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Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 3: Challenges
MBS is both a threat and an opportunity for the most nimble vendors, and mid-market CRM vendors might have acquired another lease of life extension in the

linux saleslogix  nightmares for Microsoft as Linux might become a greater Mircrosoft's paranoia, than, e.g., the contest between .NET and J2EE frameworks. Also some VARs might be in a quandary to justify selling a Microsoft CRM, or MBS products at a low price with minimal integration, if they could be tempted to sell more substantial and complex products. Since for smaller VARs it may not always be viable to sell Microsoft business software much of the time, there might be some convert VARs itching to work with the likes

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ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


One has to see how ACCPAC’s moves to nurture the relationship and the morale of its VARs and to make them more successful (profitable), will play against MBS’ and Best’s enticing financing arrangements for their VARs and customers, particularly during these days of cash scarcity.

linux saleslogix  Advantage Series for the Linux desktop Release of ACCPAC Exchange the first Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) offering to integrate mid-market accounting applications with IBM Business Exchange Services , aimed at delivering affordable EDI transaction documents over the Internet. Release of Simply Accounting 2003 the new version of its integrated accounting program for small offices/home offices (SOHO). Formation of the ACCPAC Sales Success Distribution Program a global distribution program for ACCPAC Read More

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Best Software/Sage is a company that delivers products based on savvy understanding of its customers' needs, of the competitive forces in the market, and on constant adaptability. It is still standing on top of the hill in many SME markets, and it is typically a much more difficult task for anyone to capture the hill than to defend it.

linux saleslogix  IBM and possibly all Linux users). On the other hand, even Sage's near $900 million in revenues would only be a little step in Microsoft's journey towards its $10 billion by 2010 applications revenue earmark. Thus, no one can dismiss Microsoft's involvement for sure, at least to stall Sage with a takeover controversy in a manner similar to the Oracle/PeopleSoft/J.D. Edwards saga. This, in turn, could make Sage feel compelled to hit the acquisition trail itself again, given it is already involved in a Read More

The Market Impact of Two Powerhouses


This is an analysis of the equivalent moves of two superpowers to secure the lower-end of the market, also known as the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment. One is Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS), the other is UK-based the Sage Group.

linux saleslogix  range of platforms—Windows or Linux OS, or on Oracle, IBM DB2 , Microsoft SQL Server , or Pervasive databases; and run on a local area network (LAN) or provide access via the Web. Not many peers, if any, are able to offer a product that is designed to accommodate new technologies easily, and that caters to a potential long term growth with an abundance of flexibility (for more information, see ACCPAC—Being Much More than Meets the Eye ). In addition to product offering, Sage/Best has long invested Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Six: Market Impact--Nurturing Channels


The merging vendors, Sage/Best and ACCPAC, have understood that a broad, impeccably integrated, horizontal offering with selected vertical enhancements, a nurturing resellers network in addition to providing well-attuned pricing and catering to the evolving scalability and migration needs of customers through products of upward compatibility are necessary tenets for success in the SME market segment.

linux saleslogix  servers already run on Linux (and even some desktops) in Europe, while IBM DB2 and Oracle database still have strength and appeal in many parts of the world. Thus, the vendor supports all the above platforms, and because of the Advantage system's architecture (i.e. separate object-oriented business logic from database), it does not require the excruciating work to update drivers for ACCPAC to produce new platform supporting versions. Consequently, Both Pro and Advantage Series run on Windows and Linux, Read More

Linux Laptops from Dell


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

linux saleslogix  of its laptops with Linux preinstalled. The products, the Latitude CPX and the Inspiron 7500, come with Red Hat Linux 6.1 and are certified by Linuxcare. The Inspirons with Linux are available now, but the Latitudes will be available Feb. 4, according to a company representative. The move has been expected since last August. The CPX is the top-of-the-line model of Dell's Latitude line, slimmer and more expensive than the Inspirons, which are designed to be more like replacements for desktop computers. Read More

VA Linux Releases NAS Server


Trying to break into the growing Network-Attached Storage market, Linux-based hardware manufacturer VA Linux has announced the release of its 9205 NAS storage server appliance.

linux saleslogix  Linux Releases NAS Server VA Linux Releases NAS Server R. Krause - September 26, 2000 Event Summary VA Linux Systems, Inc. recently introduced the VA Linux 9205 NAS system, a 2U (3.5-inch-high) storage appliance that leverages VA's expertise in Open Source software and high-density Linux systems engineering. The VA Linux 9205 NAS is VA's first network-attached storage (NAS) solution, complementing the company's product line, which is the industry's broadest selection of 1U and 2U rackmount Linux Read More

Compaq Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal


Compaq Computer Corp. and Red Hat, Inc. announced that Compaq will provide call center support for the Red Hat Linux operating system.

linux saleslogix  with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal Compaq Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal R.A. Krause - October 20th, 1999 Event Summary October 18, 1999 Red Hat (R), Inc., the leading provider of open source Linux-based operating system (OS) solutions (>65% of market) and Compaq Computer Corp. today expanded their strategic partnership to provide call center support for worldwide users of the Official Red Hat Linux OS. Under the agreement, Compaq's Customer Services organization, which serves hundreds of Read More

Red Hat


Red Hat (NASDAQ: RHAT) is a Linux and open source provider. The company's software solutions and services are based on the open source model and serve enterprises worldwide. Red Hat's solutions include Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platforms and services such as consulting, 24x7 support, Red Hat Network. and Red Hat's global training and certification programs. Red Hat offers enterprise hardware and software vendors a standard platform on which to certify their technology. The company assures scalability and security of the open source software it provides. Red Hat deploys, integrates, updates, manages, trains, and supports companies such as Amazon.com, Credit Suisse First Boston, DreamWorks, Reuters, Lehman Brothers. With offices across the world, Red Hat is headquartered in North Carolina, USA and was founded in 1993.

linux saleslogix  (NASDAQ: RHAT) is a Linux and open source provider. The company's software solutions and services are based on the open source model and serve enterprises worldwide. Red Hat's solutions include Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platforms and services such as consulting, 24x7 support, Red Hat Network. and Red Hat's global training and certification programs. Red Hat offers enterprise hardware and software vendors a standard platform on which to certify their technology. The company assures scalability Read More

The Truth about Agent versus Agentless Monitoring


Monitoring servers, environments (physical and virtual), platforms (AIX, Solaris, Windows, VMware, HP/UX, Linux, Novell), applications (e-mail, Web, CRM, ERP, e-commerce), and services (service level agreements) is critical for IT departments. But it can be a daunting task to find the right monitoring solution. This paper examines the differences between agent and agentless monitoring, to help you make the right decision.

linux saleslogix  Solaris, Windows, VMware, HP/UX, Linux, Novell), applications (e-mail, Web, CRM, ERP, e-commerce), and services (service level agreements) is critical for IT departments. But it can be a daunting task to find the right monitoring solution. This paper examines the differences between agent and agentless monitoring, to help you make the right decision. Read More

Sage to Sell Sage ACT! and Sage SalesLogix


Sage has entered into an agreement with the email marketing provider Swiftpage to sell two of its CRM solutions, Sage ACT! and Sage SalesLogix. The sale represents one of the actions that Sage has taken as part of its strategy to concentrate on its highly profitable maintenance and development products. Sage chief executive Guy Berruyer explains: "The sale of these non-core products

linux saleslogix  to Sell Sage ACT! and Sage SalesLogix Sage has entered into an agreement  with the email marketing provider Swiftpage to sell two of its CRM solutions, Sage ACT! and Sage SalesLogix. The sale represents one of the actions that Sage has taken as part of its strategy to concentrate on its highly profitable maintenance and development products. Sage chief executive Guy Berruyer explains:  The sale of these non-core products is consistent with our strategy of focusing our business to accelerate growth a Read More

Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II


TechnologyEvaluation.com has completed its analysis of the innate functionality of three desktop operating systems – Microsoft Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux 6.2, and Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4. The winner is Caldera.

linux saleslogix  The Contenders Red Hat Linux 6.2 Linux is based on a clone of the Unix operating system, originally made by Linus Torvalds in 1991 as a graduate student at the University of Helsinki. The core of Linux is open source ; all version source code is available under open license, and any extensions or modifications must be submitted to the Linux community at large for inclusion in the main, shared body of Linux code. Within the space, Red Hat is the leading provider of Linux distributions and service. Read More

Intel Server Trends


The Intel-based server market is one of the most hotly contested segments in the industry. What are the key trends in this market, and what will they mean to users, vendors, and the products themselves?

linux saleslogix  the partitioning of features/functionality Linux movement addresses the operating environment and architecture for servers; stratification/segmentation deals with the growing divide between high-end systems and low-end systems; also deals with the reduction of categories into which servers are classified. Trends and Discussion 1) Market consolidation General Market consolidation is the name for the phenomenon where an ever-increasing share of a given market is owned by an ever-decreasing (or static) Read More

Winner Takes All - Siebel Ousts SalesLogix From Solomon’s Deal


Much sooner than its ERP counterparts had done it in their respective market, Siebel has been making a big push into the CRM mid-market with the introduction of eBusiness 2000 MidMarket Edition. Solomon Software, a division of Great Plains, is another in its string of recently announced notable product alliances.

linux saleslogix  Takes All - Siebel Ousts SalesLogix From Solomon’s Deal Winner Takes All - Siebel Ousts SalesLogix From Solomon's Deal P.J. Jakovljevic - September 8, 2000 Event Summary During a Solomon Partner Conference in August, Great Plains, a leading mid-market provider of back-office and e-business solutions, announced a number of new product enhancements and/or product alliances for its recently acquired division and former archrival, Solomon Software. Notable announcements were the availability of new Read More

GNOME Will Try to Buff Up Linux


In its fight to catch up to Windows for desktop mindshare and market share, Linux has received a boost from the Gnome Foundation and a number of key systems manufacturers.

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