Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced its worldwide release of Bentley Fiber, Bentley Coax, and Bentley Inside Plant, three integrated products that help cable television and telephone companies, municipalities, utilities, and other government organizations design, document, and maintain broadband and other types of fiber optic networks. Together, these MicroStation-based products provide an end-to-end intelligent model of outside and inside plant networks.
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Will ThinkPads still be ThinkPads?, Business Week Online, January 17, 2005-How will IBM's sale of its PC operations to China's Lenovo impact the product?
Architects contributing to post-disaster recovery and prevention, by Architectes de l'Urgence, Environment Times-- With increasingly frequent and violent natural disasters there is growing realization that architects too can contribute to post-disaster recovery and preventing recurrent damage. Architectes de l'Urgence (AU) was formed after flooding of the Somme basin of France in 2001. Oddly architects are all too often notably absent in humanitarian emergency teams, despite the fact that their structural, planning and environmental know-how is generally essential. In some cases they are the only technicians capable of striking a balance between technical and natural factors.
How Big Will the Mini Be? by Ina Fried, January 14, 2005, CNET News.com -Apple reasons that plenty of Windows users have been interested in a Mac but are turned off by the hefty price tag. Now you can get a Mac Mini for $499, which is still higher than the cost of a low-end PC.
Technology for Construction conference - 2005
Date: January 17 - 21, 2005
Place: Las Vegas Convention Center3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV USA
NEW for 2005, World of Concrete brings you Technology for Construction - a cutting-edge conference and highly-focused technology marketplace within World of Concrete delivering 35,000 square feet of the newest products and latest upgrades from top technology providers to the construction industry from throughout the country and around the world.
46th Annual NYSAPLS Conference
Date: January 19 - 21, 2005
Place: Saratoga Springs City CenterSaratoga Springs, NY USA
Come take part in our biggest event of the year! Please join us January 19-21, 2005 for the NYSAPLS 46th Annual Conference at the Prime Hotel & Saratoga Springs City Center, in beautiful Saratoga Springs, New York. Get ready for another exciting conference filled with educational and networking opportunities!
Date: January 24, 2005
Place: Hilton Austin Convention Center HotelAustin, TX USA
Date: January 25 - 26, 2005
Place: Houston, TX USA
daratechPLANT has grown to be the largest, most successful and value-packed conference focused on owner/operator and EPC enterprise- through project-level business and work process advancements. It is a unique international forum in which real-world cases-successes and failures-are presented and discussed from all points of view including business metrics and justifications, people issues, and the underlying strategic implications for owner/operators, EPCs and IT solution providers.