Articles By Danny Bradbury

Welding firm pieces together global Windows network

Windows servers and the introduction of a private IP backbone have allowed welding giant Thermadyne Holdings Corp. to squeeze more efficiency out of its global network.The company used data replication techniques to transfer

Published on: December 11th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

U of W makes waves with advanced compute power

The University of Waterloo’s mathematics faculty is hoping to shed new insights on everything from climate change to the effect of pollution, thanks to an upgraded computing architecture.The faculty has significantly upgraded two

Published on: November 23rd, 2006 Danny Bradbury

BEA survey indicates CIOs struggle to justify SOA projects

CIOs are still Responsible for selling service-oriented architecture projects to business managers, according to a survey commissioned by BEA — and nearly four projects in 10 are suffering because they are hard to

Published on: November 21st, 2006 Danny Bradbury

Port Coquitlam brings Clarity to financial reporting system

The City of Port Coquitlam in British Columbia is saving itself a thousand hours per year on financial reporting thanks to Clarity 6, a performance management suite from Clarity Systems. The City, just

Published on: November 7th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

B.C. school district locks down desktop access to iTunes, MSN

B.C. School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha) has installed desktop security software from Appsense to lock down desktop PCs for its 7,200 students. The district, which serves the cities of Penticton and Summerland, is

Published on: November 1st, 2006 Danny Bradbury

Allstate Canada tackles messaging issues through hosted e-mail

Insurance company Allstate Canada has moved to a managed, hosted e-mail service to free up resources and concentrate its IT resources on sector-specific applications.Rather than invest the extra resources needed to manage the

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

HP Labs working on

PALO ALTO, Calif. - From “live” paper to paper-like displays, HP Labs is working on projects that may - or may not - find their way into future productsIn a rare tour of

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

Canadian enterprises an open target for disaster

Nearly half of Canadian companies have suffered from a disaster such as a power outage or IT failure, according to statistics released recently - but almost three quarters of the country's businesses are

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

Canadian enterprises an open target for IT disaster

Nearly half of Canadian companies have suffered from a disaster such as a power outage or IT failure, according to statistics released this week -- but almost three quarters of the country's businesses

Published on: September 29th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

Allstate Canada tackles messaging issues through hosted e-mail

Insurance company Allstate Canada has moved to a managed, hosted e-mail service to free up resources and concentrate its IT resources on sector-specific applications. The company faced a significant overhead maintaining an Exchange

Published on: September 25th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

Ethernet at iWARP speed

The world of high-speed network connections has been expensive, complicated and difficult to standardize, but iWARP, a technology that has been fermenting for a couple of years, could change all that in the

Published on: September 15th, 2006 Danny Bradbury

Beta test numbers skyrocket

Before the days of the Web, a company would send out pre- release versions of software to a select set of technically adept testers who would run it through its paces, feeding back

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Danny Bradbury