Category Archives: Information Technology

Using multiple GPU Cards with InfoWorks ICM

Custom GPU Settings – available since InfoWorks ICM v6.0 When a Desktop or Workstation contains multiple GPU cards, the 2D engine in InfoWorks ICM will cycle through all the available cards and pick one to use for each simulation. The criteria to select a card is … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology, InfoWorks ICM | Tagged , | Comments Off on Using multiple GPU Cards with InfoWorks ICM

InfoWorks ICM : Soft Licence Key Selection Method

If you have multiple Soft Licence Keys for InfoWorks ICM it’s likely that they will all be hosted by a single instance of the Innovyze Floating Licence Manager (FLM). The end-user accesses a particular floating licence key by referencing its … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology, InfoWorks CS | Tagged , | Comments Off on InfoWorks ICM : Soft Licence Key Selection Method

InfoWorks ICM : Network Dongle Selection Method

If you have multiple Network Dongles for InfoWorks ICM they can all be hosted in the same physical server. The end-user accesses a particular device by referencing the dongles Hardware Serial Number.  This is a unique 10 digit number set … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology, InfoWorks ICM | Tagged , | Comments Off on InfoWorks ICM : Network Dongle Selection Method

Floating Licences : Network Dongles vs. Software Keys

Floating licences can be deployed via either Hardware Locks (Network Dongles) or our in-house software based authentication system. Some consider that Hardware Locks provide a more robust solution for organisations with complex network infrastructure and they are currently the preferred solution … Continue reading

Posted in FloodWorks, InfoNet, InfoNet Mobile, Information Technology, InfoWorks CS, InfoWorks ICM, InfoWorks RS, InfoWorks SD, InfoWorks WS, IWLive | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Floating Licences : Network Dongles vs. Software Keys

Setting up Simulation Servers for InfoWorks ICM

InfoWorks ICM Simulations – is it best to use one very powerful Server, or many high-specification Workstations? When it comes to the setup of Simulation Servers for InfoWorks ICM, many people believe that one centralised, very powerful, server is the best … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology, InfoWorks ICM | Tagged | Comments Off on Setting up Simulation Servers for InfoWorks ICM

Fixed and Floating licences for InfoWorks ICM

Many people believe that InfoWorks ICM can only be configured to run as a Workgroup product if you authenticate by a Network Dongle or Floating Soft Licence.  This is not the case; the choice of authentication (Local Dongle, Network Dongle, … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology, InfoWorks CS, InfoWorks ICM | Tagged , | Comments Off on Fixed and Floating licences for InfoWorks ICM

Monitoring GPU card performance during InfoWorks ICM 2D runs

You don’t need to worry about specifying particular settings to optimize the GPU card for InfoWorks ICM Simulations. The card will simply go just as fast as it can for any given 2D simulation. InfoWorks ICM provides confirmation that the GPU is active during the … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology, InfoWorks ICM | Tagged , | Comments Off on Monitoring GPU card performance during InfoWorks ICM 2D runs

Software based licence protection for InfoWorks and InfoNet

With the release of InfoWorks CS/RS/WS v14.5, InfoNet v14.5 and InfoWorks ICM v4.5, we are now able to offer all customers the opportunity to use a software based ‘key’ to authenticate their use of InfoWorks or InfoNet rather than using … Continue reading

Posted in InfoNet, Information Technology, InfoWorks CS, InfoWorks ICM, InfoWorks RS, InfoWorks SD, InfoWorks WS | Comments Off on Software based licence protection for InfoWorks and InfoNet

What to do with a problem like Windows XP!

Windows XP is an operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops and media centres. First released to computer manufacturers on August 24, 2001, it is the second most popular version of … Continue reading

Posted in InfoNet, Information Technology | Comments Off on What to do with a problem like Windows XP!

Which versions of InfoWorks will work on which editions of Windows?

IT professionals and those who follow the development of computer Operating Systems will be aware Microsoft have announced that Windows XP will go out of support in April 2014.  This means that organisations who are still utilising the old Operating System … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology, InfoWorks CS, InfoWorks ICM, InfoWorks RS, InfoWorks SD, InfoWorks WS, Updates | Comments Off on Which versions of InfoWorks will work on which editions of Windows?