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Remapping the Supply Chain Universe, by Ann Grackin and Sree Hameed
Supply chain management is a truly dynamic field. Over the last few years the fundamental structure of the chains has changed to the point where many of the

dell structure chart  example, a company like Dell may physically touch only 20 percent of the end-to-end supply chain, but logically wants visibility over 100 percent of it. This sets up the next decision criteria, which is the delivery architecture. It poses both a business process question, as well as a technology enablement question, which many businesses are thinking through. Delivery architectures have nuances, which we don't have the space to discuss here, but suffice to say that a few elements are licensed, hosted,

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Operational Excellence: Enabling Sustained Growth Spotlight on the Americas


Companies in the Americas should lead the world in growth through operational excellence—but they don’t. A 2008 survey shows that less than half promote insight into operations by investing in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software. Companies in the Americas also lag behind Asia-Pacific firms in revenue growth and customer satisfaction. Read more of the survey results.

dell structure chart  system. In the 1990s, Dell, Southwest, Amazon and Wal-Mart achieved dramatic growth by making their operations world-class. Companies in the Americas should lead the world in growing through operational excellence. But they don't at least not among the universe of firms with US$20m through US$500m in revenues highlighted in this study. Mid-sized companies in the Americas are as focused on growth as those anywhere in the world, yet they lag their counterparts in achieving growth through operational Read More

Industry Support in WCM


If you're looking for web content management systems (WCM), I have some stats that might help you key into the features you'd expect to come standard. Here is how vendors offering web content management systems support the functionality in our model of WCM systems. These stats are based on the averages of 11441 product functionality ratings of the vendors published within our WCM knowledge

dell structure chart  Support in WCM If you're looking for web content management systems (WCM), I have some stats that might help you key into the features you'd expect to come standard. Here is how vendors offering web content management systems support the functionality in our model of WCM systems. These stats are based on the averages of 11441 product functionality ratings of the vendors published within our WCM knowledge base. We model WCM systems on a hierarchy of functionality within the following categories. Read More

IBM Netfinity Server Division


IBM’s Intel-based Netfinity servers currently hold third place in the server wars with Dell and Compaq. What are their chances for improving their position?

dell structure chart  almost ten years, although Dell Computer Corp. has recently been catching up to Compaq in terms of market share. During this time, IBM has not been a serious contender for market share leadership, but has consistently occupied a solid second or third position. The Netfinity server product line is IBM's version of the Intel-based server. IBM as a whole derives its revenues from a variety of sources, but the key areas are hardware (43%), services (35%), and software (15%). Vendor Strategy and Trajectory: Read More

IBM Updates the Netfinity Line


IBM finally seems to have gotten the message of “smaller is better” when it comes to rackmount servers with the introduction of three new models to its Netfinity line of Intel-based servers

dell structure chart  itself very competitive with Dell - a similarly-configured PowerEdge 6450 is currently priced $200-$300 higher than the 6000R. The Netfinity 6000R does even better against Compaq's 6400R - $1500-$2000 better. The only caveat here is that IBM's pricing sometimes creeps up a little between announcement and shipment. (For example, the Netfinity 4000R was announced below $4000 and actually debuted higher.) Assuming the 6000R stays at $7000 for a bare-bones system, IBM will have taken a major step toward Read More

SSA Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


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dell structure chart  Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations SSA Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations P.J. Jakovljevic - September 17, 2004 Event Recap On June 14, SSA Global , a Chicago, IL-based extended enterprise solutions and services provider for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services, and public companies worldwide announced the completion of its acquisition Read More

HP's Four-CPU Wintel-Based Rack Servers: Focusing on Reliability and Expandability


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dell structure chart  US Compaq 32.7 36 Dell 14.7 23.3 IBM 15.7 12.6 HP 11.8 9.5 Others 25.1 18.6 Product Strategy and Trajectory HP is positioning these high-end servers in two ways. The LH 4r and LXr 8000 are geared toward workgroups who expect to expand significantly over time. The LH4r accomplishes this by having a large number of disk drive bays which can be used to expand storage capabilities. The LXr 8000 uses its upgrade capabilities (from a four-CPU to an eight-CPU by swapping out main logic boards) as the means to Read More

SP Marketplace Converts Office 365 to a Full Intranet and Collaboration Structure


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10 Steps to a Successful CRM Implementation


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dell structure chart  Management: Comparing Suites from Dell KACE, Symantec, LANDesk, and Microsoft Given the complexity of today’s dynamic IT infrastructures and the broad range of management disciplines necessary to support them, choosing a lifecycle management solution can be a difficult and bewildering project. Simplify your project by downloading this side-by-side functional and financial comparison of solution suites from four of the leading vendors in this market space: Dell KACE, LANDesk, Microsoft, and Symantec. Read More

Compaq's High-End Wintel-based Rack Servers - Working Hard to Stay #1


Compaq Computer Corporation, the #1 volume manufacturer of PC Servers, both US and worldwide, is fighting a strong challenge by Dell Computer. This note assess the strengths and weaknesses of its four-CPU rackmount servers.

dell structure chart  performance, relative to a Dell 6300/6350. ($14.62/tpmC at ~22K tpmC vs. $16.30/tpmC at ~23K tpmC for Dell.) Storage: The 5500R holds up to ten 1.0 drives, giving it the most disk storage capability in its class. Flexibility: The 5500R can be converted to a freestanding unit 6400R: Functionality: The ProLiant 6400R houses up to four Xeon CPUs in a 4U footprint , with only one other vendor (Dell) currently providing a similarly dense offering. The 6400R has more hot-swappable hard disk drives [CPQ: Read More

Dell Sharpens Its Linux Focus


Building on its current Linux position, Dell will start shipping Linux-based systems that use file management software from developer Eazel.

dell structure chart  Sharpens Its Linux Focus Dell Sharpens Its Linux Focus R. Krause - December 18, 2000 Event Summary [Source: CNET] November 30, 2000 - Dell Computer has announced a deal with Eazel , a developer of Linux-based software. Eazel's primary product is Nautilus , its file management software which runs on the GNOME desktop, which, along with KDE , is one of the two main desktops (user interfaces) used with Linux. Some of the terms have not been disclosed, but they appear to include pre-loading of Nautilus Read More

Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss… (Dell)


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dell structure chart  features they can select. Dell is the obvious leader in this market, with Gateway also a strong contender. Retail: Sales of preconfigured systems take place in physical, bricks and mortar stores. Retail stores appeal more to consumer and small office/home office markets ( SOHO ), than to large enterprise purchases. HP recently nosed ahead of Compaq in retail sales. Reseller: Sales are made via a channel of middlemen , who may be value added resellers, consulting organizations, warehouse distributors, or Read More

Hewlett-Packard’s NetServer Division - #3 to Get Ready, or #4 to Go?


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dell structure chart  - than offerings from Dell and Compaq. A typical example is the transaction-processing benchmark of $/tpmC - HP's previous submission in January, 1999 (the most recent one until the release of the LH 6000) provided 23143 transactions per minute (tpmC) at a five-year cost of $26.87 each. This compares poorly to a similar Compaq system, which delivered 22478 tpmC for $18.84 each. This translates to a premium of nearly $200K. [Note: Although the TPC-C benchmark is not the sole test of value, it is pervasive Read More

Dell to Acquire ConvergeNet International


Dell Computer Corporation announced its intent to acquire ConvergeNet, a storage networking company, in a deal valued at approximately $340 Million.

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