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internet access options  a single button. MSN Internet Access is preinstalled and configured so users don't need to spend time manually setting it up at home. MSN instantly connects users to the Internet and a simplified interface that presents them with the integrated network of MSN content and services. MSN Hotmail, MSN eShop, MSN Search and MSN Messenger Service are all available. The device is automatically updated periodically over the Internet for worry-free maintenance, providing users with virtual obsolescence protection

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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP


Unencrypted communication between users’ workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the confidential data inside your SAP systems and your entire business activity at risk—and have a negative impact on your customers. Find out how to reduce business risks and improve audit results through encrypted communication and two-factor user authentication for SAP.

internet access options  for Windows, or MS Internet Explorer) installed on a user's workstation is used to access the central SAP server remotely over the company's network. Users need to authenticate themselves when accessing SAP. By default this is done via SAP user name and password, which is a relatively weak authentication mechanism. Communication between SAP client software and SAP server should be secure. By default, however, SAP uses unencrypted communication, which allows potential company-internal attackers to get Read More

Secure Transfers of Large Files Over the Internet Using YouSendIt


A growing problem with rich multimedia electronic presentations is their increasing file size. Data files, in general, are larger, making it challenging to send them over the Internet. Most e-mail clients have limitations on attachment sizes, thus securely sending a one hundred megabyte PowerPoint presentation with embedded video over e-mail is nearly impossible. YouSendIt, however, offers solutions consisting of a free web service and the YouSendIt Enterprise Server. Both solutions offer comprehensive security options. The YouSendIt Enterprise Server is an enterprise level, complete large file transfer consisting of a dedicated server that can integrate with existing network security infrastructure.

internet access options  (SSL) connection. This commonly-used Internet encryption process will protect your data from interception during transit. To access the SSL upload option, simply click on the Need Secure Transfers? link on the main page. This will bring you to the secure transfer page. It should be noted that sending a file with SSL encryption requires additional time and processing. You can send files of up to one gigabyte in size. The recipient will receive an e-mail notification which contains a link to the file and Read More

Development of an Internet Payment Processing System


This article describes the author's experience with the development of the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. The system's architecture is very similar to the Three Domain (3D) model that started to emerge later. This success story is worthwhile sharing with a wider audience.

internet access options  the portal of the Internet payment processing company. This information includes previous payments made to the merchant, and history of accesses to their account information (for security purposes). Merchants can also change password for access to the account information. The system administrator of the processing company manages the system using the portal and back-office applications. The administrator may configure in the system database numerous merchant's operational parameters such as type of Read More

Rich Internet Applications (RIA): Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprises


Rich Internet applications (RIAs) represent the next wave in the evolution of web applications, as they promise the richness, interactivity, and usability lacking in many of today’s web applications. However, as with any technological innovation, with the new opportunities come new challenges to be negotiated. What are the business benefits of adopting RIA, and what are the risks?

internet access options  penetration of high-speed broadband Internet access increases, web applications continue to evolve and stretch the boundaries in terms of utility, content and user experience. RIA is the next logical step in this evolutionary process. RIA represents the transition of web applications from the simple, thin client model to a model that provides the user experience of a desktop client/server application while leveraging the ubiquity of the Internet. Evolution from HTML Pages to RIA The evolution of the Read More

Protect Yourself Against "Converged" Internet Threats


Find out how to protect yourself in the symantec white paper converged threats on the security landscape.

internet access options  Yourself Against Converged Internet Threats Think you have your Internet security under control? Here are some sobering statistics from last year: Web threats were up 55 percent ; 2,290 malicious sites were blocked per day; 1 in 143 e-mail messages contained malware; and 1 in 200 URLs in instant messages pointed to a malicious site. The question is: are you protected against these threats—individually, and in combination? Converged threats are a dangerous new combination of viruses, spyware, Read More

Software as a Service: A Cheaper, Faster Way to Access Applications


The dismal economy hasn't been bad news for all segments of the IT industry. The market for applications delivered in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model is increasing thanks to customers who seek better/more targeted functionality, quicker deployment/access, lower up-front and ongoing cost, and ease of use. Learn why SaaS has a history of thriving in down cycles, and what to look for in a SaaS solution.

internet access options  as a Service: A Cheaper, Faster Way to Access Applications The dismal economy hasn't been bad news for all segments of the IT industry. The market for applications delivered in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model is increasing thanks to customers who seek better/more targeted functionality, quicker deployment/access, lower up-front and ongoing cost, and ease of use. Learn why SaaS has a history of thriving in down cycles, and what to look for in a SaaS solution. Read More

Options for Handling Your HR Function


Although human resources (HR) management is a necessity when you have employees, HR duties are not a core competence of most small businesses. According to a Small Business Association study, small business owners on average spend more than 25 percent of their time handling employee-related paperwork. Factor in recruitment, hiring, and training and this average increases to 45 percent. So why not outsource HR? Read this paper to learn more.

