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Sun outlines top-down data centre approach

SAN FRANCISCO — Describing it as a multi-year journey for Sun and the industry, Sun Microsystems Inc.'s vice-president of N1 outlined the company's data centre vision in a morning keynote here Thursday.Steve MacKay

Published on: September 19th, 2002 Dave Webb

Sun extends network reach to enterprise desktop

SAN FRANCISCO -- When Scott McNealy followed an eight-piece percussion band on stage for his keynote at the SunNetwork conference, he said his company was ""banging the same old drum – the network

Published on: September 18th, 2002 Dave Webb

CIBC turns over IT to HP in $2 billion outsourcing deal

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Tuesday said it has outsourced almost everything but the vault door to HP's services group in a seven-year deal worth more than $2 billion. In a separate

Published on: September 17th, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

Xwave acquires its way into P.E.I.

If you're keeping score, Xwave now has an office in every province in Atlantic Canada due to a purchase announced Monday.Xwave said it has acquired Icon Data Systems, located in Charelottetown, for an

Published on: September 9th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Embedded developers embrace Java Virtual Machines

Embedded systems developers are using Java Virtual Machines in increasing numbers, according to Evans Data Corp., but there is still work to be done on improving their performance.Of the 444 developers Evans surveyed

Published on: August 14th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Sun finds Linux home on network edge

Sun Microsystems is recognizing the growing importance of the Linux operating system to its future business and is evolving its product roadmap accordingly, chief executive Scott McNealy told the LinuxWorld Expo audience Tuesday.The

Published on: August 13th, 2002 Shane Schick

Sun admits mistake, relaunches 32-bit server

After leaving the 32-bit server market behind more than 10 years ago, one of the industry's best-known hardware companies wants to reclaim some entry-level customers.Sun Microsystems Inc. Monday launched the LX50, an enterprise

Published on: August 12th, 2002 Shane Schick

Mainframes: Cheaper than you think

Penny-pinching IT managers should think twice about replacing a mainframe with servers, according to a recent study.According to English research firm Xephon, Unix minis and PC servers cost about 2.2 times as much

Published on: August 8th, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

Bank of Montreal branches into ATM-based teller system

A Bank of Montreal technical overhaul heralds some 21st century changes for the institution, according to one executive -- not the least of which is getting rid of those little slips of paper

Published on: August 7th, 2002 Neil Sutton