Articles By SMB Extra Staff

Red Hat takes a swipe at Ubuntu

Red Hat takes a swipe at UbuntuThe Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Linux project has released version 8 of its operating system with a host of new features aimed at raising the bar over rival

Published on: November 23rd, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

3Com to offer Gigabit for the small business

3Com brings Gigabit to the SMB3Com is expected to unveil switches for small and medium businesses designed to bring enterprise-class capabilities, such as Gigabit Ethernet, to that market. The switches include a 10-port

Published on: November 1st, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Mapping on the RIM

Simplify IT virtually Three new VMware Infrastructure product packages tailored for small and medium businesses (SMBs) from VMware Inc. have been designed to help IT administrators and decision makers easily deploy virtual infrastructure.The

Published on: October 18th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

All-in-ones are all the rage

SMB Extra recently asked Bradley Hughes, senior analyst, hardcopy peripherals, IDC Canada, about the main MFP players and what they're doing to spark interest from SMBs.SMB Extra: Who are the leaders in this

Published on: October 5th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Manipulate HTML data to suit your needs

Label me versatile Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. is offering two labelling systems for consumer and advanced office and light commercial applications. The PT-1880 and PT-2100 both offer built-in memory to save most-used

Published on: October 5th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Are you sharp enough for blades?

SMB Extra recently asked Greg Schulz, founder and senior analyst of The StorageIO Group in Stillwater, Minn., about blade server technology and what it might mean for the SMB.>SMB Extra: Okay, so how

Published on: September 24th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Dell’s SMB storage path

Laser line-up Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. is focusing its laser-printing solutions on the home office and small and medium-sized business markets with the introduction of its new colour laser printer and multi-function

Published on: September 24th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Tough talk from Sanyo

Tough talkie The SANYO 7050, available through Bell Mobility, is built to military standards to withstand extremes of dust, shock and vibration and offers a textured Dura-Grip rubber surface for usability under harsh

Published on: September 6th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Kung-fu for your network

SMB Extra recently asked Warren Shiau, lead analyst, IT research at the Toronto office of The Strategic Counsel how hacking has evolved, which security threats are most severe, and what organizations are doing

Published on: September 6th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Storage for safe-keeping

Simplified SOHO storage Iomega Corp. has unveiled a set of Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drive products for the home office and SMB networks. The three new StorCenter models, ranging in storage capacity from

Published on: August 17th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Shut off a computer, save a buck

SMB Extra recently asked Darin Stahl, lead analyst for Info-Tech Research Group what non-server-room-related energy savings exist for SMBs.SMB Extra: What are the most basic things SMBs can do to conserve power? Darin

Published on: August 17th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Three cracks at security

Cheap, small and multifunctional Xerox Canada recently introduced what it calls its most affordable black-and-white multifunction printer (prices start at $479) specifically for small businesses. The Xerox Phaser 3200MFP offers print, copy, fax

Published on: July 12th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Ready, aim, firewall

Firewall stands for SMBs D-Link Inc., a networking solutions provider for consumer and business, has added a new D-Link firewall to its NetDefend family that is designed to be cost-effective for small to

Published on: June 5th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

RIM’s roamer

Device enabling Atheros Communications Inc., a developer of advanced wireless solutions, has launched a single-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) PHY. The AR8021 GbE PHY serves a growing number of devices that benefit from Gigabit

Published on: May 10th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

Keep your supply chain in focus

The gift of visibility TECSYS Inc.'s PointForce Enterprise 6.0 software is designed for small to mid-sized giftware and import-to-retail distributors and allows management of a supply chain that includes products, suppliers, consumers and

Published on: April 18th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff