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IBM to Demo Crusoe-based Notebook
At the upcoming PC Expo, IBM is planning to provide a technology demonstration - a ThinkPad notebook computer designed around Transmeta’s Crusoe microprocessor.

ibm laptop computers  to Demo Crusoe-based Notebook IBM to Demo Crusoe-based Notebook R. Krause - June 23, 2000 Event Summary For the second time in as many weeks, Transmeta has been named as the processor for a major manufacturer's upcoming product. In late May, Gateway and AOL announced their joint effort to produce an Internet appliance based on the Crusoe processor, and now IBM has said it may use the Crusoe in ThinkPad notebooks due to ship later this year. IBM said it will have a technology demonstration of one notebook

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Dell Tops in Customer Satisfaction


Compaq rises, IBM falls, but Dell remains master of the desktop domain.

ibm laptop computers  in both cases displacing IBM to No. 5 in desktops and No. 3 in notebook satisfaction. Market Impact No news is good news for Dell [NASDAQ:DELL]. Dell retains its position at the top of the TBR rankings. Sometimes, you try and you try, but you do get satisfaction. Compaq [NYSE:CPQ], with its recent efforts toward improving customer service and satisfaction, has pulled away from the rest of the pack and stands alone with rival Dell. Dell & Compaq are also virtually tied in the number of sample respondents, Read More

Intel Faces 820 Chipset Problems (Again)


In the latest round of setbacks to beset Intel’s performance-oriented 820 chipset, the manufacturer announces a recall of nearly a million motherboards shipped in 1999 & 2000.

ibm laptop computers  in its 820-based motherboards. IBM IBM [NYSE:IBM] has stated that they are unaffected , since only RDRAM is used on IBM's 820-based motherboards. Hewlett Packard Unfortunately, Hewlett Packard [NYSE:HWP] has used the 820/SDRAM combination is some of its systems, such as the Kayak XM600. HP has not yet announced a repair/replacement policy. Gateway According to Gateway, although Gateway uses SDRAM extensively, it has never deployed the 820 chipset and customers are unaffected. Others The systems builders Read More

How Do You Categorize Notebooks?


The notebook computer market has become one of the remaining battlegrounds for computer manufacturers. Our purpose here is to define the notebook market segments, describe what the general characteristics of each segment are, and to give users an idea of what features they can expect for each segment.

ibm laptop computers  7500, HP OmniBook 6000, IBM ThinkPad A series, Toshiba Tecra series Highly Mobile User, a/k/a Road Warrior Target User : Sales/marketing professionals; consultants; executives who travel frequently. Pricing : Expect to pay in the $2000-$4500 range, in some cases even more Typical Uses : E-mail; remote connection; customer presentations Key Features : Low weight; long battery life; thin package; built-in modem Additional Comments : One of the Holy Grails is the ability to fly cross-country on one battery Read More

Linux Laptops from Dell


Dell now has begun selling two models of its laptops with Linux preinstalled.

ibm laptop computers  said. Market Impact Although IBM was first to announce Linux compatibility for its laptops, Dell is the first major vendor to make one available with Linux factory-installed. Despite Dell's representative's claims, a comparably equipped Latitude CPx costs approximately $200 more for a Linux model than for a Windows 98 model ($3387 vs $3188). We expect/hope this is due to start-up, and not because Dell plans to jack up the cost because it has a captive audience . In a bigger sense, this is an important st Read More

Oracle Gets SAP'ed by IBM


SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an agreement to expand their global sales, marketing and development relationship. As part of this agreement, the two companies will work together to provide expanded choices for customers that wish to implement mySAP.com and IBM's DB2 Universal Database on a variety of hardware platforms. Following in the footsteps of Siebel, SAP has abandoned Oracle and is standardizing on DB2 UDB as its preferred platform. The deal is estimated at $400 million in sales annually.

ibm laptop computers  Gets SAP'ed by IBM Event Summary WALLDORF, Germany, and SOMERS, N.Y. - Dec. 7, 1999 - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of inter-enterprise software solutions, and IBM (NYSE: IBM), the worldwide leader in data management solutions, today announced an agreement to expand their global sales, marketing and development relationship. As part of this agreement, the two companies will work together to provide expanded choices for customers that wish to implement mySAP.com Internet business Read More

Enterprise Applications Battlefield Mid-Year Scoreboard Part 3: IBM


IBM still needs to convince users that it is nimble enough to handle the smaller projects prevalent in today’s cost-conscious market, which may be a concern that is aggravated rather than alleviated by the acquisition.

