What will Sandvine CTO Don Bowman tell the FCC Friday?

Sandvine CTO Don Bowman holds several US patents relevant to the discussions, including one entitled Systems and Methods for Traffic Management.

Sandvine (TSXV:SVC) Chief Technology Officer Don Bowman has been invited to an FCC roundtable on an Open Internet. Bowman is one of seven industry experts who will attend the meeting in Washington D.C this Friday. Sandvine has been active in the debate over an open internet which heated up earlier this year following contentious comments […]

BlackBerry shares rise on Movirtu acquisition

London-based Movirtu enables multiple phone numbers to be active from one device.

Shares of BlackBerry (TSX:BB) are up today after the company announced it had acquired Movirtu, an English company that enables multiple phone numbers to be active from one device. The company, which was founded in 2008, says its solution solves the problem of ownership in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) world by assigning a […]

Buy Sandvine on weakness, say Cormark analyst Tse

Sandvine CEO Dave Caputo.

The revenue warning Sandvine (TSX:SVC) delivered to the market this week might remind some of the company’s struggles in 2011 and 2012 when there were larger structural issues at play, but this shortfall will prove to be minor, says Cormark analyst Richard Tse. Yesterday, Sandvine issued a press release in which CEO Dave Caputo said […]

Sandvine tumbles after Q3 revenue warning

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Shares of Sandvine (TSX:SVC) are down today after the company warned its upcoming Q3 revenue would not meet street expectations. The company said it expects its topline will come in at between (U.S.) $27.5-million and $28.0-million. “Our results this quarter highlight the challenges related to the timing of closing larger opportunities,” said CEO Dave Caputo. […]

Sandvine is “best of breed” in network intelligence solutions, says M Partners

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Sandvine (TSX:SVC) could be on the cusp of a huge opportunity in wireless, says M Partners analyst Manish Grigo. In a research report to clients this morning, Grigo initiated coverage of Sandvine with a “Buy” rating and a one-year target of $4.50, implying a return of 38.5% at the time of publication. Grigo says Sandvine’s […]

Manulife Financial Opens RED Lab at Waterloo’s Communitech Hub

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One of Canada’s biggest financial services firms, Manulife, has opened up a new space called RED Lab at Waterloo’s Communitech Hub, a tech-focused innovation centre that is home to the country’s most cutting-edge technology entrepreneurs. RED stands for “research, exploration and development”. Sitting on the opposite end of the colour wheel from the company’s traditional […]

OpenText organic growth plan still a wait-and-see proposition, says Cantor

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OpenText (TSX:OTC), which has grown primarily through acquisition, is in the midst of refocusing its sales efforts to drive try and drive organic growth. But Cantor Fitzgerald Canada analyst Blair Abernethy says he is “remaining cautious” about those prospects. (All figures in U.S.) Yesterday, OpenText reported its Q4 and fiscal 2014 financial results. For the […]

PM Visits Communitech Hub to Announce Accelerator Support

Scott Greenberg and Stephen Lake of Thalmic Labs demonstrate a Parrot drone in flight for PM Stephen Harper.

On Friday, Stephen Harper toured the Communitech Hub in Waterloo, prior to announcing a $100 million fund, called the Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP), intended to help established start-up hubs grow the next wave of Canadian tech talent. “It is critical for Canada’s small- and medium-sized businesses to harness innovation and get their ideas […]

Descartes acquisition of Customs Info LLC gets thumbs up from Paradigm

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Descartes Systems Group’s (TSX:DSG, Nasdaq:DSGX) most recent acquisition isn’t its most important ever, but it does continue a trend of solid pickups and will increase the Waterloo company’s recurring revenue base, says Paradigm Capital analyst Gabriel Leung. Yesterday, Descartes announced it had acquired Salt Lake City-based Customs Info LLC for a mix of cash and […]