Click here to close now.


IoT User Interface Authors: Pat Romanski, Don MacVittie, Mike Kavis, William Schmarzo, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

Over 35 Exhibitors Make Major News at GTEC 2012

Canada's Leading Government Technology Event Announces Sold Out Expo Show Floor

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GTEC, produced by UBM TechWeb, announces more than 35 new product or service announcements happening at or leading up to Canada's leading government technology event next week.  GTEC will feature another sold out expo show floor with over 200 companies showcasing the latest in technology advancements.  Taking place November 5-8 at the Ottawa Convention Centre, GTEC provides a unique platform for IT professionals to present new products and services to targeted audiences.  For more information visit:  


"We're excited that so many exhibitors have chosen to make first time announcements at next week's event," said Nancy Dorigo, Executive Director of Content, GTEC Ottawa. "This is an impressive preview to the innovation happening in today's industry and we're pleased that GTEC is able to provide a platform for this news."

In addition, Terry Horsman, Director of Sales said, "The event gathers an incomparable audience for showcasing the latest and greatest in technology and provides attendees with a first-hand look at the products and services available to improve collaboration and better serve the Canadian market."

The GTEC exhibitors who will be making announcements or showcasing new products at the event currently include the following:

Accenture will share results of a new Digital Citizen survey recently conducted that will address why governments need a strategic approach to digital and what citizens expect from their public service. The survey reveals which channels are being used today and which ones we can expect to see tomorrow.

Adobe introduces Adobe® Acrobat® XI to meet today's complex document challenges.  Acrobat XI features complete PDF editing, touch-friendly capabilities and exports to Microsoft PowerPoint.  It supports seamless and secure Microsoft Office and SharePoint integration.  Find out eight ways Acrobat XI can help increase productivity and lower costs. Go to:

Alliance Storage Technologies, Archiving Solutions Manufacturer, will present the next generation of innovative developments to the existing Plasmon Archive product lines allowing optimal scalability options at a fraction of the cost including the newly released Archive Appliance Elite. Ask about our upcoming new technology development by visiting ASTI at Booth #808.

BancTec will feature the IntelliScan XDS, its premium multi-application, high-speed, mixed document scanner with the new Multi-Pocket Stacker option.  For scanning applications needing multiple sorting options, the Multi-Pocket Stacker provides a single module with five out-sorting pockets at a significantly lower cost in a compact ergonomic design.

Bell, Canada's largest communications company providing government with solutions to all their communications needs, will announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art data centre. The Ottawa centre will provide Bell customers with co-location, managed hosting and next-generation cloud computing services such as hosted unified communications.

British Columbia is proud to be the Showcase Province at GTEC this year.  As leaders in Open Government, we're excited to share news about our GovTogetherBC, Data BC and Open Information websites. Come visit British Columbia's booth # 525 to learn more.

Commissionaires (Booth 524) will showcase the cutting-edge digital fingerprinting RTID (Real Time Identification) and our background screening services. RTID services allow fingerprints results to be processed and mailed within days whereas traditional ink fingerprints can take six months. Commissionaires services include digital and ink fingerprinting, credit checks and police clearances.

CTES training features a new enterprise grade Virtualization Infrastructure using state of the art hardware/software. This allows CTES to provide a completely functional lab environment to individuals from around the world. Organizations are able to have their employees fully participate in training from any location, anywhere in the world.

Datavisual will introduce the Barco Clickshare which allows PC and Mac users to connect wirelessly, with one click of the button, to a projector or display. And the Vaddio HD USB PTZ camera which is the first professional USB PTZ camera suited for soft client video conferencing.

DLS Technology Corporation (Booth#515) will showcase the vKey®- a completely encrypted, virtualized, and remote-management-friendly USB device with Linux and Microsoft OS. It boots off of its own OS, creating a separate and protected computing environment, and allows users to securely connect to corporate trusted networks from any computer.

EMC is showcasing solutions that enable customers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset - information.

EXFO (Booth# 225) showcases the newest FTB-880 NetBlazer test functionalities – CPRI/OBSAI, OTN, Fibre Channel, PRI/SDN and MPLS – and its new FTB Anywhere floating test licenses capability, which allows operators to purchase any number of cloud-hosted test licenses available to any FTB platform on an at-need basis when and where required.

