Articles By Jeff Radecki

Big Blue seeks to make SAN devices communicate

IBM wants to drive intelligence into the network in a bid to bolster its storage virtualization strategy and address ongoing SAN limitations. By moving the intelligence into the network, customers get access to

Published on: August 28th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Canadian WiFi market takes a sharp uptick

The Canadian market for Wi-Fi networking products is booming. Evans Research Corporation (ERC) estimates that in 2003 sales of Wi-Fi access points, bridges and NICs will be slightly more than $80.0 million dollars.

Published on: August 25th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

E-mail filtering specialist roars into international waters

Ottawa-based Roaring Penguin is positioning itself in North America and overseas to take advantage of a selling shift in the spam market from direct to indirect.Now that the market is shifting from a

Published on: August 20th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

GE Access advises on consolidation for VARs

KEYSTONE, Colo.–Resellers need to shift to a services-centric model and reduce their dependency on box pushing by branching into horizontal opportunities such as consolidation, an industry expert told an audience gathered at the

Published on: August 13th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Cisco: Small businesses want more security, lower costs

TORONTO — In a bid to generate heat in the small and medium business space, Cisco is pitching network tools, a services program and leasing options to its channel partners. Working with resellers

Published on: June 19th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Apple on a reseller recruiting mission

Apple’s plans to recruit new VARs and build its reseller channel in a bid to pump up sales of its Xserve, Xserve RAID, and Mac OS X Server solutions.The company is holding sign-up

Published on: June 4th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Serial ATA is on the horizon

Storage connection woes have prompted a host of players to get behind serial ATA technology in a big way. The technology is designed to replace the parallel ATA physical storage interface, says Knut

Published on: May 21st, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Veritas joins utility computing movement

LAS VEGAS – In a bid to gain traction in the utility computing market, Veritas Software Corp. is dipping its toe into the server provisioning and application performance management space. The move, announced

Published on: May 6th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Storagetek offers Maritimes VAR support

In an effort to get more feet on the street, Storagetek has hatched a virtual TeleWeb centre in Saint John, N.B. that will help partners sell into the low-end storage market.The centre opens

Published on: April 15th, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Figure us out if you can

Science, like the law, is an ass. Take the Genome Project, which was supposed to offer the Rosetta Stone to life itself. Yes, there have been real advances and, yes, it's early days

Published on: April 2nd, 2003 Jeff Radecki

Big Blue taps channel for SMB Web services push

TORONTO — IBM knows that small and medium businesses have special needs best served by resellers, which is why executives say it won't compete with its own channel as Web services emerge.In November,

Published on: December 10th, 2002 Jeff Radecki

IBM beefs up productivity in Domino, Notes releases

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — After more than a year of preparation, IBM Software Group this week unveiled Lotus Notes and Domino 6, the latest in its line of messaging and collaboration software that the

Published on: October 2nd, 2002 Jeff Radecki

RIM grows BlackBerrys for 3G networks

NEW YORK CITY — Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) has unveiled a host of BlackBerry products at PC Expo/TechXNY that pump up activity in the wireless enterprise sector and offer converged voice and

Published on: June 26th, 2002 Jeff Radecki

Hydro Ottawa pours energy into platform consolidation

DENVER, Colo. — Hydro Ottawa has ended a year-long search for a software solution to consolidate its business processes. Amid the gamut of product and service hype associated with J.D. Edwards 5, the

Published on: June 11th, 2002 Jeff Radecki

Don’t let your e-security guard down: Network Associates

TORONTO — At a roundtable discussion with reporters in downtown Toronto, a Network Associates executive urged businesses and consumers to guard against computer-related threats like worms and viruses."We’ve built the Internet (the house),

Published on: September 14th, 2001 Jeff Radecki