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Lights, projector, action

Bigger, but not louder, is better in the home entertainment market when it comes to viewing area and Epson says resellers should see this clearly.Data/video projectors are moving out of the boardrooms and

Published on: August 24th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Cisco reseller rewards linked to company performance

Cisco Systems is launching a reseller program with rewards tied to its financial performance just as its revenue dropped 25 per cent. Called "Take Stock in Cisco," the program offers bonuses for selling

Published on: August 22nd, 2001 Shane Schick

The Source of opportunity

An asset management company credits one of its resellers for a wonderful eXPerience.Sourcesmith Industries Inc. is providing the back-end asset tracking and management software, Resource Framework, to Microsoft's PC Experience Marketing Lab (PCEXLAB).

Published on: August 20th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Novell says new solutions no threat to channel

Novell Inc. Monday announced new solutions, all closely tied in with new subsidiary Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP), but insisted it has not cut other systems integrators out of the loop.The first of Novell's

Published on: August 20th, 2001 Neil Sutton

CompTIA panel identifies channel’s hot spots

MONTREAL -- Calling 2001 a "real space odyssey" in the tech world, CompTIA Canada national manager Ron Cohen said despite a sluggish economy there are bright spots on the horizon for resellers, particularly

Published on: August 14th, 2001 Wolston Lobo

American company opens office ASAP

American software licence provider ASAP Software has opened a second Canadian sales office in an effort to better service its customers on both sides of the border.The Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based company opened an

Published on: August 10th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Sun enters high-end storage market through Hitachi

Sun Microsystems Wednesday formed a distribution agreement intended to increase its competitiveness with EMC in the high-end storage market. The company announced a three-year global deal through which it will sell a co-branded

Published on: August 8th, 2001 Shane Schick

Seanix consolidates eastern manufacturing activities

Seanix Technology Thursday said it would fold Cybernetique into its national operations to act as its eastern Canadian manufacturing centre.Seanix, based in Richmond B.C., bought Cybernetique 18 months ago for an undisclosed sum.

Published on: August 2nd, 2001 Shane Schick

GE Access launches multi-vendor service program

KEYSTONE, Colo. -- At 9,300 feet above sea level, GE Access president and CEO John Paget offered resellers some guidance on how to operate business in today's challenging environment. "I have it on

Published on: August 1st, 2001

IBM looks back on 20 years’ worth of PCs

Remember all those times you hit control-alt-delete in frustration because your personal computer just wasn’t doing what you wanted it to do?Well, you can thank Dr. David Bradley, one of the original 12

Published on: August 1st, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto

StorCase enters Canada via Keating

American storage vendor StorCase Technology Inc. aims to expand its market influence in Canada via an outsourcing agreement with Keating Technologies Inc.The agreement, announced Tuesday, will see Markham, Ont.-based marketing firm Keating working

Published on: July 31st, 2001 Neil Sutton

IBM’s new PC exec seeks “white space” in customer set

Ayman Antoun has been the director of IBM Canada’s PC division for only a week, but he has already formulated a short-term and long-term plan to accelerate revenue growth in the much-maligned PC

Published on: July 30th, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto

Xerox uses molecules to grow toner particles

Xerox Corp. on Wednesday unveiled molecular-based toner technology that promises more cost effective, higher quality and more environmentally-friendly colour printing.While refusing to commit to a cost-reduction potential, Xerox said its emulsion aggregation (EA)

Published on: July 25th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Canadian PC shipments fall for the first time

The Canadian personal computer market suffered its first-ever year-over-year decline in the second quarter of 2001, according to data released Tuesday by International Data Corporation Canada.IDC reported a decrease in PC unit shipments

Published on: July 24th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

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