Bentall Kennedy’s office building at 100 Murray St. has received Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Performance certification from the Canada Green Building Council. The certification requires buildings to demonstrate that they did not generate any carbon emissions over a 12- month period of operations, with performance verified annually.
Forrester Research has named hybrid cloud automation and orchestration company Embotics a leader in the Forrester Wave: Hybrid Cloud Management, Q2 2018. Embotics received the highest possible score in the market approach and commercial model evaluation criteria, the highest score of any vendor evaluated in support services and the second-highest score for overall strategy. The Forrester Wave report identified 12 vendors and researched, analyzed and scored their products against 15 criteria, spanning current offerings, strategy and market presence.
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Shalini Nagrani has been appointed general manager of OpenConcept Consulting. Nagrani has more than eight years of experience as an integrated operations leader.
Ottawa’s Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks has appointed Jean-Charles Fahmy as its new CEO. Fahmy has more than 25 years of experience in the networking industry. He was most recently vice-president of product Management and business development at Coriant. Prior to that, he held several senior leadership roles at Nortel Networks and BTI Systems and was operating executive in the telecom practice at Marlin Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm.