21 11, 2013

The Internet of Things: The Future is Going to be Very Different/Cool/Scary

2013-11-21T09:15:06+00:00November 21st, 2013|Fibernetics, Uncategorized|

How's your heart today? How about your car's fuel efficiency? Are the eggs you're planning to have for breakfast on the verge of turning nasty? Soon, very soon, all that information will be instantly available... for better or for worse. Fibernetics is in the data delivery business. Through NEWT and Worldline, we're providing Canadians across

30 10, 2013

Employees are the best ambassadors… but be careful

2013-10-30T15:24:23+00:00October 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Okay - maybe not this guy Who you gonna trust? The folks in charge or the folks who actually run a company, as in the employees? That's a question the Edelman Trust Barometer answered when they issued a trust and credibility survey collecting data from more than 30,000 people. The results showed that the basic everyday

25 10, 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Run for the Cure raised how much?

2013-10-25T10:48:48+00:00October 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

On October 6, over 130,000 participants took part in 66 2013 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure sites across Canada to help create a future without breast cancer. This year 248,473 donors contributed over $ 27 million, which goes toward continued funding of groundbreaking research, education, awareness and advocacy initiatives. That's not a

19 10, 2013

Fibernetics Network Service Update

2013-10-19T10:05:04+00:00October 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|

As you may know, Fibernetics has suffered a significant outage for many of the services we provide. At approximately 12:30 pm (EDT) on Friday, October 18, we saw a disruption to a number of our services.  We traced the root cause to a very significant fibre cut at Bell Canada's data centre, at Adelaide Street in Toronto.

11 10, 2013

51,570 sausages and 25,000 pretzels means it's Octoberfest

2013-10-11T15:45:28+00:00October 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is the biggest Bavarian culture festival outside of Germany and its celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, but just how big is K-W Oktoberfest? The CBC put together a breakdown by the numbers - and we added in one of our own: 1. Length of festival: 9 days 2. Visitors: over 700,000 3. Estimated economic activity generated by

9 10, 2013

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Dawn Gamble Runs for the Cure

2013-10-09T14:18:24+00:00October 9th, 2013|Fibernetics, Uncategorized|

Fibernetic's indestructible Dawn Gamble, of Marilyn Denis fame, took part in the CIBC Run for the Cure this weekend, raising money for Breast Cancer research. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps

8 10, 2013

Having fun at Oktoberfest

2013-10-08T23:20:58+00:00October 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The most spectacular Oktoberfest in Canada takes place in the twin cities of Kitchener and Waterloo, Ontario. Originally, this metro area was called Berlin, Ontario, so many authentic German traditions have been preserved. This celebration is filled with opportunities to sample fine beers, cheeses, sausages and German cuisine. People in full authentic costumes roam the

1 10, 2013

NEWT Customer Case Study: Investment Planning Counsel

2013-10-01T15:55:02+00:00October 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|

The Burton Group in Orillia is part of the Investment Planning Counsel, one of the largest financial services organizations in the province. For them, staying in contact with their clients is of paramount importance, therefore having high quality, reliable business and data communications are essential. Considering the industry they are in, they make no decision