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linux market segmentation  65% of the commercially-available Linux market share) to be one of the survivors - no surprise there. Although Corel's Linux distribution is supposed to be the easiest to load, plus able to run Windows applications, it is a desktop-oriented product, so we don't include it in our assessment. Vendor Unsurprisingly, hardware vendors waited until 1999 to provide Linux in their servers. So far Dell is the only vendor with enough courage to factory-install Linux on its servers, but we expect others to follow

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Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template

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Why Open Source is Important to You


There are two trends in open source adoption that make it imperative that you consider open source solutions for your future IT initiatives. This article describes each of the trends and discusses their importance for your business.

linux market segmentation  the Microsoft Windows versus Linux TCO campaign, and the IBM Linux Everywhere advertising blitz, open source seems to have gotten more coverage than the Brad and Jennifer split. You might be forgiven for thinking the whole open source thing is overblown—plenty of smoke but no fire. You'd be wrong. Open source has been gathering steam and is now a technology that you must take into account in your IT planning. Failing to do so isn't just about missing the latest big thing, it may mean harming your Read More

Retalix Strives for Leadership in Retail Food Segment


Retalix, a supply chain software provider is positioning itself to be a segment pack leader through vendor positioning, vertical differentiation, and horizontal influences. It may be poised to oust industry heavyweights including IBM and SAP as the retail food industry software provider.

linux market segmentation  ) Interoperability ( Unix, Linux, Windows, iSeries, MainFrame, etc .) Application server independence ( IBM WebShere, JBOSS, etc .) Thin client user interface Scalable and high availability for 24x7 operations Workflow and process management These are weigthy goals for an SOA platform evolution, and follow a similar path of IBM, SAP, Oracle, Epicor, Infor, and numerous other software vendors that offer supply chain solutions and espouse SOA. In order for Retalix' platform strategy to succeed, its Read More

TEC Talks to OpenMFGFree and Open Source Software Business ModelsPart Two: OpenMFG


TEC spoke with the President and Chief Executive Officer of OpenMFG, Edward L. Lilly, Jr., to find out how OpenMFG is leveraging commodity Free and open source software platforms to more cost-effectively deliver its own ERP solution.

linux market segmentation  got to have some Linux knowledge just to configure the server and everything else. We're trying to basically put up some threshold questions just to make sure we're getting the right people. TEC : Your target market is the small and mid-size manufacturers, how do you see that changing in the future? Is the OpenMFG solution targeted this way because it's based on open source software platforms? Do you think the nature of those platforms makes them naturally better suited to small and medium enterprises or Read More

Compliance Exposures in ERP Systems Part 1


This paper examines key issues for CFOs and CEOs in managing ERP systems in the new world of SOX, IFRS, Basle II. While most IT management attention seems to be on document retention, reporting quality, and security, there are broader issues to be considered toward ensuring good governance and compliance with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, IFRS and Basle II.

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Business-to-business Price Segmentation-Outlined and Explained


The central premise of price segmentation, especially in business-to-business environments, is that pricing should be consistent for similar deals. The process quantifies similarity by empirically determining which deal circumstances affect price response, enabling companies to benchmark prices against similar transactions.

linux market segmentation  to-business Price Segmentation-Outlined and Explained All companies— business-to-business (B2B) enterprises in particular—need a better way to align prices to different segments in the market to achieve their revenue and margin goals. Data-driven price segmentation, a science-based approach to price setting, could be the solution. To learn more, please see Know Thy Market Segment's Price Response and Advancing the Art of Pricing with Science . The process of price segmentation naturally starts Read More

Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile?