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Securing Visitor Access through Network Access Control Technology


The network infrastructure in today’s enterprises faces incredible challenges as both business processes and workforce requirements evolve. Furthermore, large public enterprises are hosting exponentially higher numbers of financial auditors due to US federal regulations, especially Sarbanes-Oxley. This has caused a heightened need to ensure that the network remains safe, while still permitting auditors and their unknown devices to remain productive.

internet access options  Visitor Access through Network Access Control Technology The network infrastructure in today’s enterprises faces incredible challenges as both business processes and workforce requirements evolve. Furthermore, large public enterprises are hosting exponentially higher numbers of financial auditors due to US federal regulations, especially Sarbanes-Oxley. This has caused a heightened need to ensure that the network remains safe, while still permitting auditors and their unknown devices to remain Read More

Access Commerce Spices Up North American CRM Fray


In May, Access Commerce, a French CRM vendor, announced the opening of its first USA office in San Diego, California. During Explore 2000, QAD’s annual user conference, Access Commerce announced the release of eCameleon for MFG/PRO.

internet access options  pressing need to leverage Internet as a new sales channel. While its products can be implemented in a stand-alone mode, without a need for a strong back-end system, their full benefit comes from a strong integration with a back-office. To that end, the company provides bridges to ERP and/or legacy systems in place, while there are ready-made connectors to SAP, Baan, and QAD. We expect Access Commerce to pursue a number of alliances with other mid-market ERP vendors, which have failed to provide their own Read More

Sales Tax and the Internet Merchant


States are looking for revenue sources and online retailers are directly in their line of sight. Uncover the practices that flag your business for auditors. Selling online, attending tradeshows, using drop shippers, and affiliate marketing can have a complicated impact. Understand how your business activities create sales tax obligations and how those obligations should be managed.

internet access options  Tax and the Internet Merchant States are looking for revenue sources and online retailers are directly in their line of sight. Uncover the practices that flag your business for auditors. Selling online, attending tradeshows, using drop shippers, and affiliate marketing can have a complicated impact. Understand how your business activities create sales tax obligations and how those obligations should be managed. Read More

A Unified Remote Access Approach


Virtual private networks (VPNs) are optimized to perform specific functions within the remote access architecture. But deploying the often complex mix of approaches for managed and unmanaged devices can affect your security. Blue Coat RA provides a new approach that bridges the gap between traditional and endpoint security technologies—helping businesses meet remote access requirements in a simple, cost effective manner.

internet access options  Unified Remote Access Approach Virtual private networks (VPNs) are optimized to perform specific functions within the remote access architecture. But deploying the often complex mix of approaches for managed and unmanaged devices can affect your security. Blue Coat RA provides a new approach that bridges the gap between traditional and endpoint security technologies—helping businesses meet remote access requirements in a simple, cost effective manner. Read More

Monitoring and Managing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)


As with most new technologies, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) brings new challenges along with benefits. The main challenge is VoIP’s extreme sensitivity to delay and packet loss compared with other network applications. However, a basic understanding of VoIP traffic and of the quality metrics provided by VoIP monitoring tools will help you keep your VoIP network running smoothly.

internet access options  and Managing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) As with most new technologies, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) brings new challenges along with benefits. The main challenge is VoIP’s extreme sensitivity to delay and packet loss compared with other network applications. However, a basic understanding of VoIP traffic and of the quality metrics provided by VoIP monitoring tools will help you keep your VoIP network running smoothly. 0 Read More

Efinity Offers B2B Clients WAP Access to Supply-Web Site


Prior to the end of 2003 we expect close to 1 Billion wireless access phone users globally (Probability 75%), simply put, that’s a lot of people. Companies must be prepared for the rapid onslaught of wireless demand, as is Efinity.

internet access options  with a browser and Internet connection. Efinity is attempting to simplify access to applications through enhancing remote access through WAP and enhancing browser access, which requires no action on the end-user's side to run the latest version or software. Not only is this pleasant for the end user but it also reduces overhead for internal and external support personnel. User Recommendations This is another example of how the Wild Wild WAP is impacting our daily lives. WAP is no longer just for e-mail Read More

Rack-powering Options for High Density


When looking for a data center rack solution, you should be familiar with the alternatives for providing electrical power to high density racks in data centers and network rooms. Learn why your rack power system should adapt to changing requirements, and get guidelines for power rack systems that can reliably deliver power to high-density loads, while adapting to the changing needs of your data centers and networks.

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