Articles By Greg Meckbach

Networld + Interop shuts down in wake of U.S. terrorist crisis

ATLANTA – A major networking trade show was shut down Tuesday following terrorist attacks on the United States.Several vendors, including Red Hat Software, pulled out.Although no terrorists hit Atlanta as of 2:30 p.m.,

Published on: September 11th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

NCR promises “Freedom” with PDA banking

NCR Corp. plans to build bank machines that will let users access their accounts and withdraw cash through wireless handsets or electronic organizers using infrared or Bluetooth technology.The Dayton, Ohio-based vendor plans to

Published on: July 19th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Solving the network traffic problem

TORONTO -- The bureaucrats at Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) just love their e-mail, and this has federal IT managers scrambling.A little over a year ago, when the "love bug" virus

Published on: July 12th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Alberta Treasury Branches beefs up call centre

Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB) an Edmonton-based bank, is rolling out a system that is designed to help call centre agents sell more products to customers.ATB, which is owned by the provincial government, finished

Published on: July 6th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Secure Channel to centralize access to federal services

OTTAWA - The federal government offers many services online, but most of these are run by individual departments.The Treasury Board is hoping to change this through its Secure Channel project, which is designed

Published on: June 25th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Electrical Safety Authority looks for CRM consistencies

ORLANDO -- When Ontario Hydro was broken up two year's ago as a result of the province's Energy Competition Act, the electrical inspection agency found it had some problems. The Electrical Safety Authority

Published on: June 15th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

Canada Post to integrate voice, Internet services

ORLANDO -- While the Internet and e-commerce may be saving users the hassle of having to send mail the old way, Canada's postal service wants to provide better snail mail service using e-business

Published on: June 14th, 2001 Greg Meckbach

SiGe chips designed to cut power consumption

IBM Corp.'s microelectronics division is adding some German efficiency to its products. The vendor announced last month it is shipping seven components with Silicon Germanium (SiGe)-based chips, which analysts say will help reduce

Published on: November 2nd, 1998 Greg Meckbach