Infrastructure Archives - Page 23

Solution Development

Nineteen years ago, the founders of GenX Solutions had an epiphany: Canada's small- and medium-sized businesses were asking for IT solutions that would allow them to compete with their larger counterparts. What GenX

Published on: January 29th, 2004 Dale Tournemille

Display Wars

Large-screen flat panel displays are increasingly catching the eyes of IT vendors and integrators, and not just because of their spectacular images. With prices falling over the last 12 months companies see their

Published on: January 28th, 2004 Howard Solomon

Solange Dugas Bazier, President of GB Micro Electronics

Solange Dugas Bazier celebrated 20 years in business this year by officially terminating her company's restructuring deal. The final payment went to creditors on October 15. That means GB Micro Electronics Inc. of

Published on: December 22nd, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Tom Turchet, VP of mid-markets for IBM Canada

Sure utility computing isn't new, but it is hot. And the company that is driving this new era of technology is none other than IBM. While utility computing may have its detractors, as

Published on: December 22nd, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Brad Keates, Channel Manager Sun Microsystems Canada

New to the list this year is Brad Keates, vice president of marketing and partners for Sun Microsystems Canada, based in Markham, Ont. Keates, the first Sun executive to be included in the

Published on: December 22nd, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Paul Tsaparis, President of HP Canada

Last Year's No. 1 newsmaker slipped to No. 11, but that does not mean Paul Tsaparis, president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd., had an insignificant year. On the contrary, Tsaparis was front

Published on: December 22nd, 2003 ITBusiness Staff

Shad Young, Founder of CLIC

When Shad Young was trained as a weapon systems specialist in the Canadian Armed Forces, he never knew he'd be going into battle against an enemy like SCO. As the founder of Canadian

Published on: December 22nd, 2003 Shane Schick

Doug Cooper, Country Manager, Intel Canada

Intel Canada's office is located in an anonymous office building near Toronto's international airport. Open the door which carries the company's name, and the visitor faces an almost empty room. It's surreal: There

Published on: December 22nd, 2003 Howard Solomon

History of high tech

Sometimes interesting thoughts about technology come from odd sources — a former Israeli prime minister by way of a much-hyped inventor, for instance. The Business Software Alliance's third annual Global Technology Summit in

Published on: December 22nd, 2003 Grant Buckler

Nitro takes a venture on value services

At Nitro, the employees try to stress the value-add aspect of value-added reseller. The Ottawa-based VAR focuses on services such as IT infrastructure design, network migration planning, IT procurement, and complete network rollout.

Published on: November 25th, 2003 Poonam Khanna

How an IT project got personal

Few IT projects get personal.But Colin Wright is working on an application for Ottawa Hospital that started when his wife was being treated for ovarian cancer. He hopes it will lead to fewer

Published on: October 17th, 2003 Howard Solomon

Women’s soccer gets a kick out of converged technology

Despite insurmountable odds, the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup kicked off without a hitch. The threat of SARS, hurricane Isabel, a virus wave (a variation of MS Blaster) and the tight time-crunch —

Published on: October 17th, 2003

Citrix gives Mercedes desktop appeal

Mercedes-Benz has reached and, in many cases, surpassed the standards for automobiles. But that wasn't the case for its IT infrastructure in Canada. With 14 retail and service locations across the country, Mercedes-Benz

Published on: September 30th, 2003 Paolo Del Nibletto

Furniture firm adopts ERP

After three quarters of a century spent furnishing its customers with comfort, a Western Canadian furniture and carpet retailer says it's putting employees at ease by implementing a mini-ERP software solution. Jordans, a

Published on: September 18th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Linux: ready for prime time?

Maybe it's the cute little penguin mascot, but a lot of people still have trouble taking Linux seriously. Yet many companies are betting their businesses on the bird, and coming out on top.

Published on: July 15th, 2003 Lynn Greiner