Autodesk says it won’t leave 2-D users behind

While Autodesk is pushing “digital prototyping” - an engineering process that uses 3-D modelling and reams of data to visualize and analyze designs without making physical prototypes - the company isn't abandoning its

Published on: March 6th, 2007 Dave Webb

Programming made agile

Choosing how to develop an application is almost as much of a personal preference as the type of music you listen to. One programmer might prefer simpler, cleaner methods of writing code such

Published on: March 6th, 2007 Sarah Lysecki

Bill Gates tells Ottawa: You can’t ignore the

Microsoft Corp. chairman and chief software architect told a Canadian audience of technology professionals last month. “I look at the next 10 years and say there's not a doubt this will be the

Published on: March 5th, 2007 Derek Abma

Corsair steps up performance on USB drives

Storage Corsair launches Flash Voyager GT USB drives Corsair launched the Flash Voyager GT line of USB drives. The Flash Voyager GT USB drives deliver sustained read/write performance up to 34MB/sec and 28MB/sec

Published on: March 5th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

AMD integrates ATI graphics on chipset

Infrastructure AMD introduces AMD 690 series chipset AMD introduced the AMD 690 series chipset, the company's chipset to bring together the combined strengths of AMD CPU and platform technology with the features of

Published on: March 1st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Software spending

II. Software Spending Software spending will increase seven per cent, with focus on security, business intelligence and electronic content management.Trends that surveyed CIOs outlined included: Standardizing on larger vendors to reduce cost and

Published on: February 27th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

AMD introduces energy-efficient desktop processors

Infrastructure AMD releases high performance desktop processors AMD introduced desktop processors designed for users seeking the energy-conscious or high-performance computing. The 45-watt AMD Athlon(tm) 64 single-core processors 3500+ and 3800+ can help consumers

Published on: February 20th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff delivers video surveillance and broadcasting solution

Security announces Watcher 2.32 announces the release of Watcher 2.32, a Windows program that works with a webcam not only to provide security for home and business, but also to provide

Published on: February 18th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

To outsource, or not to outsource

A successful outsourcing arrangement should be treated like a marriage, not a one-night stand. This is what Chris Ellsay routinely tells his clients, especially when they approach his company looking for a quick

Published on: February 13th, 2007 Gail Balfour

Sun, Intel forge enterprise alliance around Xeon and Solaris

Speaking via a Webcast from San Francisco, Sun Microsystems president and CEO Jonathan Schwartz said the partnership would represent a huge boost for Solaris, which he said once faced the same fate as

Published on: February 11th, 2007 Briony Smith

AMD unveils Opteron processor model updates

Infrastructure AMD announced availability of AMD Opteron processor AMD announced availability of AMD Opteron processor models in 68 watt and mainstream 95 watt thermal envelopes.AMD has expanded the breadth of its solutions with

Published on: February 8th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Alliance pushes hybrid hard drive technology

A number of hard drive manufacturers have banded together to promote the use of hybrid technology.Hitachi, Seagate, Samsung, Toshiba, Fujitsu and Western Digital have formed the Hybrid Storage Alliance to illustrate how hybrid

Published on: February 8th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Cisco expands catalyst switch portfolio

Networking Cisco addresses the needs of campus networks Cisco announced Cisco Catalyst switch offerings that aim to ensure the real-time bandwidth intensive services are delivered with the performance, availability, quality of service and

Published on: February 1st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Keeping your cool

Welcome to Calgary, the epicentre of Canada's energy industry. Power is in abundance here – or so you would think. But it doesn't always mean you can get the power you need when

Published on: February 1st, 2007 Gerry Blackwell