The Green Issue

Employees across the four offices of the David Suzuki Foundation have gradually migrated up the ladder of green communication technologies over the years, fundamentally changing how they do business.  “Now everybody knows travelling is

Published on: April 21st, 2010 Kathleen Lau

HP unveils new services for client virtualization

Hewlett-Packard Co. unveiled Wednesday a new client infrastructure portfolio of services designed to give IT departments better control over today’s mobile device-agnostic end user. One analyst said the portfolio’s focus on client virtualization

Published on: April 14th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

GEO Foundation cuts desktop costs by $60K

An Indianapolis, Ind.-based school management services provider estimates it will cost a mere US$18,000 to upgrade its school desktops during a five-year period, compared to $75,000 if it hadn’t rolled out desktop and

Published on: January 12th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Ontario health-care provider takes a central computing tack

Patient record security and trust was the primary motivation behind an Ontario-based health-care provider taking a central computing approach and moving its IT infrastructure offsite to be entirely managed by a third-party provider.

Published on: January 6th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Diskless wonder: Lenovo boots from the SAN

Lenovo Inc. announced this week its new Secure Managed Client (SMC), a storage-based, hard-drive free solution that will allow IT managers to lower costs and free up their time by storing data in

Published on: November 20th, 2008 Briony Smith

Tech vendors asked to debunk bogus energy claims

Data centre managers who are consolidating their operations are asking for standards for rating the energy efficiency of data centres. Speakers at the Green Grid's first Technical Forum, held Tuesday in San Francisco,

Published on: February 6th, 2008 Linda Leung

Thin clients handle call centre

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEAustralian IT service provider, Datacom, has introduced thin clients to its call centre operations to make its business more agile with the ability to respond to 'on-the-fly' campaigns of 100

Published on: April 11th, 2007 Sandra Rossi

Thin clients centralize data, increase user mobility

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEReplacing traditional PCs with thin clients may be a great way for corporations to transfer the responsibility of dealing with computer problems from the user to the IT department, says

Published on: March 13th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

The skinny on thin clients is that it makes cents

Thin is in for one of Canada’s largest banks. Thin-client computing can boost staff productivity and speed things up for customers, while cutting operational costs. Sounds like one of those technology pitches that

Published on: August 11th, 2005 Dan McLean