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A Well-designed Solution for Sourcing: Its Technological Foundation and How It Works
TradeStone has developed an application that can be quickly configured to shift data in and out of traditional enterprise planning systems. Organizations can

db2 admin  the product supports IBM DB2 and Oracle , and IBM WebSphere as the application server. The Web server (which can be Microsoft Internet Information Server [ IIS ] or Apache Tomcat ) has bidirectional communication with the Microsoft Internet Explorer ( IE ) browser via the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP)/ secure socket layer (SSL) combination. The application security consists of user authentication, network security (via firewalls and SSL), and the application security per se, which is role-based and

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Lilly Software - Product Enhancements Remain Its Order 'Du Jour' Part Three: Competitive Analysis


Contrary to most of its competitors that had opportunistically pursued their customers randomly, and whose latest vertical initiatives stem from the sudden epiphany that a certain percentage of their customers come from certain industry, Lilly’s recent vertical initiatives are indeed a further sharpening of already focused solution for 'to order' manufacturers.

db2 admin  , Oracle, and IBM DB2/400 ) and operational systems (Windows NT, UNIX and OS/400) platforms. Going forward however, the firm appears set to consolidate on the Microsoft platform, building particularly on the .NET beta release program, which will lead its migration to more browser-based and wireless interfaces beyond currently just the sell side and order management screens. Competition Incidentally, Lilly Software will have to address certain challenges in order to continue to thrive in this increasingly Read More

What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000


SQL Server 2000, the next major release of SQL Server 7, is Microsoft’s SQL 7 release of its database both re-architected and re-written. Microsoft has high hopes for the latest version in a market that was worth $8 Billion in 1999, an 18% increase over 1998. What remains to be seen is whether it will attract customers not already using SQL Server.

db2 admin  largest competitors are IBM's DB2 Universal Database and Oracle's 8i. The database market is growing at approximately 20% per year, and since Microsoft will continue to thrive with mid to low-end customers, they should profit greatly in these markets. In addition, Microsoft has announced that they are running 20 critical internal systems, including their worldwide sales data warehouse, on SQL Server 2000. In the vendor world, this is referred to as eating your own dog food , and their commitment to the Read More

Server Platform Situational Analysis: IBM AS/400


Customers value IBM's AS/400's reliability, stability, and security. However, despite its impressive performance and use of independent software vendors to broaden its functionality, AS/400 suffers from the perception that its an ancient technology.

db2 admin  Connectivity (ODBC) to access DB2 on the iSeries. iSeries Navigator GUI was also designed so that the product could integrate well with Windows, and the function is now also available (with iSeries Power5 Release 3 ) from a browser. However, these developments are not widespread, public knowledge. Customer Requirements Change Therefore, while the product's configuration has worked well for more than ten years, from the late 1990s on, customers' requirements for enterprise applications capabilities have Read More

How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP


Unencrypted communication between users’ workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the confidential data inside your SAP systems and your entire business activity at risk—and have a negative impact on your customers. Find out how to reduce business risks and improve audit results through encrypted communication and two-factor user authentication for SAP.

db2 admin  to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP Reduce Business Risk and Improve Audit Results through Secure User Access to SAP. Unauthorized access is probably the most significant vulnerability to your business-critical SAP environment. Source : SECUDE International AG Resources Related to How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP : SAP AG (Wikipedia) How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP User Access is also known as : User Access Controll , Read More

Laying the Tracks for the Technology Train


Don’t expect high marks in enabling business initiatives until your company gets its corporate strategy right. This note was based in part from an interview with Norm Smallwood, CEO of Results-Based Leadership.

db2 admin  included Sybase, Oracle, and DB2. GMs bypassed shared services, hired their own IT staff and put in their own accounting systems to support their businesses. One frustrated GM said of the projects on the enterprise IT agenda they really support corporate initiatives , as if they had no benefit to his LLC. The level of his frustration is directly attributable to apparent conflict between expensive enterprise investments and LLC autonomy. Lack of corporate level concern and IT responsiveness is Read More

IBM Tries to Take More Market Share from Oracle, BMC, and CA


IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. They will attempt to compete more effectively with Computer Associates (which acquired Platinum Technology and Sterling Software), BMC, and Oracle in the lucrative database tools market.

db2 admin  than 35 tools for DB2 and Information Management Systems for OS/390 environments to help customers manage large volumes of data inherent to any e-business. The four areas of focus include: Database Administration Performance Management Recovery and replication management (the ability to provide 24x7 support) Application management (the ability to craft application connections to the database) Market Impact Given that Computer Associates has purchased Platinum Technology and Sterling Software, and has Read More

Oracle Announces a Database Fire Sale


On December 16, Oracle Corporation announced lower software and support prices for the Oracle8i database. Specifically, the price of Oracle8i Standard Edition was lowered 40% from $25 per power unit to $15 per power unit, while Oracle8i Enterprise Edition was cut 50% from $200 per power unit to $100 per power unit.

db2 admin  SQL Server and IBM's DB2 Universal Database, and do price comparisons to maximize their leverage with the vendor. Read More

ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye Part Three: Market Impact