Extron will showcase its XTP Systems, a completely integrated switching and distribution solution for multiple digital and analog formats. They support local connectivity as well as extended transmission capability for sending high resolution video, audio, RS-232, Ethernet, and power up to 330 feet (100 m) over a single CATx cable.

ExitCertified announces the launch of its proprietary Individual Multimedia Video Presence (iMVP™) technology, allowing individuals the opportunity to attend a live certified course from their office or home. It's a remarkable way to experience premium training when and where you need it. It's virtual training without the virtual.

FileMaker Inc, offers a new platform to create your own mobile applications that can incorporate data from internal systems.  You can create customer engaging mobile applications to capture data, images, video, electronic signatures and geo location.  All this can be done in days which will save you a lot of money.

Imation will showcase the IronKey Workspace, its USB 3.0-based "PC on a Stick" for deployment of Windows To Go, an enterprise feature of Windows 8. Visit booth #526 to see the full line of Imation IronKey hardware encrypted, IT managed flash and hard drives designed to secure the mobile workforce.

InformationActive Inc. will showcase new releases of the ActiveData for Excel data analytics software. Visit Booth 831 and learn how our new general Business Edition can deliver dramatic productivity gains and time-savings to public sector managers and analysts. See the newly-released French version, created for Canadian government. Free evaluations:

LANDesk announces the release of Management Suite and Security Suite version 9.5.  The product will mark one of the most successful releases we have had to date. This release will feature many new and exciting capabilities, including effective software license management, enhanced cross-platform support, and productivity and automation tools.

Motion Computing®, a leading global provider of mobility solutions, recently announced the rugged F5t Tablet PC. Designed for mobile workers across a broad range of markets, the F5t delivers uncompromising levels of power, security and manageability. Built to run Windows, the F5t offers seamless business integration and virtually unlimited usability.

NIKSUN will introduce the new release of NIKSUN NetDetector, NIKSUN NetVCR, and NIKSUN NetOmni on NIKSUN's newest technology platform, Alpine 4.2. Many advanced features propel NIKSUN into the forefront for continuous monitoring, capture, advanced forensics, and anomaly detection. Come and visit NIKSUN at Booth #707.

OpenText showcases its Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions that enable organizations to improve process velocity, reduce risks, and protect content: onsite; via mobile devices; private cloud; in the cloud. OpenText helps organizations faced with growing volumes of data, to bring structure to the unstructured and unleash the power of information.

Canadian owned and operated Oproma Inc. (booth #424) will demonstrate, for the first time to the public, two new products: CentralCollab, a brand new version of its popular online secure collaboration tool; and DiscoIQ, a groundbreaking tool in Information Governance support. Comme visit us!

ORSYP Software will showcase a new Capacity Optimization Assessment solution. Through comprehensive analysis of data centers, ORSYP helps customers optimize their infrastructure resource capacity; realize tangible direct savings. Stop by booth #724 to hear how this simple Capacity Optimization Assessment will help you to optimize your infrastructure and reduce OPEX.

OSACAN – Open Source Alliance of Canada (OSACAN) was founded in October 2012, making its public debut at GTEC. We'll be revealing our mission: promoting adoption of open source technology in government.  Meet our charter members, learn about our publications and events, and hear about open source momentum in Federal Government.

Plixer, will debut the next generation of its NetFlow reporting solution, Scrutinizer V10. New features include customized data reporting, mapping IP Groups, and ASA/syslog support. In addition, Plixer will showcase V10's integrating with Enterasys' Mobile IAM to provide an enhanced level of mobile device threat protection. (Booth #212)

QuIRC introduces PeopleInsight - a fresh approach to Workforce Analytics which connects and unlocks HR, Talent, Engagement and Business data to deliver insight in clear, visually appealing and actionable ways.  Built for HR Executives and Professionals, PeopleInsight identifies patterns, understands trends and develops action plans that drive smarter people decisions. 

Randstad presents a vast array of highly qualified contractors (IT and Admin) to support federal government programs. Come to GTEC to hear what innovative staffing solutions Randstad is employing to service your particular niche technology resourcing needs.

