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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.

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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eMachines Considering Internet Appliance


eMachines, Inc., is considering a foray into the "appliance" market. This adds to the number of vendors offering products in this new and growing market segment.

home appliance  Considering Internet Appliance Event Summary [ZDNet News, 11/18/99] eMachines Inc., the Irvine, Calif., company best known for making cheap PCs, is eyeing appliances. Its top executive hinted that the company is ready to jump into the market for even cheaper, special purpose Internet-enabled devices. eMachines will put one in our roadmap soon, said president Stephen Dukker. I do believe there is a market for these devices. We view it as truly a different market from the PC space. (It is) for Read More

frontpath Announces Mobile Internet Appliance


Continuing the onslaught of 'Internet appliances', S3 subsidiary frontpath announced its first product, called ProGear. Unlike most current appliances, this mobile unit is business-focused and aimed at selected vertical markets.

home appliance  users, as opposed to home users Web pad design Relatively high price The wireless approach is intriguing. We can envision a mobile user connecting to a gortal , ( g roupware p ortal ) such as salesforce.com, to upload or download important information from that latest hot sales call, etc . The major competition in the wireless space is likely to come from Symbian-based and the other wireless gear such as Palm/Motorola devices. Going for the business crowd, especially vertical markets such as medical, i Read More

New Internet Appliances Coming from Compaq


Compaq has jumped into the home Internet Appliance game with its latest iPAQ offering. Is this a continuation of computer manufacturers attempting to create a market?

home appliance  i-opener, probably the best-known home appliance at present. Now that Dell has exited the home appliance market (See Dell Drops WebPC ), and the Gateway/AOL appliance is yet to appear, and IBM's NetVista is fairly pricey, Compaq can expect to gain a good chunk of market share. As competition increases, we do not believe Compaq can sustain the relatively high price, unless it can build up a dominant market position. We think it unlikely that Compaq will ever have more than 25% of a mature appliance market. Read More

Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite?


Given Invensys' irrevocable decision to give up Baan for another adoption after all, one is to wonder whether this is the 'year 2000 revisited' or whether Baan and its customers should instead look forward to turning a new leaf.

home appliance  Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Event Summary It appears that the where there is a smoke, there is a fire motto has also held true in the case of the UK-based global automation and controls group Invensys plc . (London Stock Exchange: ISYS), and of its Baan division, once one of the leading enterprise applications vendors. Several months after first speculations about Baan's divestiture given difficult Invensys' financial situation, and following up on subsequent Invensys' knee-je Read More

Building Niches


A sampler of recent niche E-commerce websites.

home appliance  typically taken to visit Home Depot. So it's no surprise that independent E-commerce sites devoted to home building and improvement are starting to sprout. Two announced recently are buzzsaw.com and ourhouse.com. Buzzsaw.com is a portal site for people in the construction industry. It is a product of Autodesk, Inc., a well-known maker of computer-aided design software. According to the company, buzzsaw.com's total service offering is the only one to address all core functions of the fragmented building Read More

I Want My IPTV: Internet Protocol TV and Its Implications on Home Networks


Today, dozens of independent operating companies and international carriers offer Internet protocol TV (IPTV) services to homes around the world. But IPTV for in-home distribution has been a weak link in the IPTV delivery chain—until now. Ruckus Wireless multimedia systems can help overcome current Wi-Fi limitations and enhance subscriber experience by uniquely enabling a whole-home network for video, voice, and data.

home appliance  and Its Implications on Home Networks Today, dozens of independent operating companies and international carriers offer Internet protocol TV (IPTV) services to homes around the world. But IPTV for in-home distribution has been a weak link in the IPTV delivery chain—until now. Ruckus Wireless multimedia systems can help overcome current Wi-Fi limitations and enhance subscriber experience by uniquely enabling a whole-home network for video, voice, and data. Read More

Appliance Power: Crunching Data Warehousing Workloads Faster and Cheaper than Ever


Appliances are taking up permanent residence in the data warehouse (DW). The reason: they are preconfigured, support quick deployment, and accelerate online analytical processing (OLAP) queries against large, multidimensional data sets. Discover the core criteria you should use to evaluate DW appliances, including performance, functionality, flexibility, scalability, manageability, integration, and extensibility.

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SAP In-memory Appliance (SAP HANA): The Next Wave of SAP In-memory Computing Technology


Download this datasheet to get a rundown of SAP HANA's functionality and the benefits it can provide for your business.

home appliance  In-memory Appliance (SAP HANA): The Next Wave of SAP In-memory Computing Technology Download this datasheet to get a rundown of SAP HANA's functionality and the benefits it can provide for your business. Read More

IBM Unveils New Technology to Address the Internet of Things


IBM has introduced a new appliance designed to help organizations to communicate with millions of mobile devices and sensors around the world. The new offering is called IBM MessageSight and will be able to communicate with and gather information from devices varying from mobile phones and tablets to automobiles to house appliances. IBM MessageInsight is built using IBM’s Message

home appliance  Unveils New Technology to Address the Internet of Things IBM has introduced a new appliance designed to help organizations to communicate with millions of mobile devices and sensors around the world. The new offering is called IBM MessageSight and will be able to communicate with and gather information from devices varying from mobile phones and tablets to automobiles to house appliances. IBM MessageInsight is built using IBM’s Message Queuing Telemetry Transport Technology (MQTT), which enables it t Read More

@Home Scans Own Customers


@Home has been scanning their own customers to see if they are running news or webservers. If you're one of their spam happy customers, cut it out. If you've been a past victim of spam coming through their networks, hopefully some good will come out of this.

home appliance  Home Scans Own Customers Event Summary @Home has been scanning its own customers to see if they are running news or web servers. This is likely a response to the USENET Death Penalty that was called against the company for the amount of spam coming from its networks. What this means is that the systems and network administrators working at @Home are using what is known as a network scanner to look for people sending unsolicited junk mail, a lot of which is often pornographic. Specifically, they are poking Read More

Choosing a Solution for Web Filtering: Software, Appliance, Managed Service?


There are three types of web security solutions: software-based, appliance-based, and managed services. Each needs to be evaluated against several key buying criteria, including the accuracy of threat protection, ease of installation and use, and total cost of ownership (TCO). Learn about the benefits of each category, and how they deal with all manner of web-borne security threats, including inappropriate use of the Web.

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Considerations When Comparing Open Source and Appliance-Based Messaging


Open source messaging middleware is an increasingly popular way to provide data distribution functionality inside and outside the datacenter. It can let companies cost-effectively meet relatively simple messaging requirements without the expense of purchasing a commercial messaging platform. It is important to understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of open source and appliance-based messaging in order to choose a platform that meets your short- and long-term needs as cost-effectively as possible. This white paper gives points to consider when evaluating open source messaging and a set of questions and answers to aid in identifying the right solution.

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Telco Charged with Trickery on Technology


Bell Atlantic is charged with failing to fulfill promises to bring DSL and other high-speed Internet access to the home.

home appliance  speed access to the home market, the cost of the lost opportunity is immeasurable. According to Kushnick the actions alleged against Bell Atlantic represent only a sample of the overcharging of consumers and businesses, and of other unfair practices, that regional bell operating companies (RBOC's or Baby Bells ) have been guilty of. He and other organizations and individuals will file complaints in at least seven different states against a number of RBOC's over the next few months. He will also file a Read More