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Information/Internet Appliances
Information appliances, also called Internet or PC appliances, are a new market that appeal to those customers who want to reduce their desktop hardware

nettop desktop  Internet Appliances Market Overview Information appliances (also called PC appliances and Internet appliances ) are the latest name for the type of computing similar to that pushed by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison a few years ago under the name of Network Computer . Whatever you call it, this market is new and growing. In recent months, most of the large hardware vendors (Compaq, Dell, Gateway, IBM) have started to announce products or plans for products. In addition, COMDEX '99 highlighted a

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Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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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.

nettop desktop  PCs, Hello Appliances? Event Summary February 7, 2000 [Reuters] - The U.S. market for Internet appliances is entering a period of rapid takeoff, and the new devices are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002, a leading technology market research firm said. Internet appliances are easy-to-use, lower cost devices designed solely for accessing the Internet. They do not typically have hard disk drives or some of the functions of more costly but harder to use personal Read More

Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure


The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.

nettop desktop  IT Infrastructure The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, Read More

Desktop Management's Dirty Little Secret


ESD (electronic software distribution) promises to simplify software distribution and management, and eliminate ''sneakernet'' the costly, time-consuming manual process that some companies still use to do upgrades and installations. Unfortunately, the cure often has some of the same pitfalls as the problem, not to mention a few snags of its own.

nettop desktop  Management's Dirty Little Secret Introduction You've just spent nearly $2 million to roll out Windows Server 2003 on the promise that you could reduce the number of Microsoft application servers throughout your global enterprise by 25 percent. There were other assurances of more streamlined application delivery and performance. Here's a tip: Don't start counting the return on investment (ROI) yet. The ROI that software vendors promise often ignores the time and expense of installing and maintaining Read More

Ariba Dances for Joy in Quarter Time


Ariba, Inc., E-purchasing's prima ballerina, trotted out its latest financial figures, showing a quarterly revenue increase of 243% over the previous year.

nettop desktop  Dances for Joy in Quarter Time Event Summary Ariba, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARBA) released figures for the first quarter of Fiscal 2000 (October - December, 1999) showing revenues of $23.479 million, and a loss of only seven cents per share - significantly less than the eleven cents per share loss that had been expected by analysts. The revenues for this quarter were just over half the $45.372 million in revenues for all of the preceding fiscal year. Where does Ariba go from here? Market Impact It is truly Read More

Shifts in Payment Models for CAD Deployments


Given the recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo, it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing, and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go

nettop desktop  in Payment Models for CAD Deployments Given the  recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo , it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks ). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of  Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing , and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go basis . In terms of comparing 3D computer-aided design Read More

Gateway, Dell Plan Windows-free Appliances


Gateway, Dell and others plan desktop 'Internet appliances' -- running on little or no Microsoft software.

nettop desktop  Dell Plan Windows-free Appliances Event Summary October 28th, 1999 - Major personal computer makers, including Dell and Gateway, are quietly working on a wave of products that won't use Microsoft Corp.'s Windows PC operating system, the source of the software giant's market power. The desktop machines, which are expected early next year, will be designed primarily to surf the Internet and be priced far below standard PCs running Microsoft's Windows 98 operating software, industry executives said. Read More

Be to Be FreeB(i)e


Be Inc. will offer the newest version of its operating system for free later this quarter. Version 5 for the desktop will be available for download to pre-registered individuals.

nettop desktop  to Be FreeB(i)e Event Summary January 18, 2000 - Be Inc. said today that it will offer the newest version of its operating system for free later this quarter. Version 5 for the desktop will be available for download to pre-registered individuals. Be will also work with publishers and other partners to distribute the software. Commercial users of BeOS 5 will still require a separate license from Be. The software currently retails for $99. The move is designed to maximize the visibility and acceptance of Read More

IBM PC Line Redrawn


IBM has decided to combine its entire desktop PC line under one name. The NetVista brand, until last week the name for IBM’s thin clients and appliance desktops, will now cover the whole range, including newly-released models for home and business.

nettop desktop  PC Line Redrawn IBM PC Line Redrawn R. Krause - September 27, 2000 Event Summary 9/14/2000 [Source: IBM] IBM has added new models to its NetVista PC family, completing the desktop PC model transition begun earlier this year. The activity continues IBM's Edge of Network initiative, with devices designed from the ground up for fast, high-bandwidth Internet access, easy set-up and simplified use. Additions include: New Netvista desktop systems New data recovery/data transfer software IBM Direct Build Read More

Who’s Got the Better Windows Office Suite? Corel or Microsoft?


