Infrastructure News

Seagate acquires Maxtor for $2B

Corporations, storage manufacturers and system builders have seen great deals when buying hard drives for the past few years as competition and innovation drove down prices.

SGI releases new Altix platform

The latest contender in the high-performance computing arena promises to deliver a scalable, flexible and space-efficient solution in blade server design

Autodesk eyes Wintel computing

Autodesk has been secretly working with Intel and Microsoft to transition its software to multi-core and 64-bit computing said its chief operating officer Carl Bass at the company’s University user conference.

Maxtor drives into enterprise

Maxtor Corp. is shipping its next-generation SATA II and ATA/133 MaXLine, QuickView and DiamondMax hard drives targeted at enterprise, consumer and desktop marketplaces.

Sun shoots for Galaxy

AMD Opteron-based machines gets some big channel support from EDS Canada, but an industry analyst raises issues of backward compatibily with 32- and 64-bit systems


Canadian solution provider teams with Nortel Networks to help America’s deaf, hard-of-hearing and speech impaired

Intuit launches QuickBooks 2006

Meeting with users has helped Intuit Canada develop the needed features for its latest edition of QuickBooks small business accounting software, according to Gary Meeberg, director of QuickBooks payroll services.

Intel tries to simplify storage

Scott Peiffer, director of storage systems marketing for Intel Corp. admitted that sometimes the storage division feels like the unwanted stepchild of the chip making giant.

RIM goes ahead with devices amid litigation

Amid ongoing litigation and no settlement with Virginia-based NTP Inc., it’s business as usual at Research In Motion Ltd. as the Waterloo, Ont.-based company launched a new version of its popular BlackBerry device.


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