Comdex Canada 2001


July 11–RIM bets on Java to unify wireless market

Research In Motion president Mike Lazaridis explains why Java2 Micro Enterprise Edition will provide the security and flexibility software developers need

July 12–Peer-to-peer services kick-start fifth computing revolution

Microsoft Canada Co. president Frank Clegg says .Net platform and XP operating system will capitalize on the end-user empowerment revolution

July 13–Novell exec draws IT lessons from auto industry

The company’s chief technology officer explains to the Comdex Canada crowd why consumer technology is more a sociological than technical problem


IT managers

July 13–E-billing comes down to customer confidence: panel

Users must choose between Post Office and major banks


Network managers

July 11–Mobile devices open access to enterprise

Kyocera, Veratium, Microcell unveil new products on the trade show floor

July 12–3Com’s Tidd on Audrey: “fundamentally made a mistake”

Networking specialist is cash rich, but focusing on ROI, he says

July 12–Customers seek convergence truths: panel

“We’re still generally not sure what will work and what won’t,” analyst says


Government MIS

July 12–Solving the network traffic problem

Adding more cables, switches and routers isn’t always the answer, according to Brian Burba, vice-president of product marketing for Concord Communications Inc.



July 11–And the winners are…

Computer Dealer News hands out Reseller Choice Awards to D-Link, HP and Ingram Micro



July 12–Merisel Canada confirms imminent name change

“It was a tribute to Merisel that it was an acquisition target,” marketing director says

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