Category Archives: Inside WireIE

WireIE Riding a Wave of Success – JSA TV Spotlight at PTC’18

Posted on CEO Rob Barlow Shares Direction for 2018 with Jaymie Scotto Cutaia At PTC’18, one of the most important telecommunications events for the Pacific Rim, our CEO, Rob Barlow, met up with JSA TV’s Jaymie Scotto Cutaia to discuss the company’s… Continue Reading

Cost of Downtime

Posted on Unplanned outages are expensive, and the cost of those outages is exponentially rising. As clients rely heavily on their network connectivity, even slight downtime could have the potential to cost the enterprise money, time and frustration. Networks continue to be… Continue Reading

This Past Winter, WireIE not only Survived, but Thrived

Posted on The Canadian winter of 2013-14 made for some harsh conditions throughout the country. Between the never-ending snowfalls and the ice storm in Ontario, we knew we were in for a challenge. Not only did WireIE survive this winter, we thrived.… Continue Reading

Imagine a world with no standards for anything

Posted on Standardized traffic signals allows for orderly transportation. Standardization in certain medical procedures allows for vaccinations to be developed, and exceedingly complex medical procedures to enjoy mass adoption. Standardization in manufacturing technologies allows for mass production. Without standardization in virtually every… Continue Reading

Metcalfe’s Law and the Value of Rural Networks

Posted on In 1965 an observation was made by David House that over the history of computing hardware, the processing power of a minimal cost computer chip would double approximately every two years – Moore’s Law. While the impact of that forecast… Continue Reading

The Shift to Microwave Broadband Is Coming Sooner than You Think

Posted on The tide is shifting on acceptance and adoption of microwave radio as a viable alternative or supplement to fibre and economics may dictate more of the same. For many in the telecommunications industry the recognition of microwave as a viable… Continue Reading

Smart Grid in Ontario – A Great Positive Step

Posted on On June 8, 2012, the Government of Ontario took the next step in their Clean Energy Economic Development Strategy, with the release of the Clean Energy Institute (CEI). The new institute will bring together industry leaders and utility companies to… Continue Reading

WireIE President & CEO Quoted in Canadian Green Tech

Posted on Canadian Green Tech recently spoke with WireIE President & CEO, Rob Barlow, regarding the role green technology plays as an ingredient in defining the WireIE brand. The following article is reproduced with permission from the author. Enabling as Brand Written… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing Series

Posted on This post is the first in a series on Cloud Computing from the point of view of the network operator. We’ll provide an overview of the current cloudscape including the prominent players and their services. The series will wrap up… Continue Reading

Happy Holidays from the WireIE Blog

Posted on We thought you would enjoy this clip from Ronnie Corbett and Harry Enfield as it gives a humorous look at our business.… Continue Reading