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Computer Manufacturers Shifting Their Focus to Start-Ups
Sun Microsystems and Gateway have announced initiatives designed to make their products and services more appealing to start-up companies, especially those

desktop computer bundle  Although Gateway produces quality desktop machines, Gateway servers (a key part of the infrastructure) are barely on the market share radar screen . If Gateway takes equity positions in the companies they're funding, brand loyalty becomes less an issue of product specs, and a little more a management decision . (We are not implying that Gateway will try to muscle companies to buy their stuff; what we envision is the start-up's management saying Why should we change vendors and risk compromising our

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How Do You Categorize Notebooks?


The notebook computer market has become one of the remaining battlegrounds for computer manufacturers. Our purpose here is to define the notebook market segments, describe what the general characteristics of each segment are, and to give users an idea of what features they can expect for each segment.

desktop computer bundle  use the definitions below. Desktop Replacement Target User : Corporate worker wanting computing power similar to a desktop. Not highly mobile, but wants to have the flexibility to bring his computer home to do work. Pricing : Generally more expensive than the desktops they replace. Typical pricing in the $2000-$3500 range, Typical Uses : Same as typical desktop - word processing/spreadsheet/office suite apps; E-mail; applications requiring power and speed, e.g., CAD/graphics Key Features : Large display; Read More

Portals: Necessary But Not Self-sufficient


Having moved beyond its original role as a standalone presentation layer to become a part of a larger technology stack, the portal is now considered part of a larger offering, be it in collaboration, vertical-specific applications, or application infrastructure and middleware.

desktop computer bundle  uncontested popularity on the desktop-side (see The Technology Choices ), and use its high, mid-market popularity on the server-side. In general, portal server is an application that is used to develop, deliver, and maintain a Web portal, which typically includes a variety of tools and functions, including user authentication, identity management, personalization, a search facility, and content aggregation capabilities. To that end, the Epicor Portal Server component of Epicor Portal will leverage Read More

Packard Bell / NEC Leads Secure Etoken Deployment


On October 19, Aladdin Knowledge Systems ( Nasdaq: ALDN ), a global leader in the field of Internet content and software security, announced with Packard Bell NEC International ( Nasdaq: NIPNY ), the leading brand of consumer PCs in Europe, an agreement to bundle approximately 50,000 eTokens on Packard Bell PCs. The eTokens, or Internet keys, will come in different colors so that all family members can have a unique color code. Retail shops in Belgium expect to have eTokenized PCs on their shelves by November.

desktop computer bundle  Security Device on low-end desktop systems. USB is a new port standard for computer and peripheral connectivity, and is now standard on all new PCs and laptops. USB was developed through collaboration by Intel, Digital, Microsoft, IBM, Compaq and NEC, all of which are mainstream PC hardware vendors. Apple's new iMac comes equipped with a USB port as well. Recently, the eToken won the prestigious European IST Award for best European innovative information technology products in 1999. Market Impact The Read More

Nothing Succeeds Like Success(Factors) - Part 3


Part 1 of this series introduced SuccessFactors, a public provider of software as a service (SaaS) talent management solutions. The article first analyzed the vendor’s evolution from its traditional People Performance realm to the seemingly more opportune Business Execution (BizX) province. Then the article talked about SuccessFactors’ diverse product editions (tailored to

desktop computer bundle  and paper-based processes, or desktop software tools that are not specifically designed for performance and talent management. SuccessFactors also faces competition from custom-built software that is designed to support the needs of a single organization, and from a plethora of HR and talent management application providers. These software vendors include Authoria (including PeopleClick ), Cornerstone OnDemand, Halogen Software , Kenexa (including Salary.com ), Oracle, Plateau Systems, Saba, SAP, Read More

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Demartek is a computer industry analyst organization with its own on-site computer test lab for the purpose of validation testing, performance testing, and power efficiency or other types of testing.

desktop computer bundle  Demartek is a computer industry analyst organization with its own on-site computer test lab for the purpose of validation testing, performance testing, and power efficiency or other types of testing. Read More

Computer Guidance Corp’s Construction ERP Longevity


I have only recently been made aware of Computer Guidance Corporation (CGC) and its leading construction ERP solution for architecture, engineering, and commercial construction companies, even though the company has been around for over 30 years. CGC’s eCMS Construction ERP solution had then and still has among the best construction accounting, payroll, and job cost functionality around.

