The WireIE Company Blog

Connecting First Nations Communities Across Canada

Posted on Connectivity. Seems like such a simple thing, doesn’t it? Most of us can’t imagine a world without it. For many First Nation communities in Canada, not having access to the proper connectivity is a reality they face every day. The… Continue Reading

WireIE Holiday 2016

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WireIE Continues to Lead Internationally

Posted on To say it was a busy month for our team here at WireIE would be an understatement. As November rapidly approached, our management team, President & CEO, Rob Barlow and EVP of Marketing, Neil Buchanan prepared for the final networking… Continue Reading

Reliable Connectivity Reducing Operation Costs in Underserved Regions

Posted on Technologies empower businesses operating in underserved regions to perform at optimal standards with increased effectiveness remaining operationally lean, flexible and responsive. As a result, innovative new technologies such as unified communications, cloud and big data, reduce overall costs for organizations… Continue Reading

Technology: Easing Pressures for Oil and Gas

Posted on The Canadian oil and gas industry is transforming, giving rise to new opportunities in resource exploration and extraction. Companies are experiencing new and increased pressures to improve productivity and decrease costs. The adoption of technology is a critical strategy for… 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

Blogging with Barlow

Posted on 2013 marks some fairly significant anniversaries in evolution of communications networks.  It is the 50th anniversary of digital switching capability on phone networks, represented by the introduction of touch tone telephony that eliminated the need for the human component in… Continue Reading