Articles about Xerox


Quantum offers a cheap massage to hot cloud data

Quantum says it has created the first virtual deduplication appliance, and Xerox is punting a cloud backup service through 45,000 resellers that uses it bundled with Quantum's virtual machine backup. The DXi V1000 appliance is bargain-basement DXi deduplication technology delivered as software in a virtual machine. It can be …
Chris Mellor, 22 Mar 2012
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Xerox CEO's cure for US educational woes: 'Cool' and cash

CES 2012 The Chairman and CEO of Xerox believes that one way to fix the US educational system is to make science, technology, engineering, and math "cool". Another is money. "We have to celebrate the things that we desire," Ursula Burns told her audience at a keynote panel Wednesday morning at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las …
Rik Myslewski, 12 Jan 2012
Ten... Colour laser printers

Ten... colour laser printers

Review There are two main technologies that can put colour text and graphics on paper; inkjet and laser. Though inkjet makers like Epson and HP have tried to push inkjets into the lower end of the office market, it’s still dominated by colour lasers, due to their speed and the high permanence of solid toner over liquid ink. Colour …
Simon Williams, 26 Nov 2011

Bytes hungry for more buys

Bytes Technology group has signalled its intent to continue acquiring to fill out the holes in its portfolio. The Surrey-based Microsoft and Xerox house last week signed off the purchase of Security Partnerships (SP) for an undisclosed sum following a three-year break from acquisitions. But group MD Neil Murphy told The Reg …
Paul Kunert, 12 Aug 2011
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Top CEOs agree: US is down the crapper

CES 2011 The leaders of Cisco, GE, and Xerox are worried that the US is losing its competitive edge, and that it's high time to stop grandstanding and do something about it. "I'm optimistic, but I think that's partly because that's in my DNA, but I think we're at an inflection point, unfortunately," warned Cisco chairman and CEO John …
Rik Myslewski, 11 Jan 2011
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Xerox joins HP in printing by email

Xerox will issue an email address to any Extensible Interface Platform print, enabling printing by email without requiring drivers or even a local connection to the printer. Printing by email was introduced by HP in June, but is still limited to three models of printer and (by default) relies on secret email addresses to …
Bill Ray, 22 Sep 2010
Colour Laser Printers

Buyer's Guide: Colour Laser Printers

Group Test On price alone, you might think there’d be no contest between inkjets and colour laser printers, but the strength of the latter lies in areas other than the monetary bottom line. The key advantages are all results of the technology itself: cleaner quality print, more robust documents and higher print speed. In an inkjet …
Simon Williams, 26 Mar 2010
Colour Laser Printers

Desktop Colour Laser Printers: Best Buys

Group Test While any of these six printers can turn out a decent business page, with sharp black text and vibrant colour graphics, some definitely have more to offer than others and two stand out. The Reviews... Canon i-Sensys LBP5050 Dell 1320c HP Color LaserJet CP1215 Lexmark C540N OKI C3450N Xerox Phaser 6125 Colour Laser …
Simon Williams, 26 Mar 2010
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Microsoft boffin scoops Turing Award

A Microsoft researcher has received the Turing Award in recognition for his pioneering work in personal computing hardware and networking technology development. Chuck Thacker, 67, received the computing industry's equivalent of a Nobel prize on Tuesday for his work on the Alto personal computer and Ethernet networking at …
John Leyden, 10 Mar 2010
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Xerox sues Google and Yahoo! over patentspeak

Xerox has sued Google and Yahoo!, claiming that various services offered by the two web giants infringe on a pair of its patents. In a suit (PDF) filed on Friday in a Delaware federal court, the copier king says that several Google and Yahoo! services - including YouTube, Google Maps, AdWords, and Yahoo! Shopping - step on …
Cade Metz, 24 Feb 2010

Xerox barges into services with $6.4bn ACS buy

Copier giant Xerox plans to buy US outsourcing and data centre management giant Affiliated Computer Services Inc (ACS) for $6.4bn in a cash and stock deal. The company announced its "game-changing" acquisition proposal today. Xerox said it would cough up 4.935 of its shares and $18.60 in cash for each share of Dallas-based …
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Sep 2009
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Xerox waves job axe at 3,000 staff

Printing giant Xerox Corp looks set to cull its worldwide workforce by five per cent. Xerox will axe about 3,000 jobs over the next six months to save $200m. Yesterday the company lowered its forecast for the next quarter amid what CEO Anne Mulcahy described as a “tough business environment”. The firm disappointed Wall Street …
Kelly Fiveash, 24 Oct 2008
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Red Hat shoots down brace of patent disputes

Red Hat Inc today settled two patent lawsuits that the Linux software firm had been contesting. It said that patent claims by Firestar Software Inc, filed in 2006, and DataTern Inc, filed earlier this year, have now been settled. The financial terms of both deals were kept secret. However, the company remains embroiled in a …
Kelly Fiveash, 11 Jun 2008
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Xerox bets R&D future on pap

Having just encountered Xerox's top technology strategist for the first time, we're concerned that the company faces some very troubling issues in the years to come. Like suckers, we expected a speech on "Innovation Strategies in a Global Economy" to touch on innovation strategies in a global economy - or at least something …
Ashlee Vance, 7 Mar 2008

Xerox makes $1.5bn document management buy

Printing and copying giant Xerox has announced its intention to run off 1.5 billion crisp dollar bills to buy document management firm Global Imaging Systems (GIS). The deal is expected to close in mid-May and values GIS at $29 per share. Xerox is aiming to use GIS' 4,500-strong workforce to double its small business …

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