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Are Your Laptops Protected against Careless Employee Use?
The best encryption and security policies will not protect your laptops against careless employee use. Learn about the latest innovations in tracking IT assets

desktop imagery  Point Security Management , Desktop Security Software , Desktop Security Solutions . --> A worldwide shift towards the use of mobile devices coupled with recently-enacted data breach legislation has created a new challenge for IT organizations: balancing the enhanced productivity of mobile computing with the requirement to protect sensitive information from data breach. Many organizations have tackled mobile computer security with corporate policy, others with encryption technology. Both strategies are he

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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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Do More with Less: Merging Enterprise Applications with Desktop Tools


Workers spend on average close to 80 percent of their workday with some combination of enterprise applications and desktop tools. Best-in-class companies have already found ways to improve productivity. Learn more about the convergence of enterprise applications with desktop tools, and the role it plays in providing visibility to enterprise data, improving communication, and facilitating real-time decision making.

desktop imagery  Merging Enterprise Applications with Desktop Tools Workers spend on average close to 80 percent of their workday with some combination of enterprise applications and desktop tools. Best-in-class companies have already found ways to improve productivity. Learn more about the convergence of enterprise applications with desktop tools, and the role it plays in providing visibility to enterprise data, improving communication, and facilitating real-time decision making. Read More

Dell Tops in Customer Satisfaction


Compaq rises, IBM falls, but Dell remains master of the desktop domain.

desktop imagery  two positions in the desktop segment and up to second position in the notebook segment, in both cases displacing IBM to No. 5 in desktops and No. 3 in notebook satisfaction. Market Impact No news is good news for Dell [NASDAQ:DELL]. Dell retains its position at the top of the TBR rankings. Sometimes, you try and you try, but you do get satisfaction. Compaq [NYSE:CPQ], with its recent efforts toward improving customer service and satisfaction, has pulled away from the rest of the pack and stands alone Read More

Microsoft Dynamics and the 2007 Microsoft Office System: Integration Highlights


Business management solution users spend most of their time “heads down” in the business application, but they also need to use communication and desktop productivity tools. Thus, business solutions need familiar, easy-to-learn user interfaces. They need to be “process-centric” and role-based. And they need to provide a bridge between the worlds of structured business applications and unstructured desktop productivity software.

desktop imagery  to use communication and desktop productivity tools. They manage information differently, and they perform tasks that are specific to the role they have. Business management solutions have very structured data, very controlled data, and appropriately so. To empower these users, the business solution needs a familiar user interface that is easy to learn. It needs to be “process-centric,” organized around the typical things that employees do through the course of a day. It needs to be rolebased. And, it Read More

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.

desktop imagery  end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc. 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 imagery  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

Information/Internet Appliances


Information appliances, also called Internet or PC appliances, are a new market that appeal to those customers who want to reduce their desktop hardware expenditures. What are they, who makes them, and what do you get for your money?

desktop imagery  also with respect to desktop support. Hardware cost reductions are expected to come from lower equipment and maintenance prices, support cost reductions are expected to come from the centralization and standardization of application software available to the user/client. A subtext to this is an attempt by some vendors to move away from a Windows-centric computing model and loosen Microsoft's control of the desktop. Presently, the primary target buyer for these products is the business/corporate user Read More

Trend Virus Control System - A Centralized Approach to Protection


Trend Virus Control System (TVCS) utilizes a web based management console, which allows for administration, configuration and policy enforcement from a central location.

desktop imagery  if coupled with Trend's desktop products will allow for desktop virus management as well. The product must be coupled with one or more of the following components, such as Interscan, ScanMail, eDoctor and desktop clients such as Trend OfficeScan. Trend's first virus products were released in 1990, two years after a former Hewlett-Packard engineer, Steve Chang, formed the company. The initial anti-virus products were focused specifically on the desktop. Trend has evolved its product line since then, and Read More

Extending Server Virtualization to the Desktop


Server virtualization isn’t a new concept. But the benefits of extending server virtualization to the desktop may not be common knowledge. A virtual desktop solution can allow companies to run virtualized PCs and computer desktops on servers located inside the data center. Besides allowing centralized management, this setup can improve security and deliver new capabilities to the user. Learn about other benefits.

