X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 hardware evolution in computing


The Evolution of a Real-time Data Warehouse
Real-time data warehouses are common in some organizations. This article reviews the basic concepts of a real-time data warehouse and it will help you determine

hardware evolution in computing  combination of software and hardware tools designed for analytical processing of very large amounts of data. Netezza's architecture is massively parallel processing (MPP)-based and uses a streaming processing to help enable advanced or complex analytical processes. Oracle Oracle offers a set of products for deploying data warehousing solutions, such as Exadata Storage Server (based on the HP ProLiant DL180 G5 server), HP Oracle Database Machine designed for multiterabyte data warehouses, and the Oracle

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Documents related to » hardware evolution in computing

Apple Displays Its Core in Mac OS X


Apple has opened up the source code for the kernel of their next generation operation system, Mac OS X. Et tu, Redmond?

hardware evolution in computing  way of broadening Apple's hardware market and creating a market for low cost Apple clones. Unfortunately, OS licenses were one of the first things Steve Jobs killed in 1997 when he rejoined Apple. Back then, Power Computing was on its way to US$ 400 Million in revenues. No more. Apple giveth, but Apple may taketh. For end-users, there will be no significant effect until Mac OS X is in wide release. OS X will be released for retail sales during summer 2000, and will be pre-loaded on all Macintosh Read More

ERP Beginner's Guide In So Many Words


ERP remains the information backbone for contemporary manufacturing enterprises. However, today's ERP systems are required to address more than traditional processes taking place within the walls of an enterprise. This is a concise ERP reference guide for anyone needing a general knowledge of ERP features and the ramifications of implementing it (or not).

hardware evolution in computing  another $3-$6 of additional hardware, third party integration and consulting, and resellers revenue, although in some cases additional costs can reach $10-15 for each dollar spent on software. The most commonly overlooked or underestimated costs of ERP implementations come from: training, integration & testing, data conversion & analysis, staff turnover, post-implementation turmoil, etc. Total cost of ownership (TCO) as a percentage of company revenue generally ranges from 1.5% to 6%, depending on the Read More

Open Source Business Intelligence: The Quiet Evolution


As organizations face a pressing need to rationalize the cost of enterprise software, open source business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a viable alternative. Learn about the current state of open source BI, with particular focus on one vendor's products.

hardware evolution in computing  latency, and resources (both hardware and software). For instance, ROLAP may provide a better solution for data that is dimension-intensive or in situations where latency needs to be very low or close to real time. On the other hand, MOLAP may be better suited for large sets of aggregations and more lenient latency requirements. In either case, adherence to sound design principles is essential for creating a successful OLAP solution. Pentaho's answer to the question of multidimensional analysis is a Read More

MPS in European and US Enterprises


The printing environment is now an integral part of the IT infrastructure. Organizations that use managed print services (MPSs) are seeing reduced cost and increased efficiencies. Using MPSs optimizes the way in which networked printers, copiers, and multifunction peripherals (MFPs) are managed to minimize the wastage of paper and toner. Find out how effective MPSs offer cost transparency and reliable service levels.

hardware evolution in computing  only to the initial hardware acquisition cost and the ongoing costs of consumables, but also the hidden costs of IT support and reduced productivity caused by device failure or downtime. The advent of the multifunction peripheral (MFP) improves things somewhat, enabling organisations to cut costs by replacing outdated and energy-inefficient standalone printers. MFPs offer network printing, copying, faxing and scanning in a single device, reducing inventory and operating costs. However, these devices pose Read More

Extending CRM Concepts in ERP Systems


If you're a manufacturer or distributor considering an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with an integrated customer relationship management (CRM) application, you need to find out how far the "CRM concept" really extends to other elements of the ERP system, such as order frequency, buyer habits, specific customer invoicing requirements, etc. How vendors answer the eight crucial questions in this report will tell you what you need to know.

hardware evolution in computing  crm in erp,crm module in erp,erp,what is erp,what is a crm,crm crm,in crm,crm,it crm,crm on,what is crm,crm and,baan,siebel,cmr Read More

Competing in a Big-box World: How Retailers Can Leverage Technology to Thrive in Today’s Retail Environment


Industry analysts and retail executives agree that, although competitive prices are a must, “low price” as a leading strategy will no longer lead to long-term business success. To successfully compete, midsized retailers must carve out a niche based on creative strategies, including better and more localized product assortments, flawless price management and execution, and optimized inventory down to the store level.