Route1 presents MobiKEY, a smartcard enabled USB device that allows subscribers to securely access office computers and networks, remotely.  Designed to work with Mac OS X and Windows, MobiKEY leverages true multi-factor authentication to authorize users, and does not require pre-installed software to work on a guest computer/remote device.

Seccuris will showcase our new Managed Mobile Security Service. As part of our Managed Security Services suite the new service offers organizations a fully managed solution for mobile device management, monitoring for mobile security threats and the protect of data. For more information visit or email us at [email protected].

Sitecore will showcase its customer experience management platform which combines proven web content management with customer intelligence to create a single view of a customer that drives meaningful interactions, increases conversions and builds lifetime customers. Come by booth #211 for a live demonstration.

SnapStream will demonstrate the newest release of its industrial-strength TV recording and search technology at booth 1112. Listed on AVSO, SnapStream provides a reliable, scalable in-house solution for monitoring and archiving television. With real-time TV alert notifications and unlimited TV clipping, users can react and respond to the media quickly.

TenthEye launches 3 new SharePoint applications for the Government of Canada. Their Performance Measurement application assembles performance reports from stakeholders to evaluate outputs and outcomes. Document Management tool provides an integrated platform for document creation, approval and archiving. Business Intelligence solution offers built-in quantitative and qualitative data analysis capabilities.

ThinkTel's excited to announce the expansion of its Professional Services division. Our commitment to being UC leaders is further supported with our Gold Partner Communications status, numerous reference deployments, and our involvement in Microsoft's Telecommunications SIP Trunking TAP Program. Talk to us about deploying Lync 2010 and 2013 (booth#631)

Trend Micro showcases Custom Defense Solution to fight targeted cyber attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). It provides everything needed to detect, analyze, adapt and respond to specific attacks against departments. Deep Security 9 is the only server security platform for physical, virtual and cloud environments that offers automated management and agentless security for VMware.

UniPrint, the leader in printing virtualization, will demo Secure Pull Printing & BYOD printing at Booth 912. According to Quocirca Research, 70% of organizations have experienced one or more accidental data breached through printing. Government IT needs to do more to ensure a secured and seamless integration of printing technology.

Uvision (Booth # 729) will introduce practical workflow to publish live and archived video on computers, tablets, and mobile phones. This demonstration will include the use of a portable media encoder, enabling secure protected stream, and the insertion of closed captions to live streams.

Veeam Software, innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for VMware and Hyper-V, announces Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 which includes new restore capabilities for Microsoft Exchange, and HP StoreVirtual VSA and LeftHand snapshots. Another significant addition is support for VMware vSphere® 5.1 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.

For a complete schedule of all educational sessions, keynote addresses and participating exhibitors, visit

Follow GTEC on Twitter - tag your tweets #GTEC.
Visit the GTEC Blog for core insights from seasoned executives and next generation public servants.
Visit the GTEC 20th Anniversary Timeline for highlights of the last two decades of innovation in Canadian Government IT.
Press/analyst registration information available at:

About GTEC
GTEC, the Government Technology Exhibition and Conference, is now in its 20th year and is produced in Ottawa by UBM TechWeb. The event includes a professional development conference, a major exhibition and the Distinction Awards Gala. Over the past five years, GTEC has explored "Government 2.0" as a way for governments to integrate Web 2.0 technologies into their service transformation efforts. More information on GTEC can be found at

About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market.More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a UBM plc company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.