desktop imagery  Server Virtualization to the Desktop Server virtualization isn’t a new concept. But the benefits of extending server virtualization to the desktop may not be common knowledge. A virtual desktop solution can allow companies to run virtualized PCs and computer desktops on servers located inside the data center. Besides allowing centralized management, this setup can improve security and deliver new capabilities to the user. Learn about other benefits. Read More

Application Access over the Internet: Cloud Computing Service for Higher Education


Wipro completed a research project to understand how application and desktop virtualization technology can be best harnessed for the needs of higher education and compare traditional systems integration implementation approach with a cloud computing model. The team conducted in-depth interviews with a set of colleges and universities that have considered, piloted, or already deployed such solutions. This document is a summary of the research findings and conclusions.

desktop imagery  understand how application and desktop virtualization technology can be best harnessed for the needs of higher education and compare traditional systems integration implementation approach with a cloud computing model. The team conducted in-depth interviews with a set of colleges and universities that have considered, piloted, or already deployed such solutions. This document is a summary of the research findings and conclusions. Read More

Who’s Got the Better Windows Office Suite? Corel or Microsoft?


There is no one correct answer, both desktop office suites excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note target the generic corporate office employee who makes heavy use of a word processor, medium use of spreadsheets, and limited database and/or web development.

desktop imagery  the never-ending question within desktop office suites, What's better, Corel's or Microsoft's? Generally, this question is answered from an emotional perspective, based entirely on the specific administrator's and/or end users comfort level. There is no one correct answer, both desktop office suites excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note will pit the two systems against each other in four specific areas: Product Functionality: Feature functions contained within the Read More

Gigabit Transceivers ~ the Next Generation


Broadcom Corporation announced they have developed the first transceiver to handle Gigabit Ethernet over existing Category 5 copper cabling.

desktop imagery  Gigabit Ethernet to the desktop environment. Market Impact The Broadcom BCM5401 1000Base-T Transceiver will have a significant market impact because Ethernet switching vendors will not have to change the device form factor they are currently manufacturing. This will allow them to keep engineering costs to a minimum in the area of design and manufacturing, with the best example of this being the Data Closet stackable market. This transceiver will allow companies to leverage the technology built into the Read More

Concur eWorkplace Projects Vision Onto Desktop


Concur announced a comprehensive release of its eWorkplace portal and the components for purchasing, human relations, and travel and expense management.

desktop imagery  eWorkplace Projects Vision Onto Desktop Event Summary Concur Technologies (NASDAQ: CNQR) made good on its promises to deliver more functionality with increased integration in the second quarter by releasing versions 6.0 of its eWorkplacetm portal, and its applications Concur Procurementtm, Concur Expensetm, and Concur Human Resourcestm. The new suite features a more uniform and integrated front end, access to Concur's Commerce Network, and new features in each application. Concur Human Resources 6.0 new 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.

desktop imagery  ), having a common desktop appearance (with the implication that it looks similar to Windows), is high on the list of barriers Linux must overcome to enhance its acceptance. One facet of the desktop is the file management system, where Eazel's Nautilus works with GNOME. As GNOME continues to fill out its desktop offering/suite, it enhances its competitive position relative to KDE. Overall, we consider IBM to be the leader among major computer systems manufacturers in embracing Linux. We consider Dell to b Read More

IBM Announces Advances on Big Data and Cloud to Its PureSystems Family


Two new offerings will be added to IBM’s PureSystems family, the PureData System for Analytics and a smaller PureApplication System to accelerate cloud deployments. The new PureData System for Analytics, powered by Netezza technology, will address large amounts of data at high speed to assist organizations in the analysis of large volumes of information. The PuraData System for Analytics will

desktop imagery  environments, including cloud. SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure—an offering meant to enhance the quality and reliability of virtual desktop environments, easing its management and monitoring. IBM is reinforcing its PureSystem portfolio with a number of options built for reinforcing capabilities in key areas such as cloud and big data. Will this move IBM ahead in the new platform era? Please leave a comment and I will respond as soon as I can. Read More