Global validation (on the networking scale)

By Joe Topjian | October 14, 2020

Picture this scenario: It’s a few days before Christmas. You awaken in a panic and rush to the airport. While running through the terminals, you unknowingly take a wrong turn, and instead of boarding a plane to Miami, you instead board a plane to New York City. Is this the plot to Home Alone 2: …

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Cybera’s response to CRTC investigation on disaggregated wholesale access

By Imran Mohiuddin | October 6, 2020

On June 11, 2020, the CRTC issued a Call for comments – Appropriate network configuration for disaggregated wholesale high-speed access services. Their goal was to address a number of outstanding issues related to the Commission’s earlier decision (2015-326) to move Canada’s wholesale high speed access regime from a disaggregated to an aggregated model.  Under the previous, …

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New board members will strengthen Cybera’s education, non-profit focus

By Admin | September 30, 2020

Cybera is pleased to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors. Roy Daykin, John Schutte, and Helen Wetherly Knight will bring impressive experience and knowledge of the education and not-for-profit sectors to Cybera’s board. Roy DaykinChief Financial Officer and Vice President, Corporate Services, SAIT With more than 30 years in the education system, Roy …

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Canada’s Throne Speech made big internet promises. Now for the delivery.

By Barb Carra, President & CEO | September 29, 2020

Last week’s Speech from the Throne included many ambitious promises for supporting Canadians as they transition through COVID-19 and adapt to the needs of a 21st Century digital economy. From Cybera’s perspective, one of the more interesting goals mentioned in the speech related to improving connectivity in the country: “The Government will accelerate the connectivity timelines and …

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Piloting a Canadian route to Microsoft Azure: lessons learned

By Joe Topjian | September 23, 2020

Public clouds, such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure, are increasingly becoming a popular choice for hosting an organization’s IT infrastructure and services. They can often provide managed and semi-managed services more efficiently than an average in-house IT department. With more Cybera members leveraging public cloud services such as these, we are looking at ways …

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How federal decisions on wholesale rates impacts internet prices for all Canadians

By Imran Mohiuddin | September 9, 2020

On August 15, 2020, the federal government issued a controversial statement regarding an ongoing disagreement between incumbent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and wholesale internet providers over the wholesale rates set by the CRTC. In its statement, the government seemingly supported an argument advanced by Canada’s big three telecoms providers. They claimed that current regulations requiring …

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The Cyber Summit is a gathering of Western Canada's public, education and start-up technology leaders. The conference features workshops and discussions around the latest digital issues and solutions, and how they impact Canadians.

This November, we're pleased to bring you the 2020 virtual Cyber Summit!

The theme of this year's Cyber Summit is: “What's Next”.

The response to COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of virtual and remote-work technologies throughout the education, public, research, and start-up sectors. As the new digital reality settles in, we must now look to the long-term future. The 2020 Cyber Summit will focus on cross-sector collaborations, and how digital leaders in Western Canada are adapting to the new normal. What tools, methodologies, and philosophies should we all consider — both in the public and commercial sectors — to ensure our organizations are thriving in years to come?

This year's online Summit will take place in the afternoons (1:00 – 4:30 pm MDT) of November 24-26, 2020. We will have more detail on schedule, presenters and workshops in the coming weeks. If you have any inquiries, please contact us at summit@cybera.ca.

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