Hardware Archives - Page 65

The much anticipated tablet experience is underwhelming

I've been looking forward to the opportunity to play with a tablet PC, and I was excited when I got the opportunity to test the latest one from Toshiba, the Protégé M700. Having

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Juniper tries to trump Cisco

Juniper Networks has jumped into the Ethernet switching market with a series of products it says set new benchmarks for high-performance enterprise networks.With the move it directly confronts Cisco Systems, the leader in

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Howard Solomon

Dell expands its Canadian retail play to Staples Business Depot

Nearly eight months after Dell entered the Canadian retail market with Wal-Mart, the former direct darling is expanding its retail play through an agreement with Staples that will see an even wider array

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Lexmark’s latest laser MFP designed for enterprise output

Lexmark's latest multifunction product (MFP) to come to market is its X560n colour laser printer, designed for businesses in the medium to large sized-range with high monthly print volume output.The X560n features print,

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

ProCurve flips the switch for UC integration

ProCurve Networking by HP has expanded its connectivity and convergence switch solution set of offerings by introducing its ProCurve Switch 2610 Series of products, which the company hopes will help to expand its

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

New Cisco platform family targets the data centre

With a new family of data-centre switches, Cisco Systems is seeking to capitalize on the transition of the data centre to a more services-centric model, and assist network managers in orchestrating virtual IT

Published on: March 2nd, 2008 Jeff Jedras

New Apple offerings may drive channel opportunity

This year's MacWorld Conference & Expo, held in San Francisco, delivered on hype and excitement, but will it translate to more market opportunities for Apple channel partners? Apple CEO Steve Jobs, during his

Published on: February 26th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Bringing the print shop in house

Improved technology and declining prices have the printing and imaging industry seeing in technicolour. Now, more than ever, the printing and copying industry has a tremendous chance to go after the burgeoning small

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Sarah Lysecki

This notebook is all business

We've been reading a lot lately about the consumerization trend in the enterprise, and the convergence of the enterprise and consumer worlds. Judging by HP's latest business notebook though, the Compaq 6910p, that

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Wedge Networks wants more businesses to BeSecure

Although most of its business now comes from Western Canada this was not always the case for Calgary-based Wedge Networks, a network security appliance vendor. According to Pat Hinds, vice-president of sales and

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Is it worth upgrading to Windows Server 2008?

Servers, typically, are not considered sexy. To users, they're plumbing. To corporate IT, they're critical parts of the infrastructure. And to VARs, ISVs and resellers, they're delightful sources of service revenue.It has also

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Lynn Greiner

Animal analytics gets a dose of RFID

Canadian farmers can reap some benefit from mandatory cattle identification by integrating those same animal identifiers with their own farming operations.For reasons of food safety, farmers are obliged to tag animals so that

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

20 Questions on Green IT

Everyone can attest to how the IT industry has changed their lives but until more recently most people didn't think about the toll it was taking on the environment. The fact the high

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Sarah Lysecki

Surging loonie might mean lower prices

When the Canadian dollar reached an unexpected US$1.10 Nov. 7, the highest level it has been in years, both consumers and vendors were left wondering just how far a buck could take them.

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Apple says new OS will make your Mac purr

Apple Inc. has released its new operating system, better known as Leopard, an OS that Apple promises customers and resellers is even more user-friendly, intuitive and stable than before.Leopard's launch came at the

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Maxine Cheung