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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

Time to re-think information retention plans

After releasing results from its 2010 Information Management Health Check Survey this month, Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) is encouraging its channel partners to help Canadian businesses shape up their information retention plans and policies.The

Published on: August 10th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Advanced worm designed to steal industrial secrets still on the loose

A sophisticated worm designed to steal industrial secrets has been around for much longer than previously thought, according to security experts investigating the malicious software.Called Stuxnet, the worm was unknown until mid-July, when

Published on: August 6th, 2010 Robert MacMillan

Software vendor helps MSPs and SMBs better manage their data

Nimsoft, an independent business unit under CA Technologies, is an IT management software vendor that enables mid-market customers to monitor and manage their data, infrastructure and services.The company was founded as Nimbus Software

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Maxine Cheung

A new Sherriff in Cisco town

Jim Sherriff is the new senior vice-president for U.S. and Canada at Cisco's (Nasdaq: CSCO) Partner Organization replacing Wendy Bahr, who was promoted to the newly created role of global transformational partnership senior

Published on: July 29th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet eyes cloud computing & managed services

Broomfield, Colo. – They say our biggest challenges are also our biggest opportunities. Asked to identify each for distributor Avnet Technology Solutions (ATS), Jeff Bawol said the answer for each is cloud computing.

Published on: July 29th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Cisco needs Avnet to conquer the data centre

Broomfield, Colo. - Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) took to the stage on day two of value-added distributor Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT) (ATS) annual Summit conference to tell the VAR attendees the networking

Published on: July 29th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Oracle needs the channel, but it’s still direct first

Broomfield, Colo. – Addressing an audience of largely Sun Microsystems legacy partners at distributor Avnet Technology Solutions' annual Summit conference, executives from Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) said they want and need the channel,

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Jeff Jedras