hardware evolution in computing   Read More

NGC (New Generation Computing)


New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC)—a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA)—has developed and marketed software for the apparel industry since 1982. The company provides global sourcing visibility, product lifecycle management (PLM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop-floor control systems to brand managers, manufacturers, importers, and retailers. NGC is a member of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), Textile Clothing and Technology Center (TC2), and the American Apparel Producers Network (AAPN). The company has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. NGC is headquartered in Miami, Florida (US), with offices in New York, New York (US); Los Angeles, California (US); China; India; Mexico; and El Salvador.

hardware evolution in computing   Read More

The Evolution of Digital Signage


There are three phases of evolution to technological advances, each with its own priorities, issues, competitors, and customers, which once identified can set expectations and provide direction. This paper discusses digital signage and explains the short- and longer-term ramifications of implementing a digital signage communications strategy through the use of historical examples of other technological breakthroughs.

hardware evolution in computing  Evolution of Digital Signage There are three phases of evolution to technological advances, each with its own priorities, issues, competitors, and customers, which once identified can set expectations and provide direction. This paper discusses digital signage and explains the short- and longer-term ramifications of implementing a digital signage communications strategy through the use of historical examples of other technological breakthroughs. Read More

Simulation In The Warehouse


Simulation can remedy one time and ongoing problems in the warehouse. Learn about the technology of computer stimulation and how it can benefit senior management in the logistics, distribution, and warehousing industries. This paper will describe the benefits of simulation as an analytical tool and the industrial lessons learned from failed simulation projects.

hardware evolution in computing  storage,catalyst,simulation,management,logistic Read More

Advanced Computing Edge Ltd.


Founded in 1981, Advanced Computing Edge develops retail business solutions for small and medium retail businesses. Over 800 small retail businesses in North America use ACE solutions. Advanced Computing Edge offices are located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (US), and Toronto, Ontario (Canada).

hardware evolution in computing  ace retail 3000 system :advanced computing edge ltd.,advanced computing,advanced computing edge,advanced computing edge ltd.,best small business software,computing edge,computing edge ltd,software for small retail business,technology edge Read More

PeopleSoft Delivers Oxymoron In 'Supply Chain in a Box'


Users would do well to take PeopleSoft’s claims with a vein of salt and maintain realistic expectations regarding the challenges they will face in integrating their supply chains.

hardware evolution in computing   Read More

Delivering Information Faster: In-Memory Technology Reboots the Big Data Analytics World


In-memory technology—in which entire datasets are pre-loaded into a computer’s random access memory, alleviating the need for shuttling data between memory and disk storage every time a query is initiated—has actually been around for a number of years. However, with the onset of big data, as well as an insatiable thirst for analytics, the industry is taking a second look at this promising approach to speeding up data processing. See how it works and how to revolutionize the way you run your business.

hardware evolution in computing  in-memory platform, single in-memory platform, SAP, SAP HANA, in-memory database, IMDB, in-memory technology, big data analytics Read More

Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 2: Outside-In Omnichannel Fulfillment


The TEC Vendor Challenge was in full swing last week, with 2 days' worth of vendor demonstrations from Epicor, IBS, Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, SAP, and VAI, as well as presentations and dynamic discussions. Part 1 of this series ran down the highlights on how disruptive innovations are changing the landscape of the wholesale distribution industry. This post recaps the panel presentation.

hardware evolution in computing   Read More

Staying Aloft in Tough Times: Why Smart, Innovative Businesses Are Turning to Cloud Computing


Demand for business expansion, profitability, and an enhanced user experience is accelerating the move to cloud computing. Cloud answers the enterprise’s need to simplify and to use the best resources from the best devices, wherever they happen to reside on the network. For chief information officers (CIOs), it’s an opportunity to reduce operational complexity and deliver greater value to the organization. Find out more.

hardware evolution in computing  not tethered to specific hardware components. Instead, processing is handled across a distributed, glob-ally accessible network of resources, which are dispensed on demand, as a service. The availability of a highly dynamic infrastructure enables corporate data centers to operate with improved flexibility and scalability, ready to respond quickly to changing business requirements and unexpected opportunities. Such flexibility is essential in the fast-paced, constantly changing, globalized world—and Read More