Leading Solution Providers and Canadian Start-ups Showcase New ICT Products and Services at GTEC 2015

Exhibition at Canada's Largest Public Sector Technology Event Opens Oct. 20 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 14, 2015 /CNW/ -- GTEC, Canada's internationally recognized forum for enabling and celebrating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) leadership, innovation and impact in Canada's public sector, today showcases news from exhibitors that are announcing new ICT products and services in advance of next week's event.   

The GTEC Exhibition, Canada's largest showcase of technologies and services for advancing the business of technology in public and private enterprise, opens its doors next week. Featuring more than 140 firms and public sector organizations, the Exhibition Hall is open October 20 and 21, running alongside a thought-provoking conference program. It will enable thousands of GTEC attendees to connect with industry leaders, participate in demos, and experience new technologies on the exhibition floor.

"GTEC's Exhibition is an unprecedented representation of the innovation happening in today's industry," said GTEC Executive Director Michele Lajeunesse.  "It creates an unparalleled opportunity for our delegates to learn how to best leverage and implement solutions across cloud, big data, analytics, security, and more. These impressive announcements, in advance of GTEC, demonstrate how companies are working to innovate at all levels, introducing new products and services that will better serve the Canadian market."

The following GTEC exhibitors provide a glimpse into the new products and services launching from the event, as well as first-time demonstrations of acclaimed solutions. See below for full details.







Adoxio Business Solutions

GRID Corp.

Roland Pro A/V

Air Interactive Media


SEB Technology Group





MB Foster


Eclipsys Solutions

Mercuri Conferencing

Veritas Technologies LLC


Xplore Technologies Corp.

In addition to ICT product and service announcements, new GTEC Exhibition highlights include the:

  • Government Centre of Excellence: Meet with public sector departments and agencies showcasing innovation projects
  • Security Zone: From network security, to mobile and the cloud, top security solution providers will showcase solutions and technologies to protect data and information systems from unauthorized access
  • Innovation Zone presented in partnership with Invest Ottawa: Connect with Ottawa-based startups that are making waves in technology and service delivery

The GTEC 2015 Conference and Exhibition takes place October 19-21, 2015 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.

For more information, visit: gtec.ca
About the GTEC Exhibition, including a list of exhibitors: gtec.ca/ottawa/expo-sponsor-overview 
Register for GTEC: gtec.ca/ottawa/registration-and-pricing 
Apply for a GTEC media pass: gtec.ca/ottawa/press-centre-overview

GTEC 2015 Exhibitor Announcements

Acaveo (Booth 811), recently recognized by Gartner in their 2015 Market Guide for File Analysis Software, has been awarded a Software Licensing Supply Arrangement (SLSA) by PWGSC for its leading File Analysis technology. Government organizations are leveraging File Analysis Software to gain visibility, characterize and efficiently manage unstructured data stored across multiple repositories.

Adobe (Booth 712) unveils its State of Content report, finding that standards for digital content are rising as people are inundated with content across multiple devices. Growing skepticism about online content reveals a new imperative for creators to develop well-designed, easily-accessible and authentic content. Discover content's revolutionary role in the Government of Canada's Managed Web Service.

Adoxio Business Solutions (Booth 806), the team that delivers the leading citizen engagement web portal for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, is being unveiled at GTEC. We have a new name but continue to be the most experienced organization in providing case management, licensing and permits, grants management and citizen self-service solutions.

Air Interactive Media (Booth 711) has solidified a Supply Arrangement with the Canadian Federal Government, meeting all software and technical requirements. At GTEC, the company will demonstrate the AIM mView Suite, a document management solution enabling interactive views on all your mobile, tablet, notebook, laptop and desktop devices.

Bosch (Booth 215) will showcase the DICENTIS Wireless Conference System, an innovative system based on standard Wi-Fi technology and smart wireless management to ensure interference-free and highly flexible wireless conferencing.

Deloitte (Booth 800) is proud to showcase The Deloitte Greenhouse – an immersive space to experience breakthroughs. Step away from status-quo thinking and visit us to disrupt ordinary thinking. In the space, you will experience analytics in action, learn about digital transformations, play with interesting exponential technologies and engage multiple perspectives.

Eclipsys Solutions (Booth 607), the Canadian Platinum Oracle Partner, will soon launch their fully managed service for the Oracle Database Appliance - a 24/7 proactive monitoring system that provides peace of mind; access to highly skilled professionals and latest innovations; and frees up time allowing DBAs to focus on more strategic tasks that enable business programs.

Extron (Booth 901) will unveil its DTP CrossPoint 1084K, a scaling presentation matrix switcher with 4K inputs and outputs, four built-in scalers powered by Extron Vector 4K scaling technology, seamless switching, integrated DTP and XTP signal extension, audio DSP and AEC capabilities, a high performance amplifier, and an advanced control processor that is uniquely expandable.

FORMVERSE (Booth 907) proudly announces its next generation forms automation, workflow automation, and data capture solution that allows staff to access and complete forms right within their existing Microsoft Outlook email. Data from these forms can be integrated into other enterprise systems, such as ERP's, CRM's HRIS, and other systems.

