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Goodbye PCs, Hello Appliances?
The U.S. market for Internet appliances is taking off. The new devices are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002.

kitchen appliance  Internet access in their kitchen for recipes, or in other parts of the house for many uses. He said these customers might pay a few extra dollars a month, in addition to their current monthly Internet service charge, to have an appliance in another room. Market Impact First, we want to get some terminology straight: we're not talking about Dreamcast and WebTV. We're talking about appliances that may have a business use, but need not be used exclusively for business purposes. This prediction is a

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Achieving Business Intelligence (BI) in Midsize Companies


Like many of today’s IT decision makers, you may be considering a business intelligence (BI) solution for your midsize company. But how do you go about adding BI without disrupting your company? Without breaking the bank? Without having to add staff members with specialties you’ve never even heard of before? This paper helps answer those questions, with practical advice for bringing BI into your midsize company.

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Intel's "New Best Friend" for Web Appliances is Linux


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kitchen appliance  s New Best Friend for Web Appliances is Linux Event Summary 1/5/2000 [WSJ Interactive Edition] - Intel has announced a brand of Web appliances that don't use Microsoft's Windows operating software. Instead, the new devices will run on the Linux operating system, which many customers are concluding is ideal for simple Web-surfing machines. According to Claude Leglise, vice president of Intel's architecture business group and head of its home products group, these appliances will be geared toward the Read More

Building the Path to Better Profits: Implementing ERP Technology to Successfully Achieve Return on Investment


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Information/Internet Appliances


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Comparison Test: Storage Drive Rebuild Times and Application Performance Implications


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Netpliance’s 4X Price Hike - Will It Spell Boom or Doom?


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


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