While the race for the pole position in the still evolving, moving-target PLM market started several years ago, it has been quite accelerated by Agile Software's fourth acquisition in 2003. Particularly with the most recent Agile-Eigner announcement, the two players have apparently decided to leapfrog many direct competitors by joining complementary forces.

linux market segmentation  Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile? Event Summary While the race for the pole position in the still evolving, moving-target product lifecycle management (PLM) market started several years ago, two notable players have recently decided to leapfrog the competition by joining complementary forces. Namely, early in August, Agile Software Corporation (NASDAQ: AGIL), a San Jose, CA-based provider of PLM solutions with historical strength in the high-tech and electronics industries, announced it has Read More

Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Three: Market Impact On SSA GT


Like the previous few SSA GT's acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging combined Baan and SSA GT's customer base, market share, and, more importantly, its predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool.

linux market segmentation  And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Three: Market Impact On SSA GT SSA GT Aspect Baan, once one of the leading independent providers of enterprise application solutions for industrial enterprises, and subsequently part Invensys plc. (London Stock Exchange: ISYS), was sold on June 3 to an investment group consisting of Cerberus Capital Management , L.P. and General Atlantic Partners , LLC , two of the world's leading private investment firms. Backed by nearly USD $14 Read More

Linux Laptops from Dell


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

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SAP Buys Concur to Conquer Cloud Business Network Market


SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., recently agreed to acquire Concur Technologies, the market leader for travel and expense (T&E) management software. The purchase is the latest in a string of major cloud software acquisitions by SAP, which is betting on cloud subscription growth to offset slumping traditional license sales.

linux market segmentation  Buys Concur to Conquer Cloud Business Network Market Recent rumors have swirled that both Concur Technologies and TIBCO have approached SAP for a potential sale. SAP seems to have picked a smarter choice —SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc. , recently agreed to acquire the first candidate. With more than 23,000 customers, 4,200 employees, and 25 million active users in over 150 countries, Concur leads the multi-billion market for travel and expense (T&E) management software.   The purchase is the Read More

The Net Market of the August Moon


Calico Commerce has opened up a subsidiary to sell its business-to-business software products to the Japanese market.

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HR State of the Market


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linux market segmentation  State of the Market Times have changed. Global competition is forcing small and midsized companies like yours to compete not only for customers, but for talented employees as well. With a shortage of skilled workers looming throughout the western world, it's more important than ever to manage your human resources (HR) effectively—and TEC's HR State of the Market can help. In this informative guide, you'll learn about the HR issues that are most vital to your company : recruitment and retention Read More

Great Plains - An SME Market Leader, But At What Cost?


Great Plains has established itself as a global small-to-medium enterprises (SME) market leader. It now derives almost 20% of revenue outside of the US market and has the potential of reaching $300 million in revenues in fiscal 2001. Its extensive and efficient global indirect channel model that consists of over 2,000 partners has been admired industry-wide. At Stampede 2000, its annual partner conference, Great Plains announced significant extensions to its product offering. However, these have been delivered at the expense of reporting losses for the last two quarters.

linux market segmentation  Plains - An SME Market Leader, But At What Cost? Great Plains - An SME Market Leader, But At What Cost? P.J. Jakovljevic - October 5, 2000 Introduction This is the third of three articles about Great Plains resulting from TEC analysts attending the Great Plains partners' meeting, Stampede 2000, in September. The meeting provided the opportunity for in-depth research on how Siebel and Great Plains operate. The TEC analysts were able to interview both Great Plains managers and partners. Event Summary Read More

Hummingbird Smells Nectar In The Corporate Portal Market


Hummingbird Ltd. is moving into the Corporate Portal market. Like others, it sees corporate portals as a mechanism to cross-sell existing Business Intelligence products. TEC takes a look at Hummingbird’s portal strategy and compares it to other vendors in the corporate portal space.

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linux market segmentation  HBAs for Linux Environments IT managers know that choosing the Linux host bus adapter (HBA) for their data center infrastructures can impact the reliability of their systems. That is why Linux-based servers are being deployed in many enterprises. You can use the reliability of QLogic storage area networks (SANs) to drive more value from your SAN investments—giving your IT managers increased reliability and scalability in a hardware portfolio. Read More