Infrastructure Archives - Page 23

IBM PC sale to Lenovo is a milestone

It wasn't the first maker of PCs, but IBM is widely considered the company that brought personal computing to the business world. Until the first IBM PC was launched in the summer of

Published on: February 9th, 2005 Grant Buckler

Good year for hardware: IDC

This will be another year of modest IT spending, IDC Canada has warned the industry. But there are areas in which resellers can be encouraged. ""They should be enthused about the hardware predictions

Published on: February 9th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Death of the workstation

Alternative platforms from white box vendors are becoming an increasing threat to traditional proprietary workstations offered by tier one vendors, according to Jon Peddie Research. This is especially prevalent in cases where applications

Published on: January 10th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

Partners patient with Lenovo

It is perhaps a mark of the drop in importance of the desktop in IBM's universe that Dan Hinchey doubts the sale of its PC division to Lenovo will have tongues wagging at

Published on: January 7th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Linux server sales up in 2004

While Linux continues to gain momentum in the Canadian market, Alan Freedman, research manager of infrastructure hardware at IDC Canada, said resellers need to understand that Linux is not a ""one-size-fits-all"" solution for

Published on: January 7th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

Sharp interest in blade servers

When blade servers hit the market less than five years ago, they were aimed at companies such as ISPs who needed lots of server capacity in a hurry to accommodate the ever-expanding Web.

Published on: December 16th, 2004 Lynn Greiner

IBM adds more bundles to its Express line

IBM has expanded its Express line for small and medium businesses to include two hardware-software bundles. The packages, one of which runs on a pSeries server, are more likely to be appreciated —

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Howard Solomon

Xerox Phaser hits the mark on quality

The Xerox Phaser 6100 office printer comes down to a question of quality versus quantity. And, in this review quality wins out. In our testing the print quality of the Phaser 6100 was

Published on: November 16th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Elo reveals all-in-one system

Elo Touchsystems has released a fanless one-piece touch PC system which it hopes will appeal to resellers with space-conscious customers. Based on the company's 1525L 15-inch touch monitor, the Touchcomputer is aimed at

Published on: October 27th, 2004 Howard Solomon

Sun goes pay-per-use

NEW YORK CITY — Sun Microsystems Inc. is trying to ""take back Wall Street"" — including its Canadian counterpart Bay Street — by launching what it describes as its widest set of solutions

Published on: October 25th, 2004 Fawzia Sheikh

Apple releases iPod-like iMacs

Apple Computer Inc. is hoping to entice PC users who purchased iPods into buying the similarly designed new iMac G5 — but one Canadian reseller says, ""they're dreaming."" ""Apple has done many exciting

Published on: October 5th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

HP sharpens blade business

Believing that blade servers are the new cutting edge of IT, Hewlett-Packard is giving the thin devices their own division and releasing a bundle of new lower-cost installation services partners can deliver. ""We're

Published on: October 5th, 2004 Howard Solomon

Q9 chief: Let’s get physical

Toronto — Osama Arafat, the CEO of Q9 Networks, a provider of managed Internet infrastructure, wants his company to be a Canadian leader in the market segment they play in, with a heavy

Published on: September 28th, 2004 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel’s releases dual role chips

San Francisco — The emergence of dual-core processors will bring the parallel computing power necessary to virtualize enterprise IT environments and ease manageability issues for CIOs, executives told the Intel Developer Forum. Speaking

Published on: September 27th, 2004 Shane Schick

Thin Client Computing

When the phone rang one cold morning last February, a staffer at Saskatchewan service provider Today's Technology Marketing Group (TTMG) was bemused to hear one of its clients, A.G.I. EnviroTank, asking when their

Published on: September 15th, 2004 Lynn Greiner