Storage Archives - Page 25

Gartner warns of a database mutiny

The relationship between IT and business is changing says a Gartner analyst, and IT must follow business' lead.Speaking at Partners, the annual user conference of data warehousing vendor Teradata, Donald Feinberg said companies

Published on: November 6th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

Seagate wants system builders to differentiate on storage

Looking to change computer storage from a commodity to a competitive differentiator, hard drive manufacturer Seagate has launched a new set of tools to help its channel partners change the way they take

Published on: November 6th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

HP adjusts its strategy for printing in a digital world

In the era of Web 2.0 that sees content going digital, Hewlett Packard says the printing world needs to keep pace. Its solution, Print 2.0, aims to provide a quality printing experience no

Published on: October 30th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

PC markets switching gears

The form factor of products is changing with the trend towards mobile devices from the traditional desktops, said Harry Zarek, president of Richmond Hill, Ont.-based PC reseller Compugen Inc.While that's the case, Zarek

Published on: October 11th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Channel prepped to boost mid market blade system adoption

Hewlett Packard's Canadian channel partners will help local businesses adopt the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company's new data centre technology that's geared towards the mid market's specific needs.HP announced this month the newest member

Published on: October 10th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Sun aims at broad market for UltraSparc T2

While the UltraSparc T2 will be used in Sun Microsystems' servers, the company also hopes to start a new business and sell the processors to third-party manufacturers of set-top boxes, storage equipment, networking

Published on: September 26th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

A new era for Ingram

We saw a lot of changes at Ingram Micro under president and COO Kevin Murai. But now Ingram's top gun is stepping down.His resignation was a surprise to many - after all Murai

Published on: September 26th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Data centre revisited

Cisco Systems Corp. threw the industry a curve ball last month at its Networkers at Cisco Live conference.As the industry was looking to the San Jose, Calif.-based company to announce more elements to

Published on: September 6th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

WhiteSmoke Writing Software

NEWARK, DEL. – WhiteSmoke announced the release of their grammar engine for WhiteSmoke Writing Software. One of the key areas in the research and development of this release was that of missing words

Published on: July 16th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Sun’s big black box

There are big boxes, small boxes, and white boxes. Then there's the one assembled by Sun Microsystems.Dubbed Project Blackbox, the virtualized mobile data centre visited Toronto last month, hitting the road (on wheels)

Published on: July 15th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

The hard sell on hard disks

These disks are proof that data expands to fill the space available. And then it expands to overflow that space, generating the need for yet more disks.At the same time, space concerns in

Published on: July 13th, 2007 Lynn Greiner

You and the USB

The floppy really is dead this time, and the USB memory key killed it.Speculation about the death of the floppy goes back at least a decade. When CD-ROMs appeared, diskettes fairly quickly lost

Published on: June 28th, 2007 Grant Buckler

Disaster planning for SMBs

We decided this month to provide you with a tongue-in-cheek, but real world view of being a technology dependent SMB, working from the northern parts of Ontario's York Region, located in the middle

Published on: June 28th, 2007 Roberta Fox

Sun to expand partner programs

Sun Microsystems plans to expand its partner programs to embrace not only current ISVs, but the ISVs of tomorrow, said Juan Carlos Soto, vice-president of marketing and market development, at the company's annual

Published on: June 10th, 2007 Lynn Greiner

For Insight Canada, it takes two

Insight, based in Tempe, Ariz., completed the acquisition for a cash purchase price of US$287 million, plus a preliminary working capital adjustment of US$33.3 million, net of cash acquired to Level 3 Communications,

Published on: May 31st, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto