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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

Technology as a service

Mark Scott, the former CEO of managed services provider N-Able Technologies of Ottawa, is trying to change the way technology is delivered and consumed.His start up, The Utility Company Ltd., wants to redefine

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung Canada restructures its hard drive business model

Samsung partners are tentative after learning the company will no longer offer its hard drives through Canadian distributors. Instead they'll come its Korean headquarters.For Calgary-based Memory Express, Samsung account for 40 per cent

Published on: October 13th, 2006 Tim Lougheed

Intel expands storage system line

“Its a very flexible platform, one that's made for the channel because it's customizable,” said David Allen, Intel's Toronto-based distribution sales manager for North America.The $3,129 SSR212CC is powered by a single low-voltage

Published on: August 21st, 2006 Howard Solomon

Bull from the entertainment industry

When anti-virus software companies issue warnings about products from a major entertainment company, there's something odd going on. But that's what happened when word got out that a digital rights management scheme on

Published on: July 17th, 2006 Grant Buckler