Storage Archives - Page 26

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

Welcome back, KTI Kanatek Technologies

That's misleading. The firm was not on the list last year because it did not want to participate, and also because it is a private company.But former Veritas Canada president Fred Dimson became

Published on: May 30th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Consolidation keeps niche distributors on their toes

IT distribution is a cutthroat business. The most recent proof is that niche players are merging, being bought or seeing new competition.The only certainty is that the distribution landscape will continue to change.

Published on: May 23rd, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

CA forms mid-market and storage division

CA has created a new business unit focused on companies with 500 to 5,000 employees and revenues of $100 million to $1 billion to bring its Enterprise IT Management strategy to the mid-market.The

Published on: May 17th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

No lightweight

I have a weakness for light cameras with big viewfinders, which comes from being a skinny guy with a bad back and bifocals. After two-weeks with Nikon's latest mid-line camera, the D80, I

Published on: May 10th, 2007 Howard Solomon

Growth over productivity

Productivity is so last year. Now Canadian executives are focusing on growth.That's the word from International Data Corp. (Canada) Ltd. At the Toronto-based research firm's annual Directions conference, Jamie Sharp, IDC Canada's vice-president

Published on: May 9th, 2007 Grant Buckler

CMI picks up e-mail security appliance

Last summer PineApp, an Israeli company that makes e-mail security appliances, decided to stick a toe in the Canadian market, servicing the few VARs it collected here from its U.S. headquarters.It was a

Published on: May 9th, 2007 Howard Solomon

NetWare goes virtual

Novell Inc. launched a public beta of Open Enterprise Server 2 that will run its proprietary NetWare as a virtual machine under the SUSE Linux kernel.Novell president Ron Hovsepian, who took the helm

Published on: April 24th, 2007 Briony Smith

Cisco acquires NeoPath

Santa Clara, Calif. - Cisco Systems has a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held NeoPath Networks, a provider of file storage management solutions.NeoPath's Smart virtualization technology and its File Director line of products are

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 CDN Staff

Affordable NAS

Cisco Systems' Linksys Division has released its first line of network-attached storage aimed at small business and the SOHO market.Called the NSS line, the four-bay Gigabit units come in a series of four

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP unveils latest IT/CE crossover product

Called Media Vault, the product is intended for two markets as a desktop add-on: Consumers and the small business market, defined as 15 users and under. Kate Smith, product manager for consumer desktops

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC fleshes out UltraScale line

Aimed at mid-sized organizations, the CX3-10 can scale up to 30Tb of capacity with 4Gb per second drive interfaces. Peter Koliopoulos, EMC's vice-president of global channel marketing, said the fact that the CX3-10

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Howard Solomon