Autodeskreleased Autodesk MapGuide 6, the latest version of its Web distribution solution. The new version includes faster data delivery, easier data management and shorter application development time. It comprises three main software components: Autodesk MapGuide Author for composing maps, Autodesk MapGuide Server for combining information from multiple sources and delivering maps over a network, and Autodesk MapGuide Viewer for viewing highly interactive maps with only a browser. The software has the broadest support for major GIS and CAD data formats. New features and benefits include support for Oracle9i, dynamic map authoring, XML support, expanded raster support and symbol manager. (Autodesk, San Rafael, Calif.)