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HP offers direct referrals to online resellers

HP Canada has introduced an e-business initiative that aims to connect the firm’s online resellers and retailers with customers looking for buying options via the Internet.Through a program called Estore2, the partners’ online

Published on: April 11th, 2002 Patricia Zyska

Nokia to call on large retailers with new phone

Nokia Products Ltd. is exploring alternate distribution channels for one of its latest handsets.The recently-released Nokia 9290 Communicator is an integrated mobile terminal that offers phone, e-mail, fax, calendar, imaging and Internet capabilities,

Published on: April 4th, 2002 Patricia Zyska

New Brunswick reseller comes up Gold

A New Brunswick reseller is the first in Canada and the tenth in the world to earn Gold Certified Partner Program for Security Solutions from Microsoft Corp.Ryan Groom is the CEO of CyberSecure

Published on: April 1st, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

Printer maker builds in ethernet support for networking

Lexmark Canada Inc. next month will unveil a new line of inkjet printers that pushes new levels of thrift at its low end and at its high end offers an alternative to laser

Published on: March 27th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

HP Canada chief: We’ll stand by all product lines

VANCOUVER -- While the final outcome of its US$22 billion merger plan with Compaq is far from certain, the president of Hewlett-Packard Canada Ltd. has pledged to support all products affected by the

Published on: March 21st, 2002 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp Canada bolsters storage channel

Since Network Appliance Canada Ltd. morphed from a satellite office to a subsidiary of the parent U.S. corporation in early 2001, the company has been making some serious inroads with regards to this

Published on: March 21st, 2002 Liam Lahey

Epson mulls exit from digital camera market

Vancouver -- Projectors, scanners and printers as pieces of furniture are all part of Epson Canada Ltd.'s future product plans, but digital cameras may be on the block.At Comdex Canada West, Don Cameron,

Published on: March 20th, 2002 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel micro-site to teach VARs emerging technologies

Intel next month will launch a Web site within its reseller portal to provide partners with third-party information about emerging technologies. The chipmaker is internally calling the site the Channel Alliance Center, but

Published on: March 19th, 2002 Shane Schick

Novell gives VARs free Netware to spur solution sales

SALT LAKE CITY —Novell promised some significant changes to its channel structure at its BrainShare conference this week, including a central organization to deal with all channel relationships and a focus on solution

Published on: March 19th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Microsoft offers channel direct marketing tools

Microsoft Canada Co. Ltd. is offering to aid its channel partners with a free, Web-based direct marketing tool that will be integrated into the Microsoft for Partners Web Portal.Dubbed VAR Direct, the tool

Published on: March 18th, 2002 Liam Lahey

Channel discusses server strategies, digital music

Vendors, service providers and international distributors gathered in Tampa Bay Fla. for the System Builder Summit, which ran March 11-14. Intel tells system builders content will drive server sales 3/11/02 5:00:00 PM -

Published on: March 15th, 2002 Paolo Del Nibletto

Servers zip on Xeon MP

Server vendors have jumped on Intel’s Xeon MP processor to boost performance in the high end and open up a new chapter in IA-32 capability.Both IBM and Hewlett-Packard have included the chip, which

Published on: March 13th, 2002 Shane Schick and Gary Hilson

Public sector pries into digital music hardware

TAMPA BAY, FLA. -- When Michael Greene appeared on stage at the Grammy Awards two weeks ago, he didn't come to honour outstanding musicians; he was there to present a new problem to

Published on: March 13th, 2002 Paolo Del Nibletto

ATI draws on graphics expertise for integrated chips

ATI Technologies Inc. is expanding beyond its graphics business to go after the integrated chipset market.At the German trade show CeBit, the Thornhill, Ont.-based company Wednesday said it will deliver five IGP (integrated

Published on: March 13th, 2002 Neil Sutton

ATI licenses to graphics card quartet

TAMPA BAY, Fla. -- ATI Technologies Inc. usually wows consumers with its products, but at the System Builder Summit Tuesday the graphics card developer wowed system builders with a licensing arrangement it says

Published on: March 12th, 2002 Paolo Del Nibletto