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Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance
Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security

alliance proposal  a hardware platform. The Alliance also stated that personal computers lack a standard set of system hardware-based functions needed to establish trust on the platform. The cited mission is somewhat nebulous. Are they trying to help Microsoft learn how to secure their widely publicized operating system security holes? Are they trying to develop or certify a PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) solution? Or are they trying to develop desktop and server security standards for systems integrators and solution

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ERP for the Oil and Gas Industry (Upstream)

The model of ERP systems for the upstream oil and gas sector addresses the particularly specialized business model of this industry. It is common practice for companies, individuals, and government agencies to form partnerships to explore, develop, and share production of oil wells. More often than not, this is a short-term alliance rather than a long-term partnership, and business structuring must therefore be flexible at initial set-up and throughout the lifespan of the venture. This model of ERP systems includes criteria for financials, human resources, production data capture and reporting, maintenance management, and supply chain management (SCM) functionality. 

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Strategic Partners: Coming Together to Drive Decision Success


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GE GXS: Part and Parcel of B2B Exchange


General Electric’s GXS provides the infrastructure for a new digital marketplace. The announcement sheds light on the possibility that GXS can leverage its traditional infrastructure business into a lead position within the new economy.

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SAP Starts Pushing - “Politely”


SAP and BackWeb Announce Strategic Alliance To Bring New Push Technology to mySAP.com™ Marketplace For Complex RFPs and RFQs.

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Commerce One Holds Announcement Festival


Commerce One’s eLink2000 in Las Vegas is less about gambling than it is about sure things. Except, perhaps, for just how close it’s willing to get to SAP.

alliance proposal  and services A strong alliance with Compaq. Commerce One will make Compaq equipment the preferred servers for its NT systems, Compaq will be a reseller of Commerce One products, and Compaq Global Services will be a tier one, preferred global systems integration partner for Commerce One worldwide. Market Impact This is a solid set of announcements, but it doesn't generate the excitement of Ariba's. The SAP partnership will be a terrific source of revenues for Commerce One, but we think it will not prove Read More

When Customer Relationships Meets Business Intelligence Marketing Analysis and User Recommendations


For many reasons, SAS's alliance with Amdocs and partnership with Aprimo might be some of a few vendor partnerships where customers and the vendors benefit.

alliance proposal  For many reasons, SAS's alliance with Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX) and partnership with Aprimo might be one of the few vendor partnerships where both customers and vendors benefit. By including customer, supplier, and information technology -related (IT) intelligence, SAS has a product functional scope that moves well beyond financial BI solutions to espouse a holistic corporate performance management (CPM) vision. However, the company will still face strong competition in many vertical markets from other Read More

E&Y+ASP=BSP: It’s Not Algebra, But It Adds Up To Something Big


In April, Ernst & Young LLP and Corio, entered into a strategic alliance where Ernst & Young will implement and market hosted solutions from Corio, and will offer business process outsourcing services. The companies will offer total enterprise management solutions for a wide range of core business functions such as e-commerce, procurement, manufacturing, customer support, finance, accounting, and human resources.

alliance proposal  entered into a strategic alliance where Ernst & Young will implement and market hosted solutions from Corio, and will offer value-added business process outsourcing services. The companies will offer total enterprise management solutions for a wide range of core business functions such as e-commerce, procurement, manufacturing, customer support, finance, accounting, and human resources. In combining Corio's technology and delivery model with Ernst &Young's global breadth and expertise in implementation Read More

Teradata and RainStor Join Forces for 2011


A recent post from Doug Henschen in InformationWeek detailed the newsworthy alliance of data warehousing vendor Teradata and online storage specialist RainStor, which highlights the importance that big data markets are acquiring. Big data is turning into "giant data," and organizations that manage very large amounts of information are demanding that software vendors enable the management of

alliance proposal  InformationWeek detailed the newsworthy alliance of data warehousing vendor Teradata and online storage specialist RainStor , which highlights the importance that big data markets are acquiring. Big data is turning into giant data, and organizations that manage very large amounts of information are demanding that software vendors enable the management of increasing volumes of data. For this reason, Teradata and RainStor are joining forces to bring new offerings in 2011, enabling both companies to offer Read More

