www.seccuris.com or email us at [email protected].
Sitecore will showcase its customer experience management platform which combines proven web content management with customer intelligence to create a single view of a customer that drives meaningful interactions, increases conversions and builds lifetime customers. Come by booth #211 for a live demonstration.
SnapStream will demonstrate the newest release of its industrial-strength TV recording and search technology at booth 1112. Listed on AVSO, SnapStream provides a reliable, scalable in-house solution for monitoring and archiving television. With real-time TV alert notifications and unlimited TV clipping, users can react and respond to the media quickly.
TenthEye launches 3 new SharePoint applications for the Government of Canada. Their Performance Measurement application assembles performance reports from stakeholders to evaluate outputs and outcomes. Document Management tool provides an integrated platform for document creation, approval and archiving. Business Intelligence solution offers built-in quantitative and qualitative data analysis capabilities.
ThinkTel's excited to announce the expansion of its Professional Services division. Our commitment to being UC leaders is further supported with our Gold Partner Communications status, numerous reference deployments, and our involvement in Microsoft's Telecommunications SIP Trunking TAP Program. Talk to us about deploying Lync 2010 and 2013 (booth#631) www.thinktel.ca
Trend Micro showcases Custom Defense Solution to fight targeted cyber attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). It provides everything needed to detect, analyze, adapt and respond to specific attacks against departments. Deep Security 9 is the only server security platform for physical, virtual and cloud environments that offers automated management and agentless security for VMware.
UniPrint, the leader in printing virtualization, will demo Secure Pull Printing & BYOD printing at Booth 912. According to Quocirca Research, 70% of organizations have experienced one or more accidental data breached through printing. Government IT needs to do more to ensure a secured and seamless integration of printing technology.
Uvision (Booth # 729) will introduce practical workflow to publish live and archived video on computers, tablets, and mobile phones. This demonstration will include the use of a portable media encoder, enabling secure protected stream, and the insertion of closed captions to live streams.
Veeam Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for VMware and Hyper-V, announces Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 which includes new restore capabilities for Microsoft Exchange, and HP StoreVirtual VSA and LeftHand snapshots. Another significant addition is support for VMware vSphere® 5.1 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.
For a complete schedule of all educational sessions, keynote addresses and participating exhibitors, visit http://www.gtec.ca/.
Follow GTEC on Twitter - tag your tweets #GTEC.
Visit the GTEC Blog for core insights from seasoned executives and next generation public servants.
Visit the GTEC 20th Anniversary Timeline for highlights of the last two decades of innovation in Canadian Government IT.
Press/analyst registration information available at: http://www.gtec.ca/press-centre/overview.php.
GTEC, the Government Technology Exhibition and Conference, is now in its 20th year and is produced in Ottawa by UBM TechWeb. The event includes a professional development conference, a major exhibition and the Distinction Awards Gala. Over the past five years, GTEC has explored "Government 2.0" as a way for governments to integrate Web 2.0 technologies into their service transformation efforts. More information on GTEC can be found at www.gtec.ca.
About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market.More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a UBM plc company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold. Mike Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Pa...
May. 22, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,679
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informatics can now move beyond point solutions that merely monitor the past and implement integrated enterprise fabrics that enable end-to-end supply chain visibility to improve customer service delivery and optimize supplier management. Learn about enterprise architecture strategies for designing connected systems tha...
May. 22, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,793
There's Big Data, then there's really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, discussed how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines...
May. 22, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,839
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "First Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City. The “Second Containers & Microservices Conference” will take place November 3-5, 2015, at Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
May. 22, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,984
Buzzword alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise and president of Intellyx, panelists will peel away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud environment, and we must architect and code accordingly. At the very least, you'll have no problem fil...
May. 22, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,770
SYS-CON Events announced today that MetraTech, now part of Ericsson, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society- a world leader in communications infrastructure, software and services. Some 40% of the world’s mobile traffic runs through networks Ericsson has supplied, serving more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
May. 22, 2015 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,243
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
May. 22, 2015 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,460
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal today!
May. 22, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,172
Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become “smart.” Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to connect their urban furniture and environment to create citizen-first services that improve transportation, way-finding and information delivery. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings, will focus on successful use cases.
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,833
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Sick, a Senior Manager and Big Data Architect within Ernst and Young's Financial Servi...
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,674
The recent trends like cloud computing, social, mobile and Internet of Things are forcing enterprises to modernize in order to compete in the competitive globalized markets. However, enterprises are approaching newer technologies with a more silo-ed way, gaining only sub optimal benefits. The Modern Enterprise model is presented as a newer way to think of enterprise IT, which takes a more holistic approach to embracing modern technologies.
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,937
One of the biggest impacts of the Internet of Things is and will continue to be on data; specifically data volume, management and usage. Companies are scrambling to adapt to this new and unpredictable data reality with legacy infrastructure that cannot handle the speed and volume of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and president of Infobright, will discuss how companies need to rethink their data infrastructure to participate in the IoT, including: Data storage: Understanding the kinds of data: structured, unstructured, big/small? Analytics: What kinds and how responsiv...
May. 22, 2015 05:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,378
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some form of XaaS – software, platform, and infrastructure as a service.
May. 22, 2015 05:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,322
The Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) market will grow to $6.4B by 2018. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Seth Bostock, CEO of IndependenceIT, will begin by walking the audience through the evolution of Workspace as-a-Service, where it is now vs. where it going. To look beyond the desktop we must understand exactly what WaaS is, who the users are, and where it is going in the future. IT departments, ISVs and service providers must look to workflow and automation capabilities to adapt to growing demand and the rapidly changing workspace model.
May. 22, 2015 04:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,060
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, shared some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, a...
May. 22, 2015 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,265
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of vie...
May. 22, 2015 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,634
Sensor-enabled things are becoming more commonplace, precursors to a larger and more complex framework that most consider the ultimate promise of the IoT: things connecting, interacting, sharing, storing, and over time perhaps learning and predicting based on habits, behaviors, location, preferences, purchases and more. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tom Wesselman, Director of Communications Ecosystem Architecture at Plantronics, will examine the still nascent IoT as it is coalescing, including what it is today, what it might ultimately be, the role of wearable tech, and technology gaps stil...
May. 22, 2015 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,298
Grow your business with enterprise wearable apps using SAP Platforms and Google Glass. SAP and Google just launched the SAP and Google Glass Challenge, an opportunity for you to innovate and develop the best Enterprise Wearable App using SAP Platforms and Google Glass and gain valuable market exposure. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian McPhail, Senior Director of Business Development, ISVs & Digital Commerce at SAP, outlined the timeline of the SAP Google Glass Challenge and the opportunity for developers, start-ups, and companies of all sizes to engage with SAP today.
May. 22, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,907
DevOps tends to focus on the relationship between Dev and Ops, putting an emphasis on the ops and application infrastructure. But that’s changing with microservices architectures. In her session at DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, Evangelist for F5 Networks, will focus on how microservices are changing the underlying architectures needed to scale, secure and deliver applications based on highly distributed (micro) services and why that means an expansion into “the network” for DevOps.
May. 22, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,840
We’re no longer looking to the future for the IoT wave. It’s no longer a distant dream but a reality that has arrived. It’s now time to make sure the industry is in alignment to meet the IoT growing pains – cooperate and collaborate as well as innovate. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, will examine the key ingredients to IoT success and identify solutions to challenges the industry is facing. The deep industry expertise behind this presentation will provide attendees with a leading edge view of rapidly emerging IoT oppor...
May. 22, 2015 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 4,835