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ShareIT 2022-23 Year in Review

By Admin / May 26, 2023

To our valued ShareIT members, I want to first express Cybera’s appreciation for your continued support and participation in the AB ShareIT Program. The 2022-23 fiscal year saw a significant growth in both our shared procurement catalogue of offerings, as well as collaboration opportunities. Some highlights of the past year …

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Platform Innovation Centre becomes first innovation specific centre in Western Canada to offer eduroam

By Graham Sucha / May 10, 2023

The Platform Innovation Centre – home to Platform Calgary h=, its member startups and more than +100 partner organizations has become the first incubator and innovation specific space in Western Canada to offer eduroam (education roaming), a global internet access service for the higher education and research sector.  This means …

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Spring 2023 Newsletter

By Meagan Hampel / Mar 23, 2023

Cybera is hiring, and other service updates To keep our operations moving smoothly, Cybera is looking to hire experienced technical / project management staff (see below for more details). Also in this issue: upcoming deadlines for data science consultations and cybersecurity training, a new special interest group offering for the wider post-secondary …

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Cybera supports the spirit of RMA resolution calling for municipal access to Alberta government data

By Graham Sucha / Mar 17, 2023

In the lead-up to next week’s Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) Spring Convention, Cybera is offering its support for the motion brought forth by Smoky Lake County regarding municipal access to provincial data. In its motion put forward on February 23, Smoky Lake noted that data is vital in supporting …

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Cybera EXTENDS DEADLINE to APPLY TO its Board of Directors

By Admin / Feb 21, 2023

Cybera has extended the application date for Albertans interested in joining its Board of Directors to March 15. The organization is seeking an outside-the-box thinker — representing Alberta’s diverse education organizations and geographical regions — to help us advance digital thinking, learning, research, and innovation across the province. This board …

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NorQuest and Red Deer Polytechnic join the growing club of eduroam providers in Alberta

By Meagan Hampel / Feb 1, 2023

This past year, two Alberta post-secondary institutions — NorQuest College and Red Deer Polytechnic — joined the global league of campuses offering eduroam connectivity to staff and students. Education roaming (eduroam) is a secure, world-wide roaming access service that allows students and staff from participating institutions to seamlessly (and safely) …

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FALL 2022 Newsletter

By Admin / Nov 30, 2022

New network tools, data science training, and the latest from ShareIT Now that another successful Cyber Summit is under our belts, it’s time to look back at the programs, tools and upgrades Cybera launched in recent months, and remind members what they may have missed out on. See below for …

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New Alberta broadband support to address funding gaps

By Imran Mohiuddin / Sep 26, 2022

Last week, Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish announced the Alberta Broadband Fund, a $36 million allocation of funding to support broadband deployment in Alberta that will begin taking applications this fall. This funding is part of the province’s previously announced $390 million investment in Alberta broadband projects that is being …

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