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Security Begins on Your Desktop
The documents, spreadsheets, databases and other files on the personal computers used to conduct business are corporate assets. It cost money to create them

desktop computers used  Begins on Your Desktop IT Management Issue Consider this: If the hard drive on your personal computer failed right now: How long would it take for you to be as productive as you were yesterday? Would any clients be inconvenienced? Would you impact the productivity of others in the company? Are you sure that no one else on your corporate network can access the files on your machine? How about when you connect to the internet from home? From a client's site? Is your company providing the proper

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Gateway, Dell Plan Windows-free Appliances


Gateway, Dell and others plan desktop 'Internet appliances' -- running on little or no Microsoft software.

desktop computers used  giant's market power. The desktop machines, which are expected early next year, will be designed primarily to surf the Internet and be priced far below standard PCs running Microsoft's Windows 98 operating software, industry executives said. These Internet computers, or appliances, won't soon supplant Windows PCs, which will likely dominate the market for years. But if they take off, they could begin to erode Microsoft's dominance of the desktop. Market Impact This announcement indicates that the Read More

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


This year, the market can be summed up as 3D: Dell Direct Desktop. In comparison, Compaq and IBM are looking a little flat.

desktop computers used  the Old Boss… (Dell) Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss (Dell) C. McNulty - May 4, 2000 Market Overview Non-portable, Intel compatible PCs remain the primary vehicle for supporting most applications in the modern organization. Intel/AMD-based processors and internal hard drives distinguish systems in this category. It also helps to point out what is not included in this market: Thin clients and dumb terminals Intel-architecture systems which require network access for most key 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.

desktop computers used  of the larger retail desktop presences. (PC Data's figures showed eMachines in the #3 retail sales position.) Become a direct competitor to Gateway/AOL - Even before Microsoft went after Netscape, we believe MS considered AOL a Great Satan. Anything they can do to weaken AOL's competitive presence is probably A Good Thing in Redmond's eyes. We mention Gateway because of their iPliance products, which bundle AOL. (See TEC Gateway & AOL Follow Crusoe's Footprints ). Boost MSN presence - Despite massive Read More

8 Reasons to Outsource Your Desktop in the Cloud


With organizations looking for new ways to cut costs and increase productivity, cloud computing has become a popular trend. In the most common form of cloud computing, vendors offer software via the Internet in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Many of the benefits of this model can be translated to desktop management. Learn how SaaS principles are being applied to offer companies desktop-as-a-service (DaaS).

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IBM PC Line Redrawn


IBM has decided to combine its entire desktop PC line under one name. The NetVista brand, until last week the name for IBM’s thin clients and appliance desktops, will now cover the whole range, including newly-released models for home and business.

desktop computers used  PC family, completing the desktop PC model transition begun earlier this year. The activity continues IBM's Edge of Network initiative, with devices designed from the ground up for fast, high-bandwidth Internet access, easy set-up and simplified use. Additions include: New Netvista desktop systems New data recovery/data transfer software IBM Direct Build Your Own NetVista models New IBM microdrive NetVista models with Microsoft Millenium software pre-loaded The new models offer software stability, with Read More

Palm Tries to Take the Desktop in Hand


Palm Computing to offer software to allow Palm devices to network with enterprise systems and applications.

desktop computers used  Tries to Take the Desktop in Hand Palm Tries to Take the Desktop in Hand R.A. Krause - October 27th, 1999 Event Summary 10/18/99 - 3Com's Palm Computing offspring will stand or fall on the willingness of large corporate IS groups to embrace an array of new devices, from personal digital assistants to cellular phones, that use the Palm operating system as their basic software. This week the company, which will be spun off from parent 3Com early next year, will take a giant step in its effort to shift from Read More

Intel Throws its "Red Hat" into Linux Ring


Red Hat said that Intel plans to make Red Hat Linux software available on powerful server computers designed to run websites.

desktop computers used  Throws its Red Hat into Linux Ring Event Summary 10/26/99 - Red Hat said on Tuesday that Intel plans to make Red Hat Linux software available on powerful server computers designed to run websites. Red Hat said Intel plans to bundle the Red Hat Linux operating system on servers Intel is supplying to ISPs 1 . Intel has launched a program aimed at boosting its share of the server market, which has been dominated by Sun Microsystems, whose computers use Sun's own chips instead of Intel's. Market Impact Read More

HP “Medals” In U.S. PC Olympics


In the U.S. desktop PC market, Hewlett Packard and Gateway have been closely embroiled for the #3 position in the market. This trend will not continue. TEC forecasts a widening lead for HP throughout 2000.

desktop computers used  please see TEC's article Desktop PC's: Meet the New Boss .) Gateway and HP have tracked general PC system growth in the U.S. for the past two years. We expect Gateway to continue to perform on par with market trends. However, with IBM out of the retail market, HP is outperforming the rest of the market. While the US market is growing at 15%, HP is growing at an astronomical 38%. We expect this trend to continue throughout 2000 (80% likelihood). Figure 1 Source: TEC [Note: 2000 figures are TEC forecasts.] Read More

Solace Systems Inc.


Solace Systems provides messaging middleware solutions that let companies efficiently distribute data to desktop, enterprise and mobile applications with higher performance and at lower cost than alternatives. The foundation of Solace’s solution is a turnkey appliance that’s available in two sizes to meet the needs of a wide range of businesses.

desktop computers used  efficiently distribute data to desktop, enterprise and mobile applications with higher performance and at lower cost than alternatives. The foundation of Solace’s solution is a turnkey appliance that’s available in two sizes to meet the needs of a wide range of businesses. Read More

PDF/A and the Document Retention Landscape


PDF is a widely used yet still limited document storage format. PDF/A, an internationally standardized version of PDF, provides further long-term stability of archived data, while permitting users to customize methodologies. However, knowledge managers should ask what software tools must be used in conjunction with PDF/A to ensure electronic archival material is accessible, searchable, and reliable in the long term.

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FPX CPQ OnDemand


FPX’s flagship application, FPX CPQ OnDemand, is designed to help salespeople configure complex products. CPQ OnDemand is used by companies in the manufacturing, technology, and medical industries. The product integrates with existing systems including several customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The CPQ OnDemand product family includes the following products: CPQ OnDemand Direct Mode CPQ OnDemand CRM Mode CPQ OnDemand Offline Edition CPQ OnDemand for PRM CPQ OnDemand Setup CPQ OnDemand Web Services API  

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Dassault’s Consumer Experience Management, Virtually Yours


Product lifecycle management (PLM) for retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) is usually seen as a lighter version of more complex systems used by manufacturing companies to design sophisticated industrial products. Dassault Systèmes is one of the few vendors to offer PLM solutions that specifically address customer experience in retail. In this article, TEC analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu shows you how retailers can use the Dassault Systèmes solution for customer experience.

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11Ants Analytics builds predictive analytics software for used in business, science, and government. 11Ants Analytics data lab and software development team is located in Hamilton, New Zealand. It sells its software and consulting services globally.

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Shifts in Payment Models for CAD Deployments


Given the recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo, it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing, and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go

desktop computers used  Deployments Given the  recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo , it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks ). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of  Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing , and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go basis . In terms of comparing 3D computer-aided design (CAD) offerings, one can put Read More