Storage Archives - Page 27

SGI broadens storage channel strategy

SGI has recruited Zentra Computer Technologies to be its first Canadian partner in an expanded channel program that targets storage-centric VARs. Claude Morel, SGI's Canadian channel sales director, said the company wants to

Published on: March 30th, 2005 Jeff Mackie

Veritas partners to get deal protection

Veritas Software has introduced a North American channel program that allows resellers to register potential software and support sales with the company. The opportunity registration program protects Veritas partners from losing procurements late

Published on: March 30th, 2005 Jeff Mackie

Maxtor gets serious about stopping grey market in its hard drives

Franziska Hanreich, Maxtor Corp.'s new director of channel compliance, understands her job will be next to impossible to accomplish. The former director of financial planning and director of business planning at the Milpitas,

Published on: March 30th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Seagate hopes it can find all its system builders

Until this month, Seagate Technology had a hard time finding all its small and mid-sized Canadian system builders. The databases of the hard drive maker weren't integrated, so it couldn't put all the

Published on: March 30th, 2005 Howard Solomon

EMC targets SMBs in the storage market

EMC has unveiled storage solutions aimed at small and medium-sized businesses across Canada as it looks to shed its image of being too expensive for the SMB market. The company is offering solutions

Published on: March 30th, 2005 Jeff Mackie

CE/IT crossover

The line between consumer electronics and information technology has been blurring for several years, but according to some attendees at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, it has been crossed. Dave

Published on: February 10th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Veritas boss outlines new opportunties

NEW YORK — While Oracle is mass-mailing pink slips to PeopleSoft employees, Veritas Software Corp. CEO Gary Bloom stressed that his firm's merger with Symantec is about ""opportunities and not layoffs."" Bloom said

Published on: February 9th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

NetApp lauds upgraded OS

Network Appliance says the latest version of its operating system will be a boon for resellers trying to sell the company's storage hardware and their consulting services. DataOntap 7G ""dramatically drives waste out

Published on: January 23rd, 2005 Howard Solomon

Brent Rebus, General Manager, Storagetek Canada

What a difference a year makes for Brent Rebus. A long time Cisco Canada vice-president, he left the networking giant and emerged as the new president and general manager of StorageTek Canada. ""We

Published on: January 5th, 2005 Paolo Del Nibletto

Open Storage shrugs off tough competition

Storage resellers have had a frustrating year. On the one hand, demand has never been higher. On the other, intense competition is eating away at margins. Still, it's been a very satisfying time

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Howard Solomon

EMC looks to partners to send ILM message

EMC Canada said partners have to understand its concept of storage virtualization as they usually are the first point of contact for many of its clients. ""Three years ago we were a 100

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Bridging the gap between security and storage

Earlier this month Air Canada introduced e-mail as evidence in a $220-million lawsuit against a competitor, alleging WestJet Airlines CEO Clive Beddoe received confidential information stolen from the airline. This is one of

Published on: November 26th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

Phoenix soars into Canadian market

The company that created the BIOS core system software two decades ago is looking to expand its presence north of the U.S. border. Milpitas, Calif.-based Phoenix Technologies Ltd. has announced the signing of

Published on: November 11th, 2004 Sarah Lysecki

IBM touts new storage systems

NEW YORK — IBM says its new Fibre Channel disk-based storage systems can bridge enterprise and midrange environments by bringing high end functions to smaller storage servers and ease of use to its

Published on: November 11th, 2004 Howard Solomon

HP DVD drive more than just show business

I am sure a lot of struggling IT managers and resellers fancy themselves to be the next Steven Spielberg and with Hewlett-Packard's latest DVD drive — the Movie Writer — they can. And

Published on: October 28th, 2004 Nick Pantelo