ACCPAC has lately been making big strides to extend its reach and turn into a full-fledged comprehensive e-business software provider for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ACCPAC is likely the only vendor amongst its peers that is an ASP as well. Additionally, ACCPAC applications are geared for growth.

db2 admin  on Linux, while IBM DB2 and Oracle database still have strength and appeal in many parts of the world. Thus, the vendor supports all the above platforms, and because of the Advantage system's architecture (i.e. separate business logic from database), it does not require an excruciating work to update drivers for ACCPAC to produce new platform supporting versions. Consequently, Both Pro and Advantage Series run on Windows and Linux, and both run on Microsoft SQL database. Differing however, Pro Series Read More

BigMachines: Getting Bigger and Better - Part II


Part I of this blog post series talked about my encounter with BigMachines, a provider of slick software-as-a-service (SaaS) configure, price, and quote (CPQ)/quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions during my recent attendance of Gartner’s CRM Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona (US). Prior to analyzing recent events at BigMachines, Part I explained the general value proposition of on-demand Q2O and CPQ software

db2 admin  Getting Bigger and Better - Part II Part I of this blog post series  talked about my encounter with  BigMachines , a provider of slick  software-as-a-service (SaaS)  configure, price, and quote (CPQ)/ quote-to-order (Q2O)  solutions during my recent attendance of  Gartner’s CRM Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona (US).  Prior to analyzing recent events at BigMachines, Part I explained the general value proposition of on-demand Q2O and CPQ software solutions . Part II will continue with a Read More

PeopleSoft: Giving Fervent Hope To The Market And Jitters To The Competition. Part 1: The News


PeopleSoft is seeking to make bigger strides in the CRM, SCM and B2B software markets with its recent spate of product releases. While Wall Street praises the vendor’s new product initiatives and its strong first quarter results and optimism for the future, its direct competitors are far from feeling easy.

db2 admin  on it primary IBM DB2 database software is available across all PeopleSoft-supported operating systems. As a result, PeopleSoft 8 CRM on DB2 is available on IBM AIX , zOS , OS / 390 , Sun Solaris , HP - UX and Windows NT . Deloitte Consulting will leverage its CRM business process experience with its PeopleSoft implementation skills and methodologies to help customers maximize the return on their PeopleSoft 8 CRM investment. Generally available on June 29, the PeopleSoft 8 CRM suite includes Sales, Read More

NetBIOS Firewall


How many times do you hear network administrators scream at the top of their voice, "I have spent millions of dollars buying expensive and the best antivirus software solutions and yet every two months, when a new virus strikes, I have my entire network go down!" This is a common complaint you will get to hear from one and all network administrators, primarily because most security vendors today concentrate more on a "reactive" approach to stop virus attacks, than a “preventive” approach!

db2 admin  Firewall NetBIOS Firewall - Preventive Technologies for a Secure Future If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. MicroWorld 's eConceal is a powerful, highly advanced network Firewall designed to protect your internal network against attacks via the Internet. Source : MicroWorld Resources Related to NetBIOS Firewall - Preventive Technologies for a Secure Future : Firewall (Wikipedia) Intrusion Prevention system (Wikipedia Read More

10 Keys to Selecting the Right Employee Compensation Software


To get around the limitations of their existing payroll systems, many companies are still using spreadsheets and homegrown applications for compensation management. Human resources (HR) system providers have responded by offering compensation administration functionality as part of their integrated HR solutions. Discover 10 critical things to look for when considering a compensation administration tool for your company.

db2 admin  Keys to Selecting the Right Employee Compensation Software 10 Keys to Selecting the Right Employee Compensation Software If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. LaserBeam Software, an experienced provider of compensation analysis software , has developed a product specifically designed to help you manage the process of market survey analysis in a more accurate and effective way. Source : Laserbeam Software Resources Related Read More

RFID in Healthcare--A Whole Industry of Value


This article talks about recent and expected FDA regulations and how RFID can help meet those requirements while improving supply chain performance.

db2 admin  in Healthcare--A Whole Industry of Value Introduction The FDA is not only responsible for the protection of citizens and consumers, but also is an active partner with industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, etc., in pursuit of industry best practices. $49 billion of imports of pharmaceuticals enter this country every year. The pressure is on from consumers and industry to protect their own interests. These represent sometimes conflicting goals of protection. Protect the consumer, Read More

Analyzing MAPICS' Further Steps After Frontstep Part Three: Market Impact


Much has changed, while much has remained the same at MAPICS during 2003. With the February finalization of the Frontstep acquisition, MAPICS has become quite a large enterprise applications provider, which positions the vendor near (if not at) the top among vendors that focus on the mid-size discrete manufacturing market.

db2 admin  solely IBM iSeries and DB2 platforms to include Microsoft Windows NT, UNIX, and Linux operating systems and the Oracle database platform. However, while expanding its offering and platform support bundled with the functionally strong former Pivotpoint Point.Man ERP product for high-tech industries, the company had also been burdened with an immense task of blending different corporate cultures (i.e., the less formal Pivotpoint's versus the more rigid and conservative MAPICS one) and with the inherited Read More