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Get on the Grid: Utility Computing
The latest business model in licensing is the utility (on demand) computing and associated pricing. Sometimes called

desktop utility  need for client or desktop upgrades. Limited funds required for initial startup. Reduced need for internal IT support. Enterprise applications maintenance performed automatically by external experts. In addition to some aforementioned concerns and issues, topping the list of doubts is whether hosted offerings can be properly integrated with existing on-premise applications. Also there is skepticism about the usefulness of adapting hosted/on-demand solutions to unique business processes and practices. Ente

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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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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.

desktop utility  access, e-commerce solutions and desktop software, and will be billed one rate for the entire package. Another component of the Micron strategy is to let customers use software such as Microsoft Office on a per-use basis, rather than requiring them to buy expensive initial packages or upgrades. Micron will handle the behind-the-scenes upgrades needed, and make the software accessible via the Internet. Market Impact Although hardware business leases have existed for decades, this is a significant attempt 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 utility  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

They do it like that in the Balkans-Select and deploy ERP, I mean (Part II)


The Part I of this blog topic concluded with SAP's supremacy in the upper-end of the regional market. What also helps SAP ERP [evaluate this product] is a number of well-established value added resellers (VARs) that cover the entire former Yugoslavia region, some of which have a few dozen renowned installation sites (customer references) and a roster of experienced consultants. Some of these are

desktop utility  Microsoft infrastructure and volume-based desktop applications, which have attempted to become ERP consultants almost overnight. Still, until SAP decides to launch a localized version of SAP Business One [ evaluate this product ], Dynamics NAV will basically be competing with bigger domestic vendors to capture the mid-market. Namely, in the Microsoft world of the midsize market, the undisputed leader is still one local ERP vendor --  IIB with several dozen successful implementations of its flagship Read More

5 Quick Ways to Help Your Company Go Green While Cutting Costs


With all the recent talk of the economy and the environment, I thought it would be relevant to look at some of the small things we, as individuals, can do to help our companies battle the economic downturn while saving our planet. Today, social responsibility is not only good PR, it makes good business sense. Here are some simple steps you can take to help your company go green while still keeping

desktop utility  2. Shut down your desktop before heading out. Many companies have policies to leave personal computers (PCs) running all the time with no real justification. In fact, shutting down PCs overnight can reduce a company’s energy consumption by 10 percent—impacting its utility bill. Obviously, energy reduction strategies can go beyond the four walls of the office and have a real impact when strategically applied to the shop floor and other areas of production and distribution. 3. Cut back on traveling. Read More

Ericom Software Inc.


Ericom Software is a provider of application access and remote desktop protocol (RDP) acceleration solutions.

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PSU International Botswana


PSU International (“PSU”) is the leading supplier of financial systems and services in the Public Service and Utility industries in Africa and the company has been successfully involved in projects in 14 African countries, and in more than 300 Local Authority and Utility organisations. PSU has been responsible for the implementation of both the Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Cogsdale Billing systems currently being used by all the Local Authorities in Botswana. The relationship between PSU and the Ministry of Local Government (“MLG”) began in 1998 with the initialisation of the computerisation project within MLGLH. PSU (Botswana) was established in 1998 to provide the necessary services to this project from a Batswana company.

desktop utility  International Botswana PSU International (“PSU”) is the leading supplier of financial systems and services in the Public Service and Utility industries in Africa and the company has been successfully involved in projects in 14 African countries, and in more than 300 Local Authority and Utility organisations. PSU has been responsible for the implementation of both the Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Cogsdale Billing systems currently being used by all the Local Authorities in Botswana. The Read More

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 utility  (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

Case Study: Accurate and Complete Factory Orders


ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industrial customers to improve their performance while lowering their environmental impact. ABB sales staff and partners historically used two different configurator solutions and this resulted in many incomplete factory orders. Furthermore, ABB wanted to make their sales process more efficient by reducing the need for engineering support. Find out how the company benefited by implementing a single configurator solution—Tacton Configurator.

desktop utility  Study: Accurate and Complete Factory Orders ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industrial customers to improve their performance while lowering their environmental impact. ABB sales staff and partners historically used two different configurator solutions and this resulted in many incomplete factory orders. Furthermore, ABB wanted to make their sales process more efficient by reducing the need for engineering support. Find out how the company benefited Read More

Beyond Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats


Not all email security solutions are built to defend against emerging email threats. Regardless of whether someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone, an organization’s umbrella of security needs to protect any device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence today, including botnets, phishing, malware, and smartphone attacks, and what to do about them.

desktop utility  someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone, an organization’s umbrella of security needs to protect any device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence today, including botnets, phishing, malware, and smartphone attacks, and what to do about them. Read More

desktopsites, Inc.


desktopsites is a leading developer of innovative and cost effective Windows® desktop virtualization and cloud computing solutions for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs).

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PTC Creo to Be Available as Virtual Desktop CAD


A major announcement at the PTC Live Global 2013 conference was that PTC Creo design and analysis applications will soon be available and supported in a Virtual Desktop environment. In design and manufacturing environments today, corporations need to have the ability to get global teams up and running quickly in new locations, and they need all teams to be able to easily access the latest software

desktop utility  Be Available as Virtual Desktop CAD A major announcement at the PTC Live Global 2013 conference was that PTC Creo design and analysis applications will soon be available and supported in a Virtual Desktop environment . In design and manufacturing environments today, corporations need to have the ability to get global teams up and running quickly in new locations, and they need all teams to be able to easily access the latest software installation by updating from a single server. Virtualization of PTC Read More

Autodesk Releases 2014 Design and Creativity Suites


Marrying desktop and cloud design experience for more comprehensive industry workflows continues to be a theme at Autodesk. The latest Autodesk Design and Creation Suites offer access to the Autodesk 2014 software portfolio for building, product, plant, and factory design; engineering, construction, and infrastructure; and entertainment creation professionals. Desktop and Cloud Design

desktop utility  and Creativity Suites Marrying desktop and cloud design experience for more comprehensive industry workflows continues to be a theme at Autodesk . The latest Autodesk Design and Creation Suites offer access to the  Autodesk 2014 software portfolio  for building, product, plant, and factory design; engineering, construction, and infrastructure; and entertainment creation professionals. Desktop and Cloud Design Working in Tandem Suite customers on Autodesk Subscription will also have access to select 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 utility  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

High Tech Computer Manufacturer On-Boards Global Supply Chain Partners, Increases Visibility and Coordinates Inbound Execution


When a global high tech manufacturer of desktop and portable PCs sought to reduce their inbound supply chain lead-time and costs, they came to Optum for help improving their visibility to, and coordination with, inbound suppliers, and contract manufacturers. Learn how it integrated partners and its system into the supply chain to achieve its competitive advantage.

desktop utility  high tech manufacturer of desktop and portable PCs sought to reduce their inbound supply chain lead-time and costs, they came to Optum for help improving their visibility to, and coordination with, inbound suppliers, and contract manufacturers. Learn how it integrated partners and its system into the supply chain to achieve its competitive advantage. Read More