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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