ibm laptop computers  Mid-Year Scoreboard Part 3: IBM Enterprise Applications Battlefield Mid-Year Scoreboard Part 3: IBM P.J. Jakovljevic - August 28, 2002 Event Summary The market has recently witnessed a number of high-profile announcements of stalwart vendors in the enterprise applications space. Given the contrasting nature of these announcements, from impressive to disappointing financial performances on one hand, and from new acquisitions and/or job openings to massive layoffs on the other hand, it becomes painfully Read More

IBM Server Line Redrawn


IBM has continued its renaming binge, moving from PCs to servers.

ibm laptop computers  Server Line Redrawn IBM Server Line Redrawn R. Krause - October 20, 2000 Event Summary [Source: IBM press release] Oct. 3, 2000 - IBM announced its new server product line, the IBM eServer. IBM's existing server and mainframe product lines (previously known as S/390, RS/6000, AS/400, and Netfinity) will now carry the eServer name and logo, starting with the first shipments, expected sometime this quarter. In addition to the renaming, IBM has announced new features, including: Capacity upgrade on demand Read More

JBoss Enterprise BRMS Compared to IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard


The combination of business rules management systems (BRMS), complex event processing (CEP), and business process management (BPM) allows companies to create business solutions with less variability, improved accuracy, and greater environmental awareness. This competitive brief presents a mix of similarities and differences between JBoss Enterprise BRMS and the combined IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard software.

ibm laptop computers  Enterprise BRMS Compared to IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard The combination of business rules management systems (BRMS), complex event processing (CEP), and business process management (BPM) allows companies to create business solutions with less variability, improved accuracy, and greater environmental awareness. This competitive brief presents a mix of similarities and differences between JBoss Enterprise BRMS and the combined IBM Operational Decision Manager Read More

Compaq and IBM Alliance for Storage


Compaq and IBM will now cross-sell each other’s storage products, and will work together to make their storage hardware and software interoperable.

ibm laptop computers  and IBM Alliance for Storage Compaq and IBM Alliance for Storage R. Krause - August 3, 2000 Event Summary [Source: IBM Press Release] In July, Compaq Computer Corporation and IBM announced a strategic agreement to accelerate customer acceptance of open storage networking solutions. Both companies are committed to interoperability of each company's storage hardware and software, and will also sell significant products from each other's storage portfolios. The total of investments currently planned by Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 2


Part 1 of this blog topic analyzed IBM’s rationale to acquire ILOG to bolster its service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms. Eventually, with ILOG fully integrated, IBM hopes to establish the following: a leading rule repository and end-to-end rule lifecycle management; a full spectrum of rules definition and execution methods; maximum rules reuse

ibm laptop computers  this blog topic analyzed IBM ’s rationale to acquire ILOG to bolster its service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms. Eventually, with ILOG fully integrated, IBM hopes to establish the following: a leading rule repository and end-to-end rule lifecycle management; a full spectrum of rules definition and execution methods; maximum rules reuse – across all BPM initiatives, SOA initiatives, applications and modernization efforts; and tight integration between IBM Read More

IBM Cognos BI 10.2 for Business Intelligence Certification Report


IBM Cognos BI version 10.2 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

ibm laptop computers  Business Intelligence Certification Report IBM Cognos BI version 10.2 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary. Read More

SurfAid is Not Enough: IBM Partners with WebCriteria


IBM is partnering with WebCriteria to make it possible for users of its SurfAid traffic analysis package to use the WebCriteria product for improved analysis of the customer experience.

ibm laptop computers  is Not Enough: IBM Partners with WebCriteria SurfAid is Not Enough: IBM Partners with WebCriteria D. Geller - June 6, 2000 Event Summary WebCriteria sells a product that evaluates a website in terms of the reactions of real surfers, as captured in a model (see TEC article Will Max Get Mad When He Surfs Your Website? ) . The WebCriteria product, Max, is not a replacement for traditional traffic analysis. It can be a valuable adjunct that provides insight into why the traffic numbers come out the way Read More

IBM Acquires Star Analytics


Growing its already wide analytics product portfolio, IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire business analytics organization Star Analytics. Star Analytics software comprises an interesting portfolio of applications for data integration and process and application automation, both on-premises and in the cloud. This helps organizations to simplify their processes and enables them to

ibm laptop computers  wide analytics product portfolio, IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire business analytics organization  Star Analytics . Star Analytics software comprises an interesting portfolio of applications for data integration and process and application automation, both on-premises and in the cloud. This helps organizations to simplify their processes and enables them to have a corporate analytics view of all their applications and processes and data, no matter their delivery mode. In this Read More

IBM Cognos Express: Easy BI?


On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients. The name of the new product is Cognos Express, and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software

ibm laptop computers  Easy BI? On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients . The name of the new product is Cognos Express , and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software, Cognos Express is composed of a set of modules delivered in a preconfigured solution: Express Reporter, Read More