GRID Corp. (Booth 909), Canada's premier provider of open-standard business intelligence solutions, is launching its enterprise-class Virtual Asynchronous Private Enterprise (VAPE) B2B solution. VAPEs enable collaborators as "VAPE presidents" to manage for results in 30 days or less according to Balanced Scorecard or other enterprise-class BI methods using existing IT.

IBM (Booth 706) will showcase a host of solutions and strategies for enabling government to better serve and engage – with both citizens and employees alike – through advances in the areas of big data and analytics, mobility and social collaboration, as well as cloud and cyber security.

Ipswitch (Booth 107) will showcase the newest version (v16.3) of its award-winning WhatsUp Gold Unified Network, Server and Application Monitoring suite. Live demonstrations will feature WhatsUp Gold's new User Interface and enhanced discovery and monitoring capabilities. Technical presentations will include Application Performance, Bandwidth Analysis, Configuration management and Log Management.

MB Foster (Booth 1014), your partner in Workload Migration, will be showcasing our Build in Canada Innovation Program-awarded migration solution and methodology that enables you to save time and reduce risk in your Workload Migration.

Mercuri Conferencing (Booth 102) will showcase the StarLeaf video calling and conferencing solution. Together, the companies will demonstrate not only how they've solved the Skype for Business meeting room challenges, but enable seamless direct video calling across all environments.

NIKSUN (Booth 821) announces that we have received noteworthy praise for Supreme Eagle and NetDetectorLive, featured in the October issue of SC Magazine. Referred to as defying the adage of "Next-generation" products, Supreme Eagle licensed with NetDetectorLive, a scalable tool for large-scale networks, will be demonstrated in the booth.

Phirelight (Booth 807) is proudly introducing version 1.8 of rapidPHIRE™ Cyber Intelligence Platform, which pioneers Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) technology and integrates with version 3.0 of Stealth™ by Unisys. This truly unique combined detection and protection security solution empowers customers to tackle today's ever-evolving security climate. Available on SLSA.

Rittal (Booth 1111), a leader in IT infrastructure solutions, will be promoting Rittal's RiMatrix S, which opens up completely new possibilities for the IT industry. A time saving alternative to custom-designed data-centres, it features a set of preconfigured, fully compatible data-centre modules with defined power consumption and efficiency ratings.

Roland Pro A/V (Booth 425), in partnership with Uvision, will demonstrate workflows to acquire video content from various sources, mix, record, and streaming content on a secure internal network. Visit the booth for a live demonstration and how to produce HD quality presentations at the fraction of the cost associated with installing video conferencing.

SEB Technology Group (Booth 501), a specialized management consulting and training firm made of Maplesoft and SOMOS, will feature partners from SecureKey, Banyan and SEB Analytics, as well as demonstrate the Dynamics CRM Services and add-on solutions from our partners PNMSoft and FICO.

Texthelp (Booth 315) unveils the all-new browsealoud, making websites more accessible to all and empowering digital users to browse websites independently. Browsealoud offers read aloud content and translation to web-users with print and language difficulties, ensuring everyone can access your website regardless of ability, disability, culture or language.

Thinklogical (Booth 814) will demonstrate secure video distribution (VDS) and KVM extension and switching systems for government and defence command and control centres. Thinklogical products enable multi-domain isolation in visual computing environments and are IA accredited to Common Criteria EAL4, NATO NIAPC, TEMPEST Level B, and the U.S. DISA JITC UC APL.

Veritas Technologies LLC (Booth 313) presents upgrades to NetBackup 7.7.1, which now provides full support for the new Amazon S3 Standard – IA cloud platform, along with enhanced support for AWS GovCloud. In addition, NetBackup 7.7.1 features NetApp Integration, integration with NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT), enabling reliable, cluster-aware NDMP backups.

Xplore Technologies Corp. (Booth 725), manufacturer of the world's broadest range of high-quality rugged tablet computers, will showcase the recently launched the XSLATE B10. The B10 is the industry's most fully featured, fully rugged tablet computer to date, and provides top speeds to process data. 

About GTEC
GTEC is Canada's internationally recognized forum for enabling and celebrating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) leadership, innovation and impact in Canada's public sector. Since 1992, GTEC has brought together more than 100,000 public and private sector innovators, leaders and enterprises to explore and drive leading-edge ICT initiatives, application and service delivery.  Building on targeted webinars, summits, and roundtables that stimulate dialogue throughout the year, GTEC's annual flagship Conference and Exhibition attracts more than 4,500 participants, and delivers:

  • Education and training opportunities that develop top ICT talent
  • A robust conference program with compelling keynote presentations and panels on current strategies, opportunities and trends
  • An extensive exhibition showcasing emerging technologies, innovations, and solutions that enhance productivity and performance
  • A wealth of collaboration, business development and networking opportunities
  • Distinction Awards that celebrate ICT excellence in Canada's public sector

For additional information on GTEC, please visit: www.gtec.ca

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