NetWeaver in limbo once Agassi’s gone

The management upheaval at SAP may reflect a battle over the company's strategy that was resolved with the departure of executive board member Shai Agassi, according to industry analysts.Agassi, who had been president

Published on: May 2nd, 2007 Howard Solomon

The open source experience

Open source is generally recognized as a platform for infrastructure, the foundation upon which things are built. But the business-specific applications built on top of that are a harder sell.The jury is still

Published on: April 30th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Novell uses BrainShare to demo its SharePoint rival

Novell Teaming (NT) and Novell Teaming + Conferencing (NTC) were the brainchild of Boston-based SiteScape. Novell began tossing around the idea of offering a collaborative software package a year ago, said Bill Pray,

Published on: April 26th, 2007 Briony Smith

Talking convergence with Nathalie Bernier

EDGE: You recently conducted a major global study on the topic of convergence. What did you learn and do you see any major shifts in the way technology is being used?BERNIER: We interviewed

Published on: April 24th, 2007 Martin Slofstra

Will the enterprise open up?

Open source has always been the underdog on the software scene, but it continues to draw intense interest from users and vendors alike in North America. Users want to avoid vendor lock-in and

Published on: April 22nd, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Brilliant Telecommunications announces Zurich Z-1000, a network time protocol server

Networking Brilliant Telecommunications delivers Network Time Protocol(NTP) server Brilliant Telecommunications (Brilliant), Inc. announced the immediate availability of its carrier-class Zurich Z-1000 to support critical timing applications for service providers, cable operators and enterprises.

Published on: April 20th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Actual Tools provides desktop enchancement suite for remote users

Infrastructure Actual Tools announces Actual Window Manager 4.4 Actual Tools announces the release of Actual Window Manager 4.4, a desktop enhancement suite featuring remote desktop/terminal services capabilities.This version has introduced an "Automatically keep

Published on: April 19th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Systems under examination

In February 2005, Trillium Health Care Centre launched an ambitious seven-year, $100-million project to transform the two hospitals it operates in Mississauga and Etobicoke, Ont., as well as associated health care facilities in

Published on: April 19th, 2007 Martin Slofstra

Nanotech team to create new kind of supplies

The Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) in Mississauga, Ont., and the National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT) in Edmonton will collaborate on nanotechnology research projects.The National Research Council and the Alberta government are

Published on: April 18th, 2007 Grant Buckler

Xerox delivers two content management products on one platform

Data Management Xerox introduces DocuShare 6.0 to expand imaging performance Xerox Canada unveiled its DocuShare enterprise content management (ECM) software.With DocuShare 6.0 and DocuShare CPX 6.0, Xerox provides two distinct ECM products on

Published on: April 17th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

TimeXtender introduces pre-configured Quick Cubes

Data Management TimeXtender accelerates business intelligence implementations TimeXtender Inc. introduces Quick Cubes, pre-configured data cubes for use with the company's business intelligence solution, timeXtender 2.0.Automating the extraction, validation and transformation of data from

Published on: April 12th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Dell extends PowerEdge server portfolio

Infrastructure Dell announces PowerEdge 2970, Energy Smart 2970 to offer upgrade to Quad-Core Dell unveiled two servers: PowerEdge 2970 and PowerEdge Energy Smart 2970. Dell's PowerEdge 2970 and PowerEdge Energy Smart 2970 optimize quad-core

Published on: April 11th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Open source software still fighting FUD

In spite of its maturity and benefits, however, open source software is still trying to win over Canadian and U.S. IT leaders as a credible alternative to their closed-source cousins.Info-Tech Research Group's recent

Published on: April 9th, 2007 Curtis Gittens

The business case for biometrics

Biometrics - using a physical characteristic such as an iris map, fingerprint, voice or hand geometry to verify identity - is going mainstream.Driven by falling prices, rising performance and growing public willingness to

Published on: April 9th, 2007 EDGE Staff