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Compaq Wins Supercomputer Contract, But Is It Enough?
Compaq recently was awarded a contract for the world’s largest supercomputer, which will use its Alpha processors. But what’s happening with their standard high

desktop supercomputer  Wins Supercomputer Contract, But Is It Enough? Compaq Wins Supercomputer Contract, But Is It Enough? R. Krause - August 25, 2000 Event Summary Compaq Computer Corporation and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) in Pittsburgh, PA announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, VA has selected them to build and manage the world's largest supercomputer to offer scientists access to a wide range of non-military, scientific applications. The contract, valued at an initial $36

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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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Desktop Management's Dirty Little Secret


ESD (electronic software distribution) promises to simplify software distribution and management, and eliminate ''sneakernet'' the costly, time-consuming manual process that some companies still use to do upgrades and installations. Unfortunately, the cure often has some of the same pitfalls as the problem, not to mention a few snags of its own.

desktop supercomputer  (ESD) technology to mitigate desktop and server management pain. ESD promises to simplify software distribution and management, and eliminate sneakernet the costly, time-consuming manual process that some companies still use to do upgrades and installations. Unfortunately, the cure often has some of the same pitfalls as the problem, not to mention a few snags of its own. ESD vendors don't always include the up-front deployment costs in the impressive ROI schedules they tout to customers. Instead, 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 supercomputer  wireless Web pad and desktop appliance - are small, lightweight tools for accessing the Internet in a variety of ways during the course of a consumer's daily life. These appliances will automatically launch the Instant AOL service, a customized version of AOL's convenient and easy-to-use software. It also will offer popular AOL content and features like e-mail and news as well as personalized services for busy households including AOL's My Calendar, recipes, coupons, and grocery lists. Nearly all of Read More

Extending Document Life Cycle Management to the Desktop


Given ever-increasing regulatory pressures, document life cycle management is clearly an issue every enterprise must resolve. Until now, documents stored on local machines and e-mailed outside the organization have presented a particularly thorny challenge. Fortunately, new technologies make it possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise.

desktop supercomputer  Cycle Management to the Desktop Given ever-increasing regulatory pressures, document life cycle management is clearly an issue every enterprise must resolve. Until now, documents stored on local machines and e-mailed outside the organization have presented a particularly thorny challenge. Fortunately, new technologies make it possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise. 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 supercomputer  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

Tableau Desktop: Business Analytics for All




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Red Hat’s Linux Domination Weakens


Red Hat still controls the Linux market, but now it’s getting some competition from SuSE, Caldera, and TurboLinux.

desktop supercomputer  market share in the desktop space. When/if Linux gains significant desktop market share (greater than 15%), we expect some shifting of share percentages, as the July 2000 retail sales figures indicate. Based on TEC's analysis (see Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality ), we expect Caldera to challenge Red Hat for desktop market share, although its retail sales indicate otherwise. [Note: Because of the way IDC calculates units shipped - pre-installed unit sales are not counted Read More

Oracle Enhances Its Virtual Desktop Client Solutions for Mobile Devices


With the release of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 1.2 for Tablets, Oracle will be making available a new set of features to provide support for Android, in addition to the support it already provides for iPad, Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, to better support corporate client bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives. The new offering has features to support faster connection and higher screen

desktop supercomputer  Enhances Its Virtual Desktop Client Solutions for Mobile Devices With the release of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 1.2 for Tablets , Oracle will be making available a new set of features to provide support for Android, in addition to the support it already provides for iPad, Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, to better support corporate client bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives. The new offering has features to support faster connection and higher screen resolutions (including Retina display on the Read More

xTuple Ends 2012 on a High Note


In the final days of 2012, xTuple, a commercial open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) company that works with a global community of tens of thousands of professional users, reported its second consecutive record quarter of sales for 2012. Due to a surge of new customers in manufacturing and distribution, revenue was reportedly up 74 percent over the third quarter last year—and sales in

desktop supercomputer  one, the classic xTuple Desktop client in 4.0 features more than 400 new enhancements—including a new Social Desktop featuring integrated intra-company Instant Messaging (IM), Cost Plus Pricing, Enhanced Job Costing, and significant enhancements to Projects and CRM. Moreover, version 4.0 also includes the first-ever Mobile Web client, optimized for a multitenant cloud hosting environment. Over three years in the making, the xTuple Mobile Web client is a fully JavaScript and HTML5-based application, Read More

