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Information appliances, also called Internet or PC appliances, are a new market that appeal to those customers who want to reduce their desktop hardware

calipso ship  Internet Appliances Market Overview Information appliances (also called PC appliances and Internet appliances ) are the latest name for the type of computing similar to that pushed by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison a few years ago under the name of Network Computer . Whatever you call it, this market is new and growing. In recent months, most of the large hardware vendors (Compaq, Dell, Gateway, IBM) have started to announce products or plans for products. In addition, COMDEX '99 highlighted a

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Woodcraft Supply Picks enVista to Implement Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP


Woodcraft Supply, one of the oldest and largest suppliers of quality woodworking tools and supplies in the United States, recently selected the Microsoft Dynamics AX solution to replace its 20-year-old legacy business solutions. enVista, a supply chain consulting and IT services firm, was selected to design and implement the solution.

calipso ship  Supply Picks enVista to Implement Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP Woodcraft Supply , one of the oldest and largest suppliers of quality woodworking tools and supplies in the United States, recently selected the Microsoft Dynamics AX solution to replace its 20-year-old legacy business solutions. enVista , a supply chain consulting and IT services firm, was selected to design and implement the solution.   The retailer/distributor partnered with enVista based on enVista’s significant retail and supply Read More

How Bad Can It Get? Challenges in the Distribution Industry


Manufacturers serving such retail giants as Wal-Mart or Costco are exposed to severe challenges—not only because of the economies of scale these outlets demand, but also because of the investment required in technology and capital equipment to manage the sheer volume of manufactured goods. With a weak economy, which usually translates into weak retail sales, these organizations may

calipso ship  Bad Can It Get? Challenges in the Distribution Industry Manufacturers serving such retail giants as Wal-Mart or Costco are exposed to severe challenges—not only because of the economies of scale these outlets demand, but also because of the investment required in technology and capital equipment to manage the sheer volume of manufactured goods. With a weak economy, which usually translates into weak retail sales, these organizations may feel the pinch in a number of areas: Retail giants can dictate Read More

Case Study: Dorcy International


Dorcy, a global distributor of flashlights and batteries, manufactures its product line in Taiwan, China, and Korea, and repackages products in two US warehouses to ship to major retailers. With 2,500 items in its inventory—approaching $12 million (USD) at any given time—Dorcy needs a warehouse management system (WMS) that automates reports and provides real-time inventory data. Learn about the solution it uses.

calipso ship  Study: Dorcy International Dorcy, a global distributor of flashlights and batteries, manufactures its product line in Taiwan, China, and Korea, and repackages products in two US warehouses to ship to major retailers. With 2,500 items in its inventory—approaching $12 million (USD) at any given time—Dorcy needs a warehouse management system (WMS) that automates reports and provides real-time inventory data. Learn about the solution it uses. Read More

Order Promising: Pre-Condition Your Enterprise for Operational Excellence


Simple questions often have complex answers. Whether they are speaking with you on the phone or placing an order on a Web storefront, your customers expect immediate gratification. They want to know when their order will ship the moment it is placed. How do you respond?

calipso ship  Promising: Pre-Condition Your Enterprise for Operational Excellence Why Is Order Promising Important?    When can I have my order? Can you ship it tomorrow? Tell me now. Simple questions often have complex answers. Whether they are speaking with you on the phone or placing an order on a Web storefront, your customers expect immediate gratification. They want to know when their order will ship the moment it is placed. How do you respond? How do you balance customer delivery requirements against your Read More

Gateway & AOL Follow Crusoe’s Footprints


Gateway & AOL have selected Transmeta’s Crusoe processors for its next generation of Internet access appliances, which we’re calling “iPliances.” Some of them may even be ready for prime time this year. Is the market ready for them?

calipso ship  & AOL Follow Crusoe’s Footprints Gateway & AOL Follow Crusoe's Footprints C. McNulty - June 13, 2000 Event Summary SAN DIEGO and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 30 -- Gateway has selected the Transmeta Crusoe smart processor to power the first of its new line of network-ready Internet Appliances (IAs) that it is developing with America Online, Inc. The Crusoe processor is ideally suited to IAs and handheld devices because it offers sharply extended battery life, smaller size and lower operating Read More

Lotus Announces Domino R5 Release For Linux


Lotus Domino R5 for Linux is supported on two leading commercial distributions of Linux: Red Hat Linux 6.0 and Caldera OpenLinux.

calipso ship  Announces Domino R5 Release For Linux Lotus Announces Domino R5 Release for Linux P. Hayes - October 26, 1999 Event Summary BERLIN, Oct. 26, 1999 - At Lotusphere Europe 99, IBM's Lotus Development Corp. today announced that Domino Release 5 (R5) server for the Linux operating system will be available within 30 days. Lotus Domino R5 for Linux combines integrated collaborative functionality with Linux' low cost-of-deployment and reliability benefits to enable organizations worldwide to gain access to Read More

