Funding for network firms drops below US$1 billion

Funding for network firms drops below US$1 billion

Venture capital investments in network companies have dropped below US$1 billion in a quarter for the first time since 1996,...

May 3rd, 2009 Jon Brodkin

Cloud computing drives CERN’s ‘Big Bang’ project

Cloud computing drives CERN’s ‘Big Bang’ project

The success or failure of the European Organization for Nuclear Research’s (known as CERN) landmark Large Hadron Collider (LHC) project...

September 10th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Virtualization in the new data centre

Virtualization in the new data centre

Server virtualization is hotter than hot, ignited by the technology's use in creating a more compact, highly flexible and cost-efficient...

January 4th, 2007 Beth Schultz

Revenge of the dot-coms

Revenge of the dot-coms

Starting a few years ago, we were all supposed to laugh at the dot-coms. How could anyone ever have believed,...

January 26th, 2004 David Moschella

Payroll cuts to help Tropic weather storm

Payroll cuts to help Tropic weather storm

Almost as a testament to Canada's unruly communications sector, Tropic Networks Inc. has capped a tumultuous 2002 with layoffs, a...

January 23rd, 2003 Stefan Dubowski

WorldCom ripple effects on equipment makers

WorldCom ripple effects on equipment makers

The WorldCom Inc. accounting crisis will have a painful and far-reaching effect on equipment vendors, perhaps putting some start-ups out...

June 27th, 2002 Jim Duffy

WorldCom’s ripple effects on equipment makers

WorldCom’s ripple effects on equipment makers

The WorldCom Inc. accounting crisis will have a painful and far-reaching effect on equipment vendors, perhaps putting some start-ups out...

June 27th, 2002 Jim Duffy

Surviving the pink slip

Surviving the pink slip

It's been a tough year for 27-year-old Stephan Koledin. On June 7, he was laid off from his software development...

January 27th, 2002 Kathleen Melymuka

Offices march onward

Offices march onward

I continue in my search for the "perfect" suite of office applications. There are three new contenders. Microsoft has Office...

December 13th, 2001 Bob Fabian