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PC Encryption: Eyes Wide Open
While the virtues of encrypting PC data are extolled by vendors and the press alike, some painful truths go largely unmentioned. Whether necessary for

benchmark laptop  really hard to objectively benchmark. The number-one determinate of the time required for this process is the size of the disk drive(s). FDE vendors assert the time required to install and execute the first round of encryption to be between 2-3 hours – a fair claim when considering a 40GB drive. Today’s production business-class PCs are often outfi tted with 160 – 250GB disks which require 2 or 3x the time claimed for a 40GB drive. Inevitably as disk capacity improves and the drives become larger,

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benchmark laptop  to change and a benchmark of the existing conditions. Simplification takes the form of reducing or eliminating non-value-added processes. For example, generating an invoice for a shipped order does not add value to the product. In the final step, generating this invoice can be automated upon the condition of updating the system order status and automatically generating the invoice (and sending via EDI, fax, etc. if possible). Thus the ERP system becomes the tool for giving life to a QRM strategy. Read More

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benchmark laptop  Forget to Factor In Mobile ERP When Selecting a New ERP System With the proliferation of smartphones, tablet computers, and other mobile computing devices—and the associated increase in applications designed for them—the obvious question is when users of enterprise solutions including enterprise resource planning (ERP) will be able to access company-wide solutions from their mobile devices in meaningful ways. In mid-2011, as IFS prepared for the release of IFS Touch Apps , its mobile ERP Read More

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benchmark laptop  feature-set. We adjust the benchmark of the baseline graph to develop a second type of graph in which the benchmark corresponds to EMR Innovations' focus. These newly prioritized graphs make ProcessPro's strengths more visibly stand out against its weaknesses. Examining ProcessPro TEC bases its ERP for process manufacturing analyses on well over 3000 possible criteria, the functionality of which is reflected by the baseline contribution analysis graph (Figure 1). The dotted-benchmark line shows the Read More

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