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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

Ingram Micro creates new divisions for the mid market

While this is only a U.S. initiative, Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM)is trying to redefine itself in the value area of the market with the announcement that its will launch two, integrated technology divisions

Published on: September 21st, 2010 CDN Staff

VMware considering Novell purchase, report says

VMware is among a number of companies in talks to purchase Novell, according to published reports.Novell is reportedly looking to split up the company and sell it in separate pieces. It is now

Published on: September 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Avaya eyes Cisco Cius, Telepresence with new video conferencing products

Avaya Inc. is shipping video conferencing systems and software designed to let users make phone calls, video conferences and send text messages from the same user interface.Basking Ridge, N.J.-based Avaya Wednesday announced Flare

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Ottawa group promises interoperable security solutions

Eight Ottawa-area companies who sell security-related solutions to governments have formed an association to assure buyers their products are interoperable.Announced Wednesday, the Secure City Technology Alliance aims to capitalize on the increased security

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Howard Solomon