There is no one correct answer, both desktop office suites excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note target the generic corporate office employee who makes heavy use of a word processor, medium use of spreadsheets, and limited database and/or web development.

nettop desktop  Got the Better Windows Office Suite? Corel or Microsoft? Who’s Got the Better Windows Office Suite? Corel or Microsoft? P. Hayes - May 12 , 2000 Overview: The subject of this note is the never-ending question within desktop office suites, What's better, Corel's or Microsoft's? Generally, this question is answered from an emotional perspective, based entirely on the specific administrator's and/or end users comfort level. There is no one correct answer, both desktop office suites excel in specif Read More

Achieving Business Performance Goals through Virtualization Management Best Practices


Virtualization is changing the way system hardware is used, and the way desktop environments are delivered and how users interact with applications. Virtualization can improve system use and reduce downtime—but there are significant inhibitors to a successful virtualization deployment. Find out why common virtual machine (VM) software is not enough to meet your business goals, and how a VMware solution can help you.

nettop desktop  Business Performance Goals through Virtualization Management Best Practices Virtualization is changing the way system hardware is used, and the way desktop environments are delivered and how users interact with applications. Virtualization can improve system use and reduce downtime—but there are significant inhibitors to a successful virtualization deployment. Find out why common virtual machine (VM) software is not enough to meet your business goals, and how a VMware solution can help you. Read More

Gigabit Transceivers ~ the Next Generation


Broadcom Corporation announced they have developed the first transceiver to handle Gigabit Ethernet over existing Category 5 copper cabling.

nettop desktop  Transceivers ~ the Next Generation Gigabit Transceivers ~ the Next Generation G. Duhaime - May 15 , 2000 Event Summary In April, Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) announced the second-generation Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver, a product that allows companies to leverage their existing CAT 5 infrastructure. The significance of the Broadcom BCM5401 is that it will allow vendors to manufacture network equipment that utilizes existing wiring infrastructure, significantly reducing the cost of extending Read More

desktopsites, Inc.


desktopsites is a leading developer of innovative and cost effective Windows® desktop virtualization and cloud computing solutions for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs).

nettop desktop  Inc. desktopsites is a leading developer of innovative and cost effective Windows® desktop virtualization and cloud computing solutions for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs). Read More

Tableau Software 8.1 Is Now a TEC Certified Business Intelligence Application


The Seattle-based company and innovation driver Tableau has become part of TEC’s certified vendor community by recently achieving certification in the Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. So I am pleased to announce that via its Tableau Server and Desktop product, Tableau is now part of TEC’s certified BI applications family of products.

nettop desktop  Software 8.1 Is Now a TEC Certified Business Intelligence Application The Seattle-based company and innovation driver Tableau has become part of TEC’s certified vendor community by recently achieving certification in the Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. So I am pleased to announce that via its Tableau Server and Desktop product, Tableau is now part of TEC’s certified BI applications family of products, and is available for evaluation online in the Business Read More

Lexiguard&;: The Coming "Adobe Acrobat" of Encryption


A cool new desktop encryption product has been unveiled by Lexias, Inc. at RSA Conference 2000. With a simple and easy-to-use interface and affordable price, even novice Internet users can master the art of sending secure encrypted data. As security awareness heightens, Lexiguard may soon become as ubiquitous on desktops as Adobe Acrobat.

nettop desktop  ;: The Coming Adobe Acrobat of Encryption Event Summary Last week at RSA Conference 2000, Lexias, Inc. unleashed a desktop encryption product which someday could become the defacto desktop encryption application of choice if Lexias plays their cards right. Known as Lexiguard 1.0, this desktop PKI solution is easy to install, easy to use, and may be one of the hottest new security products of the 21st century. The flexible user interface allows you to select your choice of five symmetric Read More