Agile ERP Vendor Ditches a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Alliance for, well, its own CRM Solution (Part I)


Writing about failed partnerships in the enterprise applications market is like writing about the sun setting in the evening and to the west, given almost daily occurrences of vendors announcing alliances that never materialize. However, it doesn't happen every day that a potential high-profile alliance gets called off at the 11th hour and in favor of an overlooked in-house solution. The

alliance proposal  a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Alliance for, well, its own CRM Solution (Part I) Writing about failed partnerships in the enterprise applications market is like writing about the sun setting in the evening and to the west, given almost daily occurrences of vendors announcing alliances that never materialize. However, it doesn't happen every day that a potential high-profile alliance gets called off at the 11th hour and in favor of an overlooked in-house solution. The protagonist of the story is enterprise Read More

Siebel Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 1: Recent Announcements


Siebel is finally taking 'the bull by the horns' by acknowledging the integration challenges its customers face, and by addressing that issue. An often troubling aspect of CRM implementations in the past is that the only way IT departments can achieve a full view of the customer is by integrating front-end, customer facing applications (e.g., contact management) with back-office systems, such as billing applications and financial ERP modules.

alliance proposal  Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 1: Recent Announcements Event Summary On April 8, Siebel Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEBL), the leading provider of customer-centric eBusiness applications software announced its intention to release a set of application integration tools in the second half of 2002. The new products intend make it easier for organizations to exchange data between Siebel's CRM system its other vendors' business applications. A standards-based and vendor-independent application Read More

Informix Goes Vertical With Software Vendor ADRM


Informix has announced a strategic alliance with Applied Data Resource Management (ADRM) to develop industry-specific data models to provide packaged components for business intelligence and e-business analytics.

alliance proposal  has announced a strategic alliance with Applied Data Resource Management (ADRM) to develop industry-specific data models to provide packaged analytic components for business intelligence and e-business analytics. The alliance was originally discussed with Ardent Software before their merger with Informix. ADRM currently supports over 10 industries with 23 lines of business and 30 subject areas, which they refer to as data environments . ADRM's current client list includes the U.S. Navy, Kraft Foods, and Read More

Voice-Over-Broadband Standards on the Horizon


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alliance proposal  announced a strategic business alliance with Efficient Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFNT) to begin testing compatibility between Efficient's SpeedStream DSL product line and General Bandwidth's G6 broadband voice gateway. Market Impact The core of the business alliance formed between General Bandwidth, Inc. and Efficient Networks is their agreement to develop and endorse standardization of Voice-Over-Broadband. This standardization will bring together all forms of broadband communications onto a common voice Read More

Deloitte & Touche Alliance with SynQuest Largely Symbolic


Deloitte & Touche recently named SynQuest, Inc. a preferred advanced planning and scheduling (APS) partner. Under the terms of the agreement, Deloitte & Touche will provide supply chain redesign services in implementations of the SynQuest supply chain suite of e-business applications.

alliance proposal  & Touche Alliance with SynQuest Largely Symbolic Deloitte & Touche Alliance with SynQuest Largely Symbolic S. McVey - November 24, 1999 Event Summary On November 15, Deloitte & Touche announced it had named SynQuest, Inc. a preferred advanced planning and scheduling (APS) partner. Under the terms of the agreement, Deloitte & Touche will provide supply chain redesign services in conjunction with SynQuest supply chain suite implementations. Immediate plans call for Deloitte & Touche to install the Read More

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alliance proposal  Data Warehouse RFP If you don’t have a data warehouse, you’re probably considering drafting a request for proposal (RFP) to screen vendors and ensure that your receive satisfactory information about the features of various hardware and software and their price. Writing an effective RFP that is well structured and includes different metrics will ensure that you receive the information you need and will make you look good. Read More

It Is Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows


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alliance proposal  have announced a strategic alliance that will enable Baan customers to integrate disparate software applications into the iBaan Portal . Under the terms of the alliance, technology from SAP Portals will be embedded within the iBaan Portal solution, and Baan will participate in the advisory board of SAP Portals. This development follows SAP Portals' recently announced strategy to develop an open partnership model that fosters a broad technology and content ecosystem. It also builds on Baan's recent launch Read More