desktop computer bundle  Guidance Corp’s Construction ERP Longevity I have only recently been made aware of Computer Guidance Corporation (CGC) and its leading construction enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for architecture, engineering, and commercial construction companies, even though the company has been around for over 30 years. CGC’s eCMS Construction ERP solution had then and still has among the best construction accounting, payroll, and job cost functionality around (see Figure 1).   Figure 1 . eCMS Read More

Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance


Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security. The alliance has set a goal of publishing a specification proposal by the second half of 2000. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the rapidly increasing number of information security attacks.

desktop computer bundle  they trying to develop desktop and server security standards for systems integrators and solution providers? Whatever their mission is, they plan on creating a proposal for a security specification of sorts by the second half of 2000. Their plan is to make the specification available through licensing subject to proper verification and implementation. Market Impact In a world of co-existing truths, it is likely that there are multiple purposes behind this alliance. Microsoft needs to gain consumer Read More

It’s a Portal...AND It;s a Gateway


AOL has partnered with Gateway to develop a line of Internet-ready Linux desktop appliances based on the Netscape 6 browser.

desktop computer bundle  Gateway desktop appliance. The desktop appliance, a simplified Internet device for busy families and other consumers seeking additional ways to access the Web, will serve as a lower-cost alternative to the traditional PC. This easy-to-use appliance will provide consumers a reliable connection and fast access to the features and content of AOL and the Internet. Its convenient keyboard, mouse, and traditional computer screen will offer users familiar ways to gain access to news, e-mail and additional Web Read More

Dell Jumps Into Internet PC Arena


Dell Computer Corp. has announced that it is taking orders for its new Webpc, Dell's first product from its Web Products Group, and its first foray into the growing market of Internet appliances.

desktop computer bundle  Jumps Into Internet PC Arena Event Summary 11/30/99 - Dell Computer Corp. announced the Webpc, which features an Intel Celeron 433 megahertz processor, a 15-inch monitor, a printer and one year of DellNet Internet service. Prices for the new computers start at $999. In a press release Tuesday, the company said the Webpc is the first product from its Web Products Group and is part of its strategy of embracing the Internet in every facet of its business. This marks Dell's entry into the market of those Read More

Micron to Push "Subscriber Computing" Rentals 'R' Us?


Personal computer maker Micron Electronics said Tuesday it will spend $210 million on its "subscriber computing" initiative, under which subscribers will be offered packages of services and billed one rate for the entire package.

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GNOME Will Try to Buff Up Linux


In its fight to catch up to Windows for desktop mindshare and market share, Linux has received a boost from the Gnome Foundation and a number of key systems manufacturers.

desktop computer bundle  big dog in the desktop space. [The other possible step, hinted at above, is installation ease. Windows is currently perceived by some as being easier to install than Linux, the implication being that the typical, i.e., non-expert, computer user will find Linux somewhat more difficult to install than Windows.] With the backing of Compaq, HP, and IBM, GNOME stands a decent chance of being more than just a pipe dream. If the Gnome Foundation can also secure the support of Dell, Gateway and eMachines (less Read More

Compaq Streamlines Product Line


Compaq is simplifying its sometimes dizzying range of product offerings in its business desktop lines. This bodes well for their customers.

desktop computer bundle  will streamline its commercial desktop PC line. Sources said Compaq will attempt to make this part of its business profitable again by slimming down the product line. The aim is to relaunch DeskPro with a smaller number of models and supporting a smaller number of chip sets and processors, sources said. Compaq, analysts said, has the widest commercial PC product line available today. The DeskPro line includes nearly 70 models spread across its DeskPro EN and EP lines, according to the Compaq Web site. By Read More

Gates Previews Pen-Based Computer


Microsoft chairman Bill Gates used Comdex to present his next hardware solution, a pen-computing tablet-sized PC code named, amazingly enough, the Tablet PC.

desktop computer bundle  Previews Pen-Based Computer Gates Previews Pen-Based Computer R. Krause - November 15, 2000 Event Summary November 13, 2000 Microsoft chairman Bill Gates used his keynote speech at Comdex to unveil a proof of concept system Microsoft calls its Tablet PC . The Tablet is a little over two pounds, and expected to be around the size of a legal pad. Gates apparently believes pad/tablet PCs and pen-based computing are the next big thing(s) in the PC hardware arena. The Tablet currently uses the Read More