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Nexxlink says Inacom assets make it a national player

Nexxlink's president says the acquisition of Inacom Canada's remaining assets will catapult the Quebec-based network integrator into a national player. The company this week said it would purchase the Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

Published on: June 27th, 2001 Shane Schick

AOpen settles on brand name for white box notebooks

Aopen says its forthcoming line of customizable mobile computers will give resellers more flexibility to serve their corporate customers. Called OpenBook, the white-box laptops are scheduled to enter the channel sometime this summer.

Published on: June 27th, 2001 Shane Schick

Fluke expands Canadian presence

Fluke Networks is showing a very deliberate interest in Canada. On Tuesday, the network monitoring and analysis company announced a distribution agreement with Tech Data Canada that introduces two of Fluke's network diagnostic

Published on: June 26th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Printer makers square off on strategy

With new products either launched or on the verge of release, two of the document industry's biggest names are taking very different approaches to serving the network-office market.Lexmark Canada Inc., which on Monday

Published on: June 21st, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Startup seeks to dispell “second hand” stigma

To Mark Yeomans, "used" and "second-hand" are dirty words.Yeomans, the president of Markham, Ont.-based Micro Alternative Solutions Inc., Wednesday officially launched, a site specializing in the sale of previously-owned (the preferred terminology)

Published on: June 20th, 2001 Neil Sutton

PC trash woes attracts vendors

A computer at the end of its lifecycle makes for complex garbage, and organizations must consider a number of factors, including environmental and security issues, when dumping their old PCs.The problem hasn't gone

Published on: June 20th, 2001 Gary Hilson

Xerox discontinues SOHO printer lines

Xerox Corp. Thursday announced it is pulling the plug on its small office/home office (SOHO) business.Over the next six months the Stamford, Conn.-based company will phase out personal copiers, ink-jet printers, and laser

Published on: June 14th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

IT outsourcer provides Compaq access to small business

Compaq has formed a partnership with an IT outsourcing company that will give it immediate access to small and medium-sized businesses. Quartet Service Corp. Wednesday said it has signed a three-year agreement to

Published on: June 13th, 2001 Shane Schick

Network Appliance sets up Canadian channel

TORONTO--A network storage company opened its Canadian subsidiary Tuesday and is looking for select resellers to help capture part of the $850 million market.This marks a change in philosophy for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based,

Published on: June 12th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Novell preps channel for Netware 6

SAN DIEGO -- Novell Inc. has confirmed it will release NetWare 6 near the end of August or the early part of September, but NetWare 5 users will be able to get the

Published on: June 11th, 2001 Paolo Del Nibletto

Compaq plans .Net services group

Compaq is planning to launch a dedicated practice within its professional services organization that will focus on Microsoft's .Net strategy. Compaq will follow up its commitment on the hardware side with specific appliances

Published on: June 6th, 2001 Shane Schick

Ricoh platform ditches controller boards

NEW YORK – Customers are the best teachers when it comes to product development.That’s one philosophy Ricoh Corp. embraced before developing its latest digital imaging systems, according to Hede Nonaka, Ricoh Corp’s vice-president

Published on: June 6th, 2001 Patricia Zyska

XP kicks Clippy out of the Office

TORONTO -- If a person in a pink suit offered you a free software package, would you take it? Roughly 50,000 people did Thursday, when Microsoft launched its new desktop suite Office XP.

Published on: May 31st, 2001 Neil Sutton

01 Communique offers remote e-mail attachment opener

TORONTO -- 01 Communique said the restructuring of Glenayre Technologies wouldn't get in the way of its plans to take over the unified messaging market. The company Tuesday demonstrated some forthcoming features to

Published on: May 29th, 2001 Paul Saunders

Close up: HP’s Paul Tsaparis

TORONTO -- Hewlett-Packard Canada chief Paul Tsaparis was downright philosophical when he spoke at Tuesday's E-Business 2001 Conference.The conference was troubled by anaemic attendance, but that didn't deter Tsaparis from weaving his company's

Published on: May 29th, 2001 Neil Sutton