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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

Will Dell make a play for Brocade?

After losing out to Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) on 3Par, will Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) now make a play for Brocade?That's a scenario presented this week from investment firm Go to Yahoo, which

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Jim Duffy

Citrix and Cisco partner on desktop virtualization

Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) are partnering on a combined desktop virtualization solution that includes storage from NetApp and offers a validated design to help partners deliver virtualization solutions

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

RSA enhances SecurWorld partner program

RSA, the security division of EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), has enhanced its SecurWorld partner program to make it easier for partners to do business with the vendor and to also boost channel enablement.The

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 Maxine Cheung

3Par partner CentriLogic ‘excited’ by HP/Dell acquisition

An executive with a Canadian-based partner to 3PAR won't say whether Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) or Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) would be the preferred acquirer in the bidding war that began in

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Kathleen Lau

HP promises a private cloud in 30 days

HP (NSYE: HPQ) has released an all-in-one solution for deploying private clouds in 30 days. Called CloudStart, the computing giant built it on a HP converged infrastructure platform that will be delivered initially

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Updated: HP raises 3PAR bidding to a cool US$2 billion

It's been a busy morning of offer and counter-offer between Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) and Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) as the two companies battle to acquire storage vendor 3Par.The latest move sees HP

Published on: August 27th, 2010 CDN Staff

Five ways to create a greener, more efficient data centre

With the hype increasing around designing, building and maintaining smarter, more efficient data centres, just how well are today's data centres actually doing?According to Doug Washburn, an analyst for IT infrastructure and operations

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

5 key networking management investments you should consider

The proliferation of virtualization technologies is putting pressure on IT teams to start automating more processes. With little room in the budget for new products, it's critical that companies prioritize their investments.The march

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Ann Bednarz

Survey sheds light on HP merger with 3Com

With its acquisition of 3Com Corp., Hewlett Packard Development Co. Ltd. has expanded its switch and router offerings but is still not a leader in the core networking space, according to an American

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

HP trumps Dell’s 3Par bid with US$1.6 billion offer

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) this morning said it has submitted a US$1.6 billion bid to buy 3Par, just a week after Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) had agreed to buy the virtualized storage maker

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 CDN Staff

High Tech Countdown: Scandal rocks HP and RIM lights the Torch

In Episode 5 of the High Tech Countdown, IT World Canada editors Paolo Del Nibletto and Shane Schick uncover news about the women behind the downfall of Mark Hurd, the former CEO of

Published on: August 11th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Oracle provides Sparc road map, but questions remain

Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) has sketched out a five-year road map for Sun's Sparc-based servers, hoping to reassure customers about the future of the platform and reverse a pattern of declining sales.John Fowler, the

Published on: August 11th, 2010 James Niccolai