Organization: CA*net 4

CMC Microsystems opens second collaboratory centre

CMC Microsystems has officially opened the second of four specialized laboratories that comprise the $23-million National Microelectronics and Photonics Testing Collaboratory. Located in Winnipeg at the Univ of Manitoba, the $1.9-million Advanced RF Systems Laboratory will be accessible to researchers across Canada and beyond over CA*net 4, the high-speed research network owned and operated by…

MaRS Centre and Bill Hutchison receive awards

Toronto’s MaRS Centre and broadband networking pioneer William Hutchison have been chosen for awards this year by the New York City-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF). The MaRS Centre was selected as the Intelligent Building of the Year for its role in supporting the growth of R&D in Toronto and Ontario. It was cited for its…

CLS link to CA*net 4 allows remote research

Researchers will be able to access the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron remotely from their desktops through a new link to CA*net 4, CANARIE Inc‘s broadband research network. The technology was developed by the Alberta Synchrotron Institute, facilitated by the use of lightpaths provided by CANARIE, Netera Alliance, SRNet and BigBangwidth. The new link will…

Virtual Classroom connects Canada and Hong Kong

Canada and Hong Kong have concluded four days of interactive classroom sessions utilizing the advanced research and education networks of both countries. The Virtual Classroom sessions connected students in various locations in Canada with students assembled in the Canada Pavilion at the Telecom Asia Conference in Hong Kong. Students used advanced videoconferencing technology to interact…