Data Centre Archives - Page 29

Michael Cowpland buys Torch, sort of

The Michael Cowpland led Zim Corp., a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets, announced its acquisition of the technology assets of Torch Technologies.Torch products are well known

Published on: October 27th, 2010 CDN Staff

Avnet & IBM set lofty multi-million dollar channel goal

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Value-added distributor, Avnet, (Nasdaq: AVT)has an aggressive goal to achieve $600 million with its IBM (NYSE: IBM)business partners this last fiscal quarter. To help partners cash in on these

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

If Avaya Flare is not a tablet, then what is it?

Avaya Inc.'s video, messaging and collaboration user experience called Flare can work with a number of related endpoints device including a tablet. That is the point the company's senior vice president Alan Baratz

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

How private cloud shakes up traditional IT roles

Rather than a traditional data center, the private cloud uses highly virtualized pools of compute, storage and network capabilities to optimize IT performance and utilization while providing the business with services that improve

Published on: October 20th, 2010 Contributor

Microsoft aims at Salesforce.com with CRM offer

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is hoping to lure business away from Salesforce.com with a new offer that allows customers to buy Dynamics CRM Online seats for US$34 per user per month for the

Published on: October 14th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Cisco’s channel in transition

Keith Goodwin's move to realign Cisco Systems's channel team was more than just shuffling the deck in an organization known industry-wide as having one of the more progressive channel programs.To recap, the Goodwin

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Paving the way for the flat network

All of a sudden, data centre networking has gone from ho-hum to hot.The status quo -- that hierarchical, three-tier network that has dominated the data centre since the late 1990s – is being

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Beth Schultz

Avaya Canada’s new channel chief has three goals

Avaya recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in Canada. As the subsidiary looks ahead it's trying to shed its old image of a direct only manufacturer. The Nortel acquisition and the hiring of Ross

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP names former SAP boss its new CEO

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has named Leo Apotheker, a former CEO of SAP, to be its new chief executive, replacing Mark Hurd who resigned abruptly last month in the midst of a scandal.The appointment

Published on: September 30th, 2010 CDN Staff

Dell looks for a bigger role in the virtual data center

Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) hopes to expand its role in data centers beyond that of a low-cost hardware provider by offering a set of products for managing a virtual infrastructure. Through acquisitions, partnerships and

Published on: September 30th, 2010 James Niccolai

Hitachi aims to change the storage game

SANTA CLATA, CALIF. - .Hitachi Data Systems (NYSE: HIT), with the release of its new Virtual Storage Platform and Command Suite management software, is trying to position itself as the go-to vendor for

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hitachi aims to transform the data centre with 3D storage

SANTA CLATA, CALIF. - Hitachi Data Systems (NYSE: HIT), with the release of its new Virtual Storage Platform and Command Suite management software, is trying to position itself as the go-to vendor for

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

CyberPower offers channel cheaper Pure Sinewave UPS alternative

With the computer industry moving to more green, compact and power efficient Active PFC power supplies, there's an upgrade opportunity in your customer's data centres that you can take advantage of today. And

Published on: September 24th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Hardware trumps Fusion Apps in Ellison’s big speech

Those who attended Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison's keynote address at the OpenWorld conference on Wednesday hoping to learn a wealth of new detail about the vendor's long delayed Fusion Applications

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Westcon’s Comstor business celebrates its one year in Canada

It's been exactly one year since Westcon Group brought its Comstor business to Canada and Dan Forbes, the new vice-president of Westcon Canada, says the brand is quickly gaining momentum.Forbes, who was the

Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Maxine Cheung