Jcx.Software upgrades PHP editor for Visual Studio 2005
March 7, 7:35 a.m. PDT
Jcx.Software is shipping an upgrade to VS.Php that offers support for Visual Studio 2005. VS.Php users who plan to upgrade to Visual Studio 2005 should upgrade to VS.Php 2.0, which also includes an integrated Smarty/Php editor with intellisense and other rich editing features provided in Visual Studio. This release integrates the help system and PHP documentation; clicking F1 on any PHP function quickly provides information about it. A demonstration of the new capabilities can be found at: http://www.jcxsoftware.com/tutorials.php
Hitachi Data Systems gets new CEO
March 7, 7:10 a.m. PDT
Hitachi storage subsidiary Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) said Tuesday it had tapped Dave Roberson as president and chief executive officer. Roberson, currently president and chief operating officer of HDS, will replace Shinjiro Iwata, CEO since 2001. Iwata will assume the role of chief marketing officer for Hitachi's Information and Telecommunications Systems Group. Replacing Roberson as COO is Minoru Kosuge, currently executive vice president and chief storage architect at Hitachi. Roberson has served in a variety of executive roles during his 25-year stint at Hitachi. He has also served as a board member for numerous IT companies, including RagingWire Enterprise Solutions and Integrated Device Technology. The changes are effective April 1.