An Analysis of Trend Micro Systems - Who They Are and Where They're Going


During the first half of 1999 alone, viruses have wreaked havoc on the Internet and corporate networks, causing over 7 Billion (USD) in damages.

desktop supercomputer  e-mail components, gateway components, desktop components, and central management utilities. Trend Micro updates virus pattern files on a weekly basis, or on an as-needed basis when dangerous viruses strike. Vendor Strategy and Trajectory Trend Micro is attempting to gain a greater percentage of the anti-virus software market share through a combination of robust platform support, partnership alliances, and increased human intelligence within its virus research team. Trend is looking to increase the Read More

Lexiguard&;: The Coming "Adobe Acrobat" of Encryption


A cool new desktop encryption product has been unveiled by Lexias, Inc. at RSA Conference 2000. With a simple and easy-to-use interface and affordable price, even novice Internet users can master the art of sending secure encrypted data. As security awareness heightens, Lexiguard may soon become as ubiquitous on desktops as Adobe Acrobat.

desktop supercomputer  Lexias, Inc. unleashed a desktop encryption product which someday could become the defacto desktop encryption application of choice if Lexias plays their cards right. Known as Lexiguard 1.0, this desktop PKI solution is easy to install, easy to use, and may be one of the hottest new security products of the 21st century. The flexible user interface allows you to select your choice of five symmetric encryption algorithms, and four different key sizes starting at 40 bits up through 448 bits through a Read More

Dassault Systèmes Manufacturing Solution Goes Mobile


Dassault Systèmes has announced a mobile DELMIA Apriso offering that extends the reach of the Apriso product portfolio for global MOM beyond the desktop for workers and managers on the shop floor as well as executives.

desktop supercomputer  global MOM beyond the desktop for workers and managers on the shop floor as well as executives. The Apriso Mobility solution, which supports Apriso mobile apps running on Microsoft Windows 8, Apple iOS, and Google Android operating systems, provides easy access to Apriso applications on the go, including quality, production, warehouse, maintenance, and time and labor, among others, for MOM across sites, geographies, and functional domains.   As a role-based solution, each user interface (UI) can be confi Read More

Expect Boom in Electronic Signatures


E-Pad deployment will skyrocket and make your fax machine obsolete. But don't expect all security experts to embrace electronic signatures as PKI solutions continue to be deployed. Nonetheless, even if electronic signatures are arguably less secure than PKI, less than optimal embedded security on E-pads will not likely affect the demand.

desktop supercomputer  As the demand for desktop E-commerce solutions increases, organizations are looking for new and improved ways to speed up the signature authentication process that is inherent in relying on FAX machines. Today's choices for authenticating documents include faxing handwritten signatures or using secure public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions. With the complexity of installing and administering PKI through-out large organizations, coupled with fast growing presence of pen-based devices on the market, Read More

HP: Why Not Just Call It “e-Vectra.com”?


HP succumbing to the trend for simple, sealed case PC’s, will release the e-Vectra in April. E-look before you e-leap.

desktop supercomputer  movement toward low-cost, legacy-free desktop PC systems by unveiling its e-Vectra corporate desktop line, the company's first e-PC product designed for the workplace. The dictionary-sized computer tower features a new look and weighs just under 8 pounds, making it about 75 percent smaller than traditional commercial desktop PCs, according to HP officials in Palo Alto, Calif. Prices for the e-Vectra start at $549. In recent years, Intel Corp. [NASDAQ:INTC] and Microsoft Corp. [NASDAQ:MSFT] have urged Read More

Realizing Cost Benefits Through Perimeter-based Online Security


Malware infections are becoming more and more severe, making detecting infections before they infiltrate your server or desktop a high priority. Perimeter-based security keeps the malware—and the risks—away from your systems. Adding layers of security, particularly outside the network, can help you identify and stop Internet threats before they infect machines, expose sensitive information, and consume valuable resources.

desktop supercomputer  infiltrate your server or desktop a high priority. Perimeter-based security keeps the malware—and the risks—away from your systems. Adding layers of security, particularly outside the network, can help you identify and stop Internet threats before they infect machines, expose sensitive information, and consume valuable resources. Read More