Dell pushing workstation virtualization

ROUND ROCK, Tex. – Dell is hoping new reference architectures will help drive workstation virtualization into data centres, increasing productivity and leading to a more efficient use of computing resources by enterprise customers. During

Published on: March 7th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

US outsourcer opens third Philippine call center

ICT Group Inc. recently opened its third call center in the country located in Marikina City and plans to expand further and build at least two more facilities next year. The Pennsylvania-based BPO

Published on: September 21st, 2006 Tom S Noda

Opteron trails Woodcrest, study says

AMD launched its Opteron line of processors for workstations and servers Tuesday, but Digit's tests show that the dual-processor model is still significantly less powerful than Intel's latest rival Xeon chip. Using near-identical

Published on: August 20th, 2006 Digit staff

Dell chooses AMD processors for high-end servers

In a surprise move, Dell Inc. on Thursday announced it will use Opteron processors from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) in its high-end, multiprocessor servers by the end of the year. The news

Published on: May 18th, 2006 Ben Ames

Quick login makes for better patient care

Forty-five seconds is a lifetime for doctors at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto when trying to access patient information on their computers.The hospital’s goal was to reduce that time to less than five

Published on: April 14th, 2005 Vanessa Ho


Microsoft Corp. has pulled the plug on a version of Windows XP for Intel Corp.'s Itanium 2 processor. The move marks the end for Itanium 2 in Windows-based workstations and comes after major

Published on: January 4th, 2005 Joris Evers

Sun gets Microsoft-friendly with promotion

Sun Microsystems Inc. has found one more way to cozy up to users of Microsoft Corp. products without actually shipping the Windows operating system on its computers. For the next three months, Sun

Published on: September 16th, 2004 Robert McMillan IDG News Service

Sun rounds out Opteron line with four-way

Sun Microsystems Inc. on Monday will announce a new server based on Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s (AMD) Opteron processor, according to sources close to Sun. The new server, called the Sun Fire V40z,

Published on: July 22nd, 2004 Robert McMillan

Government spending drives IT growth

Canadian IT spending will grow by three percent in 2004, led by government spending, according to Forrester Research. GDP growth is a key factor in driving business investment in IT, just as in

Published on: May 31st, 2004 No Author