IBM/ISS Proventia MX5010 has high IPS catch rate

The Proventia MX5010 is an amazingly fast Internet Protocol Security (IPS) which outclassed the competition when it came to detecting the attacks we threw at it. Unfortunately, that world-class IPS is housed in

Published on: November 9th, 2007 Joel Snyder

Big Iron’s back

Mainframes were supposed to fade away as the industry moved deeper into client/server computing, but rumours of its death turned out to be greatly exaggerated. IBM, among others, continues to do a brisk

Published on: November 5th, 2007 Dave Webb


Storage IBM and AGS provide server studio and Sentinel R.6.1 IBM and AGS Ltd., announced that the Server Studio and Sentinel R. 6.1 -- the principal suite of integrated system management tools for IBM

Published on: July 6th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

IBM takes on HP, Sun with blade system

IBM has thrown its weight into the latest battle among hardware vendors by introducing the next generation of its BladeCenter Systems. “No issue is more front and centre today than the cost of

Published on: December 19th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Vendors pin market share hopes on Intel quad-core processors

IBM and Hewlett-Packard have become the first vendors to release quad-core servers, which the companies says offer up to four times the performance of systems in their lineups from a year ago.“These systems

Published on: November 16th, 2006 Howard Solomon

IBM moves towards

IBM said it is changing the way it delivers some of its communications services in order to iron out any inconsistencies - particularly for projects that are rolled out in multiple sites.“We've had

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Cape Breton Police prepare searchable crime archive

The Cape Breton Regional Police are preparing to use an open source database tool to analyze information about their investigations – starting with a murder case that’s already been solved. Officials from the

Published on: August 21st, 2006 Shane Schick

IBM establishes oil resource facility in Alberta

IBM Canada is hoping to help solve the problem of exchanging information between members of the oil sands development industry by investing in a dedicated resource centre in Alberta.The company announced the opening

Published on: June 27th, 2006 Shane Schick

‘Ignite’ sparks tech interest in First Nations

Launched last year, IBM Canada Ltd.'s Igniting Interest in Technology and Engineering (Ignite) program seems to have caught fire across the country, and particularly kindled interest in Manitoba, where the provincial government plans

Published on: June 26th, 2006 Grant Buckler

WarrenShepell embarks on three-year IT growth plan

WarrenShepell describes its $3-million IT investment in health and wellness services as the largest system improvement made to employee assistance programs (EAP) in Canada.The company provides these services to more than 2,500 organizations

Published on: May 15th, 2006 Fawzia Sheikh

IBM Canada president speaks on transformation

It's been a little more than a year since Dan Fortin, took over as IBM Canada president from Ed Kilroy, and during that time the Quebec native said he has seen a transformation

Published on: April 18th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big Blue builds on grid and grow plan

IBM has added 15 more grid-approved partners - including two Canadian firms -- as it aims to spread the technology from researchers into the enterprise. Announced at LinuxWorld earlier this month, there are

Published on: April 17th, 2006 Buket Oktem

IBM resurrects PC-on-a-chip

A lot of companies look to IBM for microprocessors, but arguably none are looking to the company more ardently this month than manufacturers of embedded systems.That’s because it has agreed to manufacture the

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Howard Solomon

Consortium to guide open source foray in enterprise storage

IBM is teaming with several other vendors to break down what executives called the last major place for open source to make its mark in the enterprise: Data storage.A consortium called Aperi will

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Shane Schick