More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@CloudExpo Stories
As operational failure becomes more acceptable to discuss within the software industry, the necessity for holding constructive, actionable postmortems increases. But most of what we know about postmortems from "pop culture" isn't actually relevant for the software systems we work on and within. In his session at DevOps Summit, J. Paul Reed will look at postmortem pitfalls, techniques, and tools you'll be able to take back to your own environment so they will be able to lay the foundations for h...
DevOps Summit, taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and Javits Center in New York City, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait...
As a company adopts a DevOps approach to software development, what are key things that both the Dev and Ops side of the business must keep in mind to ensure effective continuous delivery? In his session at DevOps Summit, Mark Hydar, Head of DevOps, Ericsson TV Platforms, will share best practices and provide helpful tips for Ops teams to adopt an open line of communication with the development side of the house to ensure success between the two sides.
The enterprise is being consumerized, and the consumer is being enterprised. Moore's Law does not matter anymore, the future belongs to business virtualization powered by invisible service architecture, powered by hyperscale and hyperconvergence, and facilitated by vertical streaming and horizontal scaling and consolidation. Both buyers and sellers want instant results, and from paperwork to paperless to mindless is the ultimate goal for any seamless transaction. The sweetest sweet spot in innov...
The IoT is upon us, but today’s databases, built on 30-year-old math, require multiple platforms to create a single solution. Data demands of the IoT require Big Data systems that can handle ingest, transactions and analytics concurrently adapting to varied situations as they occur, with speed at scale. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chad Jones, chief strategy officer at Deep Information Sciences, will look differently at IoT data so enterprises can fully leverage their IoT potential. He’ll sha...
Developing software for the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with its own set of challenges. Security, privacy, and unified standards are a few key issues. In addition, each IoT product is comprised of at least three separate application components: the software embedded in the device, the backend big-data service, and the mobile application for the end user's controls. Each component is developed by a different team, using different technologies and practices, and deployed to a different stack/...
Containers have changed the mind of IT in DevOps. They enable developers to work with dev, test, stage and production environments identically. Containers provide the right abstraction for microservices and many cloud platforms have integrated them into deployment pipelines. DevOps and Containers together help companies to achieve their business goals faster and more effectively.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading in...
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi's VP Business Development and Engineering, will explore the IoT cloud-based platform technologies driv...
The Internet of Everything is re-shaping technology trends–moving away from “request/response” architecture to an “always-on” Streaming Web where data is in constant motion and secure, reliable communication is an absolute necessity. As more and more THINGS go online, the challenges that developers will need to address will only increase exponentially. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Todd Greene, Founder & CEO of PubNub, will explore the current state of IoT connectivity and review key trends an...
Containers are all the rage among developers and web companies, but they also represent two very substantial benefits to larger organizations. First, they have the potential to dramatically accelerate the application lifecycle from software builds and testing to deployment and upgrades. Second they represent the first truly hybrid-approach to consuming infrastructure, allowing organizations to run the same workloads on any cloud, virtual machine or physical server. Together, they represent a ver...
SYS-CON Events announced today the Containers & Microservices Bootcamp, being held November 3-4, 2015, in conjunction with 17th Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, and @DevOpsSummit at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This is your chance to get started with the latest technology in the industry. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Containers and Microservices Bootcamp, led by Janakiram MSV, a Microsoft Regional Director, will include presentations as well as hands-on...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager Cloud Ecosystem and Developers, and a Social Business Evangelist, will keynote at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Machkey International Company will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Machkey provides advanced connectivity solutions for just about everyone. Businesses or individuals, Machkey is dedicated to provide high-quality and cost-effective products to meet all your needs.
The modern software development landscape consists of best practices and tools that allow teams to deliver software in a near-continuous manner. By adopting a culture of automation, measurement and sharing, the time to ship code has been greatly reduced, allowing for shorter release cycles and quicker feedback from customers and users. Still, with all of these tools and methods, how can teams stay on top of what is taking place across their infrastructure and codebase? Hopping between services a...
As the world moves towards more DevOps and microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Raghavan "Rags" Srinivas, an Architect/Developer Evangeli...
As-a-service models offer huge opportunities, but also complicate security. It may seem that the easiest way to migrate to a new architectural model is to let others, experts in their field, do the work. This has given rise to many as-a-service models throughout the industry and across the entire technology stack, from software to infrastructure. While this has unlocked huge opportunities to accelerate the deployment of new capabilities or increase economic efficiencies within an organization, i...
As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on their technical skills, not their leadership ability. Many are unable to effectively engage and inspire, creating forward momentum in the direction of desired change. Renowned for its approach to leadership and emphasis on their people, organizations increasingly look to our military for insight into these challenges.
SYS-CON Events announced today that DataClear Inc. will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The DataClear ‘BlackBox’ is the only solution that moves your PC, browsing and data out of the United States and away from prying (and spying) eyes. Its solution automatically builds you a clean, on-demand, virus free, new virtual cloud based PC outside of the United States, and wipes it clean...