Infrastructure Archives - Page 23

Partners know how to sell the Cell

There are some rules to launching a successful line of microprocessors. These are just a few of them: The launch should be international in scope, preferably tied in to a large, well-known IT

Published on: March 15th, 2005 Shane Schick

AMD rolls out new CPUs

With the recent launch of new high- and low-end micro processors, AMD is attempting to spread into non-traditional markets. According to Gary Bixler, manager of North American regional marketing for the Austin, Tex.-based

Published on: March 14th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lessons for Lenovo

If IBM couldn't make a go of its PC business, what chance does Lenovo have? The deal to buy the division and operate it as a joint venture with Big Blue isn't expected

Published on: February 10th, 2005 Neil Sutton

Supercom brings Touch line to the Extreme

Supercom has cracked the $500 barrier with its latest multimedia desktop. The new machines will be under the Touch A Extreme Value brand, powered by either an Intel P4 or Celeron processor or

Published on: February 10th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Carousel contracts service revenue

In the computer peripherals business where five to six per cent margins are the norm, Nick Melber relies on his company's service contract with Lexmark as an ongoing source of revenue. Melber is

Published on: February 10th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

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