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Webinar: Smart Building Cybersecurity


Optigo Networks CEO Pook-Ping Yao will join a distinguished panel of experts to discuss best practices for IoT security.

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Vancouver Tech Powerhouse joins Optigo Networks Team


Vancouver, B.C. (November 2, 2015) – Renowned engineering executive Danny Kam, widely recognized for his ability to accelerate company growth, has joined Optigo Networks as a Strategic Partnership Advisor. Initially, Kam will focus on cultivating corporate partnerships, strengthening Optigo’s position as a leader in the secure networking space for smart buildings.

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Seattle, WA - CTO Talks brings together the West Coast's top CTOs and senior technology executives to a thought leadership summit. The goal of this conference is to go beyond the typical technology conference.

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CEO Pook-Ping Yao recognized as a Top Forty Under 40 by Business in Vancouver


Vancouver, BC - Optigo Networks is excited to announce that CEO Pook-Ping Yao has been recognized as one of 2015’s top entrepreneurs, executives and professionals by Business in Vancouver. As one of BIV’s Top Forty under 40 Award recipients, Ping has been selected for his excellence in both business and community involvement. In addition to leading Optigo Networks, Ping is deeply involved in his community and sits on the Board of Directors of his local francophone pre-school.

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Optigo Networks and Controlco Begin Distribution and Integration Partnership


Vancouver, BC June 13, 2015 – Officially underway on their first joint project, Optigo Networks and Controlco are announcing a new distribution and integration partnership. After successfully winning the bid to create an IoT and analytics platform for an innovative 33-story commercial building in Mexico City, the building services company Controlco brought in Optigo Networks to create a state-of-the-art secure networking platform.

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Optigo Networks named BC’s Most Promising Startup by the BCTIA


Vancouver (June 9, 2015) – Optigo Networks was recognized as one of the best and brightest emerging companies in BC’s tech industry, as it took home the Most Promising Startup Award at the 22nd annual BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) last week. Optigo was honoured alongside Sierra Wireless (Company of the Year) and BuildDirect’s Jeff Booth, (Person of the Year).

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Optigo Networks in the running for Most Promising Startup


Vancouver (May 5, 2015) | Optigo Networks is delighted to announce it has been named as a finalist for a 2015 Technology Impact Award in the “Most Promising Startup” category.

The Technology Impact Awards (or TIAs) honour excellence across BC’s technology industry by recognizing the technology, companies and people who are putting our sector on the map. The “Most Promising Startup” category acknowledges an early-stage technology company that is generating revenue, and which demonstrates significant potential, creativity, and promise for the future.

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Optigo Networks wins New Product Showcase award at ISC West


Optigo Networks is excited to announce that we took home a New Product Showcase award last week at ISC West. At ISC, Optigo debuted Optigo Integrity - our network analytics engine to secure the smart building network. We think that it is the missing piece for securing all your Internet of Things devices in the commercial building space. The judges agreed! Read our press release for more.

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Optigo's CEO and General Counsel comment on cybersecurity


Optigo Network's CEO Pook-Ping Yao and General Counsel Byron Thom, describe the security vulnerabilities of intelligent buildings in the latest edition of RealcommEDGE Magazine. This is a trade publication connected to Realcomm and IBcon, the leading conferences in North America on technology in the Real Estate and Intelligent Building industries. Included in the article are practical steps to secure the smart buildings from common types of attacks and security holes.