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Research Software Blog: WARN geohazard detection Research Software Platform keeps Canada’s west coast safe

Posted by Scott Henwood, Director, Research Software Program Although many Canadians may not know this, there are sensors located along the BC coast, as well as off the coast, in the Pacific Ocean. Underwater-cabled observatories collect data on ocean and Earth processes through sensors that measure a variety of physical and chemical properties, including pressure, movement […]

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blog arrowDate: December 5, 2014


Colleges partner with CANARIE, adopt cloud technologies to support applied research projects with small businesses

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced new partnerships with Centennial College, George Brown College, Humber College and Selkirk College. CANARIE will provide its Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) cloud resources to support these colleges’ applied research programs. These programs engage local businesses with college […]

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blog arrowDate: December 3, 2014


CANARIE partners with Startup Canada to present Startup Canada Day on the Hill

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, will join Startup Canada on Nov. 26 to facilitate collaboration between entrepreneurs and political decision makers. CANARIE is a proud sponsor of Startup Canada Day on the Hill, a highly influential entrepreneurship event that moves the bar forward on new approaches and […]

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blog arrowDate: November 26, 2014


How Canadian firms can leverage digital technology to push innovation

Read the latest Op/Ed from CANARIE President and CEO, Jim Ghadbane, as first posted on the Financial Post website.    

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blog arrowDate: November 25, 2014


DAIR Cloud Blog: Canadian entrepreneurs are creating new businesses based on the transformative power of the cloud

Posted by Susan St. Maurice – Director, Technology Development   Some of these new businesses, like Halifax’s topLog, tested and perfected their business applications in a simulated customer environment via CANARIE’s DAIR program, which offers free cloud resources to small and medium-sized businesses. topLog offers companies the ability to predict system and applications failures, and in doing so […]

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blog arrowDate: November 18, 2014


Advanced North Atlantic 100 Gbit/s ring for R&E operational

Internet2, NORDUnet, CANARIE and SURFnet, four advanced Research and Education (R&E) Networks from both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean, today announced the completion of a collaborative advanced network, called ANA-200G, that spans the North Atlantic, enabling R&E users to transfer data between North America and Europe at speeds that were previously only possible within […]

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blog arrowDate: November 17, 2014


CANARIE and its partners join to ensure Canadian businesses get their share of $5 trillion Information and Communications Technology market

The Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN) was officially launched today in Ottawa. It brings together the entire industry supply chain—leading multinationals, scores of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), high-tech start-ups, service providers, research scientists and academics to create a web of organizations focussed on commercializing new network and communications technologies. CENGN’s unique […]

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blog arrowDate: November 6, 2014


Research Software Blog: Research Platform developed by CANFAR helps researchers discover Pluto’s neighbours

Posted by Scott Henwood, Director, Research Software Program   Through its Research Software Program, CANARIE funds the development of software tools, called Research Software Platforms, to help Canadian scientists and researchers do their work. As science is a collaborative, international endeavour, these platforms have made a global impact.   Research Software Platforms are complex software […]

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blog arrowDate: November 5, 2014


A Note from the President: Research, collaboration and innovation. Anytime.

Posted by: Jim Ghadbane, President & CEO   Research, collaboration and innovation. Anytime. These five simple words that make up CANARIE’s vision statement create the beacon which guides our activities. This vision represents a future state where the digital infrastructure, made up of network, compute, storage, and software, seamlessly converts data into knowledge to help […]

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blog arrowDate: November 3, 2014


Technology Leaders from Private and Public Sectors Join CANARIE Board

CANARIE wishes to thank departing Board member Dr. Rick Bunt, former Chief Information Officer at the University of Saskatchewan, for his service to CANARIE and its stakeholders. Dr. Bunt sat on the Board for five years, providing insighful guidance on the evolution of CANARIE as key infrastructure supporting world-class research, education and innovation across Canada. […]

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blog arrowDate: October 2, 2014


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