Articles By Neil Sutton

Sprint Canada climbs to top of SDSL mountain

Sprint Canada Inc. will offer SDSL service to Canadian business customers as a result of an agreement announced Monday with American broadband provider Copper Mountain Networks Inc.The SDSL service is currently available in

Published on: July 30th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Java-free XP has Canadian developer worried

Microsoft’s recent decision not to include Java tools in its forthcoming XP operating system already has one Calgary developer running scared.World Wide Quote, a financial information Web company, is concerned it will lose

Published on: July 26th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Financial sector CIOs struggle with people issues

TORONTO – Jean Paul Sartre once said hell is other people. According to AMR Research Inc., CIOs tend to agree.Analysts from the Boston-based firm were in Toronto Wednesday to discuss integration issues in

Published on: July 25th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Enersource plans $4.5 million fibre network in Mississauga

Mississauga-area businesses will soon be able to run their networks up to 100 Mbps thanks to a recently created telco division of Enersource Corp.The company Monday announced a $4.5 million contract with Oshawa,

Published on: July 23rd, 2001 Neil Sutton

Nintendo aims new games at kids and adults

The games set for GameCube's launch in November aren't just child's play to Nintendo.The gaming giant, traditionally known for aiming its core characters like Donkey Kong and Mario Bros. at young gamers, has

Published on: July 19th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Comdisco purchase puts HP in services play

The proposed sale of Comdisco Inc.'s services arm to Hewlett-Packard Co. may see more HP services personnel in Canada, though specifics are not forthcoming at this early stage of the acquisition.HP announced Monday

Published on: July 17th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Canadian group to boost system-on-a-chip development

The Canadian microelectronics industry is getting a shot in the arm with a new national research consortium.Kingston, Ont.-based Queen's University Tuesday will announce it is leading the a consortium whose members will include

Published on: July 16th, 2001 Neil Sutton

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

TORONTO – 3Com Canada Corp. president Nick Tidd took a frank attitude towards difficult market conditions in a conversation with CDN at Comdex Canada Thursday. The company cut 3,000 staff across its global

Published on: July 12th, 2001 Neil Sutton

And the winners are…

Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura was at Comdex Canada for a keynote speech Wednesday, but it was Canada’s high-tech leaders wrestling for honours at the 12th annual Resellers’ Choice Awards.Computer Dealer News and publisher

Published on: July 11th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Market slams door on technology IPOs

The number of IPOs (initial public offerings) on Canadian exchanges has dipped well below last year, with technology IPOs falling the farthest from grace. According to numbers released from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP last week,

Published on: July 10th, 2001 Neil Sutton

GB Micro shuts down Toronto office

Citing a decline in the DRAM market, GB Micro Electronics Inc. closed its Mississauga, Ont., office last week.The distributor's head office in Montreal will now look after its Ontario business, said president Solange

Published on: July 9th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Microsoft overhauls Direct Access portal

In response to partner requests for more solutions information, Microsoft Canada Co. has renovated its partner Web site. The site, dubbed Microsoft for Partners Canada, officially launched Thursday and replaces four-year-old site Direct

Published on: July 5th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Association seeks to crack down on keygens, warez

The software big boys like Microsoft Corp. have long waged war on software pirates, but a fledgling organization in Calgary is looking out for the little guys.Mike Fullerton, president of software company CyberMatrix

Published on: July 4th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Synnex buys Merisel Canada

After a year of tightening its belt through layoffs, cost cuts and the sale of its MOCA division, beleaguered distributor Merisel Inc. Tuesday announced it will now shed its Canadian subsidiary.Synnex Information Technologies

Published on: July 3rd, 2001 Neil Sutton

Oracle placates “server huggers”

Have you hugged your server today?In an effort to keep its e-business customers happy, Oracle Corp. Tuesday announced it will allow them to manage their own servers while Oracle takes care of databases

Published on: June 26th, 2001 Neil Sutton