Storage Archives - Page 27

Storage goes in another direction

“Before the year is out you can expect the vast majority of our drives to be shipping with perpendicular technology,” said company spokesman Michael Hall.The 5400.3 family includes drives at 160, 120, 100,

Published on: March 1st, 2006 Howard Solomon

Bell Micro takes bite of Apple

The distributor will also make available Apple's Xserve G5, AppleCare, Mac OS X Server, Apple Remote Desktop, and WebObjects solutions to its network of original equipment manufacturers, value-added resellers and system integrators across

Published on: February 28th, 2006 Buket Oktem

Seagate acquires Maxtor for $2B

But if Seagate Technology seals its bid to buy Maxtor Corp. prices won’t continue to fall as sharply and may even level off, according to industry members.With the number of American hard drive

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Howard Solomon

Intel tries to simplify storage

Intel storage, according to both IDC and Gartner research, is placed in the ‘Other’ category when compared to leading vendors in the market, which means it did not crack the top ten storage

Published on: November 22nd, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Open source eyes enterprise

IBM said it was teaming with several other vendors to break down what executives called the last major place for open source to make its mark in the enterprise: data storage.A consortium called

Published on: November 22nd, 2005 Shane Schick

Barracuda drives now all in one family

The company hopes that combining both PC and high-capacity 3.5-in. drives into the 7200.9 line will make it easier for system builders to choose storage.“An integrator is able to qualify and become familiar

Published on: November 9th, 2005 Howard Solomon

WysDM releases new products, updated channel program

A data protection management software company is launching its first product for fileservers at the same time as it opens a search for channel partners in Canada.WysDM Software announced WysDM for Fileservers, which

Published on: November 9th, 2005 Howard Solomon


Gary Bloom has the task of soothing VARs as Symantec creates a new channel program after the acquisition of Veritas, his ex-company. We spoke to him at last month’s partner conference in PhoenixCDN:

Published on: October 18th, 2005 Howard Solomon

Back to expansion mode

It’s been a relatively quiet time for Greg Rokos.President of ESI Tech-nologies, a Montreal-based solutions provider, his company’s last acquisition was in 2001. For a business that has grown to over $30 million

Published on: October 18th, 2005 Howard Solomon

VAR Bits

Symantec/Veritas bundles Cupertino, calif. — Symantec has launched the Symantec Email Security and Availability solution, the first Symantec/Veritas combined product bundle. The new product helps customers meet internal business and external regulatory requirements

Published on: September 29th, 2005 ITBusiness Staff

Dousing a smoking problem

Like many people, Ivan Tingley used to take work home every night.But it wasn’t paperwork the information systems manager for House of Horvath, a Toronto manufacturer, importer and distributor of cigars, was toting

Published on: September 29th, 2005 Howard Solomon


Another standard battle coming Toronto — DVD writer standards have just been settled with the adoption of the “Multi” format by all vendors. But now optical drive vendors are battling over a standard

Published on: September 29th, 2005 ITBusiness Staff

Portable Hard Disks: Faster, bigger and lighter

Although the disks available in portable computers have become larger over the years, so has the volume of data people want to carry around with them. Music and images and other necessities quickly

Published on: September 21st, 2005 Lynn Greiner

EMC updates Clariion line with UltraPoint technology

EMC Corp.'s latest refresh of its Clariion line of network storage systems is all about meeting the on-going appetite end users have for data.In IDC's latest report on the worldwide storage market, the

Published on: September 21st, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hitachi drives hard to expand Canadian sales

System builders and resellers have another source for buying Hitachi hard drives for storage arrays and PCs.Synnex Canada has added drives from Hitachi's Global Storage Technologies (GST) division as the manufacturer tries to

Published on: September 21st, 2005 Shane Schick