Cost-justifying Warehouse Management Technologies in Small and Midsized Warehouses


The warehouse management system (WMS) concept has matured into a collection of time-tested technologies that reduce inventory costs and increase overall inventory management efficiencies. By implementing WMS technology, organizations can achieve a higher return on their software dollars and provide better service to their customers. A WMS can provide organizations with tangible benefits that improve warehouse operations without adding headcount.

calipso ship  justifying Warehouse Management Technologies in Small and Midsized Warehouses Cost-justifying Warehouse Management Technologies in Small and Midsized Warehouses If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Sage provides business software, services and support to small and medium sized businesses. Manage your operations in the warehouse software to handle supply chain, manufacturing and distribution management Source : Sage Read More

Poor Data Quality Means A Waste of Money


Data quality sounds like a motherhood and apple pie issue, of course we want our data to be right. However, very few enterprises get serious about it. Maybe that's because the cost of data quality is hidden. That cost can be huge.

calipso ship  Data Quality Means A Waste of Money What Is Data Quality? When reality and the data in your system do not agree, you have a data quality problem. The system says you have 10,000 cases but you actually have 9,850. A customer's ship-to address is out of date. You have the same piece of information in two places in two applications or even two systems, but they do not agree. Many things can cause data quality problems. Transactions may have been inaccurately recorded, 1002 units were picked but 1020 were Read More

eMachines to Ship Appliance


eMachines, the computer company that made its name on low-priced desktop models, has stepped into the Internet appliance ring with its 'MSN Companion' system.

calipso ship  to Ship Appliance eMachines to Ship Appliance R. Krause - October 25, 2000 Event Summary October 9, 2000 eMachines and Microsoft announced that eMachines expects to begin shipping an Internet appliance in October, 2000. This appliance, called the MSN Companion , will - amazingly enough - use the Microsoft Network (MSN) as its Internet gateway/portal/service. eMachines will price the Companion at $349 (without monitor), but customers will be eligible for a $400 rebate if they sign up for 36 Read More

SPS Commerce and Accellos Unveil Supply Chain Solution for Microsoft Dynamics GP


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IBM Jumps on the Linux Bandwagon with Both Feet, Sort Of


IBM is refocusing its corporate-wide Internet software efforts around Linux, creating a new Linux Group within the Enterprise Server Division.

calipso ship  Jumps on the Linux Bandwagon with Both Feet, Sort Of Event Summary January 10, 2000 12:30 PM ET - IBM is refocusing its corporate-wide Internet software efforts around Linux, a move it hopes will legitimize the open-source movement for large corporations while reviving its own flagging enterprise server business. In the process, IBM has dismantled the four-year-old Internet Division and has established a new Linux group under the Enterprise Server Division. The new group will be headed by former Read More

RFID Implementation: Moving Forward through the Four Phases


Implementation of a radio frequency identification system is best approached in four phases to ensure its success. Discussed here are the second and third phases, which deal with testing and validation, and the importance of setting up a pilot implementation.

calipso ship  Implementation: Moving Forward through the Four Phases In part three of this series, phase one of a radio frequency identification (RFID) implementation was outlined and discussed in detail (please see Radio Frequency Identification Implementation: The First Steps . For more background on RFID, please see previous parts of this series: Are You Tuned into Radio Frequency Identification? and A How-to Guide for a Radio Frequency Identification Site Survey . Phase Two: Test and Validation Since RFID is Read More

What If They Shipped an OS and Nobody Came?


With six weeks remaining before the announced shipment date for Microsoft's Windows 2000 operating system, there are but a few applications "certified" to run on this long-delayed OS.

calipso ship  If They Shipped an OS and Nobody Came? Event Summary 1/3/2000 [ZDNet]- Microsoft's Windows 2000 operating system, scheduled to ship on February 17, 2000, presently only has six applications certified to run on the Professional version, and only one certified on the Server variation. As the release of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000 nears, the small number of available applications certified to run with the operating system is causing some IT managers concern. Today, only five applications are certified Read More

Descartes Acquires Exentra


Since righting its ship in 2004 or so, Descartes Systems Group (DSG) has made nearly 20 tuck-in acquisitions to address the needs of multi-modal logistics, global trade, and routing and mobile tracking in the cloud. Painstaking as it is, this is really the only way to master global logistics expertise and deliver solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments. Logistics is the

calipso ship  Acquires Exentra Since righting its ship in 2004 or so, Descartes Systems Group (DSG) has made nearly 20 tuck-in acquisitions to address the needs of multi-modal logistics, global trade, and routing and mobile tracking in the cloud. Painstaking as it is, this is really the only way to master global logistics expertise and deliver solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments. Logistics is the backbone of commerce. There is still a lot of room for improvement in logistics Read More