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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 18, 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONSLoudoun County Sanitation Authority selects SAP ERPIndustry tags: utilities

horizontal scaling  management. Autodesk also acquired Horizontal Systems, a cloud BIM solution, in 2011. All these show how important BIM is becoming, not only because construction and architecture companies need to better manage data for new buildings, but also because maintenance for existing buildings proves to be an increasingly important challenge. We will definitely see more consolidation in this space, and larger PLM vendors will surely be involved. —Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC Research Analyst Lectra announces Lectra

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horizontal scaling  would look like a horizontal line (100% for all loads). However, as indicated by the red bars, some of the input power is used directly by the UPS. There are three types of UPS losses: no-load losses, proportional losses and square-law losses. No-load losses At 0% load, all the input power is used by the UPS, hence the name no-load losses. This may also be called other names such as tare, constant, fixed, shunt, and parallel. These losses are independent of load and are attributed to powering Read More

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horizontal scaling  Supplier Pool Plethora of horizontal and vertical marketplaces makes comparison shopping easier. Don't expect to get the best prices just cruising the Web. Repeated switching of suppliers to chase lowest prices can be hard to manage and cause other problems that offset savings. Broadening the Pool of Suppliers Discussion Typically, a 1% improvement in the overall cost of purchased materials and services can increase a company's bottom line by 10 to 20% or more — a dramatic impact on profitability and Read More

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horizontal scaling  Still Shows a Presence in the OLAP Market Applix Still Shows a Presence in the OLAP Market M. Reed - June 19, 2000 Event Summary Applix Inc. has announced an agreement with Pelephone, Israel's second largest cellular network and handset supplier, to deliver its real-time, multi-dimensional Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) solution, iTM1. Through its channel partner in Israel, BICONIX, Applix will provide Pelephone the business intelligence capability for insight and analysis of cellular Read More

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horizontal scaling  prototyping, etc.   2)  Horizontal expansion : Realizing that its expertise and products can benefit some adjacent business needs outside the fashion domain, Lectra expanded its services and technologies to address the needs of developing and manufacturing products that require significant use of soft materials, for example, upholsteries for the furniture industry and seats, interiors, and airbags for the automotive industry. 3)  Geographical expansion : Lectra established most of its global reach Read More

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horizontal scaling  Traffic Engineering Guidelines for Fibre Channel Switches Scalability—or performance? In the past, storage area network (SAN) architects had to choose one over the other with regard to their SANs. Now, however, compromise is no longer necessary. Stackable switch solutions allow for seamless scaling and high performance—which means you can breathe as easily as your data transfers. Read More

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horizontal scaling  its corporate independence and horizontal product development in addition to maintaining profitability over the last six consecutive quarters. While some big conglomerates representing what used to be known as independent, SMB solutions have brought in massive marketing budgets leaving marginal space for direct competitors, other independent vendors have chosen a specific niche, exploited it through specialization, and experienced some success. As far as the horizontal solution (mass market) providers Read More

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