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What’s in a Name?
Hewlett-Packard, following a path recently trod by IBM, has decided to maintain a single 'e-PC' product name, eliminating the e-Vectra and e-Brio names.

banner design  under the SMB e-PC banner. HP's e-PCs are small, stripped-down versions of the standard desktop machine, competing in the same market as Compaq's iPAQ and IBM's NetVista products. Currently, the standard Vectra product line is aimed at the corporate PC market, and standard Brio is aimed at small business. The SMB e-PC line will cover both those markets. HP will provide only four different hardware configurations for the new line, a reduction from the eight for the combined e-Vectra and e-Brio lines, which

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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