IBM sale of POS unit shakes up the market in Canada

IBM's decision to sell its point-of-sale unit to Toshiba could open up new channel opportunities at competitors in the POS space such as HP and ScanSource, an analyst says.IBM announced plans in April

Published on: August 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Five ways to create a greener, more efficient data centre

With the hype increasing around designing, building and maintaining smarter, more efficient data centres, just how well are today's data centres actually doing?According to Doug Washburn, an analyst for IT infrastructure and operations

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Recession or not, SMBs are investing in IT security

The small and medium-sized business (SMB) segment has long been the engine of the Canadian economy, and research data from Forrester suggests SMB security spending, which remained steady through the downturn, will help

Published on: October 19th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Forrester: How to squeeze your vendors

IT vendors may be growing increasingly desperate amid the global economic downturn, but customers must employ a range of tactics -- not just bullying -- to extract cost savings from them, a group

Published on: December 4th, 2008 Chris Kanaracus

SMB IT spending this year will be almost flat: Forrester

There's good news and bad news for those depending on information technology spending this year among North American small and medium organizations, according to a survey of IT managers.They're an optimistic group, says

Published on: February 26th, 2007 Howard Solomon

Chew on these statistics

It's been said you can prove almost anything with statistics.Forrester Research has numbers that suggest VARs selling servers to enterprise-sized organizations can get a good idea of their success rate by merely peering

Published on: February 26th, 2007 Howard Solomon