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Apple Displays Its Core in Mac OS X
Apple has opened up the source code for the kernel of their next generation operation system, Mac OS X. Et tu, Redmond?

mac ibooks  Displays Its Core in Mac OS X Apple Displays Its Core in Mac OS X C. McNulty - April 27th, 2000 Event Summary Apple [NASDAQ:AAPL] announced the release of Darwin 1.0, the advanced operating system core at the heart of Mac OS X, and the release of an updated Darwin Streaming Server. Darwin's open source model allows the tens of thousands of registered Darwin developers to modify, customize, and extend key Apple software, including the modern mach kernel and BSD layers found in Apple's next generation

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Bonitasoft, Part 2: Interview with Marketing VP Mac McConnell


Part 1 offered some background on Bonitasoft, provider of open source business process management (BPM) software, and highlighted its approach of targeting process owners.To further flesh out Bonitasoft’s value prop, we recently talked to Mac McConnell, Bonitasoft’s vice president of marketing. He is responsible for all aspects of global marketing, including brand awareness, communications, demand

mac ibooks  Interview with Marketing VP Mac McConnell Part 1 offered some background on Bonitasoft, provider of open source business process management (BPM) software, and highlighted its approach of targeting process owners. To further flesh out Bonitasoft’s value prop, we recently talked to Mac McConnell, Bonitasoft’s vice president of marketing. He is responsible for all aspects of global marketing, including brand awareness, communications, demand and lead generation, and go-to-market strategy. He comes to Read More

Centralized Management for UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and Database Platforms


Integrating UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and database platforms includes securing all systems with the same authentication, authorization, and group policy services you use for Windows. How can this be done, without intrusive reconfiguration of your existing systems, while still providing the necessary granular administrative control? Learn how to leverage a centralized identity management tool leveraged with Active Directory.

mac ibooks  Management for UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and Database Platforms Integrating UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and database platforms includes securing all systems with the same authentication, authorization, and group policy services you use for Windows. How can this be done, without intrusive reconfiguration of your existing systems, while still providing the necessary granular administrative control? Learn how to leverage a centralized identity management tool leveraged with Active Directory. Read More

Time Tracking and Attendance Primer: Beyond the Clock


Punch clocks, clock card machines, Bundy clocks, time recorders. Most organizations are opting for newer methods to track their employees’ time and attendance. Today’s time tracking technology is not just about capturing hours—it’s about where those hours are allocated and how productive they are. TEC analyst Sherry Fox reviews some of the key features of current time tracking software and highlights some popular vendors.

mac ibooks  time clocks, clock card machines, Bundy clocks, time recorders: we’ve heard them called different things over the decades, and time tracking has come a long way since the days of manual timesheets and punch cards. While some companies prefer the tried and true (well, maybe not so true) method of having their staff clock in manually using time cards, most organizations today are opting for newer technology-driven methods for tracking their employees’ time and attendance. The Time-Clock Time Line... Read More

Is It Really Part of My Network? Adonis DHCP and MAC-based Security


When Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) was created, the Internet was still mainly a vehicle for scientific collaboration. Indeed, the need for security has grown out of the increased use of the Internet as a commercial medium. That’s why new DHCP issues have come to the forefront that were simply not explored in the early days of the Internet.

mac ibooks  Network? Adonis DHCP and MAC-based Security When Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) was created, the Internet was still mainly a vehicle for scientific collaboration. Indeed, the need for security has grown out of the increased use of the Internet as a commercial medium. That’s why new DHCP issues have come to the forefront that were simply not explored in the early days of the Internet. Read More

10 Steps to Purchasing a Web Conferencing Solution


Before you commit to a web conferencing solution, you should answer several questions about what your organization wants to accomplish with an online collaboration tool. It’s equally important to understand your company’s requirements—from features and functions, to pricing, deployment, and support. Following the steps on this checklist can help you choose the web conferencing solution that delivers the greatest value.

mac ibooks  platforms such as Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris? And consider what languages are supported — a key issue if your organization plans to host international online meetings. What level of integration do you require from a Web conferencing solution? Some solutions can be integrated with accounting, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) , HR, CRM and other business-critical applications for datasharing purposes and a collaborative experience. What do you expect to spend on a Web conferencing solution? 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.

mac ibooks  a commercial Unix or Mac OSX , we have a couple customers running on that now too, because Postgres does, and that's really just a server. The client, again because of the QT framework for C++ , the client could run on Windows , Linux, OSX, and there's no run time license associated with that for QT. The reason we say developers need to get up to speed on these technologies though is because when you start talking about actually writing code, you're talking about writing client code, and you're talking ab Read More

Microsoft Analyst Event Part One: What’s New for Fall 2012


The traditional Microsoft Dynamics Fall Analyst Event (FAE) 2012 started with a tour of the flagship Microsoft Store in an opulent mall in Bellevue, WA, where Windows 8 and Surface were all the rage. Windows 8 is about the following three features: Performing tasks with fewer clicks -- the “tiles” (formerly called the “Metro” look-and-feel) are updated in real time, whereas on, say,

mac ibooks  steep, but as a Mac user who has not used Windows much lately, it was very easy for me to use Surface and move and rearrange all those tiles. Surface seems to have many advantages over the iPad, except for the brand recognition, table t market share, and the Apple coolness factor, of course. Namely, in addition to the aforementioned fewer clicks/touches and the multi-tasking and sharing capabilities, one major advantage is that Microsoft Office apps come preloaded and included in the price. That is Read More

Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security


DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has gone the extra mile and is giving out free firewall software to all its DSL customers.

mac ibooks  Personal Firewall 2000, and Mac users receive Open Door's DoorStop firewall. With the ability to provide DSL services to 50 metropolitan areas, Earthlink today is the only ISP that offers built-in security with its DSL services. Earthlink customers receive instructions explaining what they need to do to activate their personal firewall. They also receive a unique secure download key that enables them to download it securely. With a reputation for superior customer service, Earthlink has found a way to Read More

VA Linux Releases NAS Server


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mac ibooks  UNIX, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS - enabling transparent file access in heterogeneous network environments. Starting at under $29,300 for 180GB of storage, the VA Linux 9205 is the first in a family of NAS solutions from VA Linux Systems. All VA Linux NAS products feature an extensive service and support package - VA's award-winning Total Linux Coverage (TLC) for NAS - including one year of unlimited 24x7 technical support and onsite service and three years of comprehensive warranty coverage. Market Read More

xTuple Ends 2012 on a High Note


In the final days of 2012, xTuple, a commercial open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) company that works with a global community of tens of thousands of professional users, reported its second consecutive record quarter of sales for 2012. Due to a surge of new customers in manufacturing and distribution, revenue was reportedly up 74 percent over the third quarter last year—and sales in

mac ibooks  for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac, Linux , and mobile, as well as flexible licensing and pricing options. But the Release 4.0 marks a milestone for the commercial open source ERP vendor. For one, the classic xTuple Desktop client in 4.0 features more than 400 new enhancements—including a new Social Desktop featuring integrated intra-company Instant Messaging (IM), Cost Plus Pricing, Enhanced Job Costing, and significant enhancements to Projects and CRM. Moreover, version 4.0 also includes the Read More

Appian: Pushing the BPM Envelope—Part Two


To further discuss the issues brought up in last week’s post on business process management (BPM) provider Appian, TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic recently spoke to the company's VP of product marketing Malcolm Ross.

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mac ibooks  to set up a Mac personal computer (PC) or iPhone to editing digital videos and running graphic design software. Again on the personal note, my 20-month-old daughter, whose attention span can be measured in milliseconds, spends umpteen minutes (punching the keyboard and chasing the mouse) at the local Apple store’s video games spot for children. Such services have helped make Apple a huge retailing success. Apple’s retail revenue has nearly doubled in the last two years. With about 200 stores to date, Read More

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A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

mac ibooks  , Windows , and Mac —the latter situation unheard of in the traditional ERP world. Expansion Yet to Happen in Earnest To be fair, xTuple's customer base is still primarily in North America, with only a few customers in Europe, Australia, and India. However, the company hopes to see a lot more international pickup with the PostBooks open source strategy. As for language support, it currently offers English, French, and Spanish; German, simplified Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, and Turkish are underway. Read More