BitDefender 2013 Security Software Released!

About the same time every year, software companies begin to release the newest versions of their security software, in order to arm customers against yet another year of viruses, hackers, rootkits, worms and slew of other nastiness from the deepest bowels of the internet. Right on schedule, BitDefender 2013 security products have been released and are available at SoftwareMedia.com.

Windows Server 2008 R2 Discontinued

You read that right. As of September 1st, 2012, Microsoft will discontinue Windows Server 2008 R2, in the wake of the upcoming Windows Server 2012 release. This development comes amidst a veritable torrent of new releases from Microsoft. Other anticipated releases for 2012 include Visual Studio 2012, a cloud-based reimagining of the famed Microsoft Office…

Windows Server 2012 Release Date Announced

Microsoft, this week, announced that the Windows Server 2012 official release date will come on September 4th, 2012. The software has already begun shipping to hardware and software vendors, and now all we have left to do is wait.

Microsoft has also announced that they will be hosting an online launch event on the same day, which will feature talks with various Microsoft developers, executives and other partners. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about the multitude of enhancements and new features that Windows Server 2012 offers, as well as the opportunity to win prizes.

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 New Features

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 has been released. The newest incarnation of the popular disk backup software will be available in two editions: Backup Exec 2012 Standard Edition and Backup Exec 2012 Small Business Edition (for small and growing businesses).

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 eliminates backup complexity through a single solution that unifies virtual and physical, deduplication, and replication while offering a choice among on-premise software, appliance or cloud delivery models that best fits the needs of an organization. No other single vendor provides this level of choice for customers and partners.

New Release Spotlight: Enfocus PitStop 11

Enfocus software, the company behind such well-known software brands as Instant PDF, and Switch, have recently released the newest incarnation of their flagship program, Enfocus PitStop Pro 11 and PitStop Server 11.

Enfocus PitStop Pro 11 introduces Smart Preflight & Correction – a more accurate and flexible way of preflighting and correcting files to their specific production requirements.

Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2013 – Review and New Features

Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2013 is a drafting and detailing software that delivers the 2D documentation, collaboration, and productivity tools you need. With a long track history running on Microsoft Windows, this year’s version marks the first time AutoCAD LT is available for Mac. It isn’t some mere port either–Autodesk has developed the AutoCAD LT 2013 Mac version specifically to run on Mac OS X. You can work on your platform of choice with licensing entitlements that give you the flexibility to activate either the Windows or Mac version of AutoCAD LT, regardless of which OS version you purchased. This AutoCAD LT 2013 review will go over some of the latest and enhanced features of AutoCAD LT 2013.

FileMaker 12 Now Available

Database software publisher, FileMaker, has recently released the newest incarnations of their flagship software titles: FileMaker Pro 12 and FileMaker Server 12.

FileMaker Pro 12 is an intuitive, user-friendly database software that offers users a powerful way to organize and manage all of their information across multiple platforms: from Windows to Mac to iOS. Also available in FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced edition, this software includes all the features of FileMaker Pro 12, in addition to a wealth of advanced customization and development tools for database management and design.