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Internet rates for Alberta's public sector continue to decrease

December 15, 2015

Alberta’s public institutions are getting an early Christmas present this year: Cybera’s Internet Buying Group is reducing its bandwidth rates from $8.50 to $7.50 per Mbps, effective January 1, 2016.

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Cybera inspires students to code

December 11, 2015

The importance of preparing children for an increasingly digitized workplace is growing in recognition, as more schools begin to integrate computer science into their K-12 curriculum.

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New internet web cache in Calgary will bring faster connections to all Albertans

December 3, 2015

Alberta has taken a major leap forward to increasing the efficiency and speed of its internet, while helping Internet Service Providers (ISPs) — both big and small — become more competitive. Akamai Technologies, a content delivery network that delivers between 15 and 30 percent of all web traffic, has opened a new “web cache” in Calgary that connects to the Calgary Internet Exchange (YYCIX).

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New Light Rail Transit Line Opens Up Connectivity to Edmonton Educators

December 1, 2015

A much-needed high-speed network connection to Edmonton’s downtown core is now up and running, thanks to a long-running collaborative effort among the city’s post-secondary institutions, municipal government and networking partners.

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Cybera’s Rapid Access Cloud brings home two national awards

November 18, 2015

Cybera is pleased to announce that its popular free cloud computing service has been publicly recognized as a vital tool for Canadian innovation, taking home two separate technology awards yesterday.

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Contributing to Canada's growing digital infrastructure

November 10, 2015

CANARIE and its provincial partners in Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) have announced the results of their collaboration to extend the reach and capacity of this powerful digital asset.

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Calgary-based research team helps astronomers around the world visualize big data

November 3, 2015

A software tool developed at the University of Calgary is helping over 500 astronomy experts around the world process massive volumes of space data.

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Alberta educators taking steps towards shared access to digital services

September 8, 2015

Technologies that enable staff and students in Alberta to automatically link their devices, and access shared digital resources at partner institutions, are being actively promoted by Cybera.

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Open data on the rise as Albertans increase their use of public cloud computing

June 4, 2015

Cybera’s Rapid Access Cloud is growing in popularity among open data and hackathon users, as more Albertans look for the compute resources to build data-based apps and innovative web tools.

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New network link will boost Alberta’s big data efforts

June 2, 2015

Cybera's network connection between Calgary and Edmonton is now 7,000 times faster than average internet speeds in Canada, thanks to a new